Minister of State Michael Ring has signed off on €9 million in back payments in relation to agricultural land sold for road projects. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Fine Gael Minister of State Michael Ring has signed off on €9 million in back payments in relation to agricultural land sold for road projects. The (...)

Bridge of the People in Portland, Oregon, a type of extradosed bridge similar to one planned for the River Barrow near New Bridge, Co Wexford. Photograph: Reuters.

A €230 million deal has been agreed for the construction of a 13.6km bypass of New Ross in Co Wexford. The dual carriageway will include the world’s(...)

The State will pay the private operators of two road tolls nearly €48 million over the next five years to compensate for a shortfall in predicted traffic.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The State will pay the private operators of two road tolls nearly €48 million over the next five years to compensate for a shortfall in predicted tra(...)

Engineering works to improve the merging of traffic onto the M50 are expected to be extended throughout the motorway from next year.

Engineering works to improve the merging of traffic onto the M50 are expected to be extended throughout the motorway from next year. A new merging la(...)

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. (...)