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(...)

The road maintenance budget next year will be reduced by 15 per cent nationally and by up to 30 per cent for local authorities. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The road maintenance budget next year will be reduced by 15 per cent nationally and by up to 30 per cent for local authorities, Transport Infrastructu(...)

Tens of thousands of rail passengers are facing five days of train strikes, the first of them next Wednesday, in a dispute over pay. Photograph: Eric Luke

The chairman of Iarnród Éireann has said he hopes strikes at the company can still be averted through further negotiations in the Workplace Relations (...)

Eamonn O’Reilly of Dublin Port Company took a Workplace Relations Commission  case against his employer after it refused to recognise his right to permanency.

The chief executive of Dublin Port Company has taken a successful employment case against the company, which has been ordered to pay him €45,000 after(...)

 Minister for Transport Shane Ross: ‘If we could prevent 35 deaths over the next five years, wouldn’t it be worth it?’. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said publicans should be arranging buses home for patrons rather engaging in “cynical lobbying” over new drink-d(...)

Bus Éireann workers outside Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Hutton/PA Wire

Like Banquo’s ghost there is another player, invisible for the moment, hovering above the melee that is the bus strike. That’s the Government. Worker(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross wants drink-drivers  caught with between 50mg and 80mg of alcohol per 100mg of blood to be disqualified from driving for three months. Photograph:  Dave Meehan

Families of people killed on Irish roads have urged politicians to “listen to the victims” and back mandatory bans for those caught drink-driving. T(...)

Independent TD Tommy Broughan has pointed to Garda statistics which show the numbers of roadside tests has decreased from 566,760 in 2010 to 327,450 in 2015

Road safety campaigners have asked for senior gardaí to supervise all future drink-driving checkpoints to ensure the recording of breathalyser data i(...)

Bus Éireann said the unions’ decision not to attend talks was “a very regrettable situation”.

The Minister for Transport Shane Ross needs to realise that the only solution to the crisis at Bus Éireann will be for him to convene talks involving (...)

The number of gardaí in the Traffic Corps in Donegal has fallen 50 per cent since 2008. Photograph: The Irish Times

Here in Donegal we have a great reputation for the beauty of the landscape. But we now have an even greater reputation for the dreadful madness and (...)

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