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#Waterford Crystal

# waterford-crystal - Friday 28 December, 2018

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.

# waterford-crystal - Monday 11 May, 2015

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.

# waterford-crystal - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Former Waterford Crystal workers unanimously vote in favour of €178m pension deal

The factory in Waterford closed in 2009.

Obesity, Waterford Crystal, and a Massey Ferguson tractor: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of men in Ireland are overweight or obese?

# waterford-crystal - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Pension deal for former Waterford Crystal workers on the table

The factory in Waterford closed in 2009 with the loss of 1,000 jobs.

# waterford-crystal - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Five years on - Waterford Crystal workers speak of struggle to secure pensions

The workers have been campaigning for five years.

# waterford-crystal - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about RTE’s Gaza footage, Croagh Patrick, and the Hamas ceasefire.

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.

# waterford-crystal - Monday 16 June, 2014

6 of the best things to do in Waterford this weekend

It’s all going on in the sunny South East.

# waterford-crystal - Friday 4 April, 2014

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.

# waterford-crystal - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

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.

# waterford-crystal - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

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.

# waterford-crystal - Monday 27 May, 2013

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.

# waterford-crystal - Thursday 25 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added perfectly timed photos

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

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.

# waterford-crystal - Saturday 21 July, 2012

From The42 London 2012: Introducing... Cian O'Connor 6 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Cian O'Connor

The man who needs little introduction.

# waterford-crystal - Thursday 12 July, 2012

From The42 London 2012: Introducing... Billy Twomey 15 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Billy Twomey

Our expert panel of Jimmies cast an eye upon our leading showjumper.

# waterford-crystal - Friday 9 March, 2012

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.

# waterford-crystal - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

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.