Incoming Adare Human Resources Management chairman Kieran Mulvey (right) with (from left) Adare head of industrial relations Tommy Cummins, managing director Derek McKay and head of employer relations Liam Mac Namee.

Kieran Mulvey, the former head of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), who retired last year, has been appointed as the chairman of Adare Human R(...)

Migrants on board the Naval Service patrol ship LÉ Niamh.  Photograph: Irish Defence Forces

Members of the Defence Forces will be given a tax-free daily payment which it is claimed is due to those who helped save the lives of migrants in the (...)

 In his report Kieran Mulvey will stress the contrast between the concentration of wealth in the IFSC and the deprivation in some areas nearby. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A Government taskforce is to ask multinational firms to provide jobs or sponsor third-level education for young people in Dublin’s northeast inner cit(...)

Sarah Kelleher, chair of the Lourdes Community Youth Service, outside  the former Rutland Street school. It appears a promise to refurbish the building is about to be reneged on. Photograph: Alan Betson

The credibility of the Government’s much-vaunted regeneration of Dublin’s north-east inner city is under threat as a key element seems unlikely to be (...)

Paschal Donohoe: he said given the additional cost represented 0.2% of total gross voted current expenditure, most departments should be in a position to absorb the additional costs

Minister for Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe has insisted public services will not be affected by funding of public servant and Garda pay. He to(...)

A number of clubs have sought information on how the Tennis Ireland selection process for the new chief executive position was conducted. Photograph: Inpho

The ongoing move from Irish tennis clubs to seek detailed information on a selection process for the chief executive’s job in Tennis Ireland has not a(...)

The future of water charges will be decided by the Fianna Fáil party and how they interpret and vote on the Oireachtas  committee’s recommendations.

Two years after they were first introduced, water charges are continuing to dominate the news agenda and, in turn, plague the Government. This week a(...)

ASTI picket at Monkstown Park College in South County Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Secondary schools will reopen on Wednesday after the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) agreed to suspend its industrial action. In a(...)

James Callaghan:  after the strike-riddled winter of discontent of 1978-1979, the UK public vented its anger at the polls and Mr Callaghan’s Labour government lost office in the 1980 general election.

If mollifying disaffected public sector workers was “plan A” is there a plan B? Pleas by Ministers to call off industrial action will continue, but Mi(...)

Dublin Bus workers on the picket line at Donnybrook bus depot. WRC director general Oonagh Buckley said while there had been “an uptick in the levels of industrial action”, this was coming from “an extraordinarily low base”.  Photograph: Eric Luke.

People should not be frightened that the country is going back to a 1970s-style era of strikes, the new head of the Workplace Relations Commission ha(...)

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