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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

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# Waterford Crystal
'It felt like he pressed three players himself at times' - Preston boss hails Molumby's impact
The Ireland midfielder set up the decisive goal for Preston in Wednesday’s victory at Birmingham City.
# Waterford Crystal
'He’s got huge potential' - Millwall want Ireland U21 skipper Jayson Molumby back
The midfielder had a big impact in the Championship while on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion.
# Waterford Crystal
Quiz: How much do you know about the career of John O'Shea?
Test your knowledge of one of Ireland’s most decorated footballers, who celebrates his 39th birthday today.
# Waterford Crystal
New Brighton deal for Molumby as impressive Championship loan continues
The Republic of Ireland U21 captain has excelled this season while playing for Millwall.
# François Mitterrand
Ryanair and wild geese: What the French President said to Haughey during his 'historic' 1988 Irish visit
“There is a sort of poetry about it the way you people express themselves – like the great writers,” Mitterrand told Haughey.
# Sold
Company behind Waterford crystal sold for €390 million
Waterford Wedgwood went into receivership in 2009 and was bough by KPS which today agreed the sale.
# Decision time
Former Waterford Crystal workers unanimously vote in favour of €178m pension deal
The factory in Waterford closed in 2009.
# Prime Numbers
Obesity, Waterford Crystal, and a Massey Ferguson tractor: The week in numbers
Plus: What percentage of men in Ireland are overweight or obese?
# Long Time Coming
Pension deal for former Waterford Crystal workers on the table
The factory in Waterford closed in 2009 with the loss of 1,000 jobs.
# Battle
Five years on - Waterford Crystal workers speak of struggle to secure pensions
The workers have been campaigning for five years.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s talking about RTE’s Gaza footage, Croagh Patrick, and the Hamas ceasefire.
# worker rights
Five years since it closed, the fight for Waterford Crystal pensions takes new turn
Unite trade union said today the dispute will go to the Labour Relations Commission – and hopefully be resolved.
# sponsored by wiKID
6 of the best things to do in Waterford this weekend
It’s all going on in the sunny South East.
Column: The future for pensions? Lessons to be learned from high-profile case ...
A recent landmark ruling contains lessons that other pension scheme trustees and employers must learn from, writes Samantha McConnell.
# Five Years On
VIDEO: The devastating aftermath of the Waterford Crystal factory closure
Four former workers at the plant are trying to highlight the issues they have been dealing with over the last five years – mainly the fact that they still haven’t been given a pension.
Column: Clarity is needed on the pension levy 'jobs initiatives' claim
The Government’s inaction on pensions begs the question of whether it has a long-term strategy for pensions at all, writes Samantha McConnell.
# Pensions
79 per cent increase in number of complaints to pensions ombudsman
Paul Kenny’s report illustrates a significant increase in the number of difficulties experienced by the public.
# need to know
The Evening Fix… now with added perfectly timed photos
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…
# Pensions
EU's top court says Ireland must pay Waterford Crystal pensions
Ten workers win a major case at the European Court of Justice, which says Ireland is responsible for stepping in.
# 6 days to go
London 2012: Introducing... Cian O'Connor
The man who needs little introduction.
# 15 days to go
London 2012: Introducing... Billy Twomey
Our expert panel of Jimmies cast an eye upon our leading showjumper.
# Waterford Crystal
EU to seek reimbursement of €562,000 from Waterford Crystal fund
The European Commission has indicated that it will seek more than €562,000 earmarked for helping to retrained laid-off Waterford Crystal workers to be returned.
# Dell
EU asks for return of €6m in unspent Dell retraining funds
The European Commission gave Ireland almost €15 million to retrain workers laid off at Dell – but it hasn’t all been spent.