Willie Walsh: faces questions by the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications

International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) chief executive Willie Walsh will attempt to convince Government officials and Oireachtas members (...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe will brief Cabinet colleagues on Tuesday in respect of the takeover bid. Photograph: The Irish Times

Any proposal by the Government to sell the state’s 25 per cent share in Aer Lingus will have to be approved by the Dáil. Labour sources have indicated(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly answered questions in the Dáil on new social housing builds. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Fewer than a third of the 7,400 new social housing units promised this year in the Government’s social housing strategy will be provided by public bo(...)

   President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi definitely doesn’t want to make a date with the now-running banking inquiry. Photograph: Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

And still they talked about water. It’s been tough going. In a lazy Leinster House afternoon, a lovely little exchange took place between Labour’s Eri(...)

Paschal Donohoe photographed on the plinth of the Dáil announcing the amended road traffic legislation to deal with penalty points. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

What’s the problem?Two errors in the Road Traffic Act 2014 have emerged which have placed a question mark over the 200,000 penalty points issued to 78(...)

 Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said that an amendment  in  legislation will be enacted next week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

MARY MINIHAN Emergency legislation is to be introduced next week to close two loopholes in penalty point laws which have placed a question mark more t(...)

‘A technical issue which gave rise to potential difficulty with penalty points issued for motoring offences was identified,’ Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Amended penalty points legislation will be published Friday and rushed through the Dáil next week following the discovery of a flaw in the system and (...)

Lord Mayor of Dublin Christy Burke  looks at flowers and messages  left at the scene where a homless man died on Molesworth St in Dublin this week. Photograph:  Collins

Lord Mayor of Dublin Christy Burke says he believes it is possible to find suitable accommodation for the city’s rough sleepers within ten days. The L(...)

A man walks past flowers left near Leinster House in Dublin, where a man was found dead this morning. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire 2:50

Homeless groups have warned of grave risks facing rough sleepers following the death of a homeless man a short distance from Leinster House in Dublin.(...)

 Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly at the announcement of the social housing strategy 2020 at Custom House in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government has committed to spending €3.8 billion to build and refurbish 35,000 social housing units over the next five years. The Coalitio(...)