The security of the State can be maintained while allowing gardaí to go on strike, a Government backbencher has claimed. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The security of the State can be maintained while allowing gardaí to go on strike, a Government backbencher has claimed.Labour TD for Clare Michael Mc(...)

Joe Higgins said in the months that followed the 1913 Lockout the employers with great cruelty literally attempted to starve the working class of Dublin, in their determination to smash effective trade unionism.

The Government is introducing the reform and modernisation that is needed to balance workers’ rights with the need to create a competitive environment(...)