Knock airport: needs more regular flights  and quicker connections to Sligo town. Photograph: Alan Betson

A Sligo-Dublin motorway would support Sligo town as a hub for the growth of the wider region around it, stretching into Donegal, but there are greater(...)

Traffic disruption on the M7 motorway. Increase in car ownership and commuting during the boom  was highest in the greater Dublin area. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Higher income levels among those employed in the greater Dublin area do not compensate for the cost of commuting, a study by NUI Galway (NUIG) has fou(...)