Minister for Transport Shane Ross. A Minister said Mr Ross’s public performance was not surprising given that he did not seem ‘up to speed’ on Brexit preparations in his own portfolio.

Ministers have been privately scathing about the performance of Minister for Transport Shane Ross at a press conference this week where he suggested t(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney: “All Government departments must give full priority to activating their plans for a no-deal or disorderly Brexit”

Before Christmas, in the wake of Theresa May’s decision to postpone the Commons vote on the withdrawal treaty, Irish Government Ministers were told th(...)

Transport Infrastructure Ireland wants tolls at each M50 junction instead of the current single toll that only one quarter of vehicles using the route will pass. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill

Public transport and variable speed limits are the only solutions to congestion on the M50 and multi-point tolling is not the answer, Minister for Tra(...)

A ‘fresh detailed risk assessment’ of threats to Irish airports, including the possibility of drone incursions, is to be carried out. Photograph: Michel Comte/AFP/Getty Images.

A “fresh detailed risk assessment” of threats to Irish airports, including the possibility of drone incursions, is to be carried out following severe (...)

The upgrade involves widening the road from two to three lanes in both directions to ease congestion. File photograph: Google Street View

Road works originally expected to last two years along the M7 motorway are expected to be completed by April. The route runs continuously from the o(...)

The potential threat to Irish airports from drones will be discussed by officials at a specially convened meeting on Thursday.  File photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

The potential threat to Irish airports from drones will be discussed by officials at a specially convened meeting on Thursday, following recent disrup(...)

The Bill had proposed setting a minimum passing distance of up to 1.5 metres between a motorist and a cyclist. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Road safety campaigners have said the Government could learn from the success of British police forces in prosecuting motorists who do not keep a safe(...)

‘I am not going to introduce measures, certainly not in the immediate future, to compel people to wear hi visibility jackets or helmets...’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/ File

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has ruled out making it mandatory for cyclists to wear safety equipment, such as helmets, lights and reflective clot(...)

Pleasure boats sit anchored in front of a ship docked at the Port of Dublin. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The Department of Transport only asked Dublin Port, the country’s largest and busiest sea port, for details of its contingency plans to deal with a ha(...)

Walkers in Howth, Dublin,  as waves crash over the harbour wall on Tuesday morning. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins

The Government has instructed local authorities to activate their severe weather and crisis management teams as high winds from Storm Diana are expect(...)

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