Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton at Heuston station: “They gathered up all the shiny things they gave the country over the last four years and made a big deal of handing them over again.” Photograph: The Irish Times 3:43

“Bing Bong! We are now approaching Heuston station. Will politicians at the rear of the platform please move forward to the microphones in order to al(...)

Close to 11.5 million passengers used Dublin airport during the first six months of 2015, up 15 per cent or 1.5 million passengers as against the same period a year earlier

The new national aviation policy was launched this week, but will any of the measures get off the ground? Coming just days after the sale of Aer Lingu(...)

Cars and lorries sit in traffic as striking employees of the My Ferry Link company block the A16 motorway toward the ferry port of Calais in July.

Irish hauliers are to meet with Minister of Transport Pascal Donohoe early next month to press the case for compensation over delays related to the mi(...)

Dublin Bus drivers  at the annual May Day demonstration, which coincided with the two-day strike. Siptu and the NBRU have strongly contested claims that their strike action is illegal. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The National Bus and Railworkers’ Union (NBRU) has accused Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus of seeking to intimidate members, in order to prevent them str(...)

Get back to the table

There is plenty of blame to be shared for the two-day strike at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann that has caused disruption to hundreds of thousands of pass(...)

NBRU and Siptu members protest outside the Dublin Bus depot in Summerhill this morning. A picket was placed on the depot at 4am where some 240 drivers work. Photograph: Éanna Ó Caollaí/The Irish Times 2:30

A trade union has warned legal proceedings being brought by Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann over the 48-hour bus strike which started on Friday morning wil(...)

 Frances Fitzgerald: “We will continue to play our part.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland will take in more refugees and play its part in responding to the migration crisis, the Minister for Justice has said.Frances Fitzgerald join(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohue said “usual international practice is that such troops travel with their personal weapons. The weapons are unloaded and no ammunition is on board the flights.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said the “vast majority” of exemptions granted for transporting weapons and war munitions through the State (...)

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(...)