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Mael Megret, one of the workers at the Paris Bakery in Moore St who  staged a sit-in protest over the non-payment of wages, in the premises today. Pictured at rear right is Paris Bakery is owner Yannick Forel. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times.

Workers at the Paris Bakery intend to sit in at the Dublin bakery over the weekend in their dispute with the owner over unpaid wages . Some 15 workers(...)

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Here, some key players in and observers of the 2004 smoking ban – including Micheál Martin, who was minister for health; Prof Luke Clancy, a leadin(...)

Gardaí in Cork noticed sterling cash moving in the area prior to the robbery. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

A 65-year-old financial adviser has been given a five-year suspended sentence for his part in the money laundering of about £275,000 of the £26(...)

Ted Cunningham has been given a five-year suspended sentence in relation to the money-laundering offence. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 65-year-old financial advisor has been given a five year suspended jail sentencing for his part in money laundering around STG£275,000 of the(...)

Ted Cunningham indicated this morning that he wanted to plead guilty to some of the offences. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

A 65-year-old financial advisor has dramatically changed his plea to guilty on the fourth day of his trial for money laundering arising out of (...)

(From left): Liz Deasy, Mary Manning and Karen Gearon , three of the Dunnes Stores workers who went on strike for almost three years over the importation of goods from apartheid South Africa, at Dublin Airport yesterday before they departed to attend Nelson Mandela’s funeral.  Photograph: Eric Luke

All 11 of the former Dunnes Stores workers, whose almost three-year strike moved the Government to ban South African produce from Ireland in the 1980s(...)

Former IDATU (now Mandate) trade union official Brendan Archbold, who officiated  during the 1984-1987 Dunnes Stores strike in support of Nelson Mandela and ending apartheid in South Africa. Mandate has said it and other unions are trying to arrange  attendance of some of the strikers at Mr Mandela’s funeral next Sunday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Dunnes Stores workers who went on strike for almost three years over the importing of goods from apartheid South Africa are to attend Nelson Mandel(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams with Mary Lou Mc Donald and Pearse Doherty  at the Sinn Féin Oirechtas Day at Carlingford, Co Louth, yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

A cool but sunny day in Carlingford, Co Louth. The sea is like glass as a group of kayakers paddle towards the shore. Above this gorgeous medieval vil(...)

John Douglas said it was in a battle for the values and ideas that would shape the future of the island of Ireland

The incoming president of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions has said it is critical that the trade union movement reorganises its structure and makes(...)

Ictu general secretary David Begg has said he is to step down before the next biennial conference of the trade union movement in two years’ time. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) general secretary of David Begg has said he would be stepping down before the next biennial conference of the tr(...)

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