Unions believe the proposed changes will drive down pay and conditions for employees

Unions to resist plans to liberalise rail market

30 Jul Unions at Irish Rail have pledged to strongly resist proposals by the European Commission to liberalise the State rail market - which they believe will drive down pay and conditions for employees and could undermine the service.

Uber started as a niche company in San Francisco in 2009 and now has a presence in over 300 cities worldwide

Uber promises 150 jobs for Limerick

28 Jul The international transportation network company Uber is to establish a customer services hub in Limerick city, which it says will create 150 jobs by the end of the year and around 300 when it is fully operational.

Ibec said the Government should seek more flexibility from Brussels on how the rules are applied

Ibec concerned about EU fiscal rules

27 Jul Employers' group Ibec has said European Union fiscal rules could undermine the recovery in the economy, because they severely restrict investment spending by governments.

Enda Kenny appeared before the inquiry this morning to outline Fine Gael's response to the crisis.

Taoiseach appears before banking inquiry

23 Jul Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Oireachtas banking inquiry that Fianna Fáil-led governments caused the "lion's share of the damage" to the Irish economy.

Greek MPs voted in favour of reforms demanded by its creditors by a clear majority

Greek MPs pass reforms for third bailout

23 Jul The Greek parliament has passed legislation on a second batch of reforms needed to help unlock a huge international bailout for the country's stricken economy.

It is understood the whistleblower claims the Central Bank received favourable and inappropriate treatment from inquiry investigators

Banking inquiry investigation references announced

23 Jul The barrister appointed to review issues raised by a banking inquiry whistleblower will look at claims the committee was provided with false information and engaged in irregular withholding of materials and documents.

Greece's prospects of securing the bailout will be decided in the Greek parliament

Tspiras seeks to quell Syriza bailout rebellion

22 Jul Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sought to contain a rebellion in his left-wing Syriza party ahead of a vote on a second package of reforms required to start talks on a rescue deal.

A bank employee distributes priority tickets to pensioners as they waited for banks to reopen today

Greece begins paying EU and IMF as banks reopen

20 Jul Greece repaid the European Central Bank today the bank said, clearing a key obligation worth about €4.2bn with one of its top lenders, after receiving temporary funding while it negotiates a bigger bailout deal.