Noting that there was “very significant speed indeed” on the night, Mr Justice George Birmingham set four years’ imprisonment as a headline sentence, which after mitigation was cut to two-and-a-half years in jail with the final year suspended for two years.

A garda who received a suspended sentence for causing the death of a mother-of-three by dangerous driving is to be jailed after a successful appeal b(...)

A view of the site of the new national children’s hospital. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ File

The chair of the board developing the national children’s hospital is to step down at the end of next month, The Irish Times has learned. The resigna(...)

Badger deaths total 1,990 to date, heaviest on the Dublin commuter belt in Leinster, and in Co Clare and west Cork. Drawing: Michael Viney

Beyond the darkling hills of the Wild Atlantic Way, the big roads widen, straighten, point sweepingly from A to B. In the nights before Christmas I im(...)

A sign for the N20 is seen on the approach road to Limerick city. The new   Cork to Limerick motorway will involve an upgrade of the existing N20

The new €1 billion-plus Cork to Limerick motorway will involve an upgrade of the existing N20, via Mallow and Charleville, Transport Infrastructure Ir(...)

A Google Maps view of the corner of Park Avenue and Blackrock Road

A coroner has recommended that all local authorities carry out a review of their road infrastructure following any fatal road traffic collision, after(...)

The final section of the M8 Dublin to Cork motorway. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Sitting in a control room in East Wall in Dublin, Kevin O’Rourke and his team watch on a bank of screens as a car leaving Dublin Port slows to a stop (...)

David Walshe, of Manor Walk, Rosehill, Kells Road, Kilkenny, pictured leaving court on Monday.   Photograph: Collins Courts

Drivers, by using a tolled motorway, are legally presumed to have accepted liability for payment of the toll, a judge said on Monday. Circuit Court P(...)

Dublin Bus will run its Nitelink services until 4am on December 15th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th and 31st.

Additional gardaí and public transport services have been deployed in Dublin to keep the city’s traffic moving over the Christmas season. Operation O(...)

Niall Anderton: “We have already noticed that sales in the rebranded sites are higher than the ones that have yet to be changed over”

Circle K, the Canadian-owned forecourts retailer previously known in Ireland as Topaz, has invested €3.7 million in a new site opening this week on th(...)

Traffic on the M50 Toll Bridge. Photograph: Alan Betson

A woman who allegedly clocked up more than €3,300 in unpaid tolls had her car seized and sold off to settle the bill, the High Court has heard. Kath(...)

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