Aircraft maintenance specialist Atlantic Aviation Group is buying rival Lufthansa’s Shannon business in a move likely to save 300 of 485 jobs. Photograph: Alan Betson

Union officials are seeking a meeting with Lufthansa Technik Shannon following news that up to 180 jobs could be lost in a deal that will rescue the a(...)

Aer Lingus said it lost €563 million last year amid the pandemic, and indicated that it may forge ahead with cuts unilaterally. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Aer Lingus staff working in ground operations in Dublin have overwhelmingly rejected proposals by the airline for cost reductions and work practice ch(...)

A ‘modernised’ collective agreement for live action film and TV crew has been accepted by Siptu members.

Siptu members have accepted a new collective agreement for live action film and television crew in a ballot result that the trade union said would bri(...)

Airlines, airports and other aviation businesses employed 40,000 people before the pandemic struck in the spring. Photograph: iStock

Budget 2021 failed to aid the Republic’s 40,000 aviation workers, the State’s biggest trade union, Siptu, said on Wednesday. The Government’s €17 bil(...)

The union’s rejection of the Aer Lingus recovery plan now raises the possibility that the airline will begin formal talks on redundancies with the union. Photograph: Tom Honan

Aer Lingus ground crew have rejected its Covid-19 crisis recovery plan by a 55 per cent majority, sparking fears of extensive job losses at the airlin(...)

Aer Lingus pointed out that the Republic’s 14-day quarantine for incoming travellers had exacerbated the already catastrophic impact of Covid-19 travel bans on its business. Photograph: Tom Honan

Aer Lingus confirmed on Friday that it will shed up to 500 jobs from its 4,500-strong workforce. The move comes days after the airline said it would (...)

The Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

A frank discussion about the lack of Irish actors and productions in the Abbey Theatre has taken place between theatre management and a representative(...)

People taking part in a  protest organised by the National Homeless and Housing Coalition in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Figures showing that almost 10,000 people were homeless across the State at the end of February are a “shame and a blight on our society”, a housing r(...)

Euro banknotes. Photograph: iStock

Union representatives have called on the Central Bank of Ireland to reconsider a decision that would end the printing of banknotes in the Republic of (...)

Catríona Crowe, Eleanor Methven, Peter Crowley, Phillip McMahon and Sheila Pratschke in discussion at Speak Up & Call It Out, at Liberty Hall, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

“As theatre artists we understand the complexity of human interactions. Our role is to explore relationships, to reflect society back to itself – and (...)

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