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Ambulance staff stage a work stoppage last month at the ambulance facility on Davitt Road, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Up to 500 ambulance service personnel are to go on strike for three more days in the weeks ahead as part of a dispute over trade union representation (...)

PNA general secretary Peter Hughes said the strike was a serious escalation in a dispute which was entirely of the HSE’s making and which the union had repeatedly asked the HSE to resolve.  Photograph:iStock

Ambulance crew members are threatening to go on strike later this month in a dispute over union membership. The Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) (...)

Claire Loftus was addressing the annual National Prosecutors’ Conference in Dublin which considered matters arising from trials associated with Anglo Irish Bank, as well as other issues.

Reform of the way the courts handle criminal trials is now “urgent” because of the increased amount of digital and other evidence that is available, t(...)

The HSE has said it did not recognise the PNA or its Nasra branch as a negotiating body for ambulance personnel. File  photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Recognising the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) as a representative body for ambulance personnel would undermine agreements in place with the tra(...)

The staff engaging in the industrial action are members of the union’s National Ambulance Service Representative Association (Nasra) branch. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Staff in the National Ambulance Service who are members of the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) are to undertake industrial action from Wednesday.(...)

Jailed former Anglo chief executive David Drumm: brief fees in his trial were the highest paid by the DPP for any trial in 2018. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The legal team that made the case that led to the jailing of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm was paid a total of €1.123 million. (...)

Union says the action will  start with non-co-operation with non-core duties but would escalate if there was no resolution.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ambulance service staff are to take industrial action from later this month in a row with the HSE over its refusal to facilitate the deduction of unio(...)

The jury in former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm’s conspiracy to defraud trial has been told that the prosecution will conclude its evidence next week. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The jury in former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm’s conspiracy to defraud trial has been told that the prosecution will conclude its evi(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm arriving earlier this month at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court, where he is charged with conspiracy to defraud. File photograph: Collins Courts

The judge at the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chief David Drumm has given the jury a lengthy warning as proceedings break for the Easter courts ho(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm pictured leaving court   with his solicitor Michael Staines. Photograph: Collins Courts

The former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, has pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to defraud and false accounting in a tria(...)

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