Skies are expected to clear later in the week with Thursday set to be “the best day of the week countrywide”.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The May bank holiday rain is set to continue into next week although temperatures are expected to rise slowly in the coming days.Met Éireann has forec(...)

Lezan Kimutai and Freddy Kernon lead the field past  Barringtons Hospital, Limerick. Photograph: Sean Curtin Fusionshooters

Not even the weather could dampen the determination of more than 13,000 people who took part in this year’s Great Limerick Run.The annual May bank ho(...)

On average Dublin Bus carries 410,000 passengers on a Friday and approximately 253,000 on a Saturday

Who will be affected if the strikes go ahead? The likelihood is that all Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann services nationwide will come to a halt on 7 (...)

Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann drivers who are members of Siptu and the NBRU are planning to strike over the May and June bank holidays. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Thousands of bus passengers face massive transport disruption in the coming weeks, with drivers at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann planning to strike over (...)

Aer Lingus carried more than 1 million passengers May as the airline saw traffic rise 5.3 per cent higher than in the same month last year.  Photograph: Frank Miller 2.6.02

Aer Lingus carried more than 1 million passengers May as the airline saw traffic rise 5.3 per cent higher than in the same month last year. The number(...)