GRA general secretary Pat Ennis won a confidence vote by 25 votes to 16 yesterday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The prospects for Garda members voting to accept a pay deal that would end their dispute with the Government remain unclear, despite one of the repre(...)

Garda Representative Association general secretary Pat Ennis. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The leader of one of the Garda staff bodies in dispute with the Government over rates of pay has survived a motion of no confidence. Garda Representa(...)

A man walks past a deciduous tree in Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA

1. Schools to reopen after ASTI agrees suspension of action All second-level schools are set to open on Wednesday after the Association of Secondary (...)

GRA general secretary Pat Ennis: the no-confidence motion arises from dissatisfaction in some quarters about how events of last week were handled. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The organisation representing rank-and-file gardaí is in turmoil as its leader faces a motion of no confidence amid a bitter split. The Garda Represe(...)

GRA general secretary Pat Ennis: insiders say he is facing accusations he was never in favour of the strike. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

As the hours to the start of the first-ever Garda strike ticked down last Thursday, the Government and Garda management were in meltdown. Rank-and-fi(...)

EPA issues stark warnings

‘Imagine an Ireland where we take great care of our natural environment and protect the water, air and land that supports a thriving economy and a hea(...)

The Labour Court proposal  includes an increase in rent allowance of €500 a year, which will be restored to recently-recruited gardaí on acceptance of the proposal. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Gardaí are to meet on Monday to plan their next steps following the suspension of industrial action, due to take place last Friday. Three further str(...)

 Garda recruits at the Garda College in Templemore. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and other Ministers yesterday insisted that the centrepiece of public service pay policy – the Lansdowne Road agreement – is stil(...)

The threat of the State’s first all-out strike by Garda members has been lifted - for now. Strike action has been suspended by both Garda bodies, but (...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe has issued a strong warning that any additional pay rises for public servants will be at the expense of State services. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Government has issued a strong warning that any additional pay rises for public servants will be at the expense of State services, since there wil(...)

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