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NBRU general secretary Dermot O’Leary said the union was concerned that members working on the Kildare routes for Bus Éireann would not be forced to move “to an inferior employer”.

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has warned of “potential industrial flashpoints” after State-owned Bus Éireann lost the rights to operate Kilda(...)

Snow scene in Fairview Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Even in the most extreme weather events the business of death continues as undertakers, priests and gravediggers assist mourners and the dead. “I am (...)

The highest commercial property vacancy rate in the fourth quarter of last year was in Sligo. Photograph: iStock

Vacancy rates for commercial properties outside of Dublin remain “stubbornly high” with a significant portion of the vacant properties unused for over(...)

Flooding around Parteen Weir in Co Clare.  The Shannon-Dublin water pipeline will cost more than €1.2bn and its footprint will be immense.  Photograph: TISC

It is described as “one of the most important [infrastructural] projects in the history of the State”. Though not quite at the scale of Ardnacrusha hy(...)

The Irish Cement facility in Castlemungret has returned to the national priority site list following an incident in December which resulted in the release of dust outside the site.

Eight industrial and waste companies have been named by the EPA on its latest list of worst offenders for breaching environmental regulations. Four o(...)

Garda at the scene in Edenderry, Co Offaly, where a man was stabbed to death. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

A 17-year-old was last night being questioned by An Garda Síochána about a fatal stabbing in the midlands at the weekend. The dead man, an Italian na(...)

Marcella Corcoran Kennedy. Offaly now has no elected female representatives at council level, though two of its three TDs are women: Offaly-North Tipperary’s TDs are Ms Corcoran Kennedy, Barry Cowen  and Carol Nolan

Offaly’s only female councillor was replaced by a man at a meeting of the county council on Monday. Cllr Tony McCormack was co-opted to replace Fian(...)

Riverside  at Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin. While high-end tech and financial companies may be moving into Dublin 2, many have large space requirements which may  not fit the specifications of what is available

Despite reports of strong demand for office space in the centre of Dublin, Dublin 2, one of the city’s core business districts, has a commercial vacan(...)

Electrical sales from Bord na Móna’s Mountlucas and Bruckana wind farms fell by €5.2 million for the 12 months to the end of March. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bord na Móna has taken a €14 million hit on the purchase of a UK horticulture business, which was found to be in breach of the environmental regulatio(...)

Mountlucas wind farm in Co Offaly, owned by Bord na Móna. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It has not been a particularly good year for Bord na Móna, one of the Republic’s oldest State companies. On Monday it reported that pretax profits wer(...)

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