The union is look for a pay increase of between 3 per cent and 5 per cent for bus drivers, on top of the payment of a previously agreed rise of between 6 and 13 per cent. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Staff in Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus who are represented by the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) are to seek substantial pay increases. The union sa(...)

Players from both sides react to Everton’s Irish defender Seamus Coleman’s late miss against Swansea at Goodison Park.  Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP /Getty

From the moment his alarm first pinged at 5.50am on Monday, Vinny Fitzpatrick was in a mood most foul. Was is it the cold shower (he had forgotten to(...)

 Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe, with David Franks, chief executive of Iarnród Éireann, and Anne Graham, chief executive of the NTA, at  the Phoenix Park Tunnel in Dublin. File  photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The number of trips taken on State subsidised public transport services increased by eight million last year to 224 million, the National Transport Au(...)

Dart services disprupted on Saturday. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Commuters travelling from south of Dalkey in Dublin will not be able to get the Dart on Saturday until a fault is fixed. Iarnród Éireann said overhe(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed changes to the College Green area. Photograph: Dublin City Council

Buses must be allowed return to Dublin’s College Green once Luas Cross City works have been completed, Dublin Bus has said. Almost 20 bus routes – so(...)

Dublin Bus said the system will provide reduced and more consistent journey times, greater reliability, reduced waiting times at stops, and prevent “ bunching” of buses.

Dublin’s traffic controllers will be able to give green light priority to buses at junctions on all Dublin bus corridors from 2016. The Centralised (...)

Storm Eva is about to hit Ireland. Liam Donegan with sons Bill, Ollie and Frankie in bad weather outside Newgrange on Monday. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Storm Eva is about to hit Ireland ahead of Christmas Day with wind gusts of 120km/hr expected. As Christmas shoppers grab the last of the items on (...)

Siobhán Slattery and John O’Grady Siobhán Slattery, from Clonmel, Co Tipperary, and John O’Grady, from Mayo, met in 2006 through a mutual friend. The(...)

John Moran, of Coolevin, Ballybrack, Co Dublin pictured leaving the Four Courts  after his Circuit Civil Court action for damages was dismissed. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 45-year-old postman, found to have “abused” a bus driver for not giving him a receipt for five cent, on Wednesday lost a €75,000 claim in the Circui(...)

Trains at Connolly Station were delayed after a truck hit two bridges on lines. File photograph: The Irish Times

A Dublin Bus driver gave chase to a truck in the city centre on Wednesday night which hit two railway bridges causing significant delays to commuter t(...)