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# annual-leave - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

'They're effectively stealing annual holidays': Dublin Bus drivers ordered to take annual leave during Covid-19 crisis

Richard Boyd Barrett said he believes the policy being implemented is “hugely unfair”.

# annual-leave - Thursday 1 March, 2018

HSE staff won't have to work back emergency leave taken during storm

Simon Harris said employees will receive emergency leave with pay.

# annual-leave - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Ryanair tells pilots they will likely have to take all their annual leave in first three months of next year

The memo to staff comes following a tumultuous month at the airline.

# annual-leave - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

UCD referendum to be held for impeachment of Students' Union president Katie Ascough

Last month, Ascough pulled abortion information from a fresher’s magazine.

# annual-leave - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'Counterproductive' - union dismayed at cash-strapped Bus Éireann's plans to cut overtime

The dire financial situation at the State-owned bus company is such that it could be declared insolvent within 18 months.

# annual-leave - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they're long-term sick

You can also carry over the leave you’ve build up, for up to 15 months.

# annual-leave - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Do you take all your annual leave? Over half of Irish people don't

Yet 8 out of 10 of us think everyone should take their full holiday allowance.

# annual-leave - Thursday 25 September, 2014

# annual-leave - Thursday 5 September, 2013

15 per cent of Irish workers don’t take their allotted holiday allowance Work Hard Play Hard This post contains a poll

15 per cent of Irish workers don’t take their allotted holiday allowance

A survey finds that Irish workers feeling the strain of holding down a job as well as work pressures is contributing to them not taking their holidays.

# annual-leave - Friday 16 November, 2012

The Irish work more hours - and get fewer holidays, survey says

A global poll by Expedia has revealed that the average Irish person gets 21 days off a year – less than the European average.

# annual-leave - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Bus Eireann seeking savings of €20m, but no redundancies... yet

Reduction in overtime, changes to sick leave and annual leave, and an increase in working hours are all on the table for Bus Éireann workers.

# annual-leave - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Do you take all your holiday leave? Work-life Balance This post contains a poll

Do you take all your holiday leave?

Survey claims that over half of respondents didn’t take all their annual leave days because they were too busy or under too much pressure at work.

# annual-leave - Thursday 29 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Ireland 'third-worst place to live in Europe', says British study Quality Of Life

Ireland 'third-worst place to live in Europe', says British study

A survey of ten countries, most of them in Western Europe, puts Ireland third-from-last – largely because of the weather.

# annual-leave - Thursday 8 September, 2011

HSE promises review of consultants' 'paid year off' before retirement

Around 450 consultants are entitled to a full year of annual leave, fully paid, in the year before their retirement.

# annual-leave - Monday 15 August, 2011

Overtime may be axed in €1.7m Dublin Fire Brigade budget shortfall Exclusive

Concerns raised over capacity of capital’s fire brigade to cope with proposed cuts to training, overtime and annual leave.

# annual-leave - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# annual-leave - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Op-ed: The civil service should be run as if it were a company

Simon Cunnane, a reader of, has been following the commentary on civil servants’ ‘privilege days’ – and believes those running it could learn a little from the management style of Henry Ford.

Privilege days case might lead Howlin to tackle all public sector leave

After plan to abolish two privilege days for civil servants was rejected yesterday, Government may look to make savings across a broader section of public servants.

# annual-leave - Monday 21 March, 2011

Civil servants hold onto their two 'privilege days'

The days – taken at Easter and Christmas – date back to pre-Independence days.