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(...)

A screen grab of the YouTube clip showing a woman running from a large wave in Tramore, Co Waterford.

Dramatic footage of a woman and her dog running from a huge wave in Tramore, Co Waterford has emerged. The video posted on the (...)

Passenger numbers on Dublin’s Luas jumped to a record 30.5 million last year, according to the Rail Procurement Agency (RPA),The city’s light rail sys(...)

 A Luas train / tram on Benburb Street in North inner city Dublin. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times.

Luas operator Transdev celebrated the 30millionth Luas passenger this morning, with the award of an annual pass to a 19-year-old Co Tipperary woman, a(...)