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(...)

Shannon Airport. The airport will have to fork out €10m for a baggage-screening upgrade that will give it no competitive advantage. Photograph: Arthur Ellis/Press22

It’s rare to see the chief executive of a State-owned company take on his ministerial masters. On Monday, Shannon Airport boss Matthew Thomas complain(...)

Former minister for communications Denis Naughten did not influence or seek to influence the conduct of the broadband tender process in favour of Granahan McCourt Capital, or otherwise, the independent auditor found.

Former minister for communications Denis Naughten did not influence, or seek to influence, the tender process of the national broadband plan during me(...)

Knock airport in Co Mayo.

Ireland West Airport Knock reduced its losses by more than 40 per cent last year having handled a record number of passengers, recently filed accounts(...)

New regulations demand that by 2020 airport screening systems for baggage that passengers check in must match detection levels similar to medical CAT scans. Photograph: iStock

New EU rules requiring tougher security screening of air travellers’ baggage will cost the Republic’s regional airports at least €14 million. The new(...)

Gardaí are expected to shortly begin using new hand-held devices to scan number plates, which will immediately find out whether a vehicle is insured, by the end of this year.

A national database of all privately insured drivers, which seeks to target fraudulent insurance claims, is set to go live by the end of the year. Th(...)

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