Five fishermen drowned after the “Tit Bonhomme” sank in January 2012. Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

Three medals for marine gallantry were handed out last night as a result of the Tit Bonhomme tragedy which occurred in January 2012 off the Cork coas(...)

John Tierney: faces crucial board meeting today as his position comes under increasing pressure. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish Water managing director John Tierney faces a crucial board meeting today as his position with the new semi-State company comes under increasing (...)

Recent analysis had demonstrated “the urgent need to address the ongoing viability of CIÉ, particularly Irish Rail, in the context of a significant reappraisal of the existing rail network”

There is a looming cash crisis in CIÉ, the State-owned transport group, the Department of Transport warned the Government’s comprehensive review of e(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe favours the increased use of a 30km/h speed limit in residential areas to protect cyclists and pedestrians. Photograph: The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said he favours the increased use of a 30km/h speed limit in residential areas in order to safeguard pedest(...)

A budget of just under €600 million has been allocated for the maintenance and improvement of national, regional and local roads. Photograph: The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe is “confident” that his department’s budget allocation will be enough to tackle Irish Rail’s cash problems.The (...)

The airline plans to use Boeing 787 Dreamliners on its new route from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles via Dublin. Photograph: Jenny Vaughan/AFP/Getty Images

Ethiopian Airlines plans to operate Dublin to Los Angeles and Addis Ababa services from next summer after agreeing a deal with the Government allowin(...)

Funding for commitments to extend free GP care to over 70s and to children aged between six and 11 will have to be provided for in this budget.

The economy is not quite in a place where a Charlie McCreevy can say: “When I have it, I spend it.” But it’s certainly moving in the right direction.I(...)

Prof Walter McNicholas told a road safety conference today that short rests should not be seen as a cure for tiredness but as a  temporary relief.

People who suffer from sleep apnoea (a condition in which breathing is disrupted during sleep) are seven times more likely to fall asleep while drivin(...)

Leo Varadkar has been the best at using the public appointments system. Photograph: Collins

Last year the Department of Arts and Heritage placed public advertisements inviting responses from people who thought themselves suitable to be member(...)

Paschal Donohoe: he said in the forthcoming Road Traffic Bill he intended to deal with the issue of driving under the influence of drugs

More than 12,000 people are disqualified from driving, Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has told the Dáil. The Minister said figures up to Sept(...)