The National Transport Authority (NTA) has said it may consider a community transport service to supplement the controversial BusConnects plan.

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has said it may consider a community transport service to supplement the controversial BusConnects plan. Local(...)

Darlene Coker is shown with her thoracic surgeon David Sugarbaker

Darlene Coker knew she was dying. She just wanted to know why. She knew that her cancer, mesothelioma, arose in the delicate membrane surrounding her(...)

  NTA chief executive Anne Graham and deputy chief executive Hugh Creegan at a briefing in November to unveil details of the BusConnects project. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

If Dublin is to maintain its capacity as a city and a capital “we will have to do more and urgently”, the National Transport Authority (NTA) is to tel(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said his experience working in various hospitals helped form his views on the problems in our hospitals. Photograph:  Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has acknowledged that hospital overcrowding happens all year round but spikes “pretty much” every Tuesday and after a run o(...)

  Blind man Tony Murray on Collins Avenue: “I think that is a failing on the part of the NTA, for not considering users of all needs and disabilities.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Tony Murray is blind. The 38-year-old leaves his home in Beaumont, north Dublin, every weekday morning at 7am, carrying his white stick. It takes him (...)

Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian McGrath called on the NTA to have a “meaningful and extensive consultation” with the disabled and the elderly. Photograph: Eric Luke

Changes to Dublin’s bus network under a €2 billion overhaul show a disregard for the disabled and elderly, Minister of State for Disability Issues Fin(...)

Scrumhalf Caolan Blade takes over the captaincy for the first time as Connacht  face Sale at the AJ Bell Stadium. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Connacht will be trying to reclaim the driving seat from Sale when the two teams meet at the AJ Bell Stadium today (3pm). Steve Diamond’s squad grabb(...)

In March last year the 30km/h speed limit zone was expanded to certain residential areas and in the vicinity of schools in Dublin city centre.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

New bylaws to allow the introduction of 30km/h speed limits across all residential streets in the capital have been accepted by Dublin City Council’s (...)

Robbie Fryers and Talita Holzer, co-founders of WaytoB, a smartphone- and smartwatch-based navigation solution. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A navigation system that helps people with intellectual disabilities get around, a more accurate test for sepsis and a breakthrough in sound separatio(...)

The  Irish Water Crisis Management Team met on Monday morning and  it said “seven full days of data” on pressure reduction in the greater Dublin area would be available to examine on Tuesday.

Night-time water restrictions across Dublin and Wicklow are set to continue for a second week while Irish Water officials meet to discuss whether rest(...)

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