Cork Ignite, one of this year’s Cork Culture Night events. Photograph:  Culture Night

GAA commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh is to make the journey to Leeside later this month when he will act as cultural ambassador for Cork’s Culture(...)

Minister for Transport and Tourism Paschal Donohoe ahead of a public transport forum in Galway promoted by Bus Éireann, aimed at generating discussion about the future of public transport in regional cities and counties, August 31st, 2015. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Bus Éireann plans to double passenger numbers over the next 10 years in a bid to tackle increasing congestion in regional cities. Chief executive offi(...)

Former Clerys staff protest outside the offices of Natrium Ltd in Dublin on Friday.  Photograph: Siptu via Twitter 1:55

About two dozen former Clerys workers protested outside the offices of the company’s owners on the quays in Dublin on Friday afternoon. The wor(...)

Our Summers Past series mines the Irish Times archive to find the best articles from previous summers. In August 1989, Nuala O’Faolain cycled from Dub(...)

Forget Busáras, the Greens have  suggested a new bus station could be opened on the west side of the city in the Dublin Bus facility on Conyngham Road, near Heuston station. Photograph: Cyril Byrne Busaras.

The Green Party has struggled in recent years to remain politically relevant, but it deserves credit for one of the best public transport suggestions (...)

Soprano Aoife Gibney from Dublin singing at the launch of the Culture Night announced in Merrion Square on Tuesday. Photograph: The Irish Times

A record 40 locations throughout the country will be taking part in the 10th annual Culture Night next month when special events and late-night openin(...)

Det Garda Colin Greenway told Cork Circuit Criminal Court that Philip Kelly (26) hid in the ladies toilet of McDonald’s on Patrick Street in Cork for some time before sexually assaulting a woman. Image: Google Maps.

A man has been jailed for two years after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a Spanish woman in the ladies toilet at a fast food restaurant in C(...)

Traffic in South William Street in Dublin. File photograph: Dave Meehan

Travelling by car remains the dominant choice of transport for Irish people rather than using public transport, a new report shows. The report showed(...)

The funeral of Larry and Martina Hayes leaves  the Church of St Peter & Pauls, Athlone for the cemetary. Photograph: Collins

The murderous ideology of Islamic State visited Athlone in a visceral way, the mourners at the funerals of Larry (Lonnie) and Martina Hayes, who died(...)

Laurence (Larry) Hayes, who died during the Tunisian shootings this week

A couple from Athlone killed in the Tunisia beach massacre had been due to return home just hours after the attack took place. Laurence and Martina Ha(...)