Work begins on the demolition of the Clydagh Bridge near Moycullen in Co Galway on Tuesday. Photograph: Shayna Davidson

Workmen have begun demolishing a 19 Century bridge in Co Galway after efforts by some local residents to preserve the structure failed. The Clydagh B(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he will be happy to conduct a live television debate with Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he will be happy to conduct a live television debate with Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin.  In so doing, Taoiseac(...)

Micheál Martin: Day-to-day delivery of water provision and sewage services should be returned to councils. Photograph: The Irish Times 2:07

Fianna Fáil has said it supports a position where Irish Water is abolished with day-to-day delivery of services being returned to local authorities. (...)

Moyagh Murdock, CEO of the RSA: project is being piloted around the country. Photograph: Sara Freund

New technology to detect drivers of commercial vehicles and cars who may be in breach of the law is being piloted by the Road Safety Authority. Info(...)

Applegreen raised €70 million in a stock market listing in June

How interesting it was last week to see the Applegreen consortium launched legal action against Transport Infrastructure Ireland in an attempt to over(...)

The Dublin Housing Supply Task Force said there was enough zoned land in the greater Dublin area to meet housing demand for the next six years. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

More State investment is needed in Dublin city than in the other three Dublin local authority areas combined in order to make priority zoned lands us(...)

Almost 100,000 new homes could be built on available zoned land across Dublin, the report states. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

State funding of €165 million is needed to allow the zoned land in Dublin city and county be developed for housing, according to an unpublished Govern(...)

After years of success in making our roads safer, the number of traffic-related deaths has been on the rise in recent years. A total of 196 people di(...)

The number of deaths among cyclists on our roads more than doubled last year, up from five to 12. Photograph: The Irish Times

Every year thousands of collisions take place on our roads. Every one reported to gardaí is classified as fatal, serious or minor, along with details(...)

Teresa Kelly at a memorial where her brother-in-law, Jackie Kavanagh (49), a mini-bus driver, was one of five people killed in 1998 on the old N11 in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien 3:11

The ghostly reminders emerge from the verges of the tree-dappled road. A simple stone cross, draped with rosary beads, beside a container of pl(...)