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# Back to Work

Last month
November 2023
Keane 'proud' of Maccabi Tel Aviv players as they return to action with European win
Keane’s side were 3-1 winners against Ukraine side Zorya Luhansk in a game held in Poland.
Actors union reaches tentative deal with Hollywood studios to end 118-day strike
A new contract agreed with studios will include higher pay and protections against the use of artificial intelligence.
This year
Helen McEntee returns as Justice Minister this week after six months maternity leave
McEntee gave birth to a boy in December and has been on maternity leave since November.
Last year
People working from home can return to offices 'on a phased basis' from next week
The move was part of the Government’s announcement this evening.
Liverpool reopen training ground after Covid outbreak
Preparations for Sunday’s FA Cup third round tie at home to Shrewsbury will resume with assistant manager Peter Krawietz taking charge of the available players.
All time
Helen McEntee returns as Justice Minister today after six months maternity leave
McEntee gave birth to a boy in April, becoming the first woman to have a baby while serving in Cabinet.
Employers demanding workers return to office could face ‘legal risk’ in cases of medical concerns
Covid-19 restrictions on non-essential work are easing from today.
Covid-19 restrictions on non-essential work are easing from today and lifting fully on 22 October.
Employers will need to engage with employees who have concerns in a "reasonable fashion", according to an employment lawyer.
Office workers have mixed feelings about returning to the workplace, Lauren Boland reports.
Has the working week changed forever? Or will it be business as usual after the pandemic?
New poll shows most office workers want to work from home 2 to 3 days per week post-pandemic
Here's how the government says it will get people get back to work
A rake of supports to help people get back to work after the pandemic was announced today.
Half of cancer patients feel diagnosis negatively impacts career, new study shows
There have been calls for a State backed back-to-work scheme for cancer patents.
New Agriculture Minister, golfgate and pub closure laws: Busy agenda as Dáil returns early from summer holidays
The Dáil was recalled early this year to deal with Covid-19 and the reopening of the country.
Number receiving Covid-19 unemployment payment drops again with 64,000 now back to work
€190.2 million worth of payments were issued to 543,200 people today.
Premier League clubs to hold training return vote on Monday
Sides could be training as early as Tuesday if the vote passes.
New rules on re-opening businesses include Covid-19 induction training for staff
A new protocol will be published tomorrow outlining rules businesses will have to adhere to when re-opening.
People on pandemic payment 'not classified as unemployed' but rate would be 16.5% if they were, says CSO
The rate would be the highest ever in the CSO’s series, dating back to 1998.
The Dáil is back today to discuss Covid-19, but there will be no vote for the next Taoiseach
TDs are to speak for over six hours on the issues later this afternoon.
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to hold a one-day policy seminar next week
The Dáil will reconvene on 5 March to discuss the European Council meeting and the Coronavirus outbreak.
Arlene Foster re-appointed First Minister as powersharing returns to Northern Ireland
A new powersharing deal was agreed by the North’s main parties last night.
'This place is home to me and I love coming home'
Peter O’Mahony is determined to put World Cup pain behind him as Munster kick off another European campaign.
'He's a fantastic human being' - Ex-Ireland midfielder Reid joins West Brom's coaching staff
The 38-year-old returns to the Baggies as assistant to caretaker head coach Jimmy Shan.
'It’s up to me to get positive results and get people smiling again'
Mick McCarthy today took his first Irish training session in 17 years.
'I’m delighted to be coming back home': Claudio Ranieri takes over at Roma
The former Fulham and Leicester City boss has been appointed by the Serie A side following Eusebio Di Francesco’s departure.
5 talking points from the first squad announcement of Mick McCarthy's second reign
The new manager named 38 players ahead of a double-header of qualifiers later this month.
Expect little upheaval as Mick McCarthy names the first Irish squad of his second spell in charge
The Irish boss will announce his squad for qualifiers against Gibraltar and Georgia later today.
Nursing pay deal set to cost €10-€15 million this year and €30-€35 million in 2020
Finance Minister Donohoe has said that the Labour Court recommendations are “consistent with the public sector stability agreement”.
Here are just some of the problems facing the Taoiseach as TDs head back to the Dáíl
In what could be Leo Varadkar’s toughest year yet, there are a number of huge issues barrelling towards him from day one.
Trams rerouted and services disrupted after passenger falls ill on Luas
Disruptions to the Green Line are ongoing.
After a 68-day break, the Dáil is back. Here's what's on the agenda
Post office closures, blasphemy and the long-delayed alcohol bill are up for debate as the Dáil resumes.
Poland's 'retired' top judge back at work as government tries to oust her
Gersdorf, 65, has refused to comply with the legislation reducing the retirement age for Supreme Court justices from 70 to 65.
People are sharing their hilarious back-to-work struggles on Twitter
Petition to bring back Christmas, please.
'You'd get sick of the sight of them': Christmas tree growers are back to work this week
While Christmas 2017 has come to an end for most of us, Christmas 2018 is just beginning for the growers.
38 points in under 30 minutes! Curry sizzles on injury return for Warriors
Steph Curry hit 10 three-pointers in the Golden State Warriors’ 141-128 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
10 people who had a bad case of The Fear this morning
No more afternoon naps.
The Back-to-Work Office Chat Bingo
It flew by.
'We have to deliver for him': Rooney hails Mourinho's winning mentality
Wayne knows which side his bread is buttered.
Messi cuts short holiday and he (and his new blonde hair) could now feature in Dublin friendly
The Catalan giants head for a training camp in England next week, before playing Celtic at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
The cabinet, including the three ministers who lost their seats, will meet tomorrow
Things might be a bit awkward for James Reilly, Alex White and Ged Nash.
Good news: Ireland is set for 1,500+ new jobs
Five companies have announced they will be creating positions.
How a 15-year-old's invention is saving lives on the streets of Dublin
Former street drinkers are being hired to manufacture a sleeping bag specially designed for homeless people.
An office worker came up with the perfect post-Christmas desk sign
“I’m on episode four of Making a Murderer, so don’t tell me s***.”
It’s National Forget Your Password Day in offices across the land
The most wonderful time of the year.