Latest projections indicate the family income supplement will be paid to more than 50,000 families in respect of more than 100,000 children this year. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

(...) paid to more than 50,000 families in respect of more than 100,000 children this year. Job growth While(...)

After the race’s first rest day on July 13th, the battle continues with three mountain stages, each ending with uphill finishes.  Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty

(...) eight stages in the past two years, his absence paves the way for a more unpredictable clash of the(...)

The proportion of full-time workers who are on temporary contracts has doubled in the past decade or so, up from 5 per cent to 10 per cent. Illustration: John Holcroft/Ikon/Getty

(...) work, are changing jobs more often and are more likely to be on precarious temporary or fixed(...)

Stephen McLeod,  archaeologist:  His work comes in dribs and drabs of contracts ranging from a few weeks to a few months. Photograph Tony Corey

(...) drain in the profession’ Stephen McLeod, who is 26, has worked in call centres, retail and other sectors(...)

Mr Justice Brian Cregan: gave businessman Tom Anderson what could politely be described as a dressing down. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

That ringing sound you can hear is possibly coming from the ears of Tom Anderson, the former chairman of Aim-listed Circle Oil. The businessman this w(...)

Senator Feargal Quinn: said pubs need to be able to adjust to the competition provided by supermarkets. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Greg Mulholland, a UK Liberal Democrat MP and traditional pub industry campaigner, put on a frightfully good show on Tuesday when he addressed the Oir(...)

Kerrygold is one of Ireland’s most iconic food exports

(...) value can be achieved without increasing breeding herd numbers through the use of more advanced(...)

From Left to right: Emer O’Daly, Aoibh O’Daly, Kate O’Daly of Love & Robots. Photo: Ailbhe O’Donnell.  Photograph: Ailbhe O’Donnell.

(...) slightly more challenging than the fantasy (for example, your working day will probably lengthen, not(...)

Bernie Kinsella of Worldbox will pitch her shipping company to the  audience at Start-up Night Limerick this Wednesday.

Limerick is an attractive base for tech firms, according to an entrepreneur based in the city. Shane McAllister is the founder of MobaNode, a tech com(...)

Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

October and November 2007, there were further announcements by the ECB to extend and allocate more(...)