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The board and management of Bus Éireann are today expected to consider whether to press ahead with unilateral cuts to staff pay.

It follows the collapse of talks at the Workplace Relations Commission aimed at resolving the financial crisis at the company. 

Union representatives have blamed management for the breakdown of the talks and warned that any unilateral cuts would lead to an all-out indefinite strike.

 

Two men have been arrested after the body of a man in his 40s was found near a truck stop in Fermoy, Co Cork.

A second man in his 30s was injured in the incident and was brought to Cork University Hospital, where his injuries are described as non-life-threatening.

The two men being held, aged in their late 20s and early 40s, were arrested at the scene and are being questioned at Fermoy and Mallow Garda Stations.

 

Gardaí have released a man who was arrested on Sunday evening in connection with a fatal stabbing in Tallaght at the weekend.

Graham McKeever, 32, died at an apartment on Deerpark Avenue, off the Kiltipper Road. 

Gardaí were called to the apartment and discovered Mr McKeever at around 4.30am on Saturday.

The man, who is in his 40s, was released without charge and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

 

 

Today's Weather 

Mostly cloudy today, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, persistent in places, especially in parts of Leinster and Connacht and north Munster, turning heavy later today, but more patchy in south Munster. Hill and coastal fog also.

Maximum temperatures will range from 8 or 9 degrees in the north to 12 or 13 degrees in parts of the south, in mostly moderate westerly winds, fresh along south and southwest coasts.