Ryanair strike could still go ahead

IMPACT says it wants to meet Ryanair sooner rather than later to see if Wednesday's planned strike action by pilots can be called off.

The airline wants to meet representatives on Tuesday and the union says it won't know if the strike will go ahead until after this meeting.

Ryanair said on Friday it would recognise unions but IMPACT says further clarifications are needed.

The union's Niall Shanahan says the decision not to call off a strike until the first meeting is quite normal: