Michael McNicholas: genial sort

Michael McNicholas delivered his first full set of results as chief executive of Bord Gáis (soon to be known as Eriva) this week.McNicholas, a genial (...)

Trinity College students Jennifer Gartland (left) and Angelina Cox who won a competition to name Dublin’s newest bridge after Rosie Hackett. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Today they opened the Rosie Hackett Bridge. A bridge to celebrate the life, achievements and fighting spirit of a young, working class Dublin woman. R(...)

President Michael D Higgins launching a tapestry depicting scenes and imagery from the 1913 Lockout at Liberty hall

The general secretary of the Republic’s biggest union has urged the Government to introduce a law recognising collective bargaining rights during the (...)

Thousands lined O’Connell Street this afternoon to commemorate the 1913 Lockout in which an estimated 20,000 workers and 300 employers were invloved. (...)

Police charge during the transportation strike in Dublin in 1913. Photograph: Getty

Thousands of people are expected to line the streets of Dublin this afternoon for the official State commemoration of the Dublin Lockout. President Mi(...)

 Joe O’Flynn:  the Siptu general secretary said the union corporately had no knowledge of the account.

Siptu has said it demoted a senior official by one grade arising from the controversy over how more than €4 million in public money ended up in an un(...)

Siptu general secretary Joe O’Flynn: said the union has changed its rules and established an external review of its financial procedures. Photograph:  David Sleator/The Irish Times

The controversy over how millions of euro in State funding ended up in a bank account controlled by two individuals associated closely with Siptu has (...)

Tony O’Brien of the HSE: expected to tell the Dáil Public Accounts Committee that between 1998 and 2009 more than €3.3 million in funding was paid into an unauthorised bank account. Photograph: Maxwells

Trade unions have refunded more than €1 million following audits carried out by the HSE over recent years into controversial payments made by various (...)