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Passengers wearing face coverings on public transport in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

New regulations governing the wearing of face masks on public transport come into effect on Monday – what is involved? The legislation signed on Frid(...)

Simon Harris, Anne Graham, chief executive,  NTA, Leo Varadkar  and  Shane Ross wearing face masks during a press briefing to promote the wearing of masks on public transport. Hotograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The mandatory wearing of face masks on public transport is unlikely to take effect until next week at the earliest, despite increases in bus and train(...)

Project Ireland 2040 was one the flagship initiatives of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s time at the helm of the Fine Gael-Independent minority government in the last Dáil. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall

A significant number of roads projects committed to by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar must go ahead because contracts have already been signed to build them,(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  suggested  the next government could encourage people to work from home by offering them income tax incentives. Photograph:  Dave Meehan

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has suggested that the next government could encourage people to work from home in the long term by offering them income tax in(...)

Bus Eireann warned the commercial Expressway service was at risk. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The sustainability of the Bus Éireann Expressway network is at risk, with the coronavirus outbreak causing a decline in passenger numbers, the compan(...)

The Department of Public Expenditure is expected to release guidance  on the issue of pay and absences on foot of the coronavirus for all State employees.  Photograph: Getty Images

Workers who have to stay away from work as a result of precautionary measures taken to deal with Covid-19 may have no legal rights to be paid by their(...)

Figures indicate that the number of incidents of anti-social behaviour on board the Dublin Bus fleet, or at its bus stops, has fallen by nearly a fifth in the first quarter of this year, compared with 2018. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Twenty six Dublin Bus staff have been assaulted in the first six months of 2019, down from 22 in the same period last year, according to figures relea(...)

Rough journey?: Irish Rail had 407 complaints of anti-social behaviour last year, 117 reported incidents of intimidation and 70 vandalism complaints. Photograph: Eric Luke

It was already dark as the 6pm Sligo-Dublin train stopped at Dromod Station in Leitrim. The train waited for 10 minutes, in accordance with the timeta(...)

The BusConnects scheme involves changes to bus routes into Dublin city, and a €2 billion investment in the network.

The lead designer of BusConnects has accused the National Rail and Bus Workers Union of “putting out alarming and misleading information” about propos(...)

Heuston Train Station in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

A ballot which was expected to see train drivers at Irish Rail back an all-out strike was postponed on Wednesday due to the adverse weather. The ball(...)

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