National News

Garda strike ban breaches EU law

February 6, 2019

The failure to give Gardaí the legal right to strike action has left Ireland in violation of the European Social Charter, according to the body responsible for monitoring countries compliance, the European Committee of Social Rights.

Opinion

Dublin Bus strike leaves students stranded

September 28, 2016

Recent Dublin Bus strikes have left many commuters without service. As someone who relies on the company on a daily basis, Aoife Marnell discusses how the bus strikes have affected her and how the bus strikes have caused more of an inconvenience than anything else.

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Features

Striking during Centenary derailed support for Luas workers

April 6, 2016

As in Dublin, public opinion towards these public transport workers soured pretty quickly. Angela Merkel echoed the thejournal.ie’s poll in saying that workers have the right to strike but that right should be used responsibly, that there was a “common responsibility” for the union and company to reach a compromise.