Perhaps it’s time for the Government to shift its policy focus to these facilities and away from handing cash to regional airports for which there is likely to be less need in the future

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport’s annual report, published this week, shows that the Government remains committed to funding regional a(...)

Camogie star Anna Geary tries out a bicycle after the opening of the final station of the Cork city bike scheme. photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The largest bike-share scheme outside Dublin has been launched in Cork with Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney officially opening the new bike st(...)

Five Government Departments, including Health, have submitted supplementary budget requests for 2014 totalling more than €1 billion. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Four Government departments have submitted supplementary budget requests for 2014 totalling almost €500 million, in addition to the record €680 requir(...)

The All-Island Free Travel pass which was launched in 2007

The free travel scheme for pensioners is not sustainable in its current form, the Department of Social Protection warned in its pre-budget submissi(...)

Recent analysis had demonstrated “the urgent need to address the ongoing viability of CIÉ, particularly Irish Rail, in the context of a significant reappraisal of the existing rail network”

There is a looming cash crisis in CIÉ, the State-owned transport group, the Department of Transport warned the Government’s comprehensive review of e(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe: warned that the DAA must be allowed raise the cash it needs to implement Government aviation policy.

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has stepped into the row over plans to cut Dublin Airport’s passenger charges by issuing a warning that the hub(...)

In 2012 the department told the High Court the agreement was neither aid nor a contract, and is not profitable for Bus Éireann, which only recovers its costs for the service

The Government gave incorrect information to the European Commission about its €160 million-a-year agreement with Bus Éireann to operate the school tr(...)

Fine Gael Ministers of State:Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach with Special Responsibility as Government Chief Whip and Defence: Pa(...)

Ethiopian Airlines is considering launching a service from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles that would use Dublin as a stopover.

The Government has taken the first step towards a potentially controversial deal with Ethiopian Airlines that would allow the carrier to stop at Dubli(...)

Former minister for transport Leo Varadkar (left): The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has issued a marine notice with details of the beacon safety recall. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

LORNA SIGGINSMarine Correspondent Owners of hundreds of emergency position indicating radio beacons (EPIRBs) in the Irish fishing and sailing fleets h(...)