Bus Éireann: The Government is to spend an extra €384 million on boosting rural transport. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Government will spend an extra €384 million on new trams, rail cars, roads and other measures to boost transport next year. Minister for Finance,(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy introduced rules banning year-round short-term lets in rent pressure zones. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Dublin City Council will next month crack down on users of short-term letting sites such as Airbnb who are flouting regulations. In a letter to Sinn (...)

 Minister for  Planning   Eoghan Murphy  and Evelyn Cusack of Met Éireann during a meeting of the National Emergency Co-ordination Group  in Dublin on Tuesday in preparation for the arrival of Storm Lorenzo. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Concerns have been raised about “ferocious and very dangerous” surges around coastal areas as Storm Lorenzo is expected to track across Ireland during(...)

Not promoting greyhound racing on the tourism websites would have a negative impact, says IGB chief executive

The decision of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland to suspend promotion of Ireland’s greyhound racing has provoked “fury” amongst dog owners and fans (...)

The port of Rotterdam. “The call in Waterford will boost the shipping options for local businesses, enabling them to reach Rotterdam within days and connect to the rest of the world.”  Photograph: iStock

A Dutch shipping line will open up Waterford port to new international trade routes when it commences a weekly service on the Waterford to Rotterdam r(...)

The Air Corps’ maritime patrol aircraft was in the area at the time and saw a flare set off from the life raft and was able to winch the men out of the water.  File photograph: Irish Air Corps Flickr

The death of a mackerel fisherman off the Mayo coast in April has been attributed in part to an absence of training and a failure on the part of the c(...)

New electronic passport readers will be in place at both terminals in Dublin Airport from Tuesday  in an attempt to significantly reduce delays at immigration control. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

New electronic passport readers will be in place at both terminals in Dublin Airport from Tuesday in an attempt to significantly reduce delays at immi(...)

The first three months of the year are traditionally the weakest for air travel. Photograph: iStock

Passenger numbers grew at all the Republic’s airports except Shannon in the first three months of this year, official figures show. Department of Tra(...)

Shane Ross has become what he railed against in his days at the Sunday Independent: a minister who is determined to buy the public’s approval with their own money

A press release landed in media inboxes on Wednesday from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, which is presided over by Minister Shane Ros(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney. File photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Below are extracted highlights from the Government’s document detailing plans for the a no-deal Brexit next March. The full document can be read (...)

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