Talks aimed at averting a planned strike at the Luas light rail system in Dublin get underway at the Workplace Relations Commission on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Further strikes by workers on the Dublin Luas light rail system may be announced in the coming days following unsuccessful talks on Friday aimed at re(...)

Veolia managing director Niall Gleeson and Veolia Ireland manager Pat Gilroy  who announced plans for the creation of 300 jobs, bringing its staff in Ireland to over 800 people. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Environmental services group Veolia expects to create 300 jobs across its Irish business over the next five years. The French-owned company supplies(...)

Nigel Stephens, Ireland and UK chief executive of Transdev, which operates the Luas, has said employees’ existing pay, terms and conditions were generous. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Staff working at the Luas light rail service in Dublin and the company operating the system are to attend talks at the Workplace Relations Commission (...)

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(...)

Luas staff are seeking pay parity with train drivers at Iarnród Éireann. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Staff at the Luas light rail system in Dublin have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in support of a claim for pay increases of betw(...)

 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(...)

Work on the new Cross City Luas line at College Green in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Buses may have to be banned from parts of Dublin’s College Green to facilitate the new Luas Cross City line, a move which would significantly incre(...)

Staff at Luas are to ballot for industrial action in early January as part of a campaign to secure pay increases ranging from 28% to over 40%. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Significant disruption is looming for Luas and rail users in the new year. Staff at Luas are to ballot for industrial action in early January as part (...)

A spokesman for Irish Rail advised passengers on Thursday to plan as if industrial action was going ahead.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

Rail commuters should prepare for delays and possible strike action from 6am-9am on Friday morning as talks at averting a stoppage by Iarnród Éirea(...)

A Luas tram in Sandyford, Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Plans to build Luas lines to Bray, Finglas, Lucan and the Poolbeg peninsula have been published by the National Transport Authority. The draft Transp(...)