The CIÉ companies – Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus and Iarnród Éireann – are facing a cash crunch as fares have fallen by 90 per cent. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A range of public bodies and State companies are lining up to seek bailouts from the Government, with the final bill for this year estimated by offici(...)

The NBRU said it would be ‘preposterous and untenable if Dublin Bus, Iarnród Éireann and Bus Éireann were to be left to run aground’. File photograph: The Irish Times

The State must provide immediate guarantees of funding for its public transport companies which are experiencing significant financial problems, the N(...)

John Crowe of Voucher Connect: sales have grown 165 per cent since the outbreak of Covid-19.

When all this is over, remember to reward the food businesses that stepped up to the plate and delivered the plates to frontline workers throughout th(...)

Irish Rail has announced a number of disruptions to its Easter services.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish Rail has announced a number of disruptions to its Easter services. Essential maintenance will be carried out on the Dublin to Sligo line as wel(...)

The NBRU has demanded action to protect members. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has said its members in Irish Rail, Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus will no longer accept cash from passengers over (...)

South Korean soldiers wearing protective gear spray disinfectant as part of preventive measures against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, at Dongdaegu railway station in Daegu on Saturday. Photograph: Yonhap/AFP/Getty Images

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised its global risk assessment for coronavirus to “very high” from “high” as countries struggle to contain (...)

North’s chief medical officer Dr Michael McBride speaking at a press conference on Thursday. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s chief medical officer has said he is confident health authorities in Northern Ireland will be able to contain the spread of coronav(...)

HSE staff who are activating the public awareness campaign for Covid-19 (coronavirus) in the baggage hall of Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The cabin crew on an Aer Lingus flight to Dublin from northern Italy on which a woman travelled before testing positive for the coronaviurs have been (...)

If you can see that bump and vacate your seat for a heavily pregnant woman, the gesture is always appreciated

My baby bump wasn’t just pregnant big; it was pass-comment-on-how-big-it-is big. “Twins!” people would squeak at me in restaurants. Nope, a lone dwell(...)

Go Ahead  commenced operations in September 2018.

The National Transport Authority (NTA) is to fine private bus operator Go-Ahead more than €70k for failures to deliver services reliably and on time, (...)

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