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The RSA said at the start of October that 43,192 people were waiting for a driving test appointment. Photograph: iStock

Driving test delays will leave learner motorists paying an extra €300 to €600 for car insurance, according to some estimates. The Government’s move t(...)

The Road Safety Authority has long been aware that some learner drivers were “rolling” their learner permit

Action to deal with a loophole that allows learner permit holders to drive for many years without having to pass – or even sit – a test has been shelv(...)

A  Department of Education spokesman confirmed that records arising from the visits will be made available only to the board and principal of the schools concerned and will not be published by the department. Photograph: Getty

Schools are to be subject to new Covid-19 safety checks, but the findings will not be published. The Department of Education’s inspectorate and the H(...)

Maireád McGuinness: a rare example of a journalist making a successful career change into politics. File photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness, who has been appointed as European commissioner in charge of financial services and financial stability, is a rare e(...)

File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority are continuing to investigate the death of a man who fell off a shed roof in Co Louth last Saturday. The (...)

Testing commenced after a positive test among one member of staff. When others around him were tested, another worker was found to have the virus.

Two separate outbreaks of Covid-19 have been confirmed in factories owned by Larry Goodman. Testing of the 350 staff at the ABP Foods plant in Clone(...)

People are hit by waves on the Front Strand in Youghal, Co Cork on Wednesday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Storm Ellen has hit the southwest coast of Ireland with “very severe and destructive” winds expected over Co Cork in the coming hours. The worst of W(...)

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a man died as a result of a traffic collision at a roadworks site in Co Kerry on Tuesday. Andrew Fleming, f(...)

Nine unannounced inspections of meat plants have been carried out by the HSA since the start of the Covid-19 outbreak here.  File photograph: Bloomberg

Nine unannounced inspections of meat plants have been carried out by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) since lockdown measures were first eased in(...)

Fianna Fáil  TD James Lawless fears that some employers might try to avoid reporting a Covid-19 case in a bid to avoid adverse publicity. Photograph: Tom Honan

The Government is to examine giving greater legal powers to the health and safety watchdog in relation to Covid-19 inspections in the workplace, Tánai(...)

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