‘I formally requested a raise from €9 to €10 an hour, citing increases in rent, the cost of living and transport.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The minimum wage must be increased, and the increase is long overdue. The last time the minimum wage rose was in 2007, three years before I came to I(...)

Dart train services were delayed after a truck hit a level crossing at Sandymount Dart station. Photograph: Iarnród Éireann twitter

Dart train services were seriously delayed on Tuesday evening after a truck hit a level crossing barrier at Sandymount Dart station. The incident hap(...)

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(...)

These gardens bring nothing but good to a community, enriching many lives in many different ways.

While it’s difficult to put an exact figure on how many community gardens there are in Ireland – 200? 250? – it’s fair to say the majority have bee(...)

Paddy Doherty has been chief executive of Dublin Bus for five years and has spent four decades in total with the company

Barry O’Halloran Dublin Bus chief executive, Paddy Doherty, is retiring shortly and will be succeeded by the public transport company’s human resource(...)

Simone Connington (34),  of Upper Dominick Street, Dublin,  after Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns dismissed her defamation action against a Dublin Bus driver. The judge said that ‘it is regrettable that civility and good manners seem to be a thing of the past where the interface between drivers and some members of the public is concerned’. Photograph:  Collins Courts

The President of the High Court has said it is “hard to understand” how Dublin Bus drivers are expected to deal with problems among passengers in add(...)

Irish Rail received €117 million in public-service payments in 2014. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

State-owned public transport group CIÉ received €500 million in Government aid last year, according to figures published yesterday. The group, parent(...)

Foo Fighters front-man Dave Grohl. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Tens of thousands of music fans are attending a concert at Slane Castle where US rockers The Foo Fighters are marking their twentieth year as a liv(...)

Andrew Grier, M2M product manager: M2M is about connecting things and turning them into intelligent devices. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Machine to machine (M2M) technology is set to revolutionise many aspects of our lives and the way we do business. It’s already having a profound impac(...)

There has been a disruption to services on the Luas Red Line

There was a disruption to services on the Luas Red Line in Dublin on Friday morning. A car was involved in aa collision with a tram on the junction b(...)