Shannon Airport: it will have to spend €10m on a baggage screening upgrade in line with EU rules

The chief executive of State-owned Shannon Airport has criticised the Government’s policy of not supporting it for infrastructure projects, calling it(...)

Conn McCluskey, chief executive, Active Ireland: ‘We believe it would be wrong to increase tax on physical activity given the need to get more people active in the country”

Irish sporting bodies have welcomed the increased allocation for sport in Budget 2019, an additional €15 million to go towards various projects and in(...)

Money is to be spent on expanding the Luas

The Government plans to spend €286 million on roads and other infrastructure next year. The money is part of an overall €1.4 billion extra that the (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe introducing the budget in Leinster House.

Below is the full statement of the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe announcing the budget to the Dáil on Tuesday(...)

Like his predecessors, the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross says that aviation is critical to the Republic. Photograph: Alan Betson

If a plc board was left with five out of a full complement of nine members, even normally docile corporate shareholders would begin to ask questions. (...)

IAA chairman designate Michael McGrail said it was critical that Dublin Airport’s new runway be built as planned.

The Republic’s air travel safety regulator and the Government are planning for possible post-Brexit flight chaos, TDs and senators heard on Wednesday.(...)

The Sheep’s Head peninsula in West Cork: Irish tourism sources more than a third of overseas visitors from Britain. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Irish tourism industry has warned that a “no-deal” Brexit could cost the sector here up to €260 million “in the immediate aftermath” of the UK’s p(...)

Kerry Airport in Farranfore. Brexit is going to be a big problem,” says Basil Sheerin, the airport’s financial controller. Photograph: Nigel Cox/Kerry Airport

A new arrivals hall and an expanded departures area with a bar and restaurant is planned for Kerry Airport to accommodate increased passenger numbers,(...)

Blackrock College Rugby Club, St Vincent’s GAA Club and Mount Pleasant Tennis Club in Ranelagh are among a large number of sports clubs which received(...)

The Department of Transport describes the Coast Guard as Ireland’s “fourth blue light” emergency service after the ambulance, fire brigade and Garda

A third of all Coast Guard stations and buildings around the country have no basic facilities such as running water or bathrooms. A senior Irish Coas(...)

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