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Gardaí estimated up to 1,000 people took part in the protest. Photograph: Barry Roche

An Post mail centre workers in Dublin, Portlaoise and Athlone are being urged to show solidarity with over 200 colleagues in Cork facing redundancy as(...)

Tyrone’s Cathal McShane celebrates scoring a goal. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tyrone 2-15 Cork 2-12 This could have changed everything. After what started out as another strangely subdued Super 8s contest, things soon heated up(...)

An Post says it is consolidating and reducing its letter processing capacity in line with global industry trends. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The closure of the Cork Mail Centre (CMC) could lead to a collapse of the Irish mail system at Christmas while it would also mean people in Cork will (...)

Trifol chief executive Daire Gilmore  with Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan and Patrick Alley, founder and chairman of Trifol. Photograph: Julien Behal

The world’s first facility to convert plastic waste into wax has opened in Co Laois following a €12 million investment by backers including Dublin inv(...)

Austin Stack (L) alleged three separate Garda investigations have been carried out in an “uncooperative, disingenuous and disgraceful manner”. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The family of murdered prison officer Brian Stack has received an apology from Garda Commissioner Drew Harris on behalf of the force for the “failings(...)

Rent pressure zones are designated areas where rents cannot be increased by more than 4 per cent per annum. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Athlone, Dundalk, Portlaoise and parts of both Limerick and Waterford city are among the 19 new rent pressure zones (RPZs) announced by the Government(...)

There is nowhere for the poorest households to rent in Galway city, Waterford city, Athlone and Sligo, a survey has found. File photograph: Getty Images

There is nowhere for the poorest households to rent in Galway city, Waterford city, Athlone and Sligo, a survey published on Tuesday finds. The lates(...)

There are 3,828 women waiting for an appointment at the Rotunda. Photograph: Alan Betson

Nearly 30,000 women across Ireland are waiting to see a gynaecologist for an outpatient appointment, an increase of 43 per cent since 2014, consultant(...)

An Post says it is consolidating and reducing its letter processing capacity in line with global industry trends. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

An Post has been accused of making a strategic mistake following its decision to close the Little Island mail centre in Co Cork with the loss of 216 j(...)

Mail volumes are declining at about 7 per cent per annum due to customers moving from the letters to parcels and e-commerce. Photograph: iStock

More than 200 jobs are to be lost with the closure of the An Post Mail Centre in Little Island, Co Cork. A decision was made last year to close one (...)

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