A former Coolmore Stud employee has asked the High Court for orders preventing his former employer from threatening booksellers who sell a book he wrote about the stud with defamation proceedings.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
A group of catering workers at UCD are to receive an early Christmas present of €1,100 each in exchange for surrendering their perk of free Coca Cola, Mars Bars, and other ‘luxury consumables’, along with the loss of overtime at the main Belfield campus restaurant.
Sun, 13 Dec, 2015
One week on from Michael Conlan’s world championship final win, officials from the Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) were last night preparing a defence for the increasing criticism launched at them following the resignation of Billy Walsh.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
A row over staffing and the postponed opening of a high-observation ward at a new €15m psychiatric unit led to an eight-month delay in transferring patients. Mental health nursewas one of those who resisted the move, which finally took place last week. He wonders how much longer the high-obs area will remain in darkness
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015
The battle to get a new €15m acute psychiatric unit open at Cork University Hospital (CUH) remains deadlocked. All bar four out of 42 nurses have voted not to transfer to the new facility on the grounds that the HSE has not fully addressed their clinical concerns. One of those nurses, Des McSweeney, highlighted his worries in an Irish Examiner article on March 16. For a while, he was put off duty with pay. Despite a no vote, Des is concerned that nurses will be overruled by the Labour Court, where the dispute is now headed.
Sat, 23 May, 2015