The printer has now been installed but is not  in use due to an industrial relations stand-off between the Oireachtas and staff tasked with using the machine. Photograph: Alan Betson

The clerk of Dáil Éireann is to investigate the purchase of a €808,000 state-of-the-art printer by the Oireachtas, which had to be put into storage fo(...)

The printer has now been installed at Kildare House, but it is not currently in use due to an industrial relations stand-off between the Oireachtas and staff tasked with using the machine. Photograph: Alan Betson

“Significant” and costly structural works had to be carried out to fit a €808,000 state-of-the-art printer into the Houses of the Oireachtas offices i(...)

The large Komori printer, which could not be installed for 10 months, has now been put in place, but some Oireachtas staff are refusing to be trained on how to operate it until they are given a pay rise. File photograph: iStock

The Houses of the Oireachtas paid €808,000 for a state-of-the-art printer and then had to pay more than €230,000 on works to get it into a building be(...)