Dublin dole queue: jobless rate is likely to have fallen slightly to 10 per cent. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) or April,” he said.Improvements in employment levels naturally have a positive knock-on effect on(...)

Students from Coláiste Uisce  on Elly Beach, Mullet Peninsula, Erris, Co. Mayo. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

(...),” Cllr Conway-Walsh said. Geraldine Padden of Iorras Domhnann, a community employment scheme that(...)

Social solidarity: Members of the North Leitrim Men’s Group – John Maguire, Thomas Happ, Pat Love, Pat Kerrigan, Des Hand and Pat McMorrow. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Leitrim Men’s Group, which operates a community employment scheme and a drop-in centre for vulnerable men(...)

More money in people’s pockets are among the concerns raised by respondents to the poll. Photograph: The Irish Times

Voters focus on the economy with creation of employment outstripping all other issues (...)

Key cases in brief

Fitzharris BL Judge not objectively biased due to former employment with a bank not a party to proceedings O(...)

Big choices for the Coalition

(...) for doing this. With the economy now growing strongly and employment rising, this should play to the(...)

The head of the company that owns the world’s largest trawler Annelies Ilena, formerly Atlantic Dawn, that his board is considering appealing a €105,000 fine imposed by an Irish court

(...) depend on fisheries for food and employment,”she said.She added “the SFPA has prioritised the(...)

Jan O’Sullivan: ‘In the post-primary sector more than one in three teachers are on a fixed-term or part-time contract.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

New procedures giving teachers permanent employment rights after two years in the job, rather than(...)

(...) relation to childminding, remain crucial. In an employment system involving expensive childcare and minimal(...)

Joan Burton said Irish people were sympathetic to Greece, reflected in their €350 million contribution to its EU/IMF programme, but that Ireland wanted to see more progress on tackling corruption and boosting tax revenue. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

(...) talks that she would like to see the ECB mandate expanded to take into account employment rates, similar(...)