Patrick King

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Sunday was the fifth day of no reported daily deaths in Ireland since the wave of infections peaked in mid-April. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Department of Health reported no additional deaths from coronavirus and 18 confirmed new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday. This is the fifth day of no(...)

EnglishLanguage school pic

Teachers working in commercial English language schools are poorly paid, on precarious contracts and employed in a sector where low morale is commonpl(...)

Minister of State with responsibility for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor has appointed a meditor to examine employment conditions in English-language schools. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The scope for setting new minimum employment standards for teachers in the English language education sector is to explored by a Government-appointed (...)

The Westbury Hotel in Dublin, part of the Doyle Collection. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Doyle Collection, which owns a number of luxury hotels in Ireland, the UK and Washington DC, increased its turnover by €2 million last year in spi(...)

Dublin City Council has an annual income of an estimated ¤29 million from car parking fees and fines. Photograph: Alan Betson

The title of a recent report by a lobby group for independent retailers, RGData, shows how seriously the sector takes parking: (...)