Iarnród Éireann  is responsible for an operational network of 1,700 route kilometres and 135 route kilometres of non-operational lines.

The railway regulator brought concerns over Irish Rail’s response to safety management issues to the Department of Transport after its already “strain(...)

Irish Government departments will spend at least €39.3 million this year in an effort to better prepare for Brexit. Photograph: iStock

Dealing with Brexit will cost Irish Government departments at least €39.3 million this year, according to figures compiled by the Labour Party. As pa(...)

Dublin airport’s Terminal 2, which opened in 2010

Oxford Economics and Cambridge Economics Policy Associates have been selected to undertake a review of the capacity needs for Ireland’s State airports(...)

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar: a career politician, whose drive and determination come with personal sacrifice. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fifteen years ago, a 23-year-old Leo Varadkar wrote to The Irish Times proposing a new system for electing the leader of Fine Gael. He, and the co-si(...)

Ms Moyagh Murdock, CEO of the Road Safety Authority. Photograph: Sara Freund

The head of the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has launched a strongly-worded attack on the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland. Moyagh Murdock has accused (...)

File photograph from January 2015 of  a  Qatar Airways Airbus A350 approaching  the gate at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany. Airline passengers travelling to the US and UK from a number of Middle Eastern and north African countries will not be allowed to carry such devices under new counter-terrorism measures announced on Tuesday. Photograph: Michael Probst/AP Photo

There are no plans to introduce a ban on carrying large electronic devices in the main cabin on flights into Ireland from Middle Eastern and north Afr(...)

An Etihad Airways jet at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York.  Passengers travelling to the US from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries will be prohibited from bringing large electronic devices on board. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

Airline passengers travelling to the US and UK from a number of Middle Eastern and north African countries have been barred from carrying large electr(...)

The Defence Forces said steps were underway to remedy the shortage of personnel in the Irish Air Corps.

The Irish Coast Guard helicopter which crashed on a rescue mission early Tuesday had been tasked to the scene after the Defence Forces had been unable(...)

Brothers William (65) and Patrick Price (62),  Stephenstown Industrial Estate, Balbriggan, Co Dublin, pleaded guilty  to failing to have details of  life-saving drills and training procedures recorded in their trawler’s log  on November 4th, 2015. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Two trawler-owners have been fined a total of €500 and ordered to pay €350 in costs after they admitted breaches of maritime safety regulations on one(...)

In 2014, 13 bodies under the  control of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport had a credit card bill of €2,700,753 and a further one of €2,967,010 in 2015. File photograph: Getty Images

State bodies spent €11,288,798 using credit cards over two years, new figures have revealed. Information released to Fianna Fáil spokesman on public (...)

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