“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 (...)

Concerns have been raised over queues of up to 20 kilometres in Dover which will be exacerbated by more border checks.

Delays at the land bridge between Britain and mainland Europe after Brexit will be “hugely significant” for Irish exporters, German Irish Chamber of I(...)

Insurance Ireland’s office in Dublin, which was raided this week as part of an investigation by the European Commission into complaints about cartel-like behaviour. Photograph: Collins

Four insurance brokers whose offices in Ireland were raided as part of an European Commission investigation into concerns about breaches of EU antitru(...)

Irish Road Haulage Association president Verona Murphy: says her members had experienced premium hikes of up to 100 per cent in the space of a year, leaving the average cost of covering a truck at €5,000, compared with €3,000 in the UK and €2,000 in Poland.  Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

At least four insurance brokerages in Ireland were raided by European Commission officials on Tuesday concerning allegations of anti-competitive pract(...)

The Port Tunnel, described by Ibec in 1996 as ‘the single most important piece of national transport infrastructure within the last decade’. Photograph: Alan Betson

Cutting the ribbon at the opening of the Dublin Port Tunnel, a dozen years after it was sanctioned and five years after construction began, Bertie Ahe(...)

The dismantling of the illicit Calais camp in October is believed to have caused many of its 10,000 inhabitants to disperse to other areas, including the port city of Cherbourg which deals mostly with traffic between Ireland and France.  Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty

The destruction of the Calais “Jungle” camp may be contributing to increased attempts by migrants to stowaway in cargo bound for Ireland, expert obser(...)

Truck driver Joe Druhan: ‘We don’t use service stations on motorways in France any more, as  traffickers are taking people up and down in minibuses,  looking for Irish- and English-registered vehicles.’ Photograph: Kathleen Harris

Irish volunteers working with migrants in France have described as “inhumane” the manner in which the migrant camp known as the Calais “Jungle” is bei(...)

The Irish Road Haulage Association said the industry has particular difficulty obtaining competitive quotes for motor insurance. Photograph: iStock

Hauliers need a change in the law to allow them shop around for insurance in Europe, the president of the Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA), Vero(...)

The soaring cost of car insurance continues to be an issue for industry and consumers alike. Motor car insurance costs were up 28.2 per cent in the year to August, figures from the Central Statistics Office show, with insurers blaming higher, and more frequent, claims awards.

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has issued summonses to motor insurance providers compelling them to appear before them to give ev(...)

Hauliers, farmers and harbour workers, among others, mount a protest blockade  over the migrant situation in Calais, France, September 5th, 2016.  Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) has backed a protest by truckers in Calais, saying drivers are leaving the industry “in their droves” becaus(...)

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