Aidan Flynn, general manager at the FTA Ireland has suggested that ferry arrivals could be staggered to avoid traffic build-ups.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The haulage industry has urged the Government to create a parking area near Dublin Airport where lorries could be stacked if there is Brexit-related t(...)

The use of e-scooters is illegal on public roads or in public places in Ireland. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Retailers have described as “nanny-state gone mad” a statement by Minister for Transport Shane Ross saying they are obliged to tell customers buying e(...)

A report commissioned by the Road Safety Authority on e-scooter use in other EU countries found differing regulations and poor standards of enforcement. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

The Department of Transport is to embark on a two-month consultation process to gauge the public’s views on the legalisation of electric scooters and (...)

The  overriding Garda view is that a clear decision must be taken to either allow e-scooters under regulation or  ban them completely. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Concern is growing in Garda circles about the increased use of e-scooters, especially in Dublin, as a public consultation on the future of the devices(...)

Paul Mallee, co-founder of Maison Privee: ‘I think the opportunities are significant [in Dubai]. The ecosystem here for startups is really coming along in leaps and bounds.’

It was a series of fortunate career moves that led Paul Mallee to Dubai to set up a business catering to individuals seeking to rent short-term, upmar(...)

A PSO flight operated by Stobart Air parked in Donegal Airport. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Passenger growth on State-subsidised flights from Dublin to both Kerry and Donegal could allow the Government to cut the funding it gives the airline (...)

The €40 fine rises to €60 if it is not paid within 28 days. If it remains unpaid for a further 28 days, cyclists can either pay €80 or court proceedings are initiated. Photograph: Tom Honan

Almost 5,000 on-the-spot fines have been issued to cyclists in the four years since their introduction. Breaking a red light has been the most commo(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross said there were mechanisms in place to cover liability of cyclists ‘although they may indeed not prove adequate in all cases’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said he has no plans “at this time” to introduce legislation requiring cyclists to insure their bicycles so they(...)

The zero emission Fuso Canter e-Cell parked on the charging station. The Fuso Canter is the one of the most ecological small trucks in Europe. Irish local authorities only have 75 low-emission vehicles in use.  Photograph: iStock

Less than 2 per cent of local authority vehicles are electric or hybrid while no common policy exists on “greening” council fleets, data obtained from(...)

The Government’s aim is to have 950,000 electric cars on the road by 2030. Photograph: iStock

Promising “radical change” in the wake of local elections in which the green vote came out in force is undoubtedly a good political tactic for a party(...)

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