The strike will close both Luas lines today and tomorrow, affecting 90,000 commuters. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Government is facing a worsening industrial relations climate as the general election approaches, with strike action on the Luas light-rail system(...)

Luas staff are seeking pay parity with train drivers at Iarnród Éireann. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Staff at the Luas light rail system in Dublin have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in support of a claim for pay increases of betw(...)

Detail from In The Long Grass, Near Killaloe, by John Murphy, estimated at €2,500-€4,000

Results: Wednesday (November 18th) Bonhams, London, modern British and Irish art. House Tops, Tetuan, View from the House of the British Minister by S(...)

The seven people were arrested under Operation Nascar which has been running for a number of years in Cork city and county

A man has been jailed for a year and six people received suspended sentences and/or community service for staging car crashes in order to make fraudul(...)

Siptu said  its members would consider a Labour Court request that an independent financial assessment of the company that operates the Luas network be undertaken

The Labour Court has proposed that an independent financial assessment of the company that operates the Luas tram system in Dublin should be conduct(...)

Piglets feeding on grain at the IFA protest outside the European Commission offices in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Farmers dumped grain in front of the European Commission buildings in Dublin yesterday and warned that farm incomes were being “ripped apart”. (...)

Pigs feed on grain as Irish Farmers Association members protest outside the EU Commission offices, on Lower Mount Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Farmers dumped grain on the streets of Dublin at lunchtime on Monday in protest at falling incomes across many sectors of the industry. The grain was(...)

Differences in culture, business approach and regulation may put many people off the possibility of growing into places such as Africa but that doesn’t mean there aren’t major opportunities there

Terms such as “tech start-up” and “developing world” are not frequently heard in the same sentence. Irish companies looking to go big usually aim for (...)

Being Irish has been a big advantage to John Murphy. “There is a huge reservoir of goodwill,” he says

John Murphy first went to the United States 22 years ago on a scholarship with the Augustinians of Good Counsel in New Ross, to go to college in Erie,(...)

Ten  men and six women appeared before Cork District Court on Wednesday morning,  where one man was charged with six fraud offences, a second was charged with four fraud offences and the remaining 14 people were each charged with two fraud offences.

Sixteen people have been remanded on bail after they appeared in court on charges arising from a three-year Garda investigation into an alleged insura(...)