Iarnród Éireann has said the union demands are unaffordable as the company is still losing €1m a month

Rail passengers face bank holiday disruption

17.44 Iarnród Éireann passengers face disruption on the October bank holiday weekend as SIPTU and the National Bus and Rail Union have decided to hold a three-hour stoppage on Friday 23 October between 6am and 9am.

Thomas 'Slab' Murphy (L) has pleaded not guilty to nine offences

Thomas 'Slab' Murphy on trial for tax offences

21.04 The trial of a prominent republican for alleged tax evasion at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin has heard that a man named Thomas Murphy, with an address in Co Louth, received over €100,000 in farming grants from the Department of Agriculture over a period of eight years.