“Range anxiety remains a problem with electric vehicles,” said Vinny Kearns, chief executive of Xpert Taxis. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Shane Ross’s scheme to persuade taxi drivers to switch to electric cars has been dismissed as a failure as newly disclosed figures show just seven dri(...)

A drafting error in the Road Traffic Act (2016) means gardaí do not have the power to take a blood or urine sample from a driver arrested for failing or refusing to take an impairment test. Photograph: Frank Miller

Drivers who fail the Garda’s roadside impairment test cannot be required to provide a blood or urine sample due to an error in the legislation, The Ir(...)

Virginia International Logistics managing director Ray Cole: “We have big plans to have a substantial portion of our fleet fuelled by compressed natural gas in the coming months.”

Ray Cole’s father, Johnny, was the reason he and his brothers got involved in the logistics business. In the 1960s, Johnny began collecting milk in t(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross  taking a photo with his phone at the roundtable discussion on Public Transport Policy in the Mansion House on Monday morning.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

Independent TDs Mattie McGrath or Danny Healy Rae will not be allowed to obstruct reforms in local public transport plans, the Minister for Transport (...)

So far this year, six cyclists have been killed on Irish roads and many more injured, some very seriously. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The statistics are stark. So far this year, six cyclists have been killed on Irish roads and many more injured, some very seriously. Last year, 15 die(...)

BMW has said 10,602 vehicles registered in the Republic are affected by a recall over a potential electrical fault.  Photograph: Reuters/Stefan Wermuth

BMW Ireland has confirmed that 10,602 vehicles registered in the Republic are affected by a recall over a potential electrical fault. The models in (...)

The number of cyclists in Dublin city has more than doubled over the past six years, with more than 95,000 people using bikes in the capital every day. Photograph: Getty Images

Government spending on cycling infrastructure has plummeted over the past three years despite a dramatic rise in the number of people switching to bik(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross:  to hold a forum on transport policy on May 21st

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has commissioned a review of overall public transport policy. The Minister has told unions the review will seek to (...)

Keith Clarke at Inishmurray Island off Co Sligo

Keith Clarke has been bringing visitors to Inishmurray Island, seven kilometres off the coast of Sligo, for 32 years, but says he was devastated last (...)

Irish Rail said it deferred planned maintenance work on the Cork line at the end of last year. It said this engineering work would take place this year, and other work would be moved to next year

Irish Rail curtailed essential engineering work to pay for a pay rise for its staff last year, the company has told Minister for Transport Shane Ross.(...)

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