New offences introduced on Thursday will see cyclists punished for a range of offences. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Cyclists face penalties of up to €2,000 under a new system of on the spot fines unveiled by Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe. An initial group (...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe TD and  Moyagh Murdock, chief executive of the  Road Safety Authority. Photograph: Collins

The number of deaths occurring on the roads of the Republic is on the decrease with fatalities for the first six months of 2015 close to record lows. (...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe TD has welcomed Michael Nolan’s appointment as the first chief executive of Transport Infrastructure Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Michael Nolan has been named the first chief executive of Transport Infrastructure Ireland - a new merger between the National Roads Authority (NRA) a(...)

The Cliffs of Moher, a popular tourist attraction. The Central Statistics Office released figures showing that this was the fifth consecutive year of increasing visitor numbers. File photograph: Hon Lau/Getty Images

Overseas visitors travelling to Ireland increased 12 per cent for the first five months of this year compared with the same period last year, accordin(...)

Soldiers mark the  Rising at Eastertime  at the GPO, above. A series of trails including one retracing  events of the  Rising has been launched,  taking in  the GPO, the Royal College of Surgeons, Moore Street, O’Rahilly Parade and the Garden of Remembrance, and focuses on the six days of the Rising. File photograph:    Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A series of trails including one retracing the events of the Easter Rising has been launched. Dublin Discovery Trails comprises four different theme(...)

Just one driver succeeded in having her penalty points overturned on foot of two loopholes in the regime last that placed a question mark over 200,00(...)

The number of visits to Ireland has increased from 6.5 million in 2012 to 7.6 million last year.

The number of overseas visits to Ireland rose again in the first three months of 2015, and tourists are spending more money according to new figures. (...)

’Bruton the Younger proved himself an adequate substitute for his party leader.’ Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Toddler was away in Brussels on Wednesday. He left the Baby Brute in charge. Bruton the Younger proved himself an adequate substitute for his part(...)

Dublin City Council has completed the purchase of Dalymount Park from Bohemians in a deal worth €3.8 million. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin City Council has completed the purchase of Dalymount Park from Bohemians in a deal worth €3.8 million. The deal brings the Phibsborough venue (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: officials in his department have been diverted into dealing with the row over IBRC. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The planned sale of AIB shares on the stock market is unlikely to take place before the general election, according to the Sunday Times. The newspaper(...)