Eugene Drennan

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Dmytro Shchedrin, first secretary at the Ukrainian Embassy (third from left) visited Rosslare port to see the aid that is leaving the port on trucks for Ukraine. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A group of lorry drivers are transporting more than €1 million worth of food, medical supplies and hygiene products on a four-day trip across Europe t(...)

Sacked P&O workers held a protest at the port of Larne in Northern Ireland on Friday, with unions calling for a boycott of the company. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

P&O Ferries has reassured the Government that it expects its Dublin-to-Liverpool route to resume normal services within the coming days. The UK-(...)

 The prospect of shutting down Dublin Port – and of a wider blockade of Dublin on St Patrick’s Day – was aired during talks earlier this month. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government believed hauliers would blockade Dublin Port in the days before it signed off on a special €18 million emergency support package for th(...)

EU driving and resting regulations have been relaxed for hauliers due to the shortage of drivers. File photograph: Getty

A total of 60 applications for work permits for lorry drivers from outside the European Union have been received since a quota was lifted in October t(...)

Gardai move Trucks to the side to allow a Luas to pass at Dawson Street as a protest against fuel prices takes place. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A protest by a large group of truckers and hauliers against rising fuel prices caused significant traffic disruption around Dublin on Wednesday. The (...)

A ‘nightmare’ looms for the haulage industry in the run-up to Christmas, hauliers have warned.  Photograph: iStock

The Government’s scrapping of a cap on the number of lorry drivers from outside Europe allowed to work in Ireland will do nothing to plug a huge short(...)

The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) is to hold a members meeting in the next fortnight to discuss protests on the back of the Climate Change Advisory Council’s emissions recommendations.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Hauliers are threatening to protest over new targets for climate emissions for the transport sector in Ireland. The Irish Road Haulage Association ((...)

The head of the Department of Agriculture’s import controls division said the 53,000 consignments processed so far this year compares with about 4,000 to 5,000 last year, before Brexit. Photograph: iStock

There has been a 20-fold increase in the number of consignments of food and plant products and live animals being processed by health inspectors at Ir(...)

Kay Collins of Collins Transport finds herself driving lorries due to shortage of skilled drivers in Ireland. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Kay Collins has swapped an office and the books of her family’s haulage business for a lorry cab and the open road for a few days every week. It is no(...)

The costs of using the UK as a land bridge can be €500-€800 per truck, according to Meat Industry Ireland. Photograph: iStock

Brexit has been a long-drawn-out saga, and it looks set to continue: the recent deadline of October 1st, 2021, for the implementation of additional tr(...)

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