Paschal Donohoe: said he planned to revisit in legislation the use of mobile phones and electronic communications

Not one driver has been prosecuted under a law introduced last May to target motorists who text while behind the wheel. The law was introduced by the(...)

Coalition: Sources indicate there has been a definite change of attitude among some in Fine Gael since IAG chief executive Willie Walsh engaged in a round of publicity last week. Photograph: PA 2:13

A growing number of Fine Gael TDs and Ministers say the Coalition should seriously consider selling the State’s shareholding in Aer Lingus. Some backb(...)

The new path will be the first section of the planned Sutton to Sandycove cycleway to be built. Photograph: The Irish Times

Construction of the “missing link” of the Dublin Bay cycle path is to start in six weeks time, more than a decade since planning of the route began.Du(...)

Former Galway mayor and Independent Cllr Catherine Connolly has questioned why light rail was not considered by the planners. Photograph: The Irish Times

Galway Racecourse manager John Moloney has warned that most of the routes proposed for the city’s new bypass run through Ballybrit and could force the(...)

A view of the lakes of  Killarney. File Photograph: Getty Images

A dispute relating to the licensing of commercial passenger boats on the lakes of Killarney has come before the High Court. Aidan O’Callaghan, a boatm(...)

Cross-town traffic: near the busy junction at the Galway Shopping Centre on the Headford Road. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

If Galway becomes European cultural capital in 2020, by then cruise liners may be berthing in a new port south of the Claddagh and Connemara-bound Dub(...)

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has insisted that any Government decision in relation to the sale of Aer Lingus to IAG will be in the “national interest”. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton. Reuters

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

 Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe: he emphasised that the Government’s decision would be based on wider considerations than the price. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

  There are strong indications that the Government will not sell the State’s 25.1 per cent stake in Aer Lingus to International Consolidat(...)

Dart and other commuter services reached 29.3 million journeys. Photograph: Iarnród Éireann

Passenger journeys on Iarnród Éireann services increased by almost one million in 2014 but usage of the two worst-performing branch lines continued 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 (...)