AER LINGUS HAS announced that nearly 80 flights will be cancelled right up to next Tuesday because of the ongoing row with staff over new work rosters. The airline says passengers should check their schedules here to see if their travel plans will be disrupted.
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# gaa - Tuesday 25 January, 2011
A disciplinary process was due to start today for airline staff refusing to work to new rosters but the first meeting has been cancelled – meanwhile Aer Lingus warns of possible disruptions to flights.
GAA and GPA agree historic recognition deal as players’ group secure funding.
Some think having an election during the school holidays is a hindrance, others think it makes sense. What do you think?
Two have died in a house fire which broke out in the early hours of this morning in Midleton, Co Cork.
The current government’s approach to the pricing and regulation of alcohol is leading to a “disjointed” message on a serious public health issue that is affecting thousands of children, according to a leading charity.
FIANNA FÁIL TD Noel Treacy is to step down at the next election, he has confirmed this morning. The Galway East deputy said that he had been given medical advice to stand down, though RTÉ reports he had already been nominated by the party’s constituency organisation to contest the next election. His retirement means that three of the four current TDs in the constituency are stepping down; Fine Gael’s Ulick Burke and Paul Connaughton have already decided to step down.
Here’s how the next week in the Dáíl and Seanad will pan out, in order to allow an election be held as quickly as possible.
Monday has a bad reputation – but stress is more likely to hit you on Tuesday (Remember: deep breaths…)
A report compiled by Goodbody and commissioned by Microsoft says Ireland’s cloud computing base could be the ‘next IFSC’.
The nine stories you really need to know about by 9 o’clock.
The Dáil schedule is cleared to allow the Finance Bill to be sped through – and may be in on Saturday night to wrap up.
Talk show host finally announces the news that recently shook her “to my core”.
# gaa - Monday 24 January, 2011
22-year-old man charged with attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffords back in court today.
TWO MORE FIANNA FÁIL TDs have confirmed they will not contest the general election. Dublin North West TD Noel Ahern was first elected to the Dáil in 1992 and is a brother of former Taoseach Bertie Ahern. Ned O’Keeffe, TD for Cork East, was elected to the Dáil in 1982. Earlier tonight, Labour, Fine Gael and the Green Party agreed a timetable with the government for passing the Finance Bill this weekend, meaning the election could now be held as soon as 25 February.
Dozens of people, including at least five foreigners, killed in today’s suspected suicide bomb attack on busy Domodedovo Airport.
Petrol canister was set alight at the front of a property near Athy, Co Kildare.
The Small Firms Association says its survey of businesses show intention to maintain and increase staff levels in 2011.
Three of the four opposition parties have reached a decision with the government on a timetable for the Finance Bill – and a 25 February election now looks likely.
One person killed after his car struck a wall on the Lusk to Skerries Road.
I don’t know about you, but this is what I took from the past few days.
The Cabinet is now at its constitutional minimum – so what happens if Cowen or a minister quits or loses their seat?
Someone has pledged €3,150 to win the chance to crush Seanie’s car.
Fresh Irish acts get iPhone platform – listeners can share their videos and music for free.
A 14-year-old crocodile may need life-saving surgery after eating a mobile phone.
Richard Keys and Andy Gray have found themselves in hot water today because of their sexist remarks over the weekend. Here’s a handful of similar mistakes on TV.
The fast food restaurant has more visitors per day than the population of Britain and Ireland combined and it hires one million people a year in the US…
Tribute paid to Tyrone boss as he attends first county game since daughter’s death in Mauritius.
The Leaving Dublin project has brought an Irish photographer international recognition.
There’s a €150 fine for every individual poster that goes up before the polling order for the Dáil elections is issued.
A 32-year-old man has appeared in court in Bristol after being charged with the murder of landscape architect Joanna Yeates in December.
The Sinn Féin president and Louth Dáil candidate says Ireland will be united – “depending, of course, on how long I live”.
Brian Lenihan says ministers couldn’t admit that Ireland was in exploratory talks with the IMF, for fear of jeopardising them.
Emmet Ryan explains why Kilmacud Crokes are this morning Leinster Club champions.
Regardless of whether the Finance Bill is put through this week, it’s likely we’re going to the polls within 32 days.
Al Jazeera obtains reports on ten years of Middle East peace negotiations, documenting the “slow death of the peace process”.
The Irish provinces learn their European opponents, Tyrone welcome back their coach and the pressure mounts on Sky’s presenters.
The HSE has announced that it plans to introduce a newborn screening programme for cystic fibrosis.