Track laying work for the construction of the cross city Luas line will begin on Dublin’s O’Connell Street on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...)’Connell Street on Tuesday morning. The work, which has been described by the Department of Transport as a “major(...)

Chief commercial officer of Shannon Airport Andrew Murphy: “Both the inbound and outbound markets are continuing to grow”

Irish airports enjoyed “exceptional” passenger numbers over recent days, with Shannon recording its busiest August bank holiday weekend for five years(...)

Belfast International Airport’s managing director said United’s decision was a positive development for the local economy. Photograph: Tim Boyle/Getty Images

United Airlines confirmed plans Monday to reintroduce a year-round service between Belfast and its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport.(...)

Jessica Springsteen, on Vindicat W competing at last year’s Dublin Horse Show. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...) in Ireland, with more than 1,500 horses on display throughout the week,” Minister for Transport(...)

Chief among  traders’ concern is what they say is a lack of clarity on how the plan would differentiate between cars used by commuters and cars used by shoppers. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) transport plan proposed for the city. With an extended deadline for submissions due to close this Friday(...)

Central Bank research has found that two-thirds of Irish firms that reduced hours in 2008-2009 also laid off staff, as did half the firms which cut hours between 2010 and 2013. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Almost a quarter of Irish firms cut wages after the crash and more than half froze pay but staff at a “significant” number of high-tech employers stil(...)

Avolon founder Domhnal Slattery. Bohai Leasing’s for the bid aircraft leasing group values Mr Slattery’s personal stake in the business at about €31 million. Photograph: Eric Luke

China’s sovereign wealth fund has emerged as a key backer of the original bid for Dublin-based aircraft leasing group Avolon. That interest trigger(...)

If you do need to go on day trips, hire a car for a couple of days in the middle of your holiday rather than for the duration. If you do need to go on day trips, hire a car for a couple of days in the middle of your holiday rather than for the duration

(...) pick a destination where car hire is superfluous and use public transport instead, you will save money(...)

Police remove a case containing metallic debris found on a beach in Saint-Denis on Reunion Island, close to where where a Boeing 777 wing part believed to belong to missing flight MH370 washed up last week. Photograph: Richard Bouhet/AFP/Getty Images

(...) said on Sunday that it had been confirmed as being from a 777 plane. The transport minister, Liow Tiong(...)

Shannon Foynes Port Company will receive €2.2 million in EU funding for its East Jetty Infill Programme at Foynes Port. Photograph: Seán Curtin/Fusionshooters.

Transport Network (Ten-T) programme for transport infrastructure project funding was successful and Shannon(...)