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  NTA chief executive Anne Graham and deputy chief executive Hugh Creegan at a briefing in November to unveil details of the BusConnects project. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

If Dublin is to maintain its capacity as a city and a capital “we will have to do more and urgently”, the National Transport Authority (NTA) is to tel(...)

Fine Gael senator Jerry Buttimer was accused by Fianna Fáil senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee of using “misogynistic” and “gendered” language towards her.

And the winner of the High Dudgeon award for Overreaction of the Week goes to. . . Lorraine Clifford-Lee. The Fianna Fáil senator experienced a sudde(...)

The Green Party’s Catherine Martin made quiet history on Thursday by becoming the first woman TD to speak in the House of Commons

Over on the mainland (Europe), EU leaders are growing sick, sore and tired of the Brexit talks process. When will it all end? Martyn Selmayr, controve(...)

Michael D Higgins has been accused of treating presidential debates like radio phone-in show ‘Liveline’. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Michael D Higgins has been accused of treating presidential debates like radio phone-in show Liveline by failing to take part in some events yet calli(...)

Gardaí at the crime scene in Poppintree Cresent, Ballymun. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin.

The Republic’s latest gun-murder victim, Robert Sheridan, had long been a target for drug dealers he had once worked with and was warned last month hi(...)

A setion of the crowd at the public meeting in Portmarnock. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil TD John Lahart realised that there was trouble ahead for the BusConnects reform plan when he started getting an unusually high number of e(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has been accused of being ‘seriously politically disinterested’ in the BusConnects scheme. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Shane Ross was heavily criticised at a private meeting of Fine Gael TDs and Senators on Wednesday night over his handling of th(...)

Seatwave’s website on Monday morning, with a notice about its closure at the top of the screen. Photograph: Steatwave.ie

Ticketmaster has announced that it is to shut its ticket resale operation Seatwave across Europe and will not be listing any new tickets for sale with(...)

The Cabinet this week approved the introduction of legislation to ban the resale of tickets at multiples of their face value, for events at designated venues which hold 1,000 or more people. Photograph: iStock

Everyone involved in the sale of tickets for large concerts and sporting events “will have to come on board” with legislation banning resale above fac(...)

Taylor Swift on stage  at Croke Park. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Legislation banning the resale of tickets for large concerts and sporting events for more than face value has been agreed by the Cabinet. The move, a(...)

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