On average Dublin Bus carries 410,000 passengers on a Friday and approximately 253,000 on a Saturday

Who will be affected if the strikes go ahead? The likelihood is that all Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann services nationwide will come to a halt on 7 (...)

The drivers are to hold work stoppages on Friday, 1st May, Saturday 2nd May, Friday, 15th May and Saturday, 16th May.

Hundreds of thousands of bus passengers face massive transport disruption in the weeks ahead with drivers at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann planning to st(...)

The NBRU has written to the Minister for Transport and said it will not negotiate the transfer of any of its members in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann to private operators regardless of commitments or assurances provided in relation to terms and conditions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has said it will not negotiate the transfer of any of its members in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann to private oper(...)

Dunnes Stores workers Audrey Quinn and Pauline Gray  picketing outside Dunnes Stores on Henry Street, Dublin on April 2nd. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Industrial action at Dunnes Stores by members of the Mandate trade union is expected to escalate in the weeks ahead.A union spokesman said a meeting o(...)

Bus services operated by Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann set to be disrupted on Friday May 1st.

Bus services operated by Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann are set to be disrupted on Friday, May 1st as staff stage protests against the potential privatisa(...)

The proposed new deal to provide free family doctor care to all children under six represents a first step on the road back to a sustainable and viable general practice system, the chairman of the Irish Medical Organisation’s GP committee has said.

The proposed new deal to provide free family doctor care to all children under six was rejected by the National Association of General Practitioners(...)

Free GP care for children: the introduction of the new arrangements will cost close to €90 million annually.

The Government’s long- planned scheme for free GP care for children aged under six is to come into effect in July after a deal was agreed with doct(...)

The new memorandum of understanding says the substantive negotiations on the new GP contract will commence no later than March 31st, 2015.

The Government has reached a deal with doctors that could facilitate a breakthrough in its plans to introduce free GP care.The Department of Health an(...)

 Mary Lou McDonald of Sinn Fein is disappointed and concerned at the development. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee has decided not to interview a serving civil servant who has made allegations of tax evasion against a number of (...)

Minister for business and employment Ged Nash who said the minimum wage should rise  if economic conditions allow.

The national minimum wage should be progressively increased over time, Minister of State for business and employment Ged Nash has said. However, Mr Na(...)