Tuesday August 04, 2015
The Minister for Education has said she intends to give further funding to the school book rental scheme in the forthcoming budget.
Tuesday May 19, 2015
Facebook's free mobile data scheme Internet.org has been criticised by digital rights groups from around the world, who say the initiative is unfair and threatens net neutrality.
Tuesday April 28, 2015
The Minister for Finance has said the Government would be in a position to introduce expansionary budgets from now until 2020, if it is deemed prudent to do so.
Monday March 09, 2015
An expert panel has recommended that the Dublin and Shannon Airport Authorities should increase their pension contributions for staff nearing retirement and those on low pay.
Monday January 05, 2015
About 60 people took part in a protest at Dublin Airport this morning against proposals to tackle the €750m deficit in the Irish Airlines Superannuation Scheme.
Wednesday December 24, 2014
A proposal to cut retired workers' pensions as part of an overall plan to plug a €750 million hole in Irish Airlines Superannuation Scheme has passed a key regulatory hurdle, The Irish Times reports.
Saturday December 20, 2014
Former employees of Aer Lingus, Dublin Airport Authority and SR Technics, who say they stand to lose up to 60% of their pensions under the airline's new pension deal, have protested outside Dublin Airport.
Tuesday November 18, 2014
Aer Lingus has convened an Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders to seek approval for a €190.7m contribution to address the funding deficit in the company's pension scheme.
Friday November 14, 2014
Unions, except SIPTU, at the Dublin Airport Authority are to ballot their members on the latest proposals aimed at addressing the deficit in the aviation pension scheme and will recommend acceptance.
Thursday November 13, 2014
Members of the joint Aer Lingus/Dublin Airport Authority pension scheme, including pensioners, will have their pension benefits cut from 1 January as part of measures to address a €750m deficit in the scheme.