MInister Paschal Donohoe launched the new safety strategy and said the main factors in sea accidents include inadequate safety equipment and failure to wear life-jackets. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The overwhelming majority of people who die at sea are male, with just two female fatalities over a twelve year period, according to a new safety s(...)

Shares in Aer Lingus rose 5.5 per cent to €2.42 at lunchtime in Dublin

Discussions about the takeover of Aer Lingus by IAG should be concluded within coming weeks, the Minister for Transport, Paschal Donohoe has indicated(...)

Discarded plan? A computer-generated image of what a Metro North train arriving at Swords could look like

A Luas link from Dublin city centre to the airport is emerging as the favoured option to replace the controversial Metro North project. Minister for T(...)

Dublin city councillors have described a suggestion to increase clamping fees by €50 as “crazy”

Dublin city councillors have described a suggestion to increase clamping fees by €50 as “crazy”.At a meeting of the council’s Transport Strategic Poli(...)

The number of road checkpoints has declined as resources have been pulled into other areas. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Almost four out of five drivers disqualified in court are failing to surrender their licence, figures from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) show. (...)

The National Transport Authority took 80 prosecutions against taxi drivers last year. Photograph: Dave Meehan

More than 100 taxi drivers have been prosecuted for operating a vehicle without a driving licence within the past five years, making it the most commo(...)

Under  current privatisation plans, orbital routes in Dublin rather than city centre services, such as those between Blackrock and Rialto, and Chapelizod and the Square shopping centre in Tallaght, will be put out to tender. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The prospect of industrial action in the State-run transport sector has increased following the collapse of talks over the potential privatisation of(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has indicated he would welcome a move to allow gardaí to have access to PPS numbers to enforce penalty points. (...)

If VAT rates were applied to M50, toll charges would rise by up to 71 per cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A difference of opinion between State agencies over the charging of VAT on road tolls that is costing the National Roads Authority (NRA) €15 millio(...)

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(...)