Davitt House, home of the Employment Appeals Tribunal in Dublin. The tribunal has heard that a Dunnes Stores worker was dismissed by the company after she was detected in a garda undercover operation selling a bottle of wine to a minor. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A Dunnes Stores worker was dismissed by the company after she was detected in a garda undercover operation selling a bottle of wine to a minor, the Em(...)

The sun shines along the passage floor into the inner chamber at Newgrange during the winter solstice. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The base of the 5,000- year-old Neolithic monument at Newgrange, Co Meath, is to be X-rayed by a researcher in a bid to determine the origin of its gr(...)

Minister of State at the Department of Finance Simon Harris. Mr Harris has criticising the No campaign in the same-sex marriage referendum for “trying to change” the vote.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for State at the Department of Finance Simon Harris has joined Cabinet colleagues Frances Fitzgerald and Leo Varadkar in criticising the No c(...)

 Lord Mayor of Dublin Christy Burke at the monument to commemorate the 41st anniversary of the  Dublin and Monaghan bombings on Talbot Street at the weekend. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Dublin and Monaghan bombings are to be raised by Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan when he meets Secretary of State for Northern Irela(...)

Karen Gearon was one of 11 Dunnes Stores workers on Henry Street – 10 women and one man – who refused to handle South African produce in 1984 in protest at the apartheid regime. Photograph: Eric Luke

Conditions for workers in Dunnes Stores are worse now than they were in 1984, one of the former workers who took part in the strike against the sale (...)

The US Embassy has claimed diplomatic immunity in an unfair dismissal case before the Employment Appeals Tribunal.

The US Embassy has claimed diplomatic immunity in an unfair dismissal case before the Employment Appeals Tribunal. The tribunal is hearing a case in w(...)

Bishop Kevin Doran, bishop of Elphin, said: “Every citizen and long-term resident has a vested interest in how society defines and protects marriage and the family founded on marriage”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The opposition of Pope Francis to same-sex marriage in his native Argentina was referred to by the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin in a (...)

Lord Mayor Christy Burke speaking at the monument to commemorate the Dublin and Monaghan bomb victims on Talbot Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has called for the British Government to open its files on the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings for inspection by a(...)

The Dún Laoghaire beach project is modelled on Berlin’s Badeschiff baths

A €2.75 million urban beach proposed for Dún Laoghaire harbour has been approved by An Bord Pleanála. The beach, modelled on Berlin’s Badeschiff proj(...)

The ESRI report, Trends and Patterns in Occupational Health and Safety in Ireland, examines 12 years of data on fatalities, injury and illness. Photograph: Eric Luke

It is official – the boom was bad for the health and safety of workers. However, the recession was also bad for workers’ health – but significantly (...)