The port of Rotterdam. “The call in Waterford will boost the shipping options for local businesses, enabling them to reach Rotterdam within days and connect to the rest of the world.”  Photograph: iStock

A Dutch shipping line will open up Waterford port to new international trade routes when it commences a weekly service on the Waterford to Rotterdam r(...)

The Air Corps’ maritime patrol aircraft was in the area at the time and saw a flare set off from the life raft and was able to winch the men out of the water.  File photograph: Irish Air Corps Flickr

The death of a mackerel fisherman off the Mayo coast in April has been attributed in part to an absence of training and a failure on the part of the c(...)

New electronic passport readers will be in place at both terminals in Dublin Airport from Tuesday  in an attempt to significantly reduce delays at immigration control. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

New electronic passport readers will be in place at both terminals in Dublin Airport from Tuesday in an attempt to significantly reduce delays at immi(...)

The first three months of the year are traditionally the weakest for air travel. Photograph: iStock

Passenger numbers grew at all the Republic’s airports except Shannon in the first three months of this year, official figures show. Department of Tra(...)

Investigations mainly revolve around circumstances in which a €100,000 loan was given by former FAI chief executive John Delaney to the football association in April 2017. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The Football Association of Ireland board could face criminal sanction if an investigation into claims of failure to keep proper records finds any wro(...)

 John Delaney leaving the Carlton Hotel near Dublin Airport on Monday evening after a meeting with the board of the FAI. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Those who have paid any close attention to his career up will be reluctant to write him off but John Delaney’s days at the FAI do look to be over. Hav(...)

FAI president Donal Conway and FAI executive vice-president John Delaney arriving at Leinster House to give evidence to the Oireachtas Committee on Sport. Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA Wire

FAI president Donal Conway told members of the Oireachtas Committee on Sport that the association’s current board would step aside if that was what it(...)

 John Delaney with  Pat Hickey, former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland, and Emma English in 2016. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

His “positive attributes were genuinely appreciated . . . and for good reason. However, his style of leadership was characterised by strong personal c(...)

Shane Ross has become what he railed against in his days at the Sunday Independent: a minister who is determined to buy the public’s approval with their own money

A press release landed in media inboxes on Wednesday from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, which is presided over by Minister Shane Ros(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney. File photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Below are extracted highlights from the Government’s document detailing plans for the a no-deal Brexit next March. The full document can be read (...)

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