Rose Hynes

Former Shannon Group chairwoman Rose Hynes is taking the same role at the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) on an interim basis. Minister for Transport (...)

Over-70s can currently apply for, or renew, their car driving licence without the need to submit a medical report, provided they do not have an identified or specified illness. Photograph: iStock

An exemption that allows over 70s to apply for a driving licence without the need to provide a medical report has been extended by the Government due (...)

Police and port staff turn away vehicles from the Port of Dover in Kent.  Photograph: Steve Parsons/ PA Wire

Irish and French government officials have had contact with Brittany Ferries about running a ferry from France to repatriate Irish lorry drivers stran(...)

Irish truckers Paddy Neary (left) and John Doughty stuck outside Newhaven in the south of England, with their lorries pulled up on a roadside lay-by, after being asked to leave a France-bound ferry to Dieppe on Sunday night.

Lorry driver Paddy Neary was on his way to his cabin on Sunday night when the ship’s crew told him about France’s ban on road freight from Britain ove(...)

Sinn Féin’s Darren O’Rourke  expressed concern that in relation to offshore wind energy the State ‘does not directly own or operate  any such resources’.  File photograph: Getty Images

The State is getting the modern-day equivalent of religious “indulgences” by paying €50 million to Estonia and Denmark for “statistical transfers” to (...)

The Cabinet has approved plans to give the judiciary a pay increase in line with other rises in the public sector despite concerns raised by the Green Party. Photograph: iStock

The Cabinet has approved plans to give the judiciary a pay increase in line with other rises in the public sector despite concerns raised by the Green(...)

Garrett Bridgeman, managing director of An Post Mails and Parcels with the new Beumer’ Packet Processor, which will handle 100,000 items a day at the Dublin mail centre. Photograph: Maxwell’s

An Post has opened a second ecommerce processing centre, completing its €30 million ecommerce campus and boosting its capacity to 2½ million parcels a(...)

Passengers arriving at Cork Airport. Just 7.4m  passengers in total travelled through Cork and Dublin airports in the first 10 months of this year, 76% less than the 30.6m people they handled during the same period in 2019

Dublin Airport will get a planning waiver allowing it to open a Covid-19 testing centre for departing passengers, seen as key to accelerating the retu(...)

The Waterford-New Ross Greenway (above) will receive €9 million to fund its development.

Over €63 million has been allocated to improving and expanding greenways around the country next year. The Midleton-Youghal Greenway in Cork will re(...)

Ryanair’s closure of its Cork and Shannon airport bases until April could have been avoided or mitigated if the Government had acted on air travel restrictions, the airline said. Photograph: Niall Carson/ PA Wire

Ryanair and Aer Lingus are cutting further flights from regional airports as Covid-19 travel restrictions decimate bookings, politicians heard on Wedn(...)

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