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# impact - Friday 27 June, 2014

Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education?

That’s what an Australian expert told Irish education professionals at a lecture today.

# impact - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact

The Pfizer survey also found that 31% of adults have neither private insurance nor a medical card.

# impact - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Strike action at South Dublin County Council deferred after LRC intervention

Further industrial action, which resulted in the closure of council offices, was planned for tomorrow.

Special needs assistants unsure if they will have work in September

The overall number of SNAs are up, but some schools have lost out on hours.

# impact - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

South Dublin County Council offices close in strike over pay cuts

The offices will be closed today and on Thursday.

# impact - Friday 20 June, 2014

Hospital workers ballot in support of industrial ballot, but might not affect services

The action involves five hospitals in the Limerick group.

# impact - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Winged: Aer Lingus profits could be down by 20% after strike

The Airline said this morning that it expects operating profit to drop by as much as 20% because of the work stoppage

It's safe to book a flight with Aer Lingus this summer, says union

Impact trade union said if today’s Labour Court recommendation is accepted, there will be “industrial peace”.

# impact - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off

One of the unions involved in Labour Court talks said today that progress had been made and so the two strike days have been deferred.

Aer Lingus and Impact are sitting down this morning to try to sort out all their differences

The two will attend the Labour court in attempt to settle a long-running dispute over rosters.

# impact - Monday 9 June, 2014

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet for Labour Court talks

The union and airline are engaged in a dispute that centres on rosters, which cabin crew want changed.

Varadkar: LRC stands ready to settle Aer Lingus row ahead of threatened strike

Two more days of strike action are being threatened by cabin crew staff in a row over rosters.

# impact - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Further strike action at Aer Lingus a "matter of grave concern"

Impact staff at the airline are to issue management with notice of two further one-day strikes.

# impact - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today

The removal of discounted flight privileges will be raised at today’s meeting.

# impact - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Council workers in South Dublin are working to rule today

Their union say that their pay has been cut unilaterally.

Aer Lingus strike to take place on Friday

The cabin crew have expressed regret that the dispute about rosters has led to strike action.

# impact - Friday 16 May, 2014

Impact: We want more pay... as long as the economy can handle it

The public service union will only seek increased pay if the government reaches deficit targets.

# impact - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

New workers' rights legislation could lead to practices 'outlawed' in other countries

However, it has been welcomed by Ibec, who believe it will help Ireland to continue to attract foreign direct investment.

# impact - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Aer Lingus cabin crew are going on strike at the start of the June bank holiday weekend

The work stoppage will take place on Friday 30 May.

# impact - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Varadkar: I am pretty sick of Aer Lingus workers threatening to go on strike

Workers at Aer Lingus have said that strike action is “very likely” amid a row over “onerous” working hours placed on cabin crews.

# impact - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Council stresses that Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance review has not been suspended

Instead, the results of the separate National Ambulance Service Review will be taken into account.

# impact - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The42 Ulster's Gilroy clocking his fastest times ever as best form remains elusive Impact

Ulster's Gilroy clocking his fastest times ever as best form remains elusive

The Ireland international wing is hoping that tomorrow’s clash with Saracens will give him the chance to impress.

# impact - Friday 28 March, 2014

Aer Lingus paid its chief executive €1.5m in 2013

The annual report also outlines cost savings of €30 million are to be introduced.

# impact - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From The42 'We have a very player-driven environment, I’m just one small cog' - Joe Schmidt Champion

'We have a very player-driven environment, I’m just one small cog' - Joe Schmidt

Ireland’s head coach refused to accept the credit after guiding Ireland to their Six Nations triumph.

# impact - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Alcohol Forum says alcohol is wreaking havoc on communities around Ireland

Alcohol’s harm to others will be discussed at Alcohol Awareness Week at the end of the month.

# impact - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From The42 Jack McGrath ready for Six Nations start after excelling in scrummaging practice Impact

Jack McGrath ready for Six Nations start after excelling in scrummaging practice

The 24-year-old loosehead prop has been impressive off the bench and in training for Ireland.

# impact - Monday 10 February, 2014

Firefighters want compensation if attacked on the job

SIPTU says this compensation already exists in many professions.

# impact - Monday 20 January, 2014

IMPACT: Food exports could be hit by industrial action at Department of Agriculture

Over 600 technical staff at the Department of Agriculture intend to cause ‘administrative inconvenience to management’ from today.

# impact - Monday 13 January, 2014

Lack of isolation room regulation puts children with autism at risk of 'serious abuse'

A number of organisations have expressed concern over this morning’s revelations that withdrawal rooms are being used inappropriately, and has prompted calls for a government investigation.

# impact - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Budget 2014 had greatest impact on low-income groups

A new look at budgets from 2009 to 2014 by the ESRI shows that the lowest impact of next year’s budget was on some middle income groups.

# impact - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

IMPACT warns Bord na Mona merger would give Coillte a 'weak voice'

The agency is set to merge with Bord na Mona instead of its harvesting rights being sold off.

Gilmore: Public will "have no tolerance" for electricity disruption

The Tánaiste said the ESB dispute about pensions should be “resolved around the table”.

# impact - Friday 15 November, 2013

Cabin crew base closure could be averted following 5am talks breakthrough

The proposals will be put to IMPACT’s cabin crew committee at lunchtime.

# impact - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Guidelines for helping save money on health technologies are updated

The HIQA guidelines help healthcare professionals determine the financial implications of new technology.

'Some progress' in talks on closure of Shannon cabin crew base

Discussions between union representatives and Aer Lingus management went on till around midnight last night.

# impact - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Aer Lingus and IMPACT to meet with LRC over Shannon job losses

The commission said the meeting will centre solely around plans to close a cabin crew base in Shannon and not yesterday’s results of a ballot for industrial action.

# impact - Monday 4 November, 2013

Aer Lingus cabin crew vote in favour of industrial action

The ballot by IMPACT includes strike action but the branch committee will now meet over the next few days to consider the appropriate course of action.

# impact - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Aer Lingus to close Shannon cabin crew base that employs 87

It follows a dispute with the IMPACT trade union on staffing levels for new transatlantic services.

# impact - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Demonstration over special needs education to go ahead today

The planned protests over special needs education will go ahead as planned today, despite the Education Minister’s announcement yesterday, with parents saying the protest is not solely about raising awareness of the single issue of resource hours.

# impact - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Cabinet abandons plan to sell off felling rights for public forests

The planned sale of Coillte harvesting rights has been called off, with the agency now set to merge with Bord na Mona.