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#Talks

# talks - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Why is it taking longer than expected to announce the Cabinet reshuffle?
# In No Hurry
# In No Hurry

Why is it taking longer than expected to announce the Cabinet reshuffle?

Jul 9th 2014, 4:05 PM 8,919 Views 30 Comments

Analysis: Sources on all sides of the talks between Enda Kenny and Joan Burton insist there is nothing untoward about the delay.

# talks - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

LRC to present proposals in South Dublin County Council dispute
# Talks
# Talks

LRC to present proposals in South Dublin County Council dispute

Jul 8th 2014, 10:52 PM 7,103 Views 4 Comments

Ongoing industrial dispute centres on pay cuts to council staff.

Council workers in South Dublin say today's LRC talks are the 'last chance' before a strike
# Talks
# Talks

Council workers in South Dublin say today's LRC talks are the 'last chance' before a strike

Jul 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,649 Views 8 Comments

IMPACT says a work stoppage will be held on Thursday if no agreement is made.

# talks - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Unionist parties all walk out of Stormont talks in protest over parade block
# Orange Order
# Orange Order

Unionist parties all walk out of Stormont talks in protest over parade block

Jul 3rd 2014, 8:15 PM 18,092 Views 169 Comments

They called the talks “fruitless” after a contentious parade in north Belfast was blocked.

Emergency talks look for ways to halt worst outbreak of Ebola in history
# West Africa
# West Africa

Emergency talks look for ways to halt worst outbreak of Ebola in history

Jul 3rd 2014, 6:18 PM 13,836 Views 17 Comments

A suggestion that untested vaccines should be used has attracted controversy.

# talks - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Ukraine's new president wants to talk to Russian rebels
# Rebel Rebel
# Rebel Rebel

Ukraine's new president wants to talk to Russian rebels

Jun 22nd 2014, 2:07 PM 3,950 Views 51 Comments

Petro Poroshenko’s initiative follows his announcement on Friday of a week-long unilateral ceasefire in the government’s 10-week campaign against pro-Russian rebels.

# talks - Monday 16 June, 2014

European gas shortage looms after Russia cuts Ukraine's gas
# Pipeline
# Pipeline

European gas shortage looms after Russia cuts Ukraine's gas

Jun 16th 2014, 6:35 PM 10,431 Views 74 Comments

Last-ditch talks failed to resolve a price dispute.

# talks - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Union withdraws from Irish Rail talks as 'no serious attempts made to address concerns'
# NBRU
# NBRU

Union withdraws from Irish Rail talks as 'no serious attempts made to address concerns'

Jun 14th 2014, 4:45 PM 7,110 Views 39 Comments

However, the National Bus and Rail Union said strike action is not yet on the table.

# talks - Thursday 5 June, 2014

LRC to chair Bausch and Lomb talks
# Bausch And Lomb
# Bausch And Lomb

LRC to chair Bausch and Lomb talks

Jun 5th 2014, 8:49 PM 5,459 Views 10 Comments

The talks are being held with a view to reaching agreement on a plan to keep the plant open and secure its future.

# talks - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

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

Jun 4th 2014, 8:28 AM 6,292 Views 74 Comments

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

# talks - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Taoiseach supports Juncker saying he is a strong candidate for presidency
# Leader Battle
# Leader Battle

Taoiseach supports Juncker saying he is a strong candidate for presidency

May 28th 2014, 10:04 AM 6,208 Views 53 Comments

Enda Kenny denied reports that he is tipped as a backup for EC chief role saying Juncker is the EPP’s formal candidate.

IMPACT accepts Aer Lingus invitation to talks but says it's probably too late
# Strike
# Strike

IMPACT accepts Aer Lingus invitation to talks but says it's probably too late

May 28th 2014, 8:51 AM 4,719 Views 26 Comments

Strike action by cabin crew is due to take place this Friday.

# talks - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Kenny and Gilmore off to Brussels to discuss outcome of European elections
# Fallout
# Fallout

Kenny and Gilmore off to Brussels to discuss outcome of European elections

May 27th 2014, 9:26 AM 4,919 Views 27 Comments

The European leaders will discuss the impact of the election results as well as the Ukraine crisis.

# talks - Thursday 10 April, 2014

On this day in 1998 the Good Friday Agreement was signed
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

On this day in 1998 the Good Friday Agreement was signed

Apr 10th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,693 Views 22 Comments

Today marks the 16th anniversary of the signing of the historic Good Friday Agreement, the most important step towards achieving peace in Northern Ireland.

# talks - Monday 10 March, 2014

Taoiseach Enda Kenny to meet Prime Minister David Cameron in the UK
# Let's Get Together
# Let's Get Together

Taoiseach Enda Kenny to meet Prime Minister David Cameron in the UK

Mar 10th 2014, 6:15 AM 4,602 Views 36 Comments

While in the UK, Kenny will also attend the Champ St Patrick’s Day Reception in Westminster.

# talks - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis
# Crimea
# Crimea

Tánaiste to meet EU foreign ministers for emergency talks on Ukraine crisis

Mar 2nd 2014, 5:59 PM 5,753 Views 103 Comments

Gilmore said Russia is obliged to respect Ukraine’s independence.

# talks - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Work stoppages to take place at Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports
# Pensions
# Pensions

Work stoppages to take place at Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports

Feb 27th 2014, 10:00 PM 23,667 Views 81 Comments

The union said this was due to the “refusal” of the companies to engage in meaningful talks over a pension dispute.

# talks - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Nuclear talks back on in Vienna --- but little optimism a deal can be agreed
# Curbs
# Curbs

Nuclear talks back on in Vienna --- but little optimism a deal can be agreed

Feb 18th 2014, 7:46 AM 3,048 Views 10 Comments

Iran and six world powers are hoping to reach a final deal on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme.

# talks - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Both sides in Syrian dispute told: 'Spend some time apart'
# Civil War
# Civil War

Both sides in Syrian dispute told: 'Spend some time apart'

Feb 15th 2014, 1:36 PM 3,847 Views 12 Comments

Talks in Geneva have ended with no agreement and no date for a third round of negotiations set.

# talks - Monday 10 February, 2014

Those guilty of torture in Ukraine must be held to account, says Gilmore
# Talks
# Talks

Those guilty of torture in Ukraine must be held to account, says Gilmore

Feb 10th 2014, 7:58 AM 5,036 Views 11 Comments

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is to meet with foreign ministers in Brussels today to discuss unrest in Ukraine, Syria and the Central African Republic.

# talks - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

# talks - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

AIB silent over bonus plan for top executives, government says policy hasn't changed
# Pay
# Pay

AIB silent over bonus plan for top executives, government says policy hasn't changed

Jan 28th 2014, 12:37 PM 5,982 Views 32 Comments

AIB declined to comment if they held discussions with government about changing compensation policy for top bankers.

# talks - Monday 27 January, 2014

Dictatorship to democracy: Syrian opposition wants Assad to leave power
# Peace Talks
# Peace Talks

Dictatorship to democracy: Syrian opposition wants Assad to leave power

Jan 27th 2014, 9:59 AM 3,618 Views 20 Comments

Opposition forces wants a transitional government to be formed, but Assad’s regime says his role in not up for debate.

# talks - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Rough start to Syria talks as both sides dig in but have yet to meet
# No Peace
# No Peace

Rough start to Syria talks as both sides dig in but have yet to meet

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:36 PM 3,421 Views 32 Comments

Syrian officials branded the opposition as traitors and insisted Assad will not give up power.

# talks - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Fractured Syrian opposition agrees to join peace talks
# Geneva II
# Geneva II

Fractured Syrian opposition agrees to join peace talks

Jan 18th 2014, 6:14 PM 4,975 Views 13 Comments

The brutal conflict has killed 130,000 people and made millions homeless since 2011. Talks are set to get under way next Wednesday.

# talks - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Martin McGuinness urges Enda Kenny and David Cameron to endorse Haass proposals
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Martin McGuinness urges Enda Kenny and David Cameron to endorse Haass proposals

Jan 12th 2014, 11:28 AM 6,928 Views 79 Comments

Sinn Féin approved the Haass recommendations yesterday.

# talks - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

TDs head to Iran to discuss trade, human rights and the nuclear programme
# On A Mission
# On A Mission

TDs head to Iran to discuss trade, human rights and the nuclear programme

Jan 7th 2014, 10:26 AM 5,887 Views 43 Comments

A delegation from the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee are departing for Tehran later this week.

# talks - Friday 3 January, 2014

South Sudan peace talks open as battles rage
# Unrest
# Unrest

South Sudan peace talks open as battles rage

Jan 3rd 2014, 3:35 PM 4,630 Views 7 Comments

The violence has forced around 200,000 people to flee their homes, while 57,000 are seeking refuge with UN peacekeepers.

# talks - Thursday 2 January, 2014

"This is a compromise" - Adams urges parties to accept Haass agreement
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

"This is a compromise" - Adams urges parties to accept Haass agreement

Jan 2nd 2014, 11:46 AM 9,744 Views 85 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader has called on all parties to “grasp the opportunity” and reach a deal on contentious issues.

# talks - Monday 30 December, 2013

Negotiations to resume as Northern Ireland talks near deadline
# Richard Haass
# Richard Haass

Negotiations to resume as Northern Ireland talks near deadline

Dec 30th 2013, 7:27 AM 4,531 Views 9 Comments

The talks are on new arrangements for holding parades, flying flags and dealing with the legacy of past violence in the North.

# talks - Sunday 29 December, 2013

White House says Northern Ireland talks are at 'critical juncture'
# Fragile Negotiation
# Fragile Negotiation

White House says Northern Ireland talks are at 'critical juncture'

Dec 29th 2013, 7:21 PM 6,428 Views 46 Comments

Intensive talks will begin again at 6am tomorrow with a deadline set for 12 noon.

# talks - Saturday 28 December, 2013

NI talks with US diplomat Haass to resume today
# Belfast
# Belfast

NI talks with US diplomat Haass to resume today

Dec 28th 2013, 7:31 AM 3,543 Views 15 Comments

Richard Haass is returning to Northern Ireland after he left Belfast on Christmas Eve as no agreement could be met.

# talks - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Haass talks with NI parties fail to reach consensus, but Gilmore says agreement is essential
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Haass talks with NI parties fail to reach consensus, but Gilmore says agreement is essential

Dec 24th 2013, 1:12 PM 7,567 Views 54 Comments

After eight hours of discussions, the all-party talks on some of Northern Ireland’s most sensitive issues broke down.

# talks - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Taoiseach briefs Dáil ahead of EU Summit tomorrow
# Talks
# Talks

Taoiseach briefs Dáil ahead of EU Summit tomorrow

Dec 18th 2013, 7:00 PM 3,255 Views 15 Comments

Enda Kenny is in Belgium tomorrow to attend the first EU Summit since Ireland’s exit of the bailout.

# talks - Saturday 30 November, 2013

ESB unions in public spat with management over 'protective notice'
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

ESB unions in public spat with management over 'protective notice'

Nov 30th 2013, 12:42 PM 12,421 Views 105 Comments

Notice of industrial action was served on management yesterday, and customers have been told to expect power outages.

# talks - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Unite: ‘Insufficient progress made to defer notice of industrial action on ESB’
# Talks
# Talks

Unite: ‘Insufficient progress made to defer notice of industrial action on ESB’

Nov 28th 2013, 11:05 PM 11,019 Views 179 Comments

The group of unions representing ESB workers said they would be proceeding with serving strike action notice tomorrow at 2pm.

# talks - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Iran deal wins praise, amid warnings next steps will be tougher
# Nuclear Talks
# Nuclear Talks

Iran deal wins praise, amid warnings next steps will be tougher

Nov 24th 2013, 6:50 PM 5,142 Views 25 Comments

After almost a decade of stalemate, three rounds of negotiations since September led to a pre-dawn interim deal in Geneva.

# talks - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Top world diplomats in 'homestretch' for Iran nuclear deal
# Talks
# Talks

Top world diplomats in 'homestretch' for Iran nuclear deal

Nov 23rd 2013, 10:06 AM 3,672 Views 19 Comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva for the talks today.

# talks - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Iran hits back at US over nuclear talks failure
# Geneva Talks
# Geneva Talks

Iran hits back at US over nuclear talks failure

Nov 12th 2013, 9:51 AM 4,044 Views 45 Comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday that Iran had baulked at a proposed deal just as world powers were set to sign up to it.