Micheal Buckley of Greyhound: “I know the pay cuts we are looking for are big, but if [the workers] win, and get what they want, then we are out of business.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Even while Michael Buckley is painting a picture of a tough, competitive business in which his company’s cost base is, he says, not sustainable, he so(...)

Executive director of Greyhound Recycling Michael Buckley said he wants workers at his depot in Clondalkin, Dublin, to return to work under protest, at the rates he is seeking to impose, pending a “binding determination” by the Labour Relations Commission. Photograph: Alan Betson

Siptu has agreed pay rates with competitor companies in the waste industry that are lower than the rates Greyhound Recycling is seeking to impose, acc(...)

Workers on strike at the Greyhound Recycling and Recovery buildings at Knockmitten Lane protest as replacement workers operate the waste collection trucks yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Greyhound, the recidivist offenders of the waste management industry, are locked in a bitter dispute with their staff that has caused the Minister for(...)

Stella Bass: Too Darn Hot
  • Music
  • July 11, 2014, 00:00

This Dublin singer’s debut album might have been recorded at any time in the past 60 years, which will be music to some ears and sound a hollow not(...)

Kevin Melia: was twice chairman of Iona Technologies

Wicklow-born businessman and technology executive Kevin Melia died on Tuesday in the United States after a short illness, aged 67. Mr Melia was best (...)

John Moloney - will take over as chairman of DCC in September Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

John Moloney, the former chief executive of Glanbia, will take over as chairman of the energy-to-electronics conglomerate DCC in September.Mr Moloney,(...)

Helena Morrissey: the chief executive of Newton Investment Management said the Republic lags behind the UK, with female participation on the boards of the top 25 companies at just 13 per cent.

A new group launched in Dublin last night will work towards increasing female participation on the boards of Ireland’s top 25 companies to 30 per cent(...)

Sleeping rough. The question of how to deal with the danger faced by 
of
the increasing numbers of 
rough-sleepers
homeless people who 
choosing to 
sleep in bins is to be discussed by Dublin City Council in conjunction with the city’s waste recycl
ers, it has emerged
ing companies.

The question of how to deal with the danger faced by the increasing numbers of homeless people who sleep in bins is to be disc(...)

Ireland’s largest waste management firm, Greyhound Recycling and Recovery, and two of its directors have been hit with penalties

Ireland’s largest waste management firm, Greyhound Recycling and Recovery, and two of its directors have been hit with penalties for failing to preven(...)

 Greyhound Recycling said it has recently outsourced the debts of 104,000 accounts which remain unpaid to a debt collection agency.

More than 100,000 Dubliners can expect to receive letters from debt collectors for failing to pay Dublin City Council bin charges.In excess of €9 mil(...)