The NBRU has warned of potential industrial action at Dublin Bus in a dispute over pay. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

With thousands of train passengers set to face disruption as a result of strike action in the weeks ahead, the prospect of industrial action has also (...)

Mary Fitzpatrick (pictured with party leader Micheál Martin) was also selected last year to run for Fianna Fáil in the European Parliament election.

Mary Fitzpatrick has been selected unopposed as Fianna Fáil’s candidate in Dublin Central for the general election. Her name was the only name that we(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe: “My department has a critical role to play in supporting economic recovery and enhancing our future economic and social development.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A new Secretary General of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been appointed by the Government. Minister for Transport Paschal Donoho(...)

Paschal Donohoe said making helmets compulsory would have an “instant and very negative effect” on city bicycle schemes being rolled out across the country. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

There are no plans to make cycle helmets compulsory though they are proven to reduce serious injury, Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said. (...)

Drivers are currently required to pay a fixed-charge notice for penalty points within 28 days . Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Government plans to close a loophole that allows tens of thousands of people to escape conviction for penalty points offences are unlikely to be in(...)

If the French had dithered like we do over major investments in public transport, they would not now be enjoying the benefits of TGV high-speed trains(...)

The new Metro North line is substantially similar to the metro plan shelved by the Government in 2011 - but will cost €1 billion less, Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 2:40

Metro North, the high-speed rail link from Dublin city centre to Dublin Airport and Swords, is to go ahead at a cost of €2.4 billion - but will take m(...)

The 16.5km metro line connecting Dublin city centre with Dublin airport and Swords is the centre piece of the Government’s €27 billion capital plan which was published on Tuesday. 2:40

The Government has said it will take a decade before Metro North, the centre-piece of its new capital plan, will begin operations. The six-year plan, (...)

A revised proposal for a metro linking Dublin city centre to Dublin airport is among the key elements of the captial spending plan to be published on Tuesday.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended the announcement of the Government’s six-year capital spending plan at almost the end of his Coalition’s term and wi(...)

US tourists at Lough Tay, Co Wicklow. Economic growth in key markets such as the US and a favourable dollar exchange rate are benefitting Irish tourism

Signs that this year is set to be a record year for tourism have prompted industry figures to call on the Government to set more ambitious targets for(...)