Anne Graham has been appointed as the new chief executive of the National Transport Authority  following the retirement of Gerry Murphy.

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has appointed Anne Graham as its new chief executive following the retirement of Gerry Murphy. Mr Murphy, the a(...)

Cash fares on Dublin Bus will go up by over 7 per cent while Luas fares will rise by more than 6 per cent from
November 1st. Short hop tickets on Irish Rail will climb by over 9 per cent while Bus Éireann fares will rise by an average of 5 per cent . Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Users of public transport will be forgiven a weary “not again” this morning after the National Transport Authority (NTA) announced it had once more sa(...)

On Sunday afternoon Beatrice Berrut calmly revelled in multiple layers of genius and beauty

If you’re a festival director performing in your own festival, you’re like a player-manager in football: the sole aim of your team selection has to(...)

The National Transport Authority  has determined that tendering about 10 per cent of  Dublin Bus or Bus Éireann’s routes represents little threat to the firms’ overall operations.

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has defended controversial plans to put out to tender 10 per cent of bus routes currently operated by Dublin Bu(...)

Host Daithí Ó Sé with Dublin Rose Roisin Lyons prepare for the Rose of Tralee Festival. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire
What’s on for the weekend

The Merriman Summer SchoolThe Merriman Summer School continues in Glór, Ennis, Co Clare until Sunday. Emotional Life in Ireland is the theme, and ther(...)

 Families enjoy the long evening light at dusk as they watch people jump from Creevy Pier, kayak and paddle board in Donegal Bay last week.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Stock up on sunscreen because temperatures could reach 25 degrees across the country this week. It will be warm, humid and partly cloudy today and for(...)

They’ve got sunshine... chief executive Seán Ashmore, chairman Paddy Cole and director Ciara O’Connor of Sunshine 106.8FM. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

At a “pure country music” versus “easy listening” showdown in a Dublin hotel, opinion was divided over the merits of Michael Bublé. A nic(...)

The scene last summer of the pouring of concrete for the new Luas bridge over the river Liffey between O’Connell Bridge and Butt Bridge. Photograph: Frank Miller

The disused Phoenix Park tunnel is to be reopened for rail services under a transport plan for Dublin that will cost nearly €900 million to impleme(...)

Canon Gerry Murphy, who died peacefully at his Norfolk home aged 87 earlier this month, was a former chaplain to Queen Elizabeth and an international (...)

Concerns over the Shannon were easing – at least in Athlone where levels were said to be “stabilising”.

A period of some respite from the recent severe weather can be expected through much of the weekend, according to Met Éireann.Just light winds and som(...)