In the days before Budget 2016, the Government announced its intention to have a large and unexpected increase in spending for 2015. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

(...) necessary ingredient of sustainable growth in incomes and employment in a fragile global economy - all the(...)

Independent TD Tom Fleming: “Unfortunately, in the rest of rural Ireland, employment growth is practically nil.’’ Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Dublin region. The east coast had seen annual employment growth of approximately 5 per cent, while it was(...)

Five members of staff at the Áras Attracta care home in Co Mayo have started High Court proceedings over an investigation and disciplinary process brought against them by the HSE. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

(...) injunction preventing the HSE terminating their employment. They also want an injunction preventing the(...)

ESRI report warned that while Ireland is not yet facing the demographic challenges seen in other parts of the EU, labour market constraints are emerging in other ways.

(...) attempting to correlate almost all types of employment permits to identified labour market shortages. The(...)

Outgoing Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) approach could have cushioned Ireland for the dramatic collapse in employment, he said most of the job(...)

Emma Fallon: “We started this business following redundancy with €80, three kids and a mortgage. We’re now in 70 outlets in Ireland, in Scandinavia and the UK”

(...)-employed and to cut red tape. Small business owners are the risk-takers and creators of employment, but they(...)

Accommodation crisis affects jobs

(...) that staff were experiencing accommodation difficulties when taking up employment. A similar concern(...)

Members of the South African Municipal Workers’ Union  protest in front of the Nelson Mandela Bridge in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Pre-tax inequality in South Africa is as high as it was 20 years ago – and it is the world’s highest. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

(...) own bids. Faster growth The third approach would be to adopt policies for faster, employment(...)

Seán Conlon: his departure from the  Fine Gael party follows that of veteran councillor Hugh McElvaney. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh

(...) and accused Mr Kenny of attempting to damage his reputation. The Employment Appeals Tribunal directed(...)

Teachers in Ireland are paid more than countries such as the UK, France, and Italy, but they lag behind countries such as Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg.

(...) figures show the employment rate for people educated to third level standard is up to 30 per cent higher(...)