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Joyce McSharry holding a photograph of her with her birth mother. Photograph : Laura Hutton

generations of people who were put through Ireland’s murky adoption system for children of unmarried mothers continue to battle for their identity.(...)

Ana Kriégel. Photograph courtesy of family.

We know a huge amount about what happened to Ana Kriégel on May 14th, 2018, both before and during her murder by two 13-year-old boys. CCTV footage m(...)

Former INM chief executive Gavin O’Reilly, who says that when he learned recently which of his emails had been compromised by the hacking, he felt ‘sick and disgusted’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sensitive private information relating to divorce proceedings, children’s welfare and the personal finances of the former chief executive officer of I(...)

Hayes Solicitors: Áine Coghill, left,  and Katy Meade with managing partner David Phelan

Hayes Solicitors has appointed new partners in its property and healthcare departments. Áine Coghill has been promoted to partner in the property dep(...)

Former principal challenging what she describes as a purported and allegedly unlawful decision of the college to terminate her position.

A top private fee-paying school, St Andrew’s College, is to tell the Circuit Civil Court its side of the story in a row that led to the junior school’(...)

 Ms Justice Mary Irvine. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Supreme Court has ruled against a boy who claimed ‘objective bias’ by a judge who heard his appeal in medical negligence case. The boy claimed t(...)

The judge said if Shop Direct paid €5,000 to Pieta House suicide prevention charity he would strike out the charge. Regarding The Irish Times Ltd, he told the company to pay €3,000 to Pieta House. Photograph: The Irish Times

Two companies have been ordered to pay sums of money to charity in lieu of convictions after they were prosecuted for email marketing offences. The (...)

Studies have shown that overweight workers are usually less productive, more likely to get injured and usually need longer rest breaks than other staff
Fat is a workplace issue
  • Work
  • March 6, 2015, 01:30

Obesity doesn’t just affect individuals. It hurts companies too. A number of studies have shown that overweight workers are less productive, more l(...)

 Aer Lingus Planes at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Alan Betson

Efforts to resolve the dispute over a €750 million hole in the pension scheme operated jointly by Aer Lingus and the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) s(...)

While jobless Irish make up the majority of those taking up positions overseas, employees of multinationals are also being sent abroad in large numbers

A greatly reduced demand for workers in Ireland in recent years, coupled with skills shortages in rapidly expanding global markets, has led to a mu(...)

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