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The clipped style of Morning Ireland presenter Gavin Jennings doesn’t naturally set guests at ease. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

In the run-up to the arrival of Pope Francis, the logistics of his visit dominate the airwaves. Whether the topic is traffic restrictions, accessibili(...)

Dublin Airport Authority was last year it was granted a five-year extension to planning permission to allow it to build the north runway by 2022.

Legislation allowing noise restrictions planned for the new runway at Dublin Airport to be scrapped will be introduced to the Dáil in November, an Oir(...)

Fáilte Ireland has had several major successes in recent years, such as the launch of the Wild Atlantic Way.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Tensions have arisen between the tourism industry and Fáilte Ireland, the State agency responsible for the industry’s development, over a call by an i(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean Fitzpatrick. Shane Ross said he had never suggested Mr FitzPatrick should be Central Bank governor. File photograph: Collins Courts

There were heated Dáil exchanges when Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy claimed Minister for Transport Shane Ross had once recommended the then banker Seán F(...)

 Simon Harris  said measure was part of a multi-faceted approach to turning Ireland into a tobacco-free country by 2025. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Just two TDs opposed the Government decision to increase the price of a packet of 20 cigarettes by 50 cent. Fourteen TDs contributed to the half hour(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross: well-meaning efforts at sparkling banter. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Winston Churchtown’s two-day appearance before the Oireachtas Committee on Un-Olympian Activities was a tour de force. He would be absolutely unanimo(...)

Sarah Keane who addressed the Oireachtas committee on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Former Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president Pat Hickey did not consult the executive board about his decision to appoint THG as the ticket agent(...)

OCI president Sarah Keane: “This obviously presents the council quite a challenge going forward.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) is locked into a contract with ticket distributors THG until 2026 after an agreement was reached between the comp(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary said the Government was weak and that voters had to take responsibility for that. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The current Dáil is the “worst assembly of half-wits and lunatics”, according to Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary. Speaking at a breakfast b(...)

The Limerick-Ballybrophy (via Nenagh) line began operating in 2012, when Labour TD Alan Kelly was minister of state at the Department of Transport. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A railway line between Limerick and Ballybrophy is costing €550 per passenger to operate, a report has found. The review into rail services, drawn up(...)

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