Fynn and Holly Hopper and their three children Kimball (7), Noomi (5) and Iduna (3) with the bike that Holly uses to transport the children to the school bus stop in Arigna, Co Roscommon. Photograph: James Connolly

Arigna resident Fynn Hopper is “doing exactly what the State wants us to do” by investing in an electric car, according to transport expert Brian Caul(...)

Lord Mayor of Dublin, Alison Gilliland pictured outside the Mansion House on Saturday with  Martina Earley, Chairperson of the ILDN Committee on the Future of Employment Services. Photograph: Barry Cronin.

The Department of Social Protection has been accused of trying to replace community-led local employment services and jobs clubs with an “untested” sc(...)