Dublin Bus reported an increase of four million passengers in 2014. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Mark Hilliard Dublin Bus has reported an increase of four million passengers last year leading to the the recruitment of an additional 160 drivers. Th(...)

Longford manager Jack Sheedy with Paul Barden, who made his debut in 1999. Photograph: John McIlwaine/Presseye/Inpho

Hurling may have lost several of its old soldiers to retirement towards the end at 2014 but there appears to be life left in their football counterpa(...)

Bus Éireann will operate a Saturday service on New Year’s Eve with all buses stopping at around 10pm. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Dart and Green line Luas services will run late on New Year’s Eve to accommodate those celebrating in Dublin city centre. On New Year’s Day, services (...)

 Joan and Aideen Goggin  with passengers on a Cork bus demanding that   a tradition of bus drivers dressing as Santa be reinstated. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

With a fitting sense of Festive timing, the 130 was stuck in traffic at Newcomen Bridge the same time as Santa Claus Got Stuck In My Chimney was ringi(...)

Declan Carlyle:  soldiered for INM throughout the O’Reilly years. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It will be a happy Christmas for Declan Carlyle, the former managing director of the Irish operation of Independent News & Media (INM) and its lon(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe said: “I am committed to the tendering of 10 per cent of bus routes.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Minister for Transport has again given his support to controversial plans to put out to tender a number of routes traditionally operatedby Dublin (...)

Flanagan’s Fields in Rialto, a community garden using 21st century methods to grow food. Photographs: Richard Johnston 3:28

Some people become gardeners, while others are born green-fingered. A shining example of the latter is Dublin-born Michael Flanagan (1833-1931), th(...)

Bank of Ireland on College Green: the rerouting of traffic will be tested on a number of Sundays next year. Photograph: Alan Betson

A proposal to ban traffic from one side of College Green is to be trialled by Dublin City Council next year.The council wants to restore the area to (...)

Tevita Kuridrani of Australia escapes France’s Yoann Huget during their Test match at the Stade de France, Paris on November 15th. Photograph: Reuters.

This is the most significant autumn international in many years, yet this match has nothing to do with November internationals.There are two fine coac(...)

On Iarnród Éireann trains there are six million wifi sessions every year across Dart and intercity journeys

Public transport wifi may be opened up to sponsors, according to a market consultation document published by CIÉ. The group of companies wants to gene(...)