Hauliers protest outside Dublin Port early this morning over taxes on the sector. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

This morning’s blockade of the State’s largest port by hauliers took place without notice, causing widespread disruption in the Dublin Port area. The (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin presented Budget 2015 in the Dail today. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Organisations around Ireland have been responding to Budget 2015. Here’s what they had to say on...The 9 per cent VAT rate Irish Hotels Federation: T(...)

Some 12 trucks staged a blockade preventing haulage vehicles from entering the country through Foynes Port in Limerick over what they claim is “illeg(...)

The M50, which has seen a 10 per cent rise in traffic volumes, is excluded, with the East-Link, from one-month toll holiday for heavy goods vehicles

A one-month toll holiday for heavy goods vehicles in November has been proposed by the Minister for Transport in an attempt to entice hauliers away fr(...)