The union, which represents about 1,000 staff in the health service, local authorities, education and semi-State sectors, said its members backed the deal by a margin of 52 per cent to 48 per cent.

Members of the Technical Engineering and Electrical Union (TEEU) who work in the public service, have voted to accept the proposed new Lansdowne Road (...)

Bohemians’ Ismahil Akinade scores his side’s third goal against Derry City. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Bohemians 4 Derry City 2 He may have got a vote of confidence from the club chairman earlier in the week, but the pressure on Derry City manage(...)

Limerick’s current captain Shane Duggan’s father was the last man to score for the club at Markets Field 31 years ago. The Garyowen venue is again the club’s home ground. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

His father having scored the last league goal at the venue 31 years ago provides added resonance for current Limerick captain Shane Duggan as the club(...)

Christy Fagan returns to the St Patrick’s Athletic squad for the game against Dundalk at Richmond Park. Photo:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Two years ago Dundalk’s title challenge bit the dust at Richmond Park and last September another defeat there helped Cork City to push them all the wa(...)

Enda Curran converted two penalties in Galway United’s 5-3 win over Bohemians. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Galway United 5 Bohemians 3 Galway United came out on top of a thrilling contest at Eamonn Deacy Park which aside from producing eight goals, also h(...)

Jason Byrne celebrates scoring a late winner for Bohs. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

If the first meeting between these sides had gone pretty decisively the way of the Dubliners then there was less to choose between them here, at le(...)

Cork manager John Caulfield: “We’ll be hoping that we can play well, because we will need to play well to beat them.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork City can expect their biggest crowd of the season at Turner’s Cross tonight for what looks like a must-win game against Bohemians. A point behin(...)

 Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton speaking to the media last month following the announcement by Bausch and Lomb to lay off 200 people and close the Waterford facility if agreement on pay cuts of 20% for the remaining staff were not reached.  Photograph: Collins

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton has welcomed news that the Bausch & Lomb facility in Waterford is to remain open after employees voted in favour (...)

Oweninny Power Group says its turbines will be over 1km from the nearest dwellings, while Coillte says it has a buffer-zone of 700m, with one house within 537m of one turbine by agreement with the landowner

Plans by three semi-State companies to invest €825 million in two wind-farm projects in n(...)

Ronan Finn celebrates scoring his side’s second goal with Ciaran Kilduff and team mates at Dalymount. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians 1 Shamrock Rovers 3 A first win in this, most bitterly con(...)