Outgoing GRA president Jim Mulligan says militancy in the organisation includes ‘calls for industrial action at the height of a pandemic’. Photograph: Conor Ó Mearáin

The outgoing president of the Garda Representative Association (GRA) has condemned the “militancy” of the association and has raised his concerns with(...)

Some members of the Garda Representative Association believe a two-day meeting of its central executive committee in a Galway city hotel was permitted under the rules while the leadership of the association has insisted it would breach Covid-19 restrictions. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A significant dispute has broken out within the largest Garda staff association about how to interpret the Covid-19 public health measures. Some memb(...)

Dr Geraldine Mooney Simmie, University of Limerick, with Andrew Phelan (centre) and Mark Walshe of ASTI Fightback at a press conference at the Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin

Fresh division has emerged within the secondary teacher unions over planned Junior Cycle reforms with two members of the most powerful decision-making(...)