‘The Voice of Ireland’ winner Patrick Donoghue reacts to his victory with coach Una Foden in The Helix

Dubliner Patrick Donoghue has won the final of RTE’s The Voice of Ireland after impressing viewers with a rendition of Michael Jackson’s Man in the Mi(...)

Mandate  members at more than 100 Dunnes Stores outlets staged a one-day stoppage on Holy Thursday, April 2nd last.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Staff at Dunnes Stores who are members of the Mandate trade union are to hold a major protest march in Dublin, probably in early June. At a meeting on(...)

Primark executive director Breege O’Donoghue: ‘It is important that all members of staff are able to plan their hours.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Breege O’Donoghue, executive director of Primark/Penneys and the chair of the Labour Relations Commission (LRC), has criticised low-hour employment(...)

The 20 acres zoned for a range of town centre facilities next to The Mill shopping centre in Clondalkin, Co Dublin

A site of over 20 acres zoned for a range of town-centre facilities next to The Mill shopping centre in Clondalkin, Co Dublin, will test the strengt(...)

Kildare Village is adding  36 new outlets and two restaurants, bringing the total of designer shops to 100

Former Dunnes Stores executive Maria McGovern has departed as the director of Kildare Village, the luxury outlet centre currently undergoing a €50 mi(...)

Patricia King, general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, said it was not an accident that the legislation in this area had not yet been published by the Government.  File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

There are “strong forces” at play who will walk over hot coals before they allow promised legislation to provide for greater collective bargaining rig(...)

Labour TD Arthur Spring criticised the attitude of State agencies to the employment conditions of some workers.

Labour TD Arthur Spring criticised the attitude of State agencies to the employment conditions of some workers. He had heard the heads of agencies ref(...)

Michael Colreavy, Sinn Féin said demand for visas “indicates the level of demand from young people to go to countries where wages are higher and opportunities plentiful and where there is decency and fairness”.

The 3,850 Canadian visas available last night were taken up within 12 minutes by Irish people wishing to emigrate, Sinn Féin TD Michael Colreavy told(...)

Davitt House, home of the Employment Appeals Tribunal. The tribunal has heard that a  Dunnes Stores employee was fired for serving alcohol to a customer under the age of 18. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A Dunnes Stores employee was fired for serving alcohol to a customer under the age of 18, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has heard. Anna Perenc(...)

Ben Dunne: ‘Michael O’Leary does not recognise unions. Why not pick on him?’ Photograph: Matt Kavanagh 2:49

The failure of Dunnes Stores to recognise unions has been defended by its former managing director Ben Dunne, who has accused the media and the Mandat(...)