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Staff at Shannon Airport face pay cuts and temporary lay-offs as passenger numbers fall

The impact of Covid-19 on the aviation and tourism sector has lead to Shannon Airport to temporarily lay off staff as well as cutting their pay.

With passenger numbers down by 96% and with economic forecasts predicting that it could take three years before normal numbers resume, all staff earning over €30,000 face a 20% pay cut in September for the next two-and-half years.

A voluntary severance scheme is to be introduced as well as career breaks of up to three years.


Investigation underway after woman is attacked with knife in Dublin

Gardaí are investigating a knife attack that occurred in Dublin city centre last night

Coombe hospital begins investigation into vaccination of family members

The board of the Coombe hospital in Dublin has ordered an independent review into how family members of employees received Covid-19 vaccines.

Level 5 restrictions to be extended until at least late February, as vaccine rollout set to ramp up

The Cabinet will next week move to extend Level 5 restrictions until late February as Taoiseach Micheál Martin promised a “very significant...
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