Fórsa general secretary Kevin Callinan. File photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

The Government’s public service pay strategy could face a major challenge in the coming weeks if it does not agree to calls by trade unions for a revi(...)

The national minimum wage is likely to be increased to about €10.10 per hour for adult workers from next year.

The national minimum wage is likely to be increased to about €10.10 per hour for adult workers from next year. It is understood that the Low Pay Comm(...)

Doing business with the UK will not just be more difficult for businesses - it will be more difficult for consumers, too

The spectre of a chaotic, no-deal Brexit in October has been catapulted to the forefront of the Irish Government’s planning as a result of the Conserv(...)

Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe and Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe announced an increase in the military service allowance paid to virtually all members of the Defence Forces of 10 per cent. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Increases to allowances put in place to boost pay for Defence Forces personnel will not be extended to other groups of State employees, a development (...)

Defence Forces on a UN interim force in Lebanon. Photograph: Defence Forces Press Office

More than 60 per cent of enlisted personnel and non-commissioned officers have indicated they intend to leave the Defence Forces in the coming two yea(...)

 Numbers within the Army, the Naval Service and the Air Corps have fallen below 8,500, the lowest complement since 1970. File photograph: Alan Betson

Stinginess should not be confused with prudent financial management. In efforts to preserve a reputation for fiscal caution, the Government flirted wi(...)

Free GP care is already provided to children under the age of six. File photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has pledged to offer seven- and eight-year-old children free GP care from next year, but doctors immediately warned that tough (...)

Former president Mary Robinson has said she doesn’t think there is “enough specific action” within the Government’s Climate Action Plan.   File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Former president Mary Robinson has said she doesn’t think there is “enough specific action” within the Government’s Climate Action Plan. Mrs Robinson(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  at the Irish Congress of Trade Unions’ biennial conference in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that without tax reforms, lower income earners will increasingly have to pay more of their salaries at the highest tax(...)

Former president Mary Robinson speaking at the Irish Congress of Trade Unions’ biennial conference in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Former president Mary Robinson has said Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, who has fled from Dubai to London, remains a friend of hers. Mrs Robinson said(...)

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