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(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan: he said  transport elements were “woeful, lacking ambition in seeking real efficiency and long-term decarbonisation”

Minister for Climate Action Richard Bruton has rejected claims by the Green Party and People Before Profit that measures on public transport in the Go(...)

Lorcan O’Connor, chief executive of CIÉ,  at Heuston Station, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Lorcan O’Connor played with a train set as a kid. His children now have their own and he likes to play with them on occasion. But, sitting in the old(...)

The company is due to seek regulatory approval to begin using its drones soon having been testing the technology for some time. File photograph: Getty Images

An Irish company preparing to roll out drone deliveries of fast food has said the wildlife lobby should not be underestimated as a potential impedimen(...)

The Aer Lingus Kerry-Dublin route recorded growth of 12 per cent in 2018. Photograph : iStock

Profits grew by a third at Kerry Airport last year as passenger numbers climbed by 9 per cent, the airport’s annual report and accounts show. Operat(...)

More than 700 vehicles have been seized since the Clancy Amendment – which allows for the vehicle of an unaccompanied driver to be seized – came into force in December 2018. Photograph: iStock

The Garda computer system has yet to be updated to record the fact that a vehicle has been seized from an unaccompanied learner driver. The Departmen(...)

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