Dublin Airport Authority chief executive Kevin Toland. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) chief, Kevin Toland, warned trade unionists yesterday that workers at the State company could lose close to €200 millio(...)

Leo Varadkar: his department warned it could not operate the public health system safely if further  cuts were imposed. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said a controversial menu of health cuts submitted to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform represented(...)

 Minister for Health Leo Varadkar:  said to have told a private meeting at the Fine Gael “think-in” in Co Cork on Thursday that the true level of his department’s budget adjustment in 2014 is €900 million. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Almost 300 hospital beds will be closed and 2,400 fewer high-tech operations carried out next year if the Government insists on making further spendin(...)

Department says there is no capacity to safely operate the health service next year with less money than was provided by the exchequer in 2014.

The Department of Health has signalled that the health service will require additional funding of some €500 million next year from the exchequer, a(...)

Pay cuts at the centre of the dispute were introduced last week and will remain in place for 28 months.

Talks aimed at averting futher industrial action at Iarnród Éireann are continuing at the Labour Relations Commission tonight. Trade unions and(...)

Aer Lingus has claimed that revised rosters being sought by cabin crew at the airline would see them receive an additional 32 paid days off.

MARTIN WALL, Industry CorrespondentAer Lingus has claimed that revised rosters being sought by cabin crew at the airline would see them receive an add(...)

Medisec provides insurance for doctors, and last night it warned that Government’s recently drafted proposal goes “beyond the scope and range of cover” of its policies.

The Government’s plans to extend free GP care to all children under-six could invalidate doctors’ insurance and expose them to the risk of legal ac(...)

Dublin’s emergency ambulances are provided mainly by DFB while outside the capital ambulances are provided by the HSE.  Photograph Paddy Whelan 3:57

and The HSE has drawn up a comprehensive plan to take control of Dublin’s ambulance service (...)

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin: denied there are tensions between him and Minister for Health James Reilly

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin has said his department’s assertion that universal health insurance poses a the risk to the fina(...)

Who runs Ireland?

THE POLITICIANS ENDA KENNY Taoiseach Kenny holds the most powerful political position in the land. He is chief of the Cabinet, has the f(...)