Earlier this year, staff at the two State-owned bus companies, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann,  went on strike on foot of a decision by the National Transport Authority to put 10 per cent of existing services out to tender. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Unions representing workers in Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus are pressing the Government to change legislation which they fear could lead to privatisatio(...)

The transport-related figures for 2014 are due to be published by the EPA shortly. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Ireland’s attempts to meet climate change targets are being undermined by a return of traffic congestion in Dublin to 2008 boom time levels, An Taisce(...)

“The absence of appropriate cycle parking facilities [in Dublin] has been shown to deter people from cycling in the first place,” a report by Halcrow Barry consulting engineers stated. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Some €10 million needs to be spent to provide high density, secure bicycle parking in Dublin city centre, according to a report commissioned by the Na(...)

A three-hour stoppage, the second in two weeks, is planned on Friday by drivers who are members of Siptu and the NBRU.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Talks aimed at averting a strike by Iarnród Éireann staff are expected to continue on Thursday. Train drivers represented by Siptu and the National Bu(...)

The acquisition  of Arnotts  is a major signal of confidence in the Irish economic recovery story from one of the world’s most professional retailers. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The acquisition by Selfridges of Arnotts on Monday might have been well flagged but it nonetheless represented a major shot in the arm for the retail (...)

A three-hour stoppage, the second in two weeks, is planned from 6am-9am on Friday by drivers who are members of Siptu and the NBRU. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Hopes of averting an Iarnród Éireann strike planned for this Friday receded on Monday after unions accused the company of trying to undermine their(...)

Stephen Ryan, a compliance officer with the NTA,  said he carried out “two test runs” and found the fare should have come to approximately €15.

A Dublin taxi driver has been ordered to pay €1,050 for over-charging two Christmas shoppers who had to hand over €47 for a €15 fare. Séamus Goslin (7(...)

Nancy Ashmawy, one half of Sky One’s 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy, stars alongside son Baz in new Dublin Bus ads

Dublin Bus is launching a new marketing campaign designed to show off the investment and work that goes on behind-the-scenes at its control centre. Th(...)

Iarnród Éireann envisaged reforms which would generate efficiency savings of about €3m over three years. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Indications by Iarnród Éireann that it would seek to recoup the cost of Friday’s strike by train drivers from any future settlement proposals could ma(...)

Passengers from Athlone, on a train which departed before 6am,   arrive at  Hueston Station on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Trade union Siptu has warned that further strike action on the country’s railways is inevitable unless there is change in approach by management at Ia(...)