Ethel Buckley

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Homelessness campaigner Peter McVerry, human rights campaigner Michael Farrell and migrant rights campaigner Bernadette McAliskey at the We Shall Overcome seminar in Liberty Hall, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

At least 500,000 people in the Republic are in housing situations that are causing them “serious distress”, homelessness campaigner Fr Peter McVerry h(...)

Sabina Higgins with Michelline Sheehy Skeffington at the Mansion House, Dublin, during   commemoration of La na mBan 1918. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

Twenty eight traditional Irish music sessions took place across Ireland, Britain and the US on Saturday as part of a day of action and awareness to hi(...)

April 23rd: The History Hedge School. The cause of Labour? - the 1918 general strike against conscription Padraig Yeates, Sarah Ann Buckley, Todd Morr(...)

Siptu president Jack O’Connor is to step down in the weeks ahead after 14 years in the post. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Siptu, the State’s largest trade union, will this week call for the Government to hold a referendum to give unions rights to engage in collective barg(...)

Republic of Ireland women team at Tuesday’s press conference at Liberty Hall. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

The members of the national women’s team appear to have secured just about all of the improvements they sought in their dispute with the FAI. While t(...)

A view of yesterday’s press conference at Liberty Hall in Dublin. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Members of the Irish women’s team have decided not to attend the squad’s first scheduled training session of the week despite accepting an invitation (...)

Former Clerys staff Joe Tobin from Lucan and Sean Clifford from Ranelag at the Mansion House where the deal was announced. Photograph: Collins

Former Clerys workers, sacked from their jobs at the landmark Dublin department store almost two years ago, have reached an undisclosed financial sett(...)

The proposed changes would impose sharp cuts on pensions which were already reduced by 40 per cent in 2013. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Trade union leaders met trustees of Independent News and Media’s defined benefit pension schemes on Friday to discuss the company’s decision to cease (...)

 Clerys workers Emily McDermott (35 years service) and her daughter Nathania (seven  years service)  at a demonstration in support of Clerys workers. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Specialist building contractor Lambstongue refused to work on the redevelopment of the Clerys building in Dublin unless its new owners meet the 460 wo(...)

O’Connell Street and a redeveloped roof top on Clerys

A union official representing the 460 workers who lost their jobs when department store Clerys closed last year said the owner’s application to redeve(...)

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