Ronald Emmett  claimed he had been “practically set up” and was told there would be a minimum of €30,000 in the EBS Killiney branch that day.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

A judge has praised a garda for his bravery in chasing and arresting a robber he believed to be armed, while also praising the manager of the raided p(...)

An artist’s impression of the Al-Wakrah stadium complex. Photograph: Getty Images

Meals for about 270 migrant workers, mostly from India and the Philippines, were cancelled by a catering and labour camp operator in Qatar because of (...)

Dublin Waterworld director John Moriarty: “I wonder how much more of taxpayers’ money is going to be wasted by this quango on ridiculous litigation.”  Photograph:  Domnick Walsh Photography

The State body responsible for Dublin’s National Aquatic Centre knew from 2002 “what the law required it to do” in relation to the treatment of a €10(...)

The HSE said health service management accepted the new proposals drawn up by the LRC and advertising for consultants on the new rates would begin early next month.  Photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire

The HSE is to begin advertising for hospital consultants on new higher pay scales which have been proposed by the Labour Relations Commission. However(...)

Siptu organiser Paul Bell. File photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

Management in the HSE are “soft” on the compliance of the highest earners in the health service with Government pay policy, the trade union Siptu has (...)

The HSE’s deputy director general, Laverne McGuinness, said the business cases were being reviewed by the HSE. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Health Service Executive has indicated that it would be seeking formal approval from the Department of Health to allow some voluntary hospitals a(...)

 Deputy director general of the HSE Laverne McGuinness told the PAC that they were seeking to have the payments continued on an individualised or “red circled” basis. Photograph: Alan Betson

More than 60 senior managers in voluntary hospitals and health agencies are claiming to have contractual entitlements to retain additional or top-up p(...)

The HSE’s national director for human resources Barry O’Brien said if organisations made such cases and submitted the required documents he would engage with the Departments of Health and Public Expenditure on their behalf. The HSE is understood to be insisting the July deadline remains for compliance with Government pay policy.

Some senior executives in voluntary hospitals and health agencies, who are currently receiving highly controversial top-up allowances, may be able to(...)

The A&E unit  at St Vincent’s hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The St Vincent’s Healthcare Group has said if the publicly funded St Vincent’s University Hospital was unable to work in tandem with its adjace(...)

Brian Conlan, a former chief executive of the Central Remedial Clinic, arriving at the Dáil to appear at the Public Accounts Committee. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

A former chief executive of the Central Remedial Clinic, Paul Kiely, received a total retirement package of more than €740,000 when he left the organi(...)