Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe who has decided to postpone development of the western section of the Galway-Dublin cycle route following objections from landowners. Photograph: Collins

Politicians west of the Shannon have welcomed a decision by Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe to postpone development of the western section of t(...)

The site of Carrickmines Castle, in Co Dublin: the omission of any reference to its national monument status from the Carrickmines Conservation Plan highlights the urgent need for review of heritage policy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

Thirteen years ago, a small, diverse group of concerned citizens called “Carrickminders” entered the site of the Carrickmines Castle, south Dublin. We(...)

Contract follows BAM’s recent completion of the €250 million Arklow to Rathnew section of the M11 motorway. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A consortium led by construction group BAM Ireland has signed a contract with the National Roads Authority (NRA) for the €350 million M11 Gorey to Enn(...)

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

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(...)