The report says that most of the 25 recommendations made last June by the group, chaired by Prof Brian MacCraith, president of Dublin City University, are in the process of being implemented. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

None of the recommendations made last year by a high-level working group on improving structures for medical training has been fully implemented so f(...)

Páraic Duffy with the GAA president Liam O’Neill at the launch of the director general’s annual report at Croke Park. Photo: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

The GAA’S director general, Páraic Duffy has defended the organisation’s commercial ventures and also launched a broadside at Dublin City Council for(...)

Doctors who are members of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) have voted to accept revised pay proposals for consultants working in public hospitals. Photograph: Getty Images.

The Government is expected to advertise for about 200 hospital consultants following the decision by members of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO)to(...)

Public service: lower-paid health workers want their pay concerns prioritised. Photograph: Alan Betson

Lower-paid staff in the public service want their pay concerns to be prioritised following new salary proposals put forward for hospital consultants(...)

The chief executive of the Labour Relations Commission Kieran Mulvey. Under new Labour Relations Commission proposals hospital consultants working exclusively in the public service could reach the maximum pay rate at a faster rate. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Hospital consultants working exclusively in the public service could reach the maximum pay rate of €175,000 at a faster rate under new proposals drawn(...)

Two midwives are to receive a pay increase and backmoney after the State decided not to contest potential infringement procedures being brought by the European Commission. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Two midwives are to receive a pay increase and backmoney after the State decided not to contest potential infringement procedures being brought agains(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe said: “I am committed to the tendering of 10 per cent of bus routes.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Minister for Transport has again given his support to controversial plans to put out to tender a number of routes traditionally operatedby Dublin (...)

New legislation on the employment law framework seeks to reduce costs, increase efficiencies and simplify a process of referral

Last month, details of the conditions endured by three Filipina maids at the residence of the ambassador from the United Arab Emirates made national h(...)

In  House of Waterford Crystal in the city, in 2010, after the former company went into receivership. Photograph: David Sleator/Irish Times

Conor Kane When the first lump-sum payments from the Government reach former Waterford Crystal workers in the coming months they will symbolise a vic(...)

Former Waterford Crystal workers at a Unite rally outside Leinster House last year  calling on the Government to protect the workers’ pension entitlements

The 1,770 former Waterford Crystal workers – along with the broader business community in the city – will undoubtedly be raising a glass this Christma(...)