Luas operator Transdev claims drivers are seeking pay rises of more than 50 per cent, which the company is not in a position to pay. Photograph: The Irish Times

Staff at the Luas light rail system in Dublin are to stage two 48-hour strikes next month as part of a dispute over pay. Trade union Siptu, which re(...)

 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(...)

The scene of the rail crash three miles outside Gorey, Co. Wexford, on December 31st, 1975. Photograph: The Irish Times

Joe O’Neill knew it took half a mile for a diesel engine pulling a regular complement of carriages to come to a halt from cruising speed, so when he s(...)

Floodwater in Kirkstall Road in Leeds, UK. In Britain, severe flood warnings are in place prompting a vast operation that saw the army on the streets of Cumbria.  Photograph: David Wheatley/PA Wire

A yellow wind warning has been issued for Monday as communities in western counties brace themselves for further rainfall over the coming days. The w(...)

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 (...)

A spokesman for Irish Rail said the truck, which was transporting multiple cars, hit into and damaged the level crossing gates in Sandymount before driving away. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Drivers and rail passengers experienced significant delays in Dublin after a truck damaged level crossing gates in Sandymount on Wednesday. North and(...)

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(...)

Only 50 per cent of the usual number of commuters travelled by train on Friday morning following the 4am decision to call off industrial action. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

The National Bus and Rail Workers Union (NBRU) has dismissed Irish Rail’s claim that the company formally offered to refer talks to the Labour Court a(...)

Full Dart and Irish Rail services will operate as normal through Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

An eerie silence echoed through the main hall of Connolly Station in Dublin on Friday morning as a handful of morning commuters arrived to catch Dart (...)

Passengers are seen on the Dart on Friday morning. All Iarnród Éireann are operating as normal after a planned three-hour work stoppage on Friday was called off. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Unions and management at Iarnród Éireann are to discuss the dispute at the company in the Labour Court after a planned strike on Friday morning was(...)