Naturgy supplies natural gas to almost 20 per cent of the industrial and commercial market in Ireland, according to its website. It is also a supplier of 100 per cent renewable electricity. File photograph: iStock

Spanish utilities giant Naturgy Energy Group has put its Irish commercial gas and electricity supply unit up for sale, five years after acquiring the (...)

Trade union Siptu told its members in the health service last week that it welcomed the intervention of the commission.

A hearing into claims by health service staff for some form of compensation for working during the coronavirus pandemic is to get under way at the Wor(...)

16/04/2021 - NEWS - KBC Bank branch, KBC Bank Headquarters, KBC HQ, Sandwith Street, Dublin.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

After more than a year of Covid-19 restrictions, the outlook is unsurprisingly “bleak” for the State-owned CIÉ group of transport companies that inclu(...)

Commercial losses for the CIÉ group – which includes Iarnród Éireann, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann – will exceed €50m this year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The State-owned CIÉ group of transport companies has warned that it is “balance sheet insolvent”. The group, which has been hard hit by the impact of(...)

Irish Rail trains pictured at Heuston Station in Dublin. The pandemic has massively restricted passenger numbers at Iarnród Éireann, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann. Photograph: iStock

It has been known for some time that the financial position of the three State-owned CIÉ companies, like virtually all others in the transport sector,(...)

There are two pension schemes in operation for workers in the three CIÉ companies, Iarnród Éireann, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann. Photograph: Arthur Carron/Collins

The State-owned CIÉ group of transport companies is facing a deficit in its pension schemes of close to €1 billion, its chairwoman designate has told (...)

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan says the review will look at how rail can help better connect cities and regions across the island. Photograph: Eric Luke

Government Ministers Eamon Ryan and Nichola Mallon want experts to consider if trains can travel faster on Ireland’s railways in a review of the all-I(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar: ‘The term ‘frontline worker’ or ‘essential worker’ has taken on a new meaning and I don’t think we can thank them enough for what they have done.’ Photograph: Julien Behal

Key staff who have worked through the pandemic could receive cash payments or additional leave as an appreciation for their efforts, the Tánaiste and (...)

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(...)

Dee Forbes, RTÉ director general

RTÉ’s finances have improved so much in recent weeks that the broadcaster is now expecting to end the year in a close to break-even position, accordin(...)

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