Liz O’Donnell, RSA chairperson, with Melanie Young of the Team Ireland Equestrian U25 eventing squad and her mount Dante, at the RDS for the launch of a booklet from the Road Safety Authority in association with Horse Sport Ireland advising road-users and riders on sharing roads safely. Photograph: Andres Poveda

New guidelines for horse riders using public roads in Ireland were launched on Wednesday at the RDS on the first day of the Dublin Horse Show. The gui(...)

An Intercity train. File photograph: Irish Rail/Iarnród Éireann

State-owned train operator Irish Rail (Iarnród Éireann) is likely to face bankruptcy if it loses the right to run services as a result of proposed ch(...)

Dermot Desmond:  the businessman originally asked Frank Fitzpatrick to mock up the ‘Story of the Irish’ exhibit. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Next Thursday is the grand opening of Dublin’s newest tourism and historical attraction. Story of the Irish is a live theatrical exhibition in Smithf(...)

Aer Lingus intends to maintain at least five Gatwick flights to Dublin and one Knock flight to London, although it is unclear if this will be a Gatwick flight. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA

As a harbinger of things to come, it couldn’t have been more obvious. IAG and Aer Lingus released identical statements to the markets yesterday evenin(...)

Traffic in South William Street in Dublin. File photograph: Dave Meehan

Travelling by car remains the dominant choice of transport for Irish people rather than using public transport, a new report shows. The report showed(...)

Bike-users will soon be faced with on-the-spot fines for dangerous cycling on footpaths, according to the Minister for Transport Paschal Donohue

Bike-users will soon be faced with on-the-spot fines for dangerous cycling on footpaths, according to the Minister for Transport Paschal Donohue. The(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohue said guarantees on Aer Lingus’s slots at Heathrow and jobs at the airline will remain in place even if International Consolidated Airlines Group is sold or taken over.

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohue said guarantees on Aer Lingus’s slots at Heathrow and jobs at the airline will remain in place even if Internat(...)

Hundreds of thousands of bus passengers across the country face travel disruption as a result of the industrial action. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Striking Bus Éireann workers in Cork this morning expressed fears that the Government’s plan to put 10 per cent of Bus Éireann routes out for tender i(...)

Half of all deaths around the coast involve pleasure craft. It is a stark figure when you consider that much of this activity takes place in benign co(...)

Aer Lingus’s board recommended the IAG’s proposed takeover bid  but political and trade union opposition has been significant. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Unions at Aer Lingus have moved to distance themselves from comments Sunday that supported the takeover of the business by British-based rival IAG.Myl(...)