Liam Lacey

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The market is best placed to respond to the demands Brexit will make on Irish shipping links with Britain and continental Europe, an Oireachtas commit(...)

EU-UK border checks from January mean that transport companies and hauliers face delays at British ports on the Irish Sea and English Channel, potentially disrupting the fastest and cheapest transit route currently between Ireland and mainland Europe. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Shipping companies will respond to “unanswered demand” for more direct ferry services to mainland Europe if Brexit congests the key UK “landbridge” ro(...)

The funeral hearse  of Phillomena Lynott passes the seafront in Sutton, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Philomena Lynott was “a force of nature”, mourners at her funeral in Dublin were told. The voice of her son Phil, lead singer and bassist with Thin L(...)

Bunny Carr’s final journey: Mass at St Fintan’s Church, Sutton, was followed by burial at St Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Bunny Carr was a pioneering broadcaster and the effective founder of modern media training in Ireland but the central narrative of his life was a love(...)

The 333m cruise ship the MSC Splendida visiting Dublin Port. Ireland’s cruise industry witnessed an 11 per cent increase  with 274 vessels docking at Irish ports. Photograph: Eric Luke

The total number of passengers travelling between the island of Ireland, Great Britain and continental Europe declined by 2.6 per cent to 4.3 million (...)

The radical new type of cantilevered saddle made from high-performance thermoplastic composites

Recent technological advances have led to lighter, more comfortable equipment and, subsequently, performance gains for sportspeople. Take cycling. (...)

Port and shipping increases in recent years, together with anticipation of continued future growth, has moved some ports to prepare for additional capacity. Photograph: Getty Images.

Port and shipping volumes grew by 2 per cent last year, although the Irish Maritime Development Office said despite these gains levels are not yet ba(...)