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 1:41

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 1:41

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(...)