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# strike - Today’s News

Progress: Government and gardaí agree to use state negotiators 'on ad-hoc basis'

12,500 gardaí are set to strike next Friday unless a solution can be found to the ongoing dispute.

# strike - Yesterday’s News

ASTI is "a long way away" from temporarily suspending teachers strike

Today marked the first day of strike action for teachers across the country, with over 500 schools closed.

Over 500 schools to close today kicking off a season of strikes

Teachers are not the only group set to strike over the coming weeks.

# strike - Saturday 22 October, 2016

'The solidarity was magnificent': The 1961 revolt that finally gave gardaí a voice

Known as the Macushla Revolt, a meeting to protest an unfair pay deal led to the dismissal of 11 gardaí.

# strike - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Poll: Are you concerned about the Garda strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you concerned about the Garda strike?

Will it be a field day for criminals?

# strike - Monday 17 October, 2016

Sergeants to discuss strike action at special meeting today

Earlier this month, members of the AGSI officially lodged a 16.5% pay restoration claim.

# strike - Friday 14 October, 2016

Schools will shut for seven days as secondary teachers announce strike action

Schools will shut for seven days as secondary teachers announce strike action

The ASTI have this evening announced the dates of seven strike days.

Seven weeks: That's how long the minister says there is to avoid school closures

Minister for Education Richard Bruton says they’d need seven weeks to put a contingency in place. .

# strike - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action

ASTI members voted overwhelmingly in favour of an industrial action.

We'll know today if teachers are going to strike for their younger colleagues

The results of two ASTI ballots will be revealed.

# strike - Friday 7 October, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers have accepted a new pay deal

The acceptance means that no further strike days will go ahead.

# strike - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Union says it's unlikely soldiers will fill in for gardaí during strike

The proposed dates for the strike are November 4, 11, 18 and 25.

# strike - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Varadkar defends no pay increases for gardaí - saying "it would be unfair"

Meanwhile AGSI president Antoinette Cunningham said that if the strike does happen: “Please ring the government and tell them that it’s their fault”.

Looking back: Here's how things looked the last time the gardaí went on strike

In 1998, 5,000 gardaí went on strike in an unusual manner – they called in sick en masse.

# strike - Thursday 29 September, 2016

All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks

The breakthrough follows marathon talks at the Workplace Relations Commission.

GRA boss accepts planned strike may not be legal

Gardaí are planning to withdraw their services on four days in November in dispute over pay.

# strike - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Strike at Dublin Bus called off for today ... but what about the 11 other days in October?

A planned strike for this coming Saturday is still on the cards.

# strike - Monday 26 September, 2016

Over half of people don't support Dublin Bus drivers' strike

A poll conducted by RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live and Amárach Research has found that 54% of people don’t support the drivers.

# strike - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Surge for taxis as Dublin Bus enters strike during the weekend

Retailers are concerned about the impact the strike will have during the busiest shopping day of the week.

# strike - Friday 23 September, 2016

Dublin Bus says strikes "will have a catastrophic impact" on company's finances

The company said the current stoppage will cost €2m.

# strike - Monday 19 September, 2016

Union says asking Dublin Bus workers to cancel strike on day of All-Ireland replay is 'insulting'

NBRU’s Dermot O’Leary said if negotiations don’t place before 1 October drivers’ resolve will have hardened.

# strike - Saturday 17 September, 2016

'We don't want a pay increase; we are demanding pay restoration for our vulnerable colleagues'

ASTI representative Ciara Kinsella explains why secondary school teachers are considering going on strike.

# strike - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Poll: Do you support Dublin Bus workers in their continuing strike action? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support Dublin Bus workers in their continuing strike action?

A further 13 days of strike action were announced today – do you support workers?

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school." Bus Strike Day Three This post contains videos

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school."

Dublin commuters are being hit by the bus strike.

# strike - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Free Culture Night buses around Dublin city won't run because of strike action

Dublin Bus has a long association with the arts event, and is described as its Transport Partner.

# strike - Friday 9 September, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers are on strike again today - but you can get cheap taxis

But that’s not something drivers have an issue with.

# strike - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Bus unions may consider ramping up strike action

A union official said that if workers on the picket say they want to escalate action,he will bring to talks next week.

# strike - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

The Garda union is asking members whether or not they want to strike over pay

Gardaí are currently subject to a freeze in pay increments as a result of having rejected the Lansdowne Road Agreement.

# strike - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Strike: Dublin Bus says services will end at 9pm tomorrow ahead of Thursday action

The company says it has been left with no option but to terminate all routes at 9pm – hours earlier than anticipated.

# strike - Saturday 3 September, 2016

'We're prepared to strike': Union to ballot secondary school teachers for industrial action

Teachers will be asked about industrial action and will also vote on whether they want to withdraw from supervision duties.

# strike - Friday 2 September, 2016

Staff at Oberstown postpone industrial action to allow talks on safety

The campus had made headlines this week after a fire and violence that broke out at the facility on Monday.

# strike - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Poll: Do you support the Dublin Bus drivers' strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the Dublin Bus drivers' strike?

The strikes will take place on 8, 9, 15, 16, 23 and 24 September.

Dublin Bus drivers to strike for six days in September

The first strike days will be 8 and 9 September.

# strike - Monday 29 August, 2016

A fire is blazing on the roof of Oberstown's youth detention centre

Five units of the Dublin Fire Brigade are at the scene to try and contain the blaze.

# strike - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Talks on restoring pay allowances for teachers to conclude next month

The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) had threatened industrial action over pay allowances

# strike - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Boko Haram leader 'fatally wounded' in army airstrike

The army said that three other key figures were also killed.

# strike - Friday 12 August, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers are going on strike after rejecting 8% pay deal

The Labour Court recommended an 8.25% increase over three years.

# strike - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Factcheck: Is it illegal for gardaí to go on strike?

The word ‘strike’ has been bandied about recently as gardaí demand pay restoration – could they actually do it?

# strike - Friday 5 August, 2016

Ambulance strike called off as HSE agrees to recruit 461 new paramedics

Successful talks between Siptu and the HSE has averted strike action planned for next Wednesday.

# strike - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Travelling to France this week? A strike is causing disruption

Air France cabin crew are on strike until Tuesday.

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