Helena Harrington had been working for Mayo-based Charlestown Community Childcare Limited, trading as Happy Feet Creche and Preschool, in July 2012 when she became embroiled in an alleged conflict with the mother of two children she was minding. File photograph: The Irish Times

A creche worker who was sacked for coming into “conflict” with a mother who thought her husband was having an affair has been awarded €22,224 by a tri(...)

Philip Smith was paid €635,000 annually as chief executive of the country’s largest insurer. He told the tribunal that since leaving RSA, he had earned just €25,000 in consultancy fees. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Employment Appeals Tribunal was set up under legislation dating from 1967, initially to deal with redundancy payments. It has evolved in the decad(...)

Former chief executive of Royal Sun Alliance Philip Smith arrives at the Employment Appeals Tribunal with members of his legal team on Monday morning. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The noise you heard on Monday was jaws dropping around town at the news that Philip Smith had been awarded €1.25 million by the Employment Appeals Tri(...)

Philip Smith  claimed he was made the ‘fall guy’ by RSA when certain issues emerged at the Irish business in October 2013. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Ireland’s biggest insurance company RSA plans to appeal the €1.25 million award by the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) to its former chief executive(...)

A project worker at a west Dublin community drugs team was sacked after he uploaded to Facebook a holiday photograph showing him “in a violent and th(...)

Principal Micheal O Deasmhúnaigh said that although he was not on the roster, he always took part in supervision and it was part of his duty of care. Photograph: Getty

A school principal has won his case against his board of management for payment of €1,769 for supervision duty. It is expected that new circulars re(...)

President of the High Court  Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns: said the matter must be reconsidered by the tribunal. Photograph: Alan Betson

A seafood supplier has won its High Court challenge to a decision of the Employment Appeals Tribunal upholding complaints by some of its employees ab(...)

An employee who was locked out of her computer over lunch and told to vacate her place of work within 10 minutes has been awarded €94,000 by an Employ(...)

The Employment Appeals Tribunal awarded deli worker Madara Cebina €12,500 for the unfair dismissal and €680 for two weeks of pay

A deli worker at a Co Meath service station was unfairly dismissed for taking two spoonfuls of oven cleaner in a coffee cup home with her, a tribunal (...)

Home for ambassadors and film stars: Johnny Ronan’s ‘Pink Palace’

The infamous “Pink Palace” on Burlington Road in Dublin 4 is back on the rental market. This time around, the property best known for the lavish parti(...)