The new path will be the first section of the planned Sutton to Sandycove cycleway to be built. Photograph: The Irish Times

Construction of the “missing link” of the Dublin Bay cycle path is to start in six weeks time, more than a decade since planning of the route began.Du(...)

The NRA is keen to develop policies which will curb congestion on Dublin’s orbital route.

Lower rush hour speed limits on Dublin’s M50 have been proposed by the National Roads Authority as a way to reduce traffic congestion on the route.(...)

Former Galway mayor and Independent Cllr Catherine Connolly has questioned why light rail was not considered by the planners. Photograph: The Irish Times

Galway Racecourse manager John Moloney has warned that most of the routes proposed for the city’s new bypass run through Ballybrit and could force the(...)

Minister of State Sean Sherlock said  upgrading the N20 road to a motorway was needed to ensure Cork and Limerick continued to grow. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The upgrading of the main Cork to Limerick road to a motorway is essential for balanced regional development as a counter to Dublin and the east coas(...)

Cross-town traffic: near the busy junction at the Galway Shopping Centre on the Headford Road. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

If Galway becomes European cultural capital in 2020, by then cruise liners may be berthing in a new port south of the Claddagh and Connemara-bound Dub(...)

37,000. That’s not, as you might think, the number of cars using the M50 barrier-free tolling system every day. It’s actually the number of people sue(...)

Patricia King and outgoing General Secretary David Begg in Dublin. King was a lead negotiator in the talks with the Government that led to both the Croke Park and the Haddington Road agreements. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Patricia King takes the helm of the Irish trade union movement at a time when it is emerging from one of the most difficult periods in its 121 -year h(...)

Patricia King  has been appointed as the new general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. Photograph: The Irish Times/Frank Miller

Siptu vice president Patricia King is to be the new general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu), the umbrella body for the trade un(...)

The Luas Cross-City could help ease M50 congestion. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Additional tolls on the M50 have been ruled out by Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe as a method of counteracting congestion . Motorists u(...)

Mary and Brian O’Shaughnessy from Bird Hill, Co Tipperary,  leave the Four Courts  after the announcement of a settlement in their High Court action for damages. Photograph: Courts Collins

A couple whose home was demolished without any prior notice to them while a new dual carriageway was being constructed between Limerick and Nenagh has(...)