Caroline Spillane, director general of Engineers Ireland: called for greater clarity on the Land Development Agency’s ‘objectives, powers and compellability’.

The State’s new €1.25 billion Land Development Agency (LDA) must have compulsory purchase powers to secure land if houses are to be built quickly, an (...)

RIA president Prof Peter Kennedy, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue and artist Emma Ray at the unveiling of the Hamilton artwork. Photograph: Peter Gallagher/Twitter.

Most graffiti does not stand the test of time but one ‘Eureka moment’ 176 years ago, when an equation was scratched on a bridge in North Dublin, prove(...)

Some 130 motorists are clamped every day in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Vehicle clampers have been advised to not engage in “predatory” behaviour or attach devices to vehicles that people are sitting in. A draft code of p(...)

Go Ahead  commenced operations in September 2018.

The National Transport Authority (NTA) is to fine private bus operator Go-Ahead more than €70k for failures to deliver services reliably and on time, (...)

Bus Éireann: The Government is to spend an extra €384 million on boosting rural transport. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Government will spend an extra €384 million on new trams, rail cars, roads and other measures to boost transport next year. Minister for Finance,(...)

Volunteers tied  ribbons around trees due to be cut down for BusConnects on Merrion Road in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

One of the lesser-reported movements in Dublin at the moment is the drive to save urban trees. Across the capital, small pockets of residents are putt(...)

An average of 2,700 lorries and other HGVs pass through Dublin Port every day. Photograph: Getty Images

The Department of Transport has identified several sites in Dublin that can be used for the parking of some 500 trucks should Brexit-related congestio(...)

Billy Gilpin, director of train operations at Iarnród Éireann said the company normally kept two months of fuel supply for CIE’s buses and trains. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

More than three months of fuel supply is being stockpiled for State-run buses and trains to cope with potential shortages arising in the weeks after B(...)

A taxi rank in Dublin City Centre. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The cost of taking a taxi is set to climb by almost 5 per cent from early next year under proposals announced by the National Transport Authority (NTA(...)

One in six of all weekday Dart journeys are made between 8am and 9am. Overcrowding is worse on north side services. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish Rail is to try to persuade Dart commuters to stagger morning rush-hour commuting journeys in a bid to reduce overcrowding problems. On Monday i(...)

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