Roadworks: building the town’s bypass. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Brian Mulligan owns the Mulligan & Co furniture store on Flannery’s Corner, in the Co Roscommon town of Ballaghaderreen. The corner is a narrow(...)

An ad for AirBnB in a New York Subway station. Photograph: Andrew Renneisen/New York Times

Refund rigmarole over Airbnb cancellation In the middle of July, John Rogers booked a room in a B&B in Mullingar through Airbnb for the fo(...)

You shall not pass: why is it so difficult to use mainstream debit cards at toll barriers? Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

For whom the toll doesn’t accept his debit card A reader called Mark was travelling from Dublin to Galway recently when he came across what he(...)

The underground cable will run between Crossmolina and Ballina, down the east side of Lough Conn, north-east of Foxford and north of Charlestown, Ballaghaderreen and Frenchpark in Co Roscommon to the Flagford substation area, south-west of Carrick-on-Shannon.

The operator of the national electricity grid has unveiled its preferred underground route for its controversial Grid West project.The project involve(...)

Ikea Ballymun, Dublin: company looking to expand its presence  in  the  Irish  market at Cherrywood  due to  the  success  of  its  first store  in  Ballymun.

Ikea, the Swedish household goods multiple, will not be permitted to proceed with its plans for a new 35,000sq m “flagship” store in the Cherrywood ar(...)

In central  Copenhagen more than 55 per cent of people commute by bicycle. 2:39

Even before it became one of the world’s great cycling cities, Copenhagen was a great city to cycle in. Like the rest of Den- mark, it is almos(...)

 Traffic volumes on some parts of the M50 (above), have increased by 25 per cent since 2010.

Multiple-point tolling and new variable peak-time pricing would be the best way to manage congestion on the M50, the four local authorities in (...)

The view from Howth Summit over Dublin Bay. Once complete, the cyclepath will provide a 22km continuous off-road cycle route around the bay

Construction of the Sutton to Sandycove cycleway (S2S) around Dublin Bay is to get under (...)

The National Roads Authority is encouraging motorists to use the Luas park and ride facility at Cheeverstown, Dublin, to avoid “significant delays” at(...)

Direct Route (Limerick), which operates the tolled Limerick tunnel (above), has cash reserves totalling more than €24 million at the end of December.

Almost six years on from the bank guarantee and the near-collapse of the Republic’s financial system, there is still debate over whether or not we sho(...)