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About 1,000 Pfizer employees in Ireland are members of the defined benefit scheme. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

US pharma giant Pfizer has acknowledged failure in its efforts to persuade unions at its Ringaskiddy plant to accept pension reforms. The unions at R(...)

Newly-elected Fianna Fáil TD  Padraig O’Sullivan  at the Cork North Central byelection count centre. Photograph:  Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Newly-elected Cork North Central Fianna Fáil TD Padraig O’Sullivan has taken a somewhat unpredictable path to Dáil Éireann. A native of Little Island(...)

The burnt out oil tanker at the offices of the Aventas group, Ballyconnell, formerly Quinns, in December 2013. Photograph: Pacemaker

2011 April 14th: Seán Quinn and his family are removed from his businesses in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan and Derrylin, Co Fermanagh with the appointment (...)

The Connect trade union, which represents the craft workers concerned, said its members at Pfizer’s Ringaskiddy plant had rejected the proposals ‘quite decisively’. Photograph: Getty Images

A second trade union at US pharma giant Pfizer’s Ringaskiddy plant has voted against plans to reform the company’s pension plan. Craft workers at the(...)

Co-accused John Moriarty (25) of Ballyspillane, Killarney, Co Kerry was charged with three offences in relation to the theft of monies from the 74-year-old woman at Dillon’s Cross. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/ Provision

A man arrested as part of a Garda investigation into criminals posing as bogus tradesmen and scamming elderly people of cash has told a court that he (...)

The woman reported the matter to gardaí and detectives in Mayfield began an investigation. Photograph: iStock

Two men are due to appear in court on Monday over two incidents in which they allegedly stole almost €15,000 from two elderly women in Cork city last (...)

The Wallingstown facility is located just 2.5km east of both the Jack Lynch Tunnel and the M8

Competitive interest is expected from local, national and international investors in a modern warehouse and office facility in Cork that has been brou(...)

BMD paid a dividend of €613,000 to shareholders last year. Photograph: iStock

Profits at mechanical engineering contractor BMD & Company almost doubled to €3.9 million last year, the latest figures show. Accounts filed with(...)

It is now anticipated the contract for the construction works will be awarded in 2020 with sectional openings scheduled to take place in 2022 with full completion in 2023.

A major upgrade of the Dunkettle Interchange in Co Cork could be delayed by 12 months after Transport Infrastructure Ireland and contractor Sisk faile(...)

Séamus Kennedy celebrates at the final whistle after Tipperary’s victory over Wexford in the All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Impossible as it is for any player to completely isolate himself from all the hype and hullabaloo of All-Ireland hurling final week, Séamus Kennedy at(...)

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