The four siblings from Castlebar, Co Mayo, were unsuccessful in complaints heard by the Workplace Relations Commission

Four siblings who claim their freedom of speech and religious expression was curbed at NUI Galway (NUIG) have urged the Joint Oireachtas Committee on (...)

There are delays of up to 30 minutes on DART services this morning after a truck hit a bridge at Clontarf.  Train drivers overwhelmingly rejected a deal last month which would have seen them receive a 1.15 per cent pay rise for past productivity in return for co-operation in mentoring about 30 new drivers.

Talks aimed at averting an all-out strike by train drivers at Irish Rail in a dispute over mentoring of new driving staff will resume on Monday. Mana(...)

Simon Harris told the Dáil on Thursday the HSE provided about €800 million in funding to over 2,200 Section 39 agencies. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A planned strike next week over pay restoration involving several thousand staff in State-funded organisations providing health and social care servic(...)

 Heuston Train Station in  Dublin.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Talks will be held on Friday in a bid to avert a strike by train drivers at Irish Rail in a dispute over the mentoring of new driving staff. Las(...)

Former Gate Theatre director Michael Colgan. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Arts Council agreed to support an event organised by former Gate Theatre director Michael Colgan despite warnings that such a move would not be “p(...)

A conference heard that demographic pressures meant the country was facing into stormy weather in relation to pension provision. Photograph: iStock

Future Government incentives for those who want to work beyond the traditional retirement age could include permitting people to defer their State pen(...)

Discussions about the so-called “gig economy” are usually in the context of large firms such as Deliveroo, Uber and Airbnb. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

About 200,000 people are working in temporary or non-permanent employment arrangements in Ireland, new official figures suggest. The research commiss(...)

 Irish families looking to hire a person to care for their children have an obligation to read up on their rights and responsibilities as employers when it comes to pay, working conditions, accommodation and rest periods, the MRCI said. Illustration: A-Digit/Getty

Greater education among families hiring au pairs is needed rather than increased regulation of the sector, the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) ha(...)

 The €4,947 award by the Labour Court more than triples the €1,444 award made by a Workplace Relations Commission adjudication officer. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Labour Court has found that a Dublin couple made an unlawful demand of €510 from their Brazilian au pair when she told them that she was leaving h(...)

“I know people look through the white rails at the racetrack and see a sport. But to make that happen is agriculture,” said trainer Ger Lyons. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

A lecturer I once had would illustrate his point about how language can fluctuate between definition and meaning by asking us to pretend to address an(...)

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