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The Government’s aim is to have 950,000 electric cars on the road by 2030. Photograph: iStock

Promising “radical change” in the wake of local elections in which the green vote came out in force is undoubtedly a good political tactic for a party(...)

Fine Gael has added Verona Murphy,  the president of the Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA), to its general election ticket in Wexford. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Fine Gael has added a third candidate to its general election ticket in Wexford, with the president of the Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) joini(...)

British prime minister Theresa May  during a news conference following the EU  leaders’ summit in  Brussels where the Brexit extension was announced. Photograph:  Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

Industry groups have expressed relief that the EU and UK have agreed to extend the Brexit date to October 31st to give businesses more time to prepare(...)

Ships in Dublin Port being loaded with goods for export. File photo. Photographer: Dara MacDonaill

Small businesses have not taken the necessary steps to prepare for Brexit because they are “time poor” and believe that a deal will ultimately be done(...)

Irish hauliers could be heavily impacted by Brexit. Photograph:  Maxwell’s Handout/PA

The haulage industry will seek State and EU financial support if a hard Brexit leads to delays and damages business for lorry drivers and transport co(...)

Kit Malthouse, right – who gives his name to the Tories’ Malthouse compromise – and Boris Johnson in 2011. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images

The so-called Malthouse compromise was acclaimed this week as evidence that the various wings of the Tory party were coming together on Brexit. But w(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney: “All Government departments must give full priority to activating their plans for a no-deal or disorderly Brexit”

Before Christmas, in the wake of Theresa May’s decision to postpone the Commons vote on the withdrawal treaty, Irish Government Ministers were told th(...)

Potential post-Brexit restrictions on Irish freight passing through the UK ports like Dover (above) will be eased after Britain signed up to an international agreement covering fast-tracked transit through third countries

A group of Anglo Irish Bank junior bondholders, who resisted attempts to make them share the failed lender’s losses, are set to recoup all that they a(...)

“Irish Ferries wish to inform our customers that we’re unlikely to operate a service between Rosslare and France in 2019. We continue to keep this situation under review. Our new WB Yeats ship will operate from Dublin to Cherbourg”

Irish Ferries could axe some services from the Republic to France next year despite claims that Brexit will increase the need for them. The shipping (...)

A large mural depicting the EU flag being chipped away and attributed to the artist Banksy is seen at the Port of Dover. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Any British obstruction of Irish hauliers travelling to and from Europe through the UK could lead to retaliatory restrictions on British traffic in Eu(...)

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