Approximately 50mm of rain fell in a short period of time. Photograph: iStock

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has said future flooding that closed the M8 motorway between Junction 12 Mitchelstown and Junction 11 Cahi(...)

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(...)

Fine Gael has added Verona Murphy,  the president of the Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA), to its general election ticket in Wexford. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Fine Gael has added a third candidate to its general election ticket in Wexford, with the president of the Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) joini(...)

British prime minister Theresa May  during a news conference following the EU  leaders’ summit in  Brussels where the Brexit extension was announced. Photograph:  Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

Industry groups have expressed relief that the EU and UK have agreed to extend the Brexit date to October 31st to give businesses more time to prepare(...)

Ships in Dublin Port being loaded with goods for export. File photo. Photographer: Dara MacDonaill

Small businesses have not taken the necessary steps to prepare for Brexit because they are “time poor” and believe that a deal will ultimately be done(...)

A picture taken at 10km from Dunkerque on the A16 highway between Dunkerque and Calais shows trucks stuck in a traffic jam on March 4th 2019 due to extensive controls by the customs officers protesting against the lack of staff and material ahead of the Brexit. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP

Hauliers in the UK and Ireland are predicting that a no-deal Brexit is going to cause major problems for the haulage industry and for the general publ(...)

Kit Malthouse, right – who gives his name to the Tories’ Malthouse compromise – and Boris Johnson in 2011. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images

The so-called Malthouse compromise was acclaimed this week as evidence that the various wings of the Tory party were coming together on Brexit. But w(...)

Potential post-Brexit restrictions on Irish freight passing through the UK ports like Dover (above) will be eased after Britain signed up to an international agreement covering fast-tracked transit through third countries

A group of Anglo Irish Bank junior bondholders, who resisted attempts to make them share the failed lender’s losses, are set to recoup all that they a(...)

“Irish Ferries wish to inform our customers that we’re unlikely to operate a service between Rosslare and France in 2019. We continue to keep this situation under review. Our new WB Yeats ship will operate from Dublin to Cherbourg”

Irish Ferries could axe some services from the Republic to France next year despite claims that Brexit will increase the need for them. The shipping (...)

Minister for Environment Denis Naughten: consumers “must have confidence” fees for disposal of waste tyres are standardised and used for intended purpose. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Details of a new regulatory system for disposal of “end-of-life” tyres have been announced by Minister for Environment Denis Naughten, who is to push (...)

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