Don’t attack the striking rail staff

It’s inconvenient that the trains aren’t running. But it’s sickening to mistreat workers for so long.

Crushing inequality, the threat of nuclear annihilation, a Dub that is inexplicably Taoiseach despite a large part of the country believing him to be one of the worst choices for the job and two major strikes in a year; it


Irish workers most overqualified in EU

“Misplaced snobbery” of parents obsessed with their children attending third-level cited as a central reason

  Irish workers are the most overqualified in the European Union for the jobs they are currently working in, according to figures from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).  

The figures show that 1 in 3 workers in Ireland are


92% of Unite members vote in favour of industrial action

Decision follows similar decision by SIPTU last week

A second trade union representing non-academic staff in Trinity has voted in favour of industrial action up to and including strike action. 92% of Unite trade union members voted in favour of industrial action, with a turnout of 73%.