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Daphne Frogatt: when you walk the line you see, hear and feel the railway

I was born a few minutes’ walk from Dún Laoghaire harbour and went to school in the Dominican Convent. After working for a building firm and then a Ge(...)

Belmond Grand Hibernian: the service will not resume in 2021

Ireland’s first luxury sleeper train, the Belmond Grand Hibernian – a sister train to the Orient Express – is to pull out of Ireland. Belmond, the co(...)

The scene of the crash at Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire. Photograph: Sky News/PA Wire

Three people have been killed after a train derailed in northeast Scotland on Wednesday, the UK’s first fatal rail crash in more than a decade. Polic(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary at the airline’s agm in Dublin on Thursday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Up to 20 Ryanair pilots in Dublin Airport face being laid off as the airline reins in planned expansion on the back of stalled aircraft deliveries. T(...)

Michael O’Leary argued that the deal was a “free bet” for shareholders as he would get nothing if he failed to double both the share price and profits. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Shareholders challenged the grant of 10 million stock options to Ryanair chief executive, Michael O’Leary, at the airline’s annual general meeting on (...)

Carpetright is implementing a survival plan after negotiations with creditors in the past year. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Struggling UK flooring retailer Carpetright said on Tuesday its chief financial officer Neil Page would retire this month after more than a decade in (...)

The map of Ireland in the 1468 Venetian Portolan atlas identifies 57 settlements, including Porto Rosso (Portrush), Limerich, Chorca, Drogda (Drogheda) and Bre (Bray)

The oldest-known map of Ireland will come under the hammer at Christie’s sale of Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts in New York on Thursday. The first(...)

Cranes over Dublin city centre: April’s total is comfortably more than double the 31 recorded on February 1st, 2016, when the  crane survey was launched. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There were 78 construction cranes visible over the centre of Dublin on May 1st from the seventh floor of The Irish Times building on Tara Street. Thi(...)

Ships at anchor in Cork. Image courtesy of the Anthony Barry Photographic Archive

To give the late Anthony Barry his due, he always warned the family when he wanted to use the bathroom. “There were red lights everywhere, and then th(...)

Twelve cranes were located north of the Liffey on November 1st. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fifty-four construction cranes were visible over the centre of Dublin on November 1st from the seventh floor of the Irish Times building on Tara Stree(...)

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