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The 150-year-old cottage, on the Mayo side of the Ox Mountains, had been placed on the market through local agent CK Auctioneers earlier this year and attracted offers of up to €90,000

A raffle for a Mayo holiday cottage to raise funds for healthcare workers during the coronavirus crisis has already reached €500,000. The cottage near(...)

CCTV footage had confirmed the security guard had hugged  woman he did not know.

The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has upheld a decision by a security firm to sack a security man for ‘hugging’ a woman. The man had sued for (...)

Ken Fleming has worked to improve conditions for migrant fishermen. Photograph: iStock

A Dublin trade unionist has been honoured for his campaigning work against the exploitation of seafarers and migrant fishermen in Ireland and Britain (...)

A planned strike by  Bus Éirean staff planned for  Monday has been deferred.

A planned all-out strike at Bus Éireann which was scheduled to commence on Monday has been suspended to allow for new talks between the company and tr(...)

A further three-hour rail stoppage is planned for  Friday, November 6th. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Irish Rail drivers will have to drive more, and some jobs may be lost to achieve a desired pay rise and reduced working week, according to a briefing (...)

Siptu members at Dublin Fire Brigade have voted in favour of industrial action

Siptu members at Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) have voted in favour of industrial action, up to and including strike action. The DFB said the ballo(...)

Representatives of the National Bus and Rail Union (NRBU), SIPTU and Irish Rail attended exploratory talks this afternoon. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photography

Exploratory talks involving Irish rail management and unions have concluded for the weekend but will resume on Monday.The Labour Relations Commission (...)

Karen Greene dressed as ‘The Earl of Bellamont’ from a painting by Joshua Reynolds (left) in the National Gallery of Ireland, ahead of Culture Night last year. Attendant staff at the gallery are planning to hold a one-day strike this Thursday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Attendant staff at the National Gallery of Ireland (NGI) are planning a one-day strike this Thursday protesting over issues concerning annual leave. S(...)

Mount Carmel Hospital, Churchtown, Dublin where a joint provisional liquidator has been appointed. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Unions representing staff at Mount Carmel Hospital in Dublin are due to meet with the liquidator tomorrow for an update on the winding down of the hos(...)

Home help services provided directly by the HSE or by voluntary or private service providers are subject to guidelines.  Photograph: Alan Betson

If minimum international best standards for home help and homecare services were introduced immediately, some providers would have difficulty meeting(...)