Artist’s impression of proposed social housing by Dominic Stevens

‘Housing is my passion,” says Dominic Stevens, the Leitrim-based Irish architect whose views on the subject mark him out as an individual thin(...)

Earlier this year, staff at the two State-owned bus companies, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann,  went on strike on foot of a decision by the National Transport Authority to put 10 per cent of existing services out to tender. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Unions representing workers in Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus are pressing the Government to change legislation which they fear could lead to privatisatio(...)

Rear view: Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe with RSA chief Moyagh Murdock at Dublin Port in June to lobby cyclists and HGV driverrs over “Blind Spot” on trucks. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has criticised some district court judges for imposing “unduly lenient” penalties on bus and truck companies and drive(...)

People lay flowers at the Russian Embassy in Minsk, Belarus in memory of the 224 people killed in an air crash in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Photograph: Tatyana Zenkovich/EPA

Safety documentation for the Airbus A321 that crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula at the weekend, killing all 224 people on board, was checked by th(...)

In this photo taken in October  2015, the Russian airline Kogalymavia’s Airbus A321 with a tail number of EI-ETJ on an airstrip of Moscow’s Domodedovo international airport, outside Moscow, Russia. Photograph: Marina Lystseva/AP

Irish authorities have made contact with their counterparts in Egypt offering assistance in the investigation into the crash over the Sinai peninsula (...)

Fiona Coghlan winning ‘The Irish Times’/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Year for 2013 after she captained the Ireland women’s rugby team to its first ever Six Nations Grand Slam that season. Photograph: Alan Betson

The problem with being ahead of your time is that you don’t always get to live it. For 10 years, Fiona Coghlan played rugby without the slightest inkl(...)

Fine Gael TD Noel Harrington called for tracking devices to be fitted to all cars to prevent crime.

A motor industry body has backed a suggestion by a Fine Gael backbencher that all vehicles should have tracking devices fitted to help gardaí find the(...)

Valeo’s test car - a Mercedes S-Class - spotted on the M50

There was that momentary frisson of excitement that you might have just caught a glimpse of the future. In the week of Back To The Future day, it was(...)

On the way: names of drivers disqualified by the courts will be published on an online central database. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Thousands of motorists disqualified from driving will escape being named and shamed because of the State’s concern around invading their privacy. The (...)

Michael Fitzmaurice TD says ‘the buck is being passed’ in relation to haulage ‘cartel’. Photograph: MickMcCormack

A cartel is in operation for the provision of haulage licence courses which excludes other companies charging almost half the price, it has been clai(...)