Jack O’Connor: the former Kerry boss will be looking for a badly-needed Kildare victory when his side face Laois at O’Moore Park on Saturday. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

With just two points from four games, three defeats and three games remaining, Kildare may or may not need some added incentive going into Saturday’s (...)

Kilkenny’s Walter Walsh and TJ Reid in action against Kevin Foley and Paudie Foley of Wexford during the Leinster SHC round-robin game at Wexford Park. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Wexford 0-21 Kilkenny 1-18 We were asking Davy Fitzgerald what making the Leinster final meant to Wexford when Rory O’Connor came at him from behind (...)

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(...)

Ictu said private sector unions would be seeking 4 per cent pay rises.

Unions are to seek pay increases of 4 per cent across the private sector from January. The chairman of the private sector committee of the Irish Con(...)

Greyhound workers and others march from Liberty Hall to 
Dublin 
City Hall in protest at pay cuts yesterday. Photograph: Collins

Up to 500 people marched from Liberty Hall to City Hall in Dublin yesterday evening in support of workers from waste company Greyhound who are in disp(...)

A strike poster  at Broadstone station in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In the final quarter of last year, not one working day was lost anywhere across the Irish economy as a result of an industrial dispute. (...)