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(...)

The goal of Mr Brennan’s campaign is to convince the Government to change the speed limit to a mandatory 20km/h in public and private housing estates. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Government says it will not oppose a Bill to reduce speed limits from 50km/h to 20km/h in residential areas. Roseann Brennan has been holdi(...)

Rosie Brennan outside Leinster House on Monday in a campaign to reduce speed limits in residential areas. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Roseann Brennan knows she cannot alter the fact that her six-year-old son was killed when he was hit by a car near his home.However, she is determined(...)

Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney has cautioned against “a knee jerk reaction” to an incursion into Irish controlled air space by two Russian military aircraft earlier this week. Photograph: Gary O’ Neill

Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney has cautioned against “a knee jerk reaction” to an incursion into Irish controlled air space by two Russian milita(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has insisted that any Government decision in relation to the sale of Aer Lingus to IAG will be in the “national interest”.. Photo: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has insisted that any Government decision in relation to the sale of Aer Lingus to IAG will be in the “national in(...)