A Luas on Benburb Street in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A planned strike by Luas drivers on Thursday as well as other stoppages scheduled for several days next month are now expected to go ahead after talk(...)

Strike action is currently planned for the following dates: Thursday, April 28th; Wednesday, May 4th; Friday, May 13th; Friday, May 20th; Thursday, May 26th (Four hour work stoppage from 3pm–7pm); and Friday, May 27th. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Talks are expected to take place on Wednesday between Luas drivers and management at Transdev, the operator of the Dublin light rail system, in anothe(...)

 John, also known as Cornelius, Murphy (66), of Church Road, Killiney, Dublin, arrives at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court whre he was found guilty of stealing over €18,000  from a charity he founded which sent terminally ill children to see Santa.  Photograph: Collins Courts.

A travel agent who set up a charity which sent terminally ill children to Lapland has been given a suspended sentence for stealing over €18,000 from t(...)

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(...)