Traffic passes Dublin airport’s Terminal 2 building. Fianna Fáil leader Micheál  Martin has raised with Taoiseach Enda Kenny the cut in pensions to former Aer Lingus and Aer Rianta/Dublin Airport Authority  workers, and to former employees of the now closed SR Technics. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has challenged the Taoiseach to say what his reaction would be if his Oireachtas pension was cut by 50 per cent in s(...)

Former Aer Lingus and Aer Rianta/Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) workers in the UK are likely to receive full pensions

Former Aer Lingus and Aer Rianta/Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) workers in the UK are likely to receive their full pensions, while their ex-col(...)

The biggest group affected by the row over pensions at Aer Lingus and the Dublin Airport Authority is deferred members of the insolvent Irish Airlines Superannuation Scheme.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The biggest group affected by the row over pensions at Aer Lingus and the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has warned current p(...)

The dispute over pensions for staff in Aer Lingus, the Dublin Airport Authority and the Shannon Airport Authority has been running now for four years

The dispute over pensions for staff in Aer Lingus, the Dublin Airport Authority and the Shannon Airport Authority has been running now for four(...)

Members of  Siptu at Dublin and Cork airports voted overwhelmingly yesterday to strike, while those at Shannon Airport and Aer Lingus are expected to deliver a similar result today.

Trustees of the insolvent Irish aviation workers’ pension scheme are expected to step into the row over its €780 million deficit later this week in a (...)

Lufthansa Technik confirmed last month it was closing its aircraft engine overhaul plant in south county Dublin with the loss of 411 jobs. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Some of the 400 Lufthansa workers at Rathcoole, Co Dublin, due to lose their jobs in coming weeks, are appealing to Government to protect the viabilit(...)

Alex Corcoran: “The quick- est way to gain acceptance in a non-English speaking coun- try is to speak the language.”

Stuttgart-based Alex Corcoran says that as a mechanical engineering student, he was fascinated more by turbines, transmissions and engines than by the(...)

’Your concentration drops and your motivation goes’: Terry O’Connor, who is unemployed, with his dog, Lewis. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill
Men overboard

‘Deep down, it hurts. I try to stay one step ahead of depression. During the day I’m busy, but night-times are hard,” says Derek, a 39-year-old who lo(...)

The board of Aer Lingus has backed Labour Court proposals to pump €110 million in cash into a new staff pension plan.The recommendations are aimed at (...)

On Friday, the Labour Court recommended that, for its part, Aer Lingus make a lump sum payment of €110 million into a new scheme

The market yesterday welcomed the Labour Court’s efforts to deal with the pension deficit that has been hanging over Aer Lingus. Dating back to its da(...)