Eddie Mullins

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Patrick Street, Cork. File photograph: Getty Images

Traders in Cork have reported a positive start to reopening with a variety of businesses all expressing satisfaction with the amount of people returni(...)

Thousands of staff in State-funded organisations providing health and social services are seeking pay restoration. File photograph: Cate McCurry/PA Wire

Thousands of staff in State-funded organisations providing health and social services as well as community employment scheme supervisors are to step u(...)

Paul Bell of Siptu. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A planned strike by home helps in Dublin scheduled to take place on Friday has been called off. However, stoppages in a number of other State-funded (...)

Gillian Byrne, CE supervisor. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Hundreds of community employment (CE) scheme supervisors are to hold a one-day strike on Friday over access to a pension scheme. The supervisors will(...)

From left to right: Eddie Mullins, governor of Mountjoy and Nikki Gallagher, director of communications and secretariat at Solas with the Solas Workplace Choir and the Mountjoy Prison Inhouse Voices at the album’s launch. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

Inmates at Mountjoy Prison are bringing out a Christmas album called “Jingle Jangle”. The 10-track recording – which includes Jingle Bells, Deck the (...)

‘There is often a perceived stigma attached to persons who have spent time in prison.’ File photograph: James Forde

Most employers would now consider hiring an ex-prisoner, new research has found, but concerns remain about serious post-release stigma in Ireland. A(...)

On Friday, in Mountjoy main prison, 227 prisoners were on a protection regime, meaning they are locked up for at least 19 hours a day. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Over half of the prisoners in the country’s biggest prison, Mountjoy, are currently in protection regimes for their own safety due to gang violence. (...)

The WRC, Labour Court Workplace Relations Commission at Landsdowne House Photograph: Alan Betson

Thousands of support staff in the health service seem set to receive significant pay rises after a review found the level of responsibility involved h(...)

Patrick Street in Cork city where, under Cork City Council measures, private cars are no longer allowed access in the afternoons. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/ Provision

Since opening in 1860, Fitzgerald’s Menswear on Patrick Street in Cork has managed to weather wars, uprisings and recessions. But the store’s managin(...)

Joan Lucey, of Cork business Vibes & Scribes, says she has experienced a 10% hit in sales due to the ongoing Bus Éireann strike. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

There may not be tumbleweeds rolling down Patrick Street but the impact that the strike by Bus Éireann drivers is having on business in Cork city is m(...)