Overnight rate paid to staff is to rise from €108.99 to €125.

The Government is to increase the level of subsistence payments to staff across the public service who have to work away from their offices.It is also(...)

Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns has said there had in recent weeks been a problem because there were not enough registrars for available judges. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Serious delays in dealing with court cases will result from a continuing shortage of registrars, High Court president Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns has s(...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton has said any public sector pay deal must include reforms to work practices. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Comments from Fine Gael politicians suggesting that any reversals to public sector pay cuts must be accompanied by measures to increase productivity (...)

“It is entirely appropriate and is the norm that any case being made for the expenditure of public monies would be subject to rigorous examination.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork County Board have issued a statement refuting claims that Government officials have withheld monies promised to them for the €70m redevelopment o(...)

St James’s Hospital made  an application to the Department of Health in May 2014 that  chief executive Brian Fitzgerald be allowed to  retain a €30,000 allowance for lecturing on top of his salary. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Department of Health has rejected a bid by St James’s Hospital to allow its chief executive to retain a €30,000 allowance for lecturing on top of(...)

Cloud Computing: Even though the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform launched a revised public service ICT strategy in January, the announcement on March 16th that the GCSC project was being abandoned caught many by surprise. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Technology companies, rather than taxpayers, ended up carrying the cost of the decision to cancel a major cloud computing plan for the public sector, (...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin: his department said it was cancelling the project because the economic and technical requirements for it had “fundamentally changed”. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government has cancelled a major technology project that would have allowed it to buy cloud computing services in a way that reduced complexity (...)

Mount Carmel Hospital in Dublin’s Churchtown was bought by the HSE to provide 65 extra short-stay beds.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A major industrial relations row is looming over plans by HSE management to outsource the operation of a new State-owned facility providing community (...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin said he will invite public service unions to talks after the Government receives exchequer figures for the first quarter.

There is no certainty that a deal can be reached between the Government and trade unions on pay restoration for public service staff, a senior officia(...)

Robert Watt, secretary general of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. Photograph: Frank Miller /	Irish Times

The Government is not in a position to fully reverse cuts made to public sector pay in the wake of the crash, the secretary general of the Department (...)