Today’s budget gave no hint of an increased subvention for Iarnród Éireann or its parent company CIÉ. Photograph:

CIÉ will seek to establish over coming days whether the transport provision in the budget will allow Iarnród Éireann to maintain services or require i(...)

At the Parnell Summer School in Avondale, Co Wicklow, yesterday were Minister Paschal Donohoe with fellow speakers Cllr Kate Feeney (left) and Heather Jones, associate professor of international history at the London School of Economics. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

Patriotism has a role to play in helping people to cope in a globalised world, according to Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe(...)

The latest amended cost-saving plan, which was rejected by Siptu members, emerged following direct talks between management and trade unions at Iarnród Éireann several weeks ago and was based on an earlier Labour Court recommendation.

The prospect of significant disruption to train services from next month have increased following a decision by Iarnród Éireann to introduce unilatera(...)

Earlier this week Siptu, which also represents large numbers of staff at the two State-owned bus operators, warned that the plans to put 10 per cent of routes out to tender would “ inevitably lead to industrial unrest”. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Bus workers are to stage a 90-minute work stoppage next Wednesday against plans by the National Transport Authority (NTA) to put out to tender up to 1(...)

Lucinda Creighton, who delivered an uncompromising speech to the Dáil yesterday, saying she could not support draft laws “built on sand”

The Government was making tacit preparations last night to sack Minister of State Lucinda Creighton if she voted as expected against the abortion l(...)

Lucinda Creighton: “Sorry Dr Reilly. Please do not mislead people. Our manifesto and programme for govt DID NOT commit FG Tds to this. Read it. Don’t make it up.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government will move swiftly to appoint a successor to Minister of State for Europe Lucinda Creighton if, as expected, she votes against the abor(...)