Retail sales fell modestly in October, but remain substantially higher than a year ago. Photo: PA

Retail sales fell modestly in October, but remain substantially higher than a year ago, pointing towards positive consumer trends according t(...)

Passenger levels of Dart services specifically have increased by 8 per cent in 2015.  File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Dublin’s Dart passengers face longer journeys from next year under plans from Iarnród Éireann to add more trains to the line. Dart services are to be (...)

Earlier this year, staff at the two State-owned bus companies, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann,  went on strike on foot of a decision by the National Transport Authority to put 10 per cent of existing services out to tender. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Unions representing workers in Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus are pressing the Government to change legislation which they fear could lead to privatisatio(...)

Ianród Éireann also said it welcomed the Labour Court proposals. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Labour Court has recommended a new process of talks between management and unions at Ianród Éireann on productivity in a bid to resolve a dispute (...)

NBRU general secretary Dermot O’Leary: warned CIÉ group against unilateral move on pensions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Further industrial action in the country’s public transport services could be on the cards in the weeks ahead as part of a row over pensions. T(...)

  Terry Wogan, who has pulled out of presenting charity fundraiser Children In Need due to health reasons. File photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Dermot O’Leary will be stepping into Terry Wogan’s shoes as Children In Need presenter tonight. The 77-year-old veteran broadcaster pulled out of the (...)

A total of 2,683 mortgages were approved per month, on average, in the three months ending September 30th

The volume of new mortgage lending is falling year on year, according to the latest figures from the Banking and Payments Federation. However, the dat(...)

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(...)

A three-hour stoppage, the second in two weeks, is planned from 6am-9am on Friday by drivers who are members of Siptu and the NBRU. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Hopes of averting an Iarnród Éireann strike planned for this Friday receded on Monday after unions accused the company of trying to undermine their(...)

A further three-hour rail stoppage is planned for  Friday, November 6th. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Irish Rail drivers will have to drive more, and some jobs may be lost to achieve a desired pay rise and reduced working week, according to a briefing (...)