Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has launched a public consultation on data sharing in the public sector. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

(...)-sharing arrangements between public bodies are essential to the provision of quality public services, and to the(...)

An Employment Appeals Tribunal heard that concerns had also been raised by members of staff in relation to undercooked food.

Appeals Tribunal this morning, TLC group services manager Mo Halpin gave evidence that concerns had been(...)

Scientific Games and Bally anticipate $220 million in annual cost savings and $25 million in annual capital-expenditure savings by consolidating operations and generating efficiencies in the areas of manufacturing, engineering, field and customer service and administrative operations. Photograph: Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg

Longford service centre which is responsible for all international lottery and racing services business(...)

NBRU workers at Irish Rail are to hold two work stoppage next month over the company’s decision to implement cost saving measures. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

(...)” across services.The cost saving measures involve a temporary reduction in basic pay ranging from 1.7 per(...)

The Danish regulatory authority has  ordered Danske Bank, Scandinavia’s second-largest bank by assets, to raise its risk-weighted retail assets by 2.7 billion kroner (€362 million). Photograph: Freya Ingrid Morales/Bloomberg

Denmark’s financial regulator reprimanded Danske Bank A/S for underestimating the risk of losses in a part of its retail lending business. Denmark’s b(...)

Body parts are removed from the Thorntons Recycling plant on Kileen Road, Ballyfermot this morning. Photograph: Collins.

(...) the source of the limb . Thornton’s provides domestic waste collection and waste services for(...)

Employees hold a meeting at LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View, California. The professional networking website has increased its Q3 revenue forecast to between $543 million to $547 million. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

(...) recruiting and subscriptions, introducing a website in China and offering services for salespeople looking(...)

Health Minister Leo Varadkar has said his priorities for his time in office will be the introduction of universal GP care and later, universal primary care, including the provision of dental and optical treatments. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

(...) healthcare. I think everyone should have access to health services in the same way people do in almost every(...)

French police were alerted after the child’s picture was seen on the father’s Facebook account. Photograph: PA Wire

(...) the emergency services. The mother allegedly told detectives she was afraid to contact police for fear(...)

Piketty and inequality

(...) unchanged while public services have been decimated. Yet the Government opposes a financial transaction tax(...)