John Moloney: announcement of new role came on the day the company announced it had agreed to sell its Robert Roberts and Kelkin food businesses. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

John Moloney, a former managing director of Glanbia, has taken over as chairman of DCC, an energy-to-technologies conglomerate, where he replaces reti(...)

 Greyhound strikers  and  supporters outside the High Court in  Dublin earlier this month: the final vote was 52 in favour and 15 against the deal with one spoiled vote. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

The 14-week dispute between Greyhound workers and the company has ended with the workers agreeing to go back to work. Siptu members employed by Gre(...)

John Rusnak in one of his ZIPS Dry Cleaners franchises in Baltimore: I’d love to build a thousand of these stores and make a million dollars. photograph: baltimore sun 2:52

John Rusnak was something of a star when he was in prison, he says. Fellow inmates sought out the man once dubbed “Johnny Ruz” by market traders over (...)

Many of the striking Greyhound workers who had earlier protested outside City Hall were also in the public gallery to hear councillors suspend standing orders and describe the strike as “a lock out”.

Dublin’s Lord Mayor and a majority of city councillors stood and applauded striking workers from the Greyhound Recycling and Recovery company, at t(...)

 A picket on Monday outside  Greyhound Recycling by supporters and workers at Crag Avenue, Clondalkin Industrial Estate, Dublin.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Representatives of workers at Dublin waste management firm Greyhound are to attend the Labour Relations Commission today to discuss a pay-related dis(...)

File photograph by Alan Betson

Two investigations are under way into an incident in which a Greyhound Recycling rubbish truck overturned, injuring three agency workers, one serious(...)

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(...)