The strike will close both Luas lines today and tomorrow, affecting 90,000 commuters. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Government is facing a worsening industrial relations climate as the general election approaches, with strike action on the Luas light-rail system(...)

Amazon Theatre  in Manaus, Brazil is among the buildings that will go green on St Patrick’s Day this year.

An opera house in the heart of the Amazon rain forest and the home of the Boston Red Sox are among the buildings that will ‘go green’ this year to mar(...)

The Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has appealed to unions representing Luas drivers and management at Transdev, the company that operates the service, to go back to the Labour Court to try and avoid a strike on Thursday and Friday.

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has appealed to unions representing Luas drivers and management at Transdev, the company that operates the serv(...)

An artist’s impression of the new Dalymount Park which would include a new realigned artificial pitch and two new stands.

Dublin City Council has produced detailed plans for the new Dalymount Park with a realignment of the pitch and a staged construction envisaged for a p(...)

Taoiseach  Enda Kenny at the launch of the Fine Gael general election campaign  at the Alexander Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

In and out of the Dáil in less than a minute. After months of dropping hints, Enda Kenny burst from the blocks and was gone, leaving a bewildered col(...)

An amendment will be needed to correct an “implicit contradiction” in legislation, introduced by section 17 of the Road Traffic Act 2014, Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe told Seanad. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Another loophole in road traffic legislation, this time in a law dealing with hit-and-runs, will have to be repaired, it has emerged. Minister for T(...)

Luas strikes are planned to go ahead on Thursday 11th February and Friday 12th February as well as the following Thursday and Friday. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has pleaded with Luas drivers not to do “huge damage” to the company by engaging in an upcoming series of strik(...)

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring said: “Meetings have taken place between the Department, local authorities in the midlands and Waterways Ireland about a Blueway concept,” he said. File photograph: BluewaysIreland.org

A new initiative to promote tourism in the midlands is being prepared by the Government, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring said on (...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly said he rarely saw the Tipperary TD Michael Lowry in either the Dáil or their shared constituency. Photograph: Collins

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has again declined to rule out the possibility of relying on Independent TD Michael Lowry for support to form a(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe and Anne Graham, chief executive of the National Transport Authority, at the launch of a new Leap Card application for Android phones. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Leap Card users are now able to top up their accounts by using a new app on their phones, but only on Android devices. The app allows users to check (...)