Under  current privatisation plans, orbital routes in Dublin rather than city centre services, such as those between Blackrock and Rialto, and Chapelizod and the Square shopping centre in Tallaght, will be put out to tender. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The prospect of industrial action in the State-run transport sector has increased following the collapse of talks over the potential privatisation of(...)

All Irish Rail Enterprise services have been cancelled between Dundalk and Belfast, with Irish Rail spokesman Barry Kenny saying “the Northern Ireland network is effectively shut down for the day”. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

Irish Rail has cancelled its services between Dundalk and Belfast on Friday as Northern Ireland public sector workers take industrial action.The strik(...)

‘We have spoken to our customer, apologised and explained the situation, which is now sorted,’ says a UPC spokeswoman

David Evans recently upgraded his UPC TV package to one now being advertised on the company’s website. “If you go to the ‘Broadband, TV and Pho(...)

Connolly Station: woman suffered  rib fractures and  collapsed lung in  fall.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

An 84-year-old woman who fell on an escalator at Connolly Station, Dublin, has settled her High Court action for €90,000. The court was told Christi(...)

Irish Rail says it will ensure it is clear that customers can leave a voicemail to change a booking in future

William O’Connor contacted us to complain about Irish Rail and their online tickets. “I purchased a return Athenry to Dublin ticket on the Iris(...)

Carmel Monaghan, of Clanmoyle Road, Donnycarney, Dublin leaving the Four Courts after a Circuit Civil Court hearing. Photograph: Courts Collins

An unemployed Dublin mother, who referred to a train ticket inspector as a “fat bastard” when he enquired about her allegedly defaced free travel pass(...)

Irish Rail has said there will be “significant” delays to services to and from Heuston station on Friday evening

Rail services are back to normal, following earlier delays as a result of a fatal incident on the line between Portarlington and Portlaoise. Emerge(...)

The Luas Cross-City could help ease M50 congestion. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Additional tolls on the M50 have been ruled out by Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe as a method of counteracting congestion . Motorists u(...)

A car which slid off the road near Breaffy, Co. Mayo after heavy Snowfall. Photograph: Keith Heneghan 1:57

ESB Networks has said it will work throughout the night to ensure customers are reconnected and the power network is safe. The most extensive cuts are(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said his priority for funding heavy rail is to protect the operational network and to maintain safety standards rather than to expand the network. “I have no immediate plans to further expand the rail network,” he said. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 4:08

The Government will not be going ahead with further development of the Western Rail Corridor.Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said his prio(...)