Then minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte with Liam Duggan, business development director of Capita Ireland, announcing details of Eircode, Ireland’s new national postcode system, earlier this year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Households will not have to change their address or face mandatory charges when the new postcode system is introduced next May, TDs and Senators have (...)

A file image showing work in progress on the Newlands Cross flyover.

Motorists travelling south and west out of Dublin as well as commuters to and from Kildare will benefit from the new Newlands Cross flyover that was o(...)

 On certain roads, including  the M7 Portlaoise toll road (above) the charge is set to rise by 10 cent for goods vehicles, while cars and motorcycles will see no increase. The highest toll will be €6.10 for a four-axle vehicle.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Truckers have said there will be further blockades of the ports and motorways if the Government goes ahead with increases in allowable toll charges f(...)

Iarnród Éireann says the difficulty is caused by the seasonal fall of leaves on the line, particularly in wet weather, when the rolling action of passing wheels compresses them, causing a greasy “mulch” to cover the rail

Falling leaves and floods are combining to upset Iarnród Éireann’s intercity and Dart timetables, with commuters complaining that they have been dela(...)

Mourners at the funeral of Brian Farrell at the Church of the Holy Cross, Dundrum this morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 4:23

Former broadcaster Brian Farrell was a family man who enjoyed a pint and a song in west Clare, and attempts with his children to dam streams in the Du(...)

The flyover junction at Newlands Cross on the N7

Newlands Cross free-flow junction in southwest Dublin is to open to traffic as early as next Thursday, the National Roads Authority (NRA) has said. T(...)

The N86, which links Camp and Dingle in Co Kerry. Source: Google Maps

Bord Pleanála has reversed its position and has approved plans for a controversial 28km cycletrack to be laid alongside a road linking Camp and Din(...)

Oireachtas committee on communications chairman John O’Mahony: claimed pattern of dropped calls and data problems had worsened in the last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

TDs and Senators have spoken of their frustration with mobile phone coverage, with some claiming the Republic’s network is regressing instead of impro(...)

Road Safety Authority chairwoman Liz O’Donnell: was concerned at the reduction in numbers of gardaí in the Garda traffic corps, down from 1,200 about five years ago, to the current level of about 800

Latest figures show one in five people killed on the Republic’s roads was not wearing a seatbelt, incoming chairwoman of the Road Safety Authority (...)

A new stand at Tallaght stadium is one of the potential projects that would receive funding from South Dublin Co Council’s budget surplus. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Residents of the South Dublin Co Council area are to share a multimillion euro “windfall”. A surplus of some €3.4 million in council finances in 20(...)