After Tralee, Co Kerry at 19 weeks, the longest waiting times by test centre are Athlone (17 weeks), Donegal (17 weeks), Roscommon (16.8 weeks), Mallow (16.7 weeks). Photograph: Getty Images

Driving test waiting times have risen to an average of 13 weeks, with the longest waiting times in Tralee, Co Kerry, at almost five months, according (...)

About 2.8 million public services cards have been issued to date

Campaigners against the UK’s abandoned national ID card scheme have said there are “massive privacy issues” around the public services card (PSC) that(...)

Total revenue for Applus Car Testing Service Limited amounted to €83.18 million in 2016.

Operating profit at the company holding the National Car Test (NCT) contract increased to €8.13 million in 2016, it has reported. Jumping by 51.9 per(...)

Luke O’Donovan, the six-year-old  who was killed in a traffic accident at Ballymacoda in Co Cork. Photograph:  Provision.

The parents of a boy killed by a driver with a cognitive disability have called for the law to be changed so that people who have suffered serious imp(...)

Moyagh Murdock, chief executive of the RSA with Antonio Avenoso, director, European Transport Safety Council, Rod King, founder and campaign director of UK’s 20’s Plenty for Us, Dermot Stevenson, senior executive engineer, Dublin City Council and Bryan Dobson, MC of the Road Safety Authority’s annual academic road safety lecture on the 30km/h speed limit, held in Dublin. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Local authorities need to introduce more 30km/h speed zones in towns and cities, the Road Safety Authority has said. Addressing the organisation’s a(...)

The slipway at Buncrana Pier after the incident in which five people died in March 2016.  Photograph: Peter Murtagh

A pre-inquest hearing into an incident in which five members of the same family drowned off Buncrana has heard first responders could not open their c(...)

The number of cyclists in Dublin city has more than doubled in the past six years

The number of cyclists in Dublin city has more than doubled in the past six years, with more than 95,000 people using their bikes in the capital every(...)

The advertisement featured real home video footage taken by a car loan customer surprising his partner and young child with a new car.  Stock photograph: Getty Images

An AIB television advertisement “must not reappear in its current form again,” the Advertising Standards Authority has ruled. The advertisement feat(...)

A report revealed that gardaí had exaggerated the number of breathalyser tests by 1.45 million. Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

A civilian Garda employee who claimed she witnessed a garda using a breathalyser machine on himself to falsify test figures has said she believes the (...)

Twins Clara  and Maria Harrington from  Westport flying the flag for Mayo ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland football final against Dublin. Photograph:  Paul Mealey

When Dutchman Dirk Schonkeren sculpted a milk chocolate version of the Sam Maguire Cup, he never expected it would become a rotating window display ov(...)