A ballot of CWU members at Royal Mail is scheduled to open on September 24th, with the result due on October 8th

British Royal Mail’s main trade union is to ballot more than 100,000 workers on industrial action as a labour dispute threatens to erupt into the firs(...)

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(...)

The Communication Workers’ Union has been informed by its Dublin postal drivers’ branch that it is to pull out of the organisation. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Postal drivers are planning to leave their trade union in a dispute over internal restructuring in the organisation. The Communication Workers’ Union(...)

Philip Jansen, who will take over as chief executive of BT Group on February 1st next

BT Group’s restructuring is starting to bite, with workers accusing the British telecom company of betrayal as it cuts thousands of jobs and sweeps aw(...)

Analysts following Bank of Ireland have expressed scepticism about the prospects of a dissolution of the joint venture

A value of £2 billion (€2.2 billion) has been put on Bank of Ireland’s assets in its UK Post Office joint venture in a report calling for Theresa May’(...)

Anti-water charges protesters in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

About 10,000-15,000 water charges protesters marched in Dublin on Saturday, in what some called the “final push” against the levies. The demonstratio(...)

Caitríona Lucas, the Coast Guard volunteer who died during a search and rescue operation in Kilkee, Co Clare, last year.

The British Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is reviewing the circumstances surrounding the death of Irish Coast Guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas o(...)

“At any moment I could be taking to the Salthill promenade with my sleeping bag.” Photograph: Michelle McMahon/Getty Images/Flickr Open

The rental situation in Galway, Limerick and Cork differ only in scale to that in the capital, according to Keith Broni of the Secure Rents campaign.(...)

Trade union members, students and activists at a trade union campaign for a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment was held on the Rosie Hackett Bridge in Dublin city. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Leaders from number of prominent trade unions gathered in Dublin city on Wednesday to call for a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment. The grou(...)

TDs Paul Murphy and Richard Boyd Barrett at the anti-water charges protest in Dublin’s city centre on Saturday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Several thousand people took to the streets of Dublin on Saturday in protest against water charges ahead of the general election. There was a large (...)

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