The port of Rotterdam. “The call in Waterford will boost the shipping options for local businesses, enabling them to reach Rotterdam within days and connect to the rest of the world.”  Photograph: iStock

A Dutch shipping line will open up Waterford port to new international trade routes when it commences a weekly service on the Waterford to Rotterdam r(...)

The Air Corps’ maritime patrol aircraft was in the area at the time and saw a flare set off from the life raft and was able to winch the men out of the water.  File photograph: Irish Air Corps Flickr

The death of a mackerel fisherman off the Mayo coast in April has been attributed in part to an absence of training and a failure on the part of the c(...)

New electronic passport readers will be in place at both terminals in Dublin Airport from Tuesday  in an attempt to significantly reduce delays at immigration control. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

New electronic passport readers will be in place at both terminals in Dublin Airport from Tuesday in an attempt to significantly reduce delays at immi(...)

The first three months of the year are traditionally the weakest for air travel. Photograph: iStock

Passenger numbers grew at all the Republic’s airports except Shannon in the first three months of this year, official figures show. Department of Tra(...)

Shane Ross has become what he railed against in his days at the Sunday Independent: a minister who is determined to buy the public’s approval with their own money

A press release landed in media inboxes on Wednesday from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, which is presided over by Minister Shane Ros(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney. File photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Below are extracted highlights from the Government’s document detailing plans for the a no-deal Brexit next March. The full document can be read (...)

Never fully dressed without a scoop: swaggering tabloid editor Duncan Allen (Ben Chaplin) confronts his troops in the BBC drama ‘Press’.

January: As the year begins, the big question is whether 2018 will strive for credibility and enlightenment in an increasingly surreal world, or capit(...)

 Lorcan O’Connor,  an accountant, is currently head of the Insolvency Service of Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Tackling a €780 million pension shortfall and managing extensive properties are among the challenges facing incoming CIÉ chief executive Lorcan O’Con(...)

Shannon Airport: it will have to spend €10m on a baggage screening upgrade in line with EU rules

The chief executive of State-owned Shannon Airport has criticised the Government’s policy of not supporting it for infrastructure projects, calling it(...)

Conn McCluskey, chief executive, Active Ireland: ‘We believe it would be wrong to increase tax on physical activity given the need to get more people active in the country”

Irish sporting bodies have welcomed the increased allocation for sport in Budget 2019, an additional €15 million to go towards various projects and in(...)

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