An uprooted tree lies in a road as storm Ophelia hits Cork on Monday. Photograph: Kieron O’Connor/Reuters

Crews from local authorities and public utilities across the southeast have been working since last night on clearing roads and making their areas saf(...)

Bus Éireann made a loss of €9.3 million last year and relies on the support of CIÉ to continue as a going concern. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

FBD’s share price was battered somewhat as Hurricane Ophelia blew across Ireland, while businesses in all other sectors of the economy assessed the da(...)

  Part of Bus Éireann’s problem is that it faces competition from rivals with lower labour costs in key businesses such as its Expressway service. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bus Éireann’s accounts are going the long way around saying it, but taxpayers will be the backstop if the troubled State-owned public transport compan(...)

The ‘Pod’ at Dublin Airport, where aircraft are allocated stands. Photograph: daa/Twitter

Ophelia has caused major disruptions in air travel today. So far hundreds of flights have been cancelled or delayed, affecting thousands of people’s p(...)

 Tree surgeon James Moran working on a fallen tree at Bayswater Terrace, Sandycove during Storm Ophelia. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Almost 300,000 properties are without power and three people have died as Hurricane Ophelia enters its final hours and has moved across the north west(...)

 Dublin Bus buses in Broadstone Bus depot Dublin after services were cancelled as ex-hurricane Ophelia hits. Photograph: Caroline Quinn/PA Wire

Luas: There will be no Luas service on the Red or Green lines on Tuesday morning due to damage at a technical room at the Red Cow depot. It is current(...)

Met Éireann forecaster Evelyn Cusack points to the eye of the Ophelia storm during a meeting of the National Emergency Co-ordination Group in Dublin this morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Met Éireann has extended a red level wind warning to the whole country as Ireland braces itself for the arrival of Hurricane Ophelia, ahead of what is(...)

Bus Éireann said it continued “to liaise with unions and staff as part of a major business restructure to reverse insolvency and make the company efficient”. Photograph: Getty Images

Bus Éireann had to hire in outside buses to operate nearly 300 services in the east of the country over the last week because drivers did not show up (...)

Jackie McBrearty and her guide dog  Rhum  in Sligo. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Sometimes well-meaning people stop Jackie McBrearty on the street and tell her they’ll pray that God will restore her sight. A stranger once suggested(...)

Darragh Conboy and John Connolly of Hazel Mountain Chocolate

The Burren’s Wild Honey Inn this week became the first pub in Ireland to win a Michelin star. With an appetite for sourcing fresh produce from indigen(...)