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Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 8 December, 2019

Thursday 3 January, 2019

Tesco worker fired after removing bottle of wine worth less than €20 from store

Although the retail worker successfully sued the supermarket, the Labour Court found she contributed to her dismissal.

Wednesday 2 January, 2019

American Ireland Fund alleges ex-employee embezzled over €500,000

That is according to new returns filed by the charity with the US tax authorities.

Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Security man fired after failing to bring lost flight attendant through US pre-clearance at Dublin Airport WRC

Security man fired after failing to bring lost flight attendant through US pre-clearance at Dublin Airport

The worker stated that the sanction imposed “was too severe”.

Wednesday 26 December, 2018

The owners of Coppers are sitting on over €75 million in profits

Breanagh Catering Ltd last year recorded pre-tax profits of €4.095m – or just over €78,000 per week.

Thursday 20 December, 2018

Turkish speaking 'content reviewer' sacked for calling Kurdish colleague a 'terrorist'

The woman was dismissed, and unsuccessfully sued for unfair dismissal at the Workplace Relations Commission.

Monday 17 December, 2018

Landlord to pay mother €7k after landlord refused to accept rent supplement money

The WRC’s Valerie Murtagh has found that the landlord discriminated against the woman.

Thursday 13 December, 2018

'One of the worst years of my life': Woman awarded €8k in unfair dismissal case WRC

'One of the worst years of my life': Woman awarded €8k in unfair dismissal case

The woman criticised the firm’s attitude towards her mental health, as she had postnatal depression after her child was born.

Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Charity ordered to pay former CEO €50k for unfair dismissal

However, Ataxia Ireland is currently in the process of being wound up.

Saturday 8 December, 2018

Red carpets, flags, golf buggies - the €17.8m spent by OPW on Pope visit

Figures show the OPS spent €2,404 on flowers and more than €6,000 for the hire of ATM units.

Friday 30 November, 2018

Pat Kenny suffers setback in planning row after council report gives fresh hope to developer

The report says the council “considers that there is an opportunity to provide a high quality residential development on the subject site”.

Thursday 29 November, 2018

Tayto Park is seeking planning permission for a new 'iconic' €14 million roller-coaster

The theme park’s owner said the new attraction will “copper-fasten the future of Tayto Park”.

Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Former Labour TD Michael McNamara wins appeal against dangerous driving conviction

McNamara has served no time off the road as the case has been under appeal.

Monday 26 November, 2018

Pat Kenny emerges victorious in planning battle with developer as council turns down apartment plan

Pat Kenny and his wife Kathy objected to plans for apartment blocks and houses on a site adjacent to their home.

Thursday 22 November, 2018

Happy Pear to enjoy record revenues of €10 million this year

The business now operates three outlets – two in Greystones and one in Clondalkin.

Wednesday 21 November, 2018

University ordered to pay €35k after ruling finds lecturer (55) discriminated against due to age WRC

University ordered to pay €35k after ruling finds lecturer (55) discriminated against due to age

The academic claimed that a less qualified female colleague 15 years younger than her was chosen for the post.

Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Friday 16 November, 2018

Operating losses at Trump-owned Doonbeg golf resort almost halved to €330k in 2017

The accounts show that the company recorded a pre-tax loss of €1.74 million in 2017.

Thursday 15 November, 2018

Temple Bar pubs and U2 hotel among 99 objections to State's first supervised injecting centre

The centre would cater for 60 heroin and cocaine addicts every day.

Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Broadcaster Pat Kenny objects to apartment block plan beside Dalkey home

In their objection, the Kennys says that the 19-apartment-block development would “detrimentally impact” their home.

Friday 26 October, 2018

Irish arm of global ticket reselling firm Viagogo increases profits by 101%

Viagogo operates a customer call centre in Limerick for customers.

Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'Predator' taxi driver jailed for sexual abuse of teen girl

Daly continues to reject the verdict of the jury and protest his innocence.

Sunday 21 October, 2018

Mayo man (49) questioned over alleged rape of 75-year-old woman in Ennis

The alleged incident was reported to Gardaí on Thursday.

Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Mother whose baby suffered skull fracture, broken arm and legs walks free from court

The mother presented to her GP on 13 February 2015 when her baby was injured.

Monday 8 October, 2018

Online dating scammer who tricked ‘vulnerable’ woman into giving him €18,950 gets suspended sentence

Alan Custy pleaded guilty to the scam and has repaid the money.

Thursday 4 October, 2018

SNAs at Dublin school to get €650 gift vouchers to carry out toileting duties for special needs pupils

The Labour Court made the recommendation as a measure to halt the dispute between SNAs and Scoil Muchua.

Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Landlord who refused rent allowance payment from family ordered to pay €14,000 WRC

Landlord who refused rent allowance payment from family ordered to pay €14,000

The landlord has 42 days in which to make the €14,000 payment to the couple.

Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Motorist banned from driving for six months and fined €750 for parking in disabled bay

Judge Patrick Durcan said that the accused, who did not turn up in court, had “a boorish nature”.

Conor McGregor's plan to release a Notorious whiskey brand has been iced

The MMA superstar dropped a trademark bid after running into opposition from an Irish beer brand.

Facial imaging software has been used to detect €4 million worth of identity fraud

The department has pinpointed 28 cases in this year alone.

Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Warehouse worker on €37k fired for drinking a €2 soft drink and putting it back

The Workplace Relations Commission said that it was a case of “gross misconduct, irrespective of the monetary value”.

Sunday 9 September, 2018

Dublin restaurant told to pay manager €10k for firing him over fears he was setting up a rival eatery

The dismissal was deemed “unfair” and “premature” by the WRC.

Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Council puts plans for Supermacs plaza at centre of 'bogus letters' scandal on hold

The fast food outlet plans to build a €10 million motorway plaza serving the Limerick to Galway motorway.

Monday 3 September, 2018

Luas driver sacked for moonlighting in his wife's taxi

The driver says he was “maliciously” reported to Transdev.

Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Coffee shop which discriminated against pregnant worker ordered to pay €15k damages WRC

Coffee shop which discriminated against pregnant worker ordered to pay €15k damages

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

Friday 24 August, 2018

Council planners put U2 visitor centre and new hotel on hold due to height concerns

There have also been objections by local residents’ groups.

Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'Unforgivable': Worker quits job after boss takes him out to sea to quiz him over missing €10k

The worker at an amusement company received €889 after his claim for unfair dismissal was upheld by the WRC.

Thursday 16 August, 2018

80 Leaving Cert results being withheld due to suspicions of cheating

The combined 80 total for the 2018 Leaving Cert compares to the combined 72 total last year.

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Monday 13 August, 2018

€35m hotel planned for Dublin's Dawson Street

The development includes a new 117-bedroom hotel and the redevelopment of the Royal Irish Automobile Club’s private members’ club.

Saturday 11 August, 2018

Car dealership manager who made 'bogus' invoice for van awarded €40,000 over his sacking

The man arranged the purchase for a colleague.