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Dublin: 15 °C Thursday 28 August, 2014


# strike - Monday 25 August, 2014

Travelling to work? Don’t forget, there are no Intercity, DART or Commuter services today

Don’t turn up at a train station this morning. You’ll find the doors locked

# strike - Friday 22 August, 2014

‘Insanity’ – Irish Rail strike to hit 90,000 commuters and All-Ireland fans

Irish Rail says the two days of action planned this weekend will cost the company €2 million. Unions say they’ve been left with no other option.

# strike - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Paschal Donohoe won’t get involved in the Irish Rail dispute as All-Ireland day strikes loom

The Transport Minister said he appreciates how difficult it is for workers to vote to cut their own pay.

# strike - Friday 1 August, 2014

Strike by Irish Rail workers to hit All-Ireland semi and finals

The NBRU has announced work stoppages to coincide with the championship.

# strike - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Aldi, gardaí, and Clare Daly: The week in numbers

Plus: how much does the new baby elephant calf at Dublin Zoo weigh?

# strike - Friday 25 July, 2014

Strike to hit Irish Rail next month as Siptu ballots for one-day stoppage

The action will take place on August 25, subject to pay cuts being implemented.

# strike - Monday 21 July, 2014

‘Stop bombing trapped civilians’ – Doctors’ plea as five are killed in Gaza hospital

Nine members of the same family were killed in an earlier air-strike.

# strike - Saturday 19 July, 2014

This day 30 years ago the Dunnes Stores anti-apartheid strike began

The strike lasted almost three years and Nelson Mandela later told the small group of workers that their stand had helped him to keep going during his time in prison.

Social welfare staff are being told to refuse dole payments to ‘locked out’ Greyhound workers

A circular issued to social welfare staff advises them to reject applications for jobseeker’s payments.

# strike - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

United Left TD Joan Collins protests ‘scabs’ working Greyhound trucks

The company says they’re calling the gardaí.

# strike - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Thousands will strike across Northern Ireland today

Local Government colleagues across England and Wales will join them.

# strike - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

South Dublin County Council strike called off after LRC talks

Industrial action centred on staff pay cuts at the local authority.

# strike - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

LRC to present proposals in South Dublin County Council dispute

Ongoing industrial dispute centres on pay cuts to council staff.

Greyhound: Agency staff are doing a better job than striking workers

Not true says SIPTU, who also say the dispute is a lock out.

Council workers in South Dublin say today’s LRC talks are the ‘last chance’ before a strike

IMPACT says a work stoppage will be held on Thursday if no agreement is made.

# strike - Monday 7 July, 2014

Greyhound getting legal advice over alleged abuse of staff during strike

The strike at the recycling company has been acrimonious and been mentioned in the Dáil.

Irish Rail staff could strike over proposed pay cuts

Members of the National Bus and Railworkers’ Union are waiting to see if Irish Rail will proceed with proposed pay cuts.

# strike - Friday 4 July, 2014

Strike action at National Gallery called off

Staff went on strike last month over a disagreement about leave and pay arrangements.

# strike - Thursday 3 July, 2014

# strike - Friday 27 June, 2014

Greyhound insists striking staff should get back to work

The strike, which began at 6am, centres on a proposed pay cut and cuts to allowances.

# strike - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The Score Classy Shaqiri hat-trick inspires Switzerland to victory against Honduras Treble

Classy Shaqiri hat-trick inspires Switzerland to victory against Honduras

The Bayern Munich midfielder struck a golazo from outside box in the 6th minute.

French air traffic controllers end their strike after two days

The strike was due to run until the weekend, but was cancelled after marathon talks between unions and the government.

These Ryanair customers were unhappy with the airline’s response to flight chaos

Do you know your rights as an airline customer?

Greyhound rejects that industrial dispute is ‘like an episode of The Sopranos’

Independent TD Clare Daly said that staff are picked “like a scene from On The Waterfront”.

# strike - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

South Dublin County Council offices close in strike over pay cuts

The offices will be closed today and on Thursday.

# strike - Monday 23 June, 2014

Ryanair cancels flights ahead of France’s air traffic control strike

Controllers are striking over planned cuts under the European Commission’s ‘Single Sky Europe’ programme.

# strike - Friday 20 June, 2014

Decision to allow gardaí strike would raise “serious” issues for Ireland

The Council of Europe found that Ireland was not in compliance with a number of articles within the European Social Charter.

Hospital workers ballot in support of industrial ballot, but might not affect services

The action involves five hospitals in the Limerick group.

# strike - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Strike looms in ambulance service over unsuitable posts

SIPTU members will be balloted on action over the HSE’s failure to implement Labour Court recommendations on staff redeployment.

# strike - Monday 16 June, 2014

From Business ETC Strikes begin at Roadstone quarries over “major” pay cuts CRH

Strikes begin at Roadstone quarries over “major” pay cuts

Siptu members at 20 quarries began strike action earlier today.

# strike - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Both sides in Aer Lingus row accept Labour Court plan (…and holidaymakers breathe a sigh of relief)

Detailed negotiations between staff and management are expected to take place over the next few weeks.

From Business ETC Winged: Aer Lingus profits could be down by 20% after strike Strike Impact

Winged: Aer Lingus profits could be down by 20% after strike

The Airline said this morning that it expects operating profit to drop by as much as 20% because of the work stoppage

# strike - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the Aer Lingus strikes, GSOC bugging and Apple’s tax affairs in Ireland.

From Business ETC Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off Labour Court

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off

One of the unions involved in Labour Court talks said today that progress had been made and so the two strike days have been deferred.

Check out at all the lightning strikes over Ireland yesterday

On average, approximately 10 to 20 percent of all lightning over Ireland are cloud-to-ground strikes.

From Business ETC Aer Lingus and Impact are sitting down this morning to try to sort out all their differences Let's Talk

Aer Lingus and Impact are sitting down this morning to try to sort out all their differences

The two will attend the Labour court in attempt to settle a long-running dispute over rosters.

# strike - Monday 9 June, 2014

Varadkar: LRC stands ready to settle Aer Lingus row ahead of threatened strike

Two more days of strike action are being threatened by cabin crew staff in a row over rosters.

# strike - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Further strike action at Aer Lingus a “matter of grave concern”

Impact staff at the airline are to issue management with notice of two further one-day strikes.

# strike - Friday 6 June, 2014

Irish Rail says if agreement isn’t reached with unions next week, cuts will be implemented

NBRU says it’s regrettable that the company have decided to impose a pre-condition in advance of discussions.

From Business ETC Strike drives Aer Lingus May passenger numbers below 2013 level Sky Traffic

Strike drives Aer Lingus May passenger numbers below 2013 level

Long haul journeys are way up, thanks to a big increase in capacity.

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