Iarnród Éireann disputes the union's assertion that it is refusing to attend the WRC

Iarnród Éireann willing to attend WRC with unions

28 Apr Iarnród Éireann has informed employee trade unions that it is willing to hold talks at the Workplace Relations Commission once the unions withdraw their ballots for industrial action in a dispute over pay and conditions.

Strikes are set to take place on Thursday and again on Wednesday next week

Transdev says Luas pay demands 'still way north'

25 Apr Transdev has described the pay demands of Luas drivers as "still way north" of anything the company could possibly deliver as Thursday's strike action is set to go ahead after talks adjourned without agreement.

The Aer Lingus pilot reportedly saw a drone 150m from the plane's wing

Drone reportedly flew close to Aer Lingus plane

21 Apr A drone flying at an altitude of more than 2,000 metres came close to an Aer Lingus plane as it approached Paris's Charles de Gaulle airport yesterday, airport sources said this morning.

Further eight days of strikes scheduled by SIPTU for later this month and in May

SIPTU fires warning at Transdev over letter

15 Apr SIPTU has warned Luas operator Transdev that it will not be "found wanting" in responding if the company proceeds with lay-offs, short-time working or pay deductions outlined in a letter to staff last Monday.

The Luas operator has given workers until to accept a revised pay offer

All Luas staff placed on protective notice

12 Apr Luas operator Transdev has placed all staff on protective notice with immediate effect and has warned of pay deductions to offset the cost of their industrial action.

48-hour stoppage already scheduled for 23 and 24 April before further strike action announced

SIPTU agrees to meet Transdev over Luas strikes

07 Apr The union representing striking Luas workers has agreed to meet employers Transdev next week after SIPTU last night served notice for further strike action later this month and in May.

The United Airlines flight was en route from Rome to Chicago when it touched down at Belfast International Airport

Plane grounded over cheese and cracker demands

06 Apr An American man accused of endangering the safety of a transatlantic flight chased a flight attendant up the aisle after she refused to serve him cheese and crackers, a Belfast court has heard.