The Government is to discuss reversing pay and pension cuts for public sector workers as they prepare for the end of the "financial emergency".
The HSE has warned that it will slash funding at St James and St Vincent's hospitals from next week if they do not comply with rules on public pay.
Public servants face compulsory redundancies unless they accept a new deal on cuts in pay and pensions, the Government has warned.
Savings will be made on the public-sector wage bill "one way or another" Minister Brendan Howlin warned this morning.
Emergency services workers have vowed to step up a campaign against public sector pay cuts.
Threats by the Government to get public sector workers to agree to the new Croke Park deal won't work, according to the Unite trade union.
Cutting the public sector pay bill by a billion euro is absolutely fair, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said.
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said implementing cuts to the public service pay bill through agreement would send out a message to the world that Ireland is committed to fixing it's problems.
IMPACT's Central Executive Committee meets today to discuss the revised Croke Park Agreement.
Trade Unions are now mulling over the revised Croke Park Agreement and making up their minds on whether they will accept or reject it.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has insisted a deal to cut €1bn from the public sector pay bill is fair and proportionate.
The Association of Higher Civil and Public Servants will be recommending a 'No' vote in a ballot of its members on the proposed extension of the Croke Park Agreement.
Public sector workers face being forced to accept a €1bn savings plan after the Government warned it needed majority backing from trade unions.
The minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, has confirmed that a document proposing €1bn worth of cuts to the public sector has been handed over to unions.
It is expected a deal will be announced this morning on an extension to the Croke Park Agreement.
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, has arrived at the talks aimed at securing an extension to the Croke Park Agreement - indicating a deal is imminent.
A deal on an extension to the Croke Park Agreement is close.
One of the country's top consultants has said any further cuts in pay will have a devastating impact on the health system.
The Garda Representative Association has accused the Justice Minister Alan Shatter of being "disingenuous" over the garda pay dispute.
Gardaí will go ahead with protest actions today over the proposed cuts to their pay and allowances.
The public will not be put at risk when gardai restrict work practices and stop using their own cars and equipment for work, officials have claimed.
The Government is reported to have put forward plans to hit public servants earning more than €60,000 a year with paycuts.
The Garda Representative Association has said it has had "a very serious exchange of views" with the Garda Commissioner.
Rank-and-file gardaí will today air their grievances about cutbacks to the force when they meet the Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan in Dublin.
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has said he is confident the Government and unions can achieve a deal on the Croke Park extension that is acceptable to everyone.
Around 2,000 frontline public service workers are taking part in a rally against pay cuts in Dublin this evening.
The Garda Representative Association has said it will escalate action "incrementally" if its members pay and allowances are threatened.
Frontline workers say they expect thousands to turn out in Tallaght in Dublin this evening for a rally against pay cuts.
Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan has said he will meet rank-and-file garda representatives after they said today that he was unaware of the impact of pay cuts and lack of resources.
SIPTU is to ballot fire fighters for industrial action if the Department of Environment pushes through cost-saving measures.
The executive committee of the 24/7 Frontline Services Alliance is to meet today, to consider how to proceed if cuts in basic pay, premiums or allowances are not taken off the table at dicussions on the Croke Park extension.
Labour Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has today insisted that hiring 1,000 nurses on 80% of the previous starting salary is the right thing to do.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has said it is determined to continue its boycott of a new nursing graduate scheme.
Plans for targeted voluntary redundancies for more than 2,000 public sector workers will be brought to Cabinet today.
Justice Minister Alan Shatter has said there is no question of a confrontation with judges over their working conditions.
The Health Service Executive aims to cut 4,000 staff this year as part of its plans to make savings of €721m, it was announced today.
Nurses are staging a protest at Croke Park in Dublin this morning against what they call the exploitation of new entrants.
Fianna Fáil is calling on the Government to clarify why some highly paid civil servants will be paying significantly less in PRSI in January, compared to ordinary workers.
The General Secretary of the Civil and Public Services Union has said he is at a loss as to how further savings can be made at the lower end of the public sector.
Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin said today that he has received legal advice that increments for public servants are part of their core pay.
Some public sector workers have earned up to a sixth more than people employed with private firms, it emerged today.
Transport Minister Leo Varadkar said today that he is withholding €36m from CIE until it delivers a series of reforms.
Tánaiste Eamonn Gilmore has today refused to say how much will be saved by cutting allowances for current public sector workers.
The country's largest union has issued a warning to the Government regarding changes to public-sector allowances.
Pressure is continuing to mount on the Government today regarding pay increments for public sector workers.
Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin has said that he has been advised that he cannot block pay rises for high earners in the public service.
Up to 8,000 public sector redundancies are due to be sought, ministers have said today.
The head of the Irish trade union movement has today admitted that the public sector allowance system is outdated.
A number of Fine Gael backbenchers have expressed disquiet at the coalition's ditching of plans to cut public service allowances.
The Government has failed in its target to save €75m in a slash-and-burn of public sector pay bonuses.
Union leaders have warned that Government plans to outsource services in the public sector could end up costing the state more.
Average weekly earnings in the public sector are up 2.8% in the last year.
A Siptu spokesman has today criticised new proposals from the HSE aimed at cutting costs in the health sector.
Around 300,000 public servants are to have their sick leave entitlements cut by half, it was announced today.
Minister for the Environment and Local Government Phil Hogan said today that efficiencies are needed at local government level when it comes to managing cities.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has said it will consult its members on their next move if pay or allowances are cut.
The country's largest public service trade union IMPACT has said that it does not accept new proposals to cut sick pay entitlements for civil servants.
Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin has insisted any cuts to public sector allowances will be made in the context of the Croke Park Agreement.
The trade union Impact has defended the rate of reform under the Croke Park Agreement.
The man behind the report from An Bord Snip Nua is warning of a "high probability" that Ireland will need more financial help once our current bailout runs out.