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The NBRU said it was asking the Government to provide additional funding to meet the cost of providing additional “compensatory” time off for staff. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Transport workers in the State-owned CIÉ group of companies are seeking 10 additional days of annual leave next year in recognition of their contribu(...)

Members of the public braving the bad weather on a quiet South Anne Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A further 68 deaths of Covid-19 patients have been reported by the National Public Health Emergency Team. This brings to 3,752 the total number of dea(...)

Michael McGrath said there was a reality that the State had faced challenges in filling leadership posts in the health service. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The Taoiseach verbally told the Cabinet that an enhanced pay package was to be provided to the next Department of Health secretary general but did not(...)

Michael Gove welcomed the EU having ‘stepped back’ from triggering  Article 16.  File photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

British politicians have expressed confidence that the European Union will not block vaccines entering the UK, after the two sides agreed to a “reset”(...)

The overall vaccination programme will continue this week with an anticipated delivery of 32,760 doses of Pfizer/BioNTech’s vaccine along with 6,000 doses from Moderna. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The vaccination of people aged over 70 is expected to begin as planned in mid-February despite the reduction in the expected supply of the new AstraZe(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin wants European languages to be taught across all primary schools in light of Brexit. Photograpg:  Julien Behal Photography

Taoiseach Micheál Martin wants European languages to be taught across all primary schools in light of Brexit. He also said Covid-19 pandemic has unde(...)

Dr Fiona Moynihan injects Dr Louise Jackman, GP with Grand Canal Hanover Medical Practice, with the Moderna vaccine against Covid-19 at a vaccination centre in Dublin on January 16th. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland/PA Wire

Cabinet has approved a €91 million plan to bring family doctors and pharmacists into the State’s vaccination programme. The plan was presented t(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: ‘I intend to lead Fianna Fáil into the next election, yes’.   File photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said he intends to lead Fianna Fáil into the next election as Tánaiste, but that plan was questioned by one of his most p(...)

The Lions will face world champions South Africa in three Tests on their tour next summer. Photograph:  Duif du Toit/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Ghosting through the year like a slow-moving glacier before calving a sanitised form of soccer, rugby and GAA, sport leaves 2020 for a vaccinated 2021(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin told the Dáil earlier this month that any exploitation of student nurses would not be tolerated. Photograph: Getty images

The Government is expected to look at backdating any changes recommended by a review group to allowances for student nurses to the start of the colleg(...)

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