The Luas light rail system in Dublin is expected to be brought to a standstill again on Thursday as a result of a strike by drivers as part of a campaign for improved pay and conditions. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Luas drivers have been warned they are facing a 10 per cent pay from the end of April if they continue with industrial action. Management at Luas ope(...)

A few years back I took a call from the Foleys, an Irish family in north London. Little did I know then that it would lead to an exciting new resource(...)

Iarnród Éireann indicated on Monday it will take High Court action against the NBRU and Siptu over what it alleged was unofficial industrial action by Dart drivers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The National Bus and Rail Union has warned Irish Rail that it should be careful about taking legal action against its members. Iarnród Éireann indica(...)

There are delays of up to 30 minutes on DART services this morning after a truck hit a bridge at Clontarf.  The National Bus and Rail Union strongly denied the allegation that it was co-ordinating unoffical industrial action among Dart drivers.

Iarnród Éireann has indicated it will take High Court action against the National Bus and Rail Union and Siptu over what it alleged was unofficial ind(...)

Dermot O’Leary, Goodbody stockbroker’s chief economist: “A vacuum exists when important policy initiatives in the areas of housing, infrastructure and health need to be addressed.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The failure of Ireland’s political parties to form a government could jeopardise Ireland’s economic recovery, stockbroking firm Goodbody has warned. (...)

Ireland is decreasing its government debt at the fastest rate in the euro zone, according to new data from Bloomberg.  File photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Ireland is decreasing its government debt at the fastest rate in the euro zone, according to new data from Bloomberg. The country is expected to sla(...)

Unions have already conducted ballots of members for strike action in the event of the company introducing new timetables for the higher-frequency Dart service without agreement .Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Iarnród Éireann said it intends to go ahead with plans to introduce a new higher-frequency Dart service from next month in a move which could lead to (...)

The National Bus and Rail Union has submitted a pay claim for staff at Iarnród Éireann of up to 25 per cent.

Staff at Iarnród Éireann are demanding pay increases of up to 25 per cent following the recent Luas pay deal. In a letter to management at the compa(...)

The union is look for a pay increase of between 3 per cent and 5 per cent for bus drivers, on top of the payment of a previously agreed rise of between 6 and 13 per cent. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Staff in Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus who are represented by the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) are to seek substantial pay increases. The union sa(...)

Increased-frequency Dart services will see trains running every 10 minutes on weekdays from April 10th, Iarnród Éireann has said. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Increased-frequency Dart services will see trains running every 10 minutes on weekdays from April 10th, Iarnród Éireann has said. Northbound and sout(...)