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Workers Rights Welcome Centre in Tralee

The opening of a new Workers Rights Welcome Centre in Tralee, Co. Kerry, in December 2016.

SIPTU members strike action at Tim Hastings Volkswagen enters third week

The strike action by SIPTU members at Tim Hastings Volkswagen in Westport, County Mayo, entered its second week today (Friday, 17th February) with the workers preparing for a major escalation of their campaign. Read More

SIPTU warns Bus Éireann at WRC it will not facilitate the destruction of public transport

SIPTU representatives attending a meeting of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) today (Friday, 17th February) to discuss the Bus Éireann dispute took the opportunity to inform management that the union will not facilitate its savage attack on public bus services. Read More

SIPTU members in Cork County Council vote for strike action

SIPTU members in Cork County Council have voted by three to one in favour of strike action in a dispute resulting from the refusal of management to engage with the workforce planning process and recruit more staff to adequately delivery statutory services. Read More

Supporting Quality Campaign

SIPTU activists and organisers discuss the importance of the Supporting Quality Campaign

Heartbreak - Emmet Kirwan

Powerful social commentary from poet Emmet Kirwan. 

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President Higgins praises inspirational Irish Citizen Army in new charity calendar. READ MORE

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1916 Easter Rising commemorations

During 2016, SIPTU hosted a major programme of cultural events to commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising. The events included concerts, drama and plaque unveilings which focused on the central role of the trade union movement in the revolutionary period in Ireland.