The Government’s data site is in its initial stages as Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin admitted in a meeting. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government’s new open-data portal is not yet where it would like it to be, Minister Brendan Howlin said in a Department of Public Expenditure and (...)

Bus Éireann routes earmarked to be put out to tender include commuter services from Dublin to Tullamore, Portlaoise and Kildare, as well as a number of routes in Waterford city.

The purpose of putting some bus routes currently operated by Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann out to tender is to secure a better service for bus users a(...)

Allsop Space is seeking in the region of €2.5 million for an attractive commercial property at 7 Rock Hill on Blackrock’s main street in south Dublin(...)

Plans to put bus routes out to tender have been strongly opposed by the National Bus and Rail Union and Siptu. Photograph Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A planned 90 -minute work stoppage and protest march by bus workers next Wednesday in protest at potential privatisation of some routes has been defer(...)

Earlier this week Siptu, which also represents large numbers of staff at the two State-owned bus operators, warned that the plans to put 10 per cent of routes out to tender would “ inevitably lead to industrial unrest”. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Bus workers are to stage a 90-minute work stoppage next Wednesday against plans by the National Transport Authority (NTA) to put out to tender up to 1(...)

Siptu  organiser Owen Reidy said  members in Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus had made contributions to two restructuring plans which had yielded significant savings in recent years.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Plans by the National Transport Authority (NTA) to put out to tender up to 10 per cent of the routes currently operated by Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus (...)

Back in May, Cliona Brophy wrote in this paper how her family had successfully transitioned from having a car to giving it up in favour of bikes, p(...)

Vocalist Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys: lack of crowd interaction at Marlay Park last night suggests that he is still somewhat uncomfortable in the ‘frontman’ role. Photograph: EPA

The last of the standalone concerts at Marlay Park took place yesterday, with Arctic Monkeys topping a bill of afternoon entertainment specially tailo(...)

Iarnród Éireann has warned the number of services on some unprofitable routes may have to be reduced, and possibly replaced by Bus Eireann services. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Iarnród Éireann has warned the number of services on some unprofitable routes may have to be reduced, and possibly replaced by Bus Eireann services.In(...)

Customers using the Luas yesterday on the 10th anniversary of its launch, alight at the St Stephen’s Green Luas stop in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

Bringing back the trams was the trendy thing to do in the early 1990s. New tramways were already running in the French cities of Grenoble, Nantes and (...)