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Department of Health secretary general Jim Breslin (left)  and  chief medical officer Dr  Tony Holohan, arriving at Leinster House before the Oireachtas Covid-19 Committee sitting. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan said he could not give a commitment on when the 14-day quarantining requirement would be lifted on passengers ar(...)

There are some 600 confirmed cases of Covid-19 at meat processing plants. Photograph: Bloomberg

The HSE is planning to set up a testing centre in Mallow in north Cork for family members of those working at Kepak in Watergrasshill who have tested (...)

The Early Years Alliance said it is calling for a ‘sustainable solution to the worsening childcare crisis’.  File photograph: Getty

Hundreds of childcare facilities are due to close on Wednesday, February 5th as providers, educators and parents plan to protest in Dublin. The Earl(...)

Given the lateness of the deferral of the strike, there still could be some disruptions in hospitals and healthcare facilties.

A planned strike by 10,000 health support staff due to take place on Thursdayhas been deferred. The move follows the intervention of the Workplace Re(...)

Hospital managers are warning of the potentially ‘crippling’ impact of the strike on hospital services

A planned strike by hospital support staff on Thursday will have a significant impact on services, the Health Service Executive (HSE) has warned. Hos(...)

Image from the climate protest on Friday, at Merrion Square, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Thousands of young Irish students calling on the Government to back its demands on addressing the climate crisis facing the planet took to the streets(...)

A student at the March for Climate Change which went throught Dublin from St Stephen’s Green to Leinster House in March. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The Government may have backed the declaration of a national “climate and biodiversity crisis”, but it has yet to take necessary action to counter the(...)

Teva told the Labour Court that the continuation of the bonus scheme was dependent on group performance. Photograph: Bloomberg

Siptu has hit out at pharma firm Teva over its decision to axe a 2017 bonus scheme for its workers in spite of its Waterford plant recording post-tax (...)

The 2015 closure of Clerys led to 130 people employed directly by the store, and more than 300 others working for concession holders, losing their jobs

Former Clerys workers are “mystified” by the failure of an attempt to prosecute businesswoman Deirdre Foley and others on charges arising from the lan(...)

Thousands of Siptu members in State-funded organisations providing health and social care are to stage a one-day strike on February 14th in a dispute over pay restoration. Photograph: Jimmy Weldon.

Thousands of staff in State-funded organisations providing health and social care are to stage a one-day strike on February 14th in a dispute over pay(...)

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