Category Archives: Republic of Ireland news

Murder of Ashling Murphy must be catalyst for change

Unite Regional Women’s Committee backs call for single Government department to address violence against women Trade union Unite, which represents workers throughout Ireland, today (Friday) said that Wednesday’s murder of teacher Ashling Murphy must act as a catalyst for change, … Continue reading

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Unite calls for Government intervention to save Premier Periclase

94 jobs at risk in Drogheda plant following doubling of energy costs Energy price caps needed to protect households, businesses and jobs December 19th: Unite, which represents members working at Louth magnesia plant Premier Periclase, has said the Government must … Continue reading

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Unite the union Champions Cup to be rescheduled for 2022 

November 19th: In light of the current COVID-19 situation on both sides of the border, Unite the union has asked the Football Association of Ireland and the Irish Football Association to postpone the Unite the union Champions Cup tournament until 2022 and … Continue reading

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Content moderators must be protected by proposed Online Safety Legislation

Unite highlights health and safety risk posed by distressing content Responding to this week’s publication by the the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media of the report on the proposed Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill,  Unite – … Continue reading

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Unite supporting Dublin COP 26 march for Climate Justice and Just Transition on Saturday

Sharon Graham: Bord na Mona experience must act as warning Workers demand good jobs on living planet Unite, which represents workers throughout Ireland, is supporting the march for Climate Justice and Just Transition being organised in Dublin on Saturday by … Continue reading

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