Currently the Government is proposing a speed limits for electric scooters of of 25km/h as part of the Road Traffic and Roads Bill 2021.

The speed limit of electric scooters should be set at 12 km/h and as low as 6 km/h in built-up areas, campaigners for people who are visually impaired(...)

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(...)

The changes were announced by the Road Safety Authority  and the Department of Transport on Tuesday, describing them as ‘temporary and urgent’. Photograph: iStock

Truck drivers are to be allowed stay on the road for longer periods of time due to the threat of Covid-19 on food and other essential supply chains. (...)

Donegal Airport’s runway. Emerald will fly the Dublin-Donegal route under the Aer Lingus brand and flight numbers and its schedule will allow passengers to connect with the larger carrier’s network. Photograph: Owen Clarke

Aer Lingus regional operator Emerald Airlines will take over the State-supported Dublin-Donegal air service from next month. Scandinavian carrier Ama(...)

Members of the Doolin Coast Guard unit. The Co Clare unit was stood down from search and rescue services last month after six volunteers resigned from their roles over interpersonal issues.  Photograph: Pat Flynn

The Government has asked the Irish Coast Guard to begin the process of reconstituting the Doolin Coast Guard unit after a report by Kieran Mulvey conc(...)

Pre-Covid passenger numbers will determine each airport’s share and so Dublin will receive €79.6m of the total budget. Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Airports will get €108 million in State aid to boost their recovery from the impact of Government Covid-19 curbs. EU competition regulators this month(...)

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris  said engagement is needed on the issue of fuel costs, not protest. Photograph: iStock

A planned protest by truckers over rising fuel costs that is expected to bring traffic chaos to Dublin on Monday is “not the way to do business”accord(...)

The Sunday Times reports that  Lynne Embleton, chief executive of Aer Lingus,  warned Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan about the ‘lack of understanding’ within his department of the crisis faced by airlines last July. Photograph: Tom Honan

Aer Lingus chief executive Lynne Embleton warned Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan about the “lack of understanding” within his department of the cris(...)

Cork Airport. Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe earmarked €90m in Budget 2022 for airports to offer discounts and incentives to airlines to restore services following almost two years of Covid travel curbs

Irish airports will have €90 million next year to lure airlines back to restart pre-Covid routes or launch new services after the European Commission (...)

Iarnród Éireann plans to add more than 100 new weekly services as part of a plan that will multiply overall freight journeys on its network by five. Photograph: iStock

State rail company Iarnród Éireann will spend €500 million boosting freight services and connecting ports including Cork and Foynes to its network by(...)

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