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(...)

A total of 58 cars and almost 30 trucks were badly damaged when a trailer “broke loose” in the Epsilon’s cargo hold during the heavy weather

Irish Ferries has confirmed that several passengers required hospital treatment for injury incurred aboard one of its ships while sheltering off the B(...)

Cars and lorries sit in traffic as striking employees of the My Ferry Link company block the A16 motorway toward the ferry port of Calais in July.

Irish hauliers are to meet with Minister of Transport Pascal Donohoe early next month to press the case for compensation over delays related to the mi(...)

Migrants walk in the direction of the Eurotunnel terminal  near Calais, northern France. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

When several thousand Irish construction workers were involved in building the Channel Tunnel more than 25 years ago, tabloid newspapers reported o(...)

Migrants are attempting to get on board trucks leaving Calais with the aim of crossing the border into the UK. Photograph:  Etienne Laurent/EPA

Irish truck drivers are under increasing threat from migrants trying to cross the border to the UK through the French port of Calais, according to the(...)

Hauliers protest outside Dublin Port early this morning over taxes on the sector. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

This morning’s blockade of the State’s largest port by hauliers took place without notice, causing widespread disruption in the Dublin Port area. The (...)

The ban on ‘supercube’ lorries  announced in January 2007  will come into force tomorrow night. Phototograph: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

More than 5,000 lorries are to be forced off the road this week following the introduction of a ban on vehicles more than 4.65 metres tall.The ban on(...)

Some 12 trucks staged a blockade preventing haulage vehicles from entering the country through Foynes Port in Limerick over what they claim is “illeg(...)


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A member of the Northern Regional Response Unit stands guard at the site of the latest and the largest diesel laundry plant found, which is in Drumacon, Castleblaney, Co Monaghan. Photograph:
Ciara Wilkinson

Garage owners trying to compete with criminal gangs who supply cheaper illegal fuel along the Border are supporting a voluntary independent fuel-testi(...)

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