Waterford’s Maurice Shanahan tussles with Matthew O’Hanlon of Wexford during Waterford’s Allianz League Division 1A win. Photograph: Inpho

WEXFORD 0-16WATERFORD 0-22Everything was in place in Innovate Wexford Park yesterday. The spring sun beamed down the venue, as a crowd of 8,500 turned(...)

Kevin Foley of the Labour Relations Commission is charing the ESB Industrial Council meeting that will assess the case. Photograph: Eric Luke

Unions representing ESB staff and company representatives made opposing presentations to an internal tribunal on Thursday over a pay claim submitted (...)

Laois 4-18 Wexford 1-19 For the first time in four years Laois have got the better of Wexford in a competitive fixture. At Abbeyleix on Sund(...)

 Erica Cody Kennedy Smith, DCU Mercy, in action against Marie Breen (left) and Claire Rockall of  Team Montenotte Hotel Cork. Photograph: Sportsfile

Team Montenotte Hotel are sweating on the fitness of two first string players ahead of Saturday’s Women’s National Cup Final against Killester. Captai(...)

Clare’s Aaron Cunningham celebrates scoring his side’s second goal during the Bord Gáis Energy  All-Ireland under-21 hurling final against Wexford at   Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Clare 2-20 Wexford 3-11Clare showed that the county’s hurlers haven’t gone away at the end of a summer during which they may have lost their senior Al(...)

 Ireland manager Martin O’Neill will announce his squad for Oman and Georgia on Thursday morning.  Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Seven games into his Republic of Ireland managerial tenure and the path ahead of Martin O’Neill looks much the same as it did when the Euro 2016 draw(...)

Wexford’sJack Guiney: landed nine points, six from frees against Offaly in a in a one-sided Leinster under-21 hurling semi-final at Wexford Park. Photograph: Inpho

Wexford 2-7 Offaly 0-13 Wexford cruised to the most comfortable of victories over a poor Offaly outfit in this one-sided Leinster Under-21 hu(...)

Staff at Iarnrod Éireann would face pay cuts of between 1.7 per cent and 6 per cent depending on earnings under cost-containment proposals. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Staff at Iarnrod Éireann would face pay cuts of between 1.7 per cent and 6 per cent depending on earnings under cost-containment proposals drawn up fo(...)

The endgame started on Thursday, when Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte (above) asked the Labour Relations Commission (LRC) to intervene. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

The two sides in the ESB dispute held tentative talks at the company’s head office early last week, but made little headway. The endgame started on Th(...)

ESB Group of Unions general secretary Brendan Ogle who said this morning that ‘if there is disruption to services from December 16th, responsibility for this will lie in totality with ESB management’. Photograph: Collins

ESB unions have confirmed strike notice documents lodged with the company will be withdrawn by lunchtime.The move follows a deal reached yesterday on (...)