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From TheJournal.ie Gate Theatre issues statement in wake of claims of abuse of power and harassment HR

Gate Theatre issues statement in wake of claims of abuse of power and harassment

It has set up a process to allow employees to raise their concerns in confidence.

From TheJournal.ie Irish writers are pushing boundaries with books featuring abortion and marriage break-ups Fighting Words

Irish writers are pushing boundaries with books featuring abortion and marriage break-ups

We talked to authors and people in the trade about how commercial fiction is tackling tough issues.

From TheJournal.ie Boom times have made Madagascar the centre of the global vanilla trade - but it's not necessarily all a good thing Vanilla Skies This post contains videos

Boom times have made Madagascar the centre of the global vanilla trade - but it's not necessarily all a good thing

The country’s limited infrastructure has struggled to cope with the rise in crime that has gone hand-in-hand with demand for the spice.

From TheJournal.ie How the illusion of being self-employed leaves thousands of Irish workers unprotected Self-employed

How the illusion of being self-employed leaves thousands of Irish workers unprotected

Millions of euro is lost each year from missed PRSI payments.

From TheJournal.ie Car insurance is up 100% for some drivers. What's going on? Opinion

Car insurance is up 100% for some drivers. What's going on?

We can’t have high awards and low motor insurance premiums, writes Caeva O’Callaghan.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish film about a Cuban drag artist is wowing people across the world Viva

This Irish film about a Cuban drag artist is wowing people across the world

We spoke to its director, Paddy Breathnach.

From TheJournal.ie Google Glass is quietly making a comeback but not in the way you'd expect New Attempt

Google Glass is quietly making a comeback but not in the way you'd expect

It’s thinking more about functionality instead of style.

From TheJournal.ie Australia asks child abuse victims of celebrity entertainers to come forward Historical

Australia asks child abuse victims of celebrity entertainers to come forward

The action follows Operation Yewtree in the United Kingdom.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: There's a good reason for the private-public sector pay gap Trade Union

Opinion: There's a good reason for the private-public sector pay gap

Pay rates differ depending on the job you do, the skills you have, the responsibility you hold… the list goes on.

From TheJournal.ie 44% of Irish workers admit to having been drunk at work Drunk On The Job

44% of Irish workers admit to having been drunk at work

That means there’s probably someone drunk in your job right now.

From TheJournal.ie There are one million app jobs in Europe right now, and Apple is taking credit for half of them App-ortunity

There are one million app jobs in Europe right now, and Apple is taking credit for half of them

The company says that just under 500,000 European jobs were directly attributable to the App Store.

From TheJournal.ie Hiring out greyhound stadia as film sets could help the industry's money woes Not Gone To The Dogs

Hiring out greyhound stadia as film sets could help the industry's money woes

This is just one of the many recommendations in a new report published by the Department of Agriculture.

From TheJournal.ie Factory gate prices fall by 3.1 per cent in March Manufacturing

Factory gate prices fall by 3.1 per cent in March

However, the price paid for dairy products rose by 12.6 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Is Augmented Reality here to stay this time? Altered Vision

Is Augmented Reality here to stay this time?

The technology has been around for years, but after a false start, 2014 could be the year it finally makes a breakthrough.

From TheJournal.ie 'Potentially serious impact for customers' as ESB workers vote for strike action Industrial Action

'Potentially serious impact for customers' as ESB workers vote for strike action

The ESB Group of Unions will meet on Friday to decide on the next step after 87.5 per cent voted for industrial action over a pension dispute.

From TheJournal.ie The 10 simplest brands in the world... Consumers

The 10 simplest brands in the world...

…And why that simplicity is one factor in their success.

From TheJournal.ie Average weekly earnings fall in seven out of 13 categories Cso Stats

Average weekly earnings fall in seven out of 13 categories

The largest decrease, of around seven euro a week, was recorded in the hospitality sector. The largest increase was in construction.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Arann pilots to strike next week Strike

Aer Arann pilots to strike next week

The Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (IALPA) voted by a 91% margin to begin strike action next Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Whistleblowers could get up to five years' pay if dismissed unfairly Whistleblowers

Whistleblowers could get up to five years' pay if dismissed unfairly

Newly-published bill concerning employees who report wrongdoing outlines extra measures to protect them.

From TheJournal.ie Pay for most Irish workers fell between December and March Pay

Pay for most Irish workers fell between December and March

Overall pay rose by 0.4pc, according to Eurostat – but if you don’t work in a professional industry, it probably fell.

From TheJournal.ie Eight die in new Bangladesh garment factory tragedy Bangladesh

Eight die in new Bangladesh garment factory tragedy

The owner of the Tung Hai sweater factory was among the victims.

From TheJournal.ie Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda recall 3.4 million cars worldwide Vroom Vroom

Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda recall 3.4 million cars worldwide

The four giant Japanese carmakers cited the same malfunction in the passenger-side airbags, leading to the massive recall.

From TheJournal.ie Second set of horsemeat tests published by FSAI Horsemeat

Second set of horsemeat tests published by FSAI

The results showed the presence of horsemeat in two products that had already been withdrawn from the market.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 8,500 days lost in 2012 to industrial disputes Industrial Disputes

Almost 8,500 days lost in 2012 to industrial disputes

Two disputes in the industry sector accounted for 72 per cent of the days lost last year.

From TheJournal.ie Manufacturing sector growth weakened during December Exports

Manufacturing sector growth weakened during December

December marked the eighth consecutive month of growth for the industry – although it was at a slower pace.

From TheJournal.ie December retail sales 'up for first time in five years' Shopping

December retail sales 'up for first time in five years'

Retail Excellence Ireland says this weekend wasn’t as manic as expected, but was very productive.

From TheJournal.ie More than 30 jobs to be created by eReading company in Dublin Jobswatch

More than 30 jobs to be created by eReading company in Dublin

Kobo is to set up a software development centre in Dublin creating the highly-skilled jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Workers protest 'deathtrap' factories Bangladesh

Workers protest 'deathtrap' factories

Meanwhile, a second blaze broke out a 12-storey factory building, sparking new wave of panic.

From TheJournal.ie Ford's British van factory set to close: reports Motors

Ford's British van factory set to close: reports

Around 500 jobs potentially at stake should the Southampton factory close.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa McInerney: Does wearing make-up mean you're shallow? Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Does wearing make-up mean you're shallow?

“When it comes to aesthetic assistance, women in particular run the risk of being damned if they do, and damned if they don’t.”

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Web Summit: Credit and debit cards could become a thing of the past Web Summit

Dublin Web Summit: Credit and debit cards could become a thing of the past

In the future people will want to be able to make payments directly from their current account using their phone, rather than a card, the Dublin Web Summit heard today.

From TheJournal.ie Guidelines issued on relationships between doctors and industry Guidance

Guidelines issued on relationships between doctors and industry

The President of the Medical Council said that the public needs to be confident that their doctor’s professional opinion is not influenced by marketing or promotional activities.

From TheJournal.ie Kerry Group to create 800 jobs over next three years Jobswatch

Kerry Group to create 800 jobs over next three years

The number is set to rise to 900 in 2016 with an additional 400 construction jobs created to construct the new campus in Naas, Co Kildare.

From TheJournal.ie New stats show Ireland's industrial output on the rise Irish Economy

New stats show Ireland's industrial output on the rise

Separate figures from the CSO and MarkIt show Ireland’s industrial production and manufacturing output to have grown.

From TheJournal.ie Are you 'shovel ready'? 11 bits of jargon you didn't want to know Buzzwords This post contains images

Are you 'shovel ready'? 11 bits of jargon you didn't want to know

Going on a “client journey”? Looking for the “USP? Planning a “mind share”? Then you’ll know what all this lot are on about…

From TheJournal.ie Irish company to produce medical device invented at UL Good News

Irish company to produce medical device invented at UL

The device will help improve success rates in angioplasty procedures.

From TheJournal.ie Manufacturers report highest increase in new business for 10 months Manufacturing

Manufacturers report highest increase in new business for 10 months

NCB’s Purchasing Managers Index says the rate of new business rose in March 2012, the fastest growth since May 2011.

Watch: A Lego factory made entirely out of Lego Build It This post contains videos

Watch: A Lego factory made entirely out of Lego

This impressive mini Lego sorting plant actually works – and has its very own production line.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Of course we have recession fatigue - with added VAT Opinion

Column: Of course we have recession fatigue - with added VAT

Government ministers were falling over themselves in June to tell us that a VAT reduction for the hospitality sector would create jobs – so what do they reckon a VAT increase to 23 per cent elsewhere will do?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should 'junk' food and drink ads aimed at children be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should 'junk' food and drink ads aimed at children be banned?

The public is being asked by the national broadcasting watchdog to decide how food and drink should be marketed to children. Have your say on the proposals on ‘junk’ products…

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