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Tourists in Dublin. Overall Irish revenues for the first nine months of the year are up 7.1 per cent compared to the corresponding period in 2017 with revenue from key markets up 12.2 per cent

The challenges posed by Brexit to the tourism industry have long been noted. Our over-reliance on overseas visitors from Britain, together with the de(...)

Bus workers and drivers have been targeted in more than 1,000 anti-social behaviour incidents in the past 18 months. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Bus workers and drivers have been targeted in more than 1,000 anti-social behaviour incidents in the past 18 months with four assaults in the last two(...)

Shane Ross, Minister for Transport: proposals at an early stage. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The latest moves from Minister for Transport Shane Ross to further tighten road traffic legislation once again exhibit the Dublin Rathdown TD’s determ(...)

The Road Safety Authority estimates that one-in-five crashes are caused by excessive speed, making it  the single biggest contributor to road deaths. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish drivers are changing their behaviour and paying greater attention to the rules of the road. There has been a 400 per cent reduction in the numbe(...)

 Minister for Transport Shane Ross: “Speeding is a killer, drink-driving is a killer. They both kill in almost equal amounts.”  Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

Drivers will be hit with automatic penalty points and an €80 fine if they are pulled over and do not have their driving licence to hand, under proposa(...)

Caitríona Lucas, the Coast Guard volunteer who died during a search operation at Kilkee, Co Clare.

There were five significant faults with the rigid inflatable boat (Rib) Caitríona Lucas put to sea on as part of an ill-fated Irish Coast Guard rescue(...)

 Caitríona Lucas was described as “talented, hardworking” and a “deeply committed” member of the Doolin unit.

Minister for Transport Shane Ross says he has broadened a review of the State’s search-and-rescue framework in response to the highly critical finding(...)

Maire Breathnach from Mayo makes a point to Minister for Transport Shane Ross at a public meeting held by environmental group Stop Climate Chaos  in Dublin on Wednesday.  Photograph: Dave Meehan for The Irish Times

A speed date with your local TD on the issue of climate change might not seem like a potentially romantic engagement. But lack of passion was not an i(...)

Danny Healy-Rae   claimed that “the social fabric of rural Ireland has been blown to smithereens”. File photograph: PA

People are being breathalysed for drink-driving going to and from Mass because the law is being enforced so strictly, Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae h(...)

Olivia Buckley is expected to to run for Fianna Fáil in the Dublin Rathdown constituency Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil is lining up a former spokeswoman for Bertie Ahern to stand for the party in Dublin Rathdown. Olivia Buckley is expected to fill a void l(...)

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