John and Mary Geoghegan on their land overlooking the Owenriff River and Lough Graffard.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) experts and consultants have expressed “major concerns” about a Connemara roadway scheme that was given Bor(...)

CSO figures show that more than 1.84 million people travelled to Ireland between September and November, up 6.4 per cent on the same period last year.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

More than 1.84 million people travelled to Ireland between September and November, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), up 6.4 per cent o(...)

Industry analysts believe that in order for the IAG approach for Aer Lingus to be considered realistic, it would have had to be in the region of €1 billion, or about €1.87 per share. Photograph: Alan Betson

The bid to buy Aer Lingus by rival group International Consolidated Airline Group (IAG) could have valued the Republic’s flag carrier at at least €1 (...)

The last few days, and in particular the tragic right-to-life case emerging at the moment, have focused attention once again on the right to life of t(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe said: “I am committed to the tendering of 10 per cent of bus routes.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Minister for Transport has again given his support to controversial plans to put out to tender a number of routes traditionally operatedby Dublin (...)

Paschal Donohoe photographed on the plinth of the Dáil announcing the amended road traffic legislation to deal with penalty points. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

What’s the problem?Two errors in the Road Traffic Act 2014 have emerged which have placed a question mark over the 200,000 penalty points issued to 78(...)

 Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said that an amendment  in  legislation will be enacted next week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

MARY MINIHAN Emergency legislation is to be introduced next week to close two loopholes in penalty point laws which have placed a question mark more t(...)

‘A technical issue which gave rise to potential difficulty with penalty points issued for motoring offences was identified,’ Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Amended penalty points legislation will be published Friday and rushed through the Dáil next week following the discovery of a flaw in the system and (...)

The approved funding brings the total financial support by the Exchequer under the Regional Airports Programme to just under €13 million in 2014

More than €2 million in funding is to be given to regional airports to compensate them for costs incurred in providing core services that cannot be fu(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe is seeking advice from the Office of the Attorney General over a flaw in the driver penalty points system. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe is seeking advice from the Office of the Attorney General over a flaw in the driver penalty points system. Mr D(...)