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Shannonbridge, Co Offaly. ESB has confirmed  it sought aid to dismantle both Lough Ree and West Offaly stations, and did not rule out closing the pair.

ESB is not ruling out closing two peat-burning power plants in a move that could cost hundreds of jobs at fellow State company Bord na Móna. A paper (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe (left), Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Transport Shane Ross remove the ribbon on the first Luas tram to use the new cross-city track. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

“How many ministers for transport does it take to link the Luas?” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar asked. He answered his own riddle. “It appears it (...)

Richie McCarthy, Siptu shop steward, said about 50  drivers have voiced “serious concerns” about their confidence to operate the new lines. Photograph:  Eric Luke

Dublin Luas drivers say they have not been adequately trained to drive the new Cross City lines, due to begin operating on Saturday. A numb(...)

 Siptu members working with Cork County Council are to stage a four-hour work stoppage on Tuesday. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Siptu members working with Cork County Council are set to start industrial action this Tuesday with a four-hour work stoppage in protest at management(...)

A member of Siptu, Ann Ryan works in the clerical, health and safety section of Dublin Bus, her husband Tom is an engineering operative with the firm and one of their two sons works in its “meet and greet” commercial section. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ann Ryan is part of what she describes as a “Dublin Bus family” and will spend her 55th birthday on the picket line on Friday. A member of Siptu, sh(...)

Dublin Bus staff have rejected a proposed 8.2 per cent pay rise over three years.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

It is now quite conceivable that public transport passengers could face disruption both on the railways and to bus services in Dublin at the same time(...)

Thousands of people in Dublin will have their travel plans disrupted on Easter Monday due to further strike action by staff operating the Luas light rail system.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Thousands of people in Dublin will again have their travel plans disrupted today due to further strike action by staff operating the Luas light rail s(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said it was a real shame that an act of goodwill was not forthcoming from the drivers. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has confirmed that Luas strikes are going ahead in Dublin on Sunday. He told reporters it was a real shame tha(...)

Siptu  officials at the Luas depot at the Red Cow in Dublin following a ballot of tram drivers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Luas management and staff were last night holding out no hope of reaching a deal to avert planned strike action which will halt services on the Dublin(...)

Train drivers have already voted for industrial action. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

With thousands of train passengers set to face disruption as a result of strike action in the weeks ahead, the prospect of industrial action has also (...)

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