Latest figures show that wider investigations into white-collar professions – such as doctors, dentists, accountants and lawyers – have yielded tens of millions of euro in tax and penalties for the exchequer. Photograph: Getty Images

The Revenue Commissioners has collected more than €30 million in unpaid tax and penalties as part of an ongoing inquiry into the financial affairs of (...)

Minister of State at the  Department of Health Kathleen Lynch. Photograph: North West Newspix

Almost 40,000 older people can register from today for free doctor visits as the next stage of the Government’s free GP scheme is rolled out. The prov(...)

Medical scientists supported the proposals by a margin of 82 per cent to 18 per cent. File photograph: Getty Images

Members of the Medical Laboratory Scientists Association (MLSA) have voted by an overwhelming majority to accept the proposed new Lansdowne Road pay d(...)

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 (...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Hospital groups should be given autonomy to set their own pay rates for senior managers and doctors, the Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said. H(...)

 Siptu president Jack O Connor. The union’s public service members have voted to support the new Lansdowne Road pay agreement. Photograph: The Irish Times

Members of the trade union Siptu who work in the public service have voted to support the new Lansdowne Road agreement on on pay for State employees. (...)

The executive committee of the Irish Federation of University Teachers (Ifut) will meet to decide on a recommendation for members on the proposed new Lansdowne Road pay deal at the end of  July.  File photograph: Getty Images

The trade union representing university teachers is expected to urge its members to reject the proposed new Lansdowne Road pay agreement in a forthcom(...)

Shay Cody, general secretary of Impact, says the whole country needs a pay rise following the long period of wage stagnation. Picture Jason Clarke Photography.

Members of the country’s largest public service trade union, Impact, have voted strongly to accept the proposed new Lansdowne Road agreement on pay fo(...)

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The Irish Medical Organisation has abandoned a call on doctors to boycott increased fees levied by the Medical Council. The IMO had urged doctors not(...)

The ASTI and TUI are recommending rejection of the  proposed new public service pay deal, while the  INTO has urged members to support it. File photograph: Stephen Shepherd/The Image Bank/Getty Images

The 23-member standing committee of the secondary school teachers’ union ASTI has urged the organisation’s overall executive to recommend rejection of(...)