Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe TD and  Moyagh Murdock, chief executive of the  Road Safety Authority. Photograph: Collins

The number of deaths occurring on the roads of the Republic is on the decrease with fatalities for the first six months of 2015 close to record lows. (...)

Tuesday evening’s road death brings to three the number of cyclists who have lost their lives on Irish roads so far this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

A cyclist has died following a hit-and-run incident on the Clontarf road in Dublin on Tuesday evening. The 62-year-old man was seriously injured after(...)

Botanic House on Botanic Road in Dublin 9: public house in turn-key condition and five apartments.

The latest Allsop commercial property auction is set for July 9th with some 90 lots under the hammer at a combined reserve value of €20 million. A goo(...)

The RSA HQ at Moyvalley Retail Park in Ballina, Co Mayo

Two two-storey office buildings let to the OPW on long-term leases at Moyvalley Retail Park in Ballina, Co Mayo, have come on the market for sale by p(...)

Car collisions are more common in summer: “A  1 per cent reduction in the general speed around the country can reduce the fatality rate by 4 per cent.”

A 125 km/h crash has the same impact on a human body as falling from nine storeys, according to the television commercial. The New Zealand ad shows a (...)

President of Macra na Feirme Seán Finan: “Education at a young age remains the key to tackling farm safety . . . It’s a very long-term thing, but it’s very important that we target schools.”

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has been urged to fund a farm-safety programme in schools following the worst year for farm deaths since 1991.N(...)

Emma Howlin with son, Ed, and baby daughter, Sadie, with some of their baby stuff at  home in Ashtown, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

How can one little baby need so much “stuff”? It’s a question countless parents ask when they’re tripping over things in the house or trying to lug(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe. Mr Donohoe  has announced an agreement between the Road Safety Authority and the Canadian province of  Manitoba allowing for the exchange of Irish driving licences for Canadian ones. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

A second Canadian province has agreed to the exchange of Irish driving licences for Canadian ones, according to Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe(...)

One complaint said he considered the King of Paws advertisement “to be part of a trend where men are belittled, mocked, painted as idiots and in this case compared to dogs”.

A dog-training school accused of broadcasting an ad which it was claimed “belittled, mocked” and painted men as “idiots” has fallen foul of the adv(...)

A civil servant who forged driver licences for Albanian and Italian nationals while working at a Dublin Motor Tax Office has avoided jail.

A civil servant who forged driver licences for Albanian and Italian nationals while working at a Dublin Motor Tax Office has avoided jail. Lynne Adder(...)