Organisation: National Roads Authority
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A legal challenge by 23 South Dublin residents against a decision to grant planning permission for the redevelopment of a building near their homes has been admitted to the fast-track commercial court list.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
Twenty-three residents of Dartmouth Square in Ranelagh, Dublin, claim "enabling works" for the city's proposed underground Metro - which will affect their properties - have been approved without going through proper planning procedures.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
Over the past 20 years there have been repeated examples of major capital project overruns. But has anything been learned from both these and the current National Children’s Hospital fiasco to warrant confidence that they can be prevented in future?, asks
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019
The impact on tens of thousands of patients of escalating unrest in the health service continues today with members of the public asked not to use out of hours GP services as hundreds of family doctors gather in Dublin for a protest.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2019
An American multi-national tolling technology company has failed in a High Court challenge to the awarding of the €200m-€400m contract to operate tolls on the M50 and on other roads in Ireland.
Wed, 17 Oct, 2018
The operators of the M3 Motorway toll generated over €315,000 per week in operating profits last year.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
Transport Infrastructure Ireland has 55 roads projects in 23 counties but securing funding for them is just part of the process in ensuring the proposals move from the planning stage to work beginning on the ground, writes
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017
A motorist who claimed a clone of her car was responsible for more than 300 unpaid journeys on the M50 has been fined €7,000.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
Extensive fibreoptic cables are to be laid down in advance of the €100m upgrade of the Jack Lynch Tunnel/Dunkettle interchange to give motorists real-time information on the project.
Sun, 14 May, 2017
Business leaders in Cork and Limerick have united to secure the construction of a motorway between the two cities.
Fri, 31 Mar, 2017
Transport chiefs have been accused of treating women as second-class citizens by refusing to implement the renaming of one of Cork’s busiest roads after the “forgotten women” of the Irish revolution.
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
A van driver has brought an action to set aside a court judgement which found him liable for €13,000 in unpaid M50 toll charges.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2017
Thousands of workers will have to suffer gridlock for at least another year, or two, before major traffic congestion into one of the country’s top industrial estates can be resolved.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
A collision yesterday on the main Dublin-Cork route was the third fatal incident in the last three years to involve an elderly motorist driving the wrong way on motorways in Cork.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2016
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
A joint venture which came second in the bidding for Dublin’s €368m cross-city Luas line has failed in a High Court challenge to the process of awarding the contract.
Tue, 29 Nov, 2016
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Pre-tax profits at the consortium that operates the e-Flow toll on the M50 and other motorways fell 6% to €2.6m in 2014, new figures show. According to abridged accounts just filed with the Companies Office by Sanef ITS Operations Ireland Ltd — now renamed Emovis Operations Ireland Ltd — the firm recorded the decrease in pre-tax profit after gross profits dropped 12% from €6m to €5.3m in the 12 months to the end of 2014.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
One of the owners of historic Vernon Mount House in Cork, which was completely destroyed in a suspected arson attack, said he is “gutted” at the loss of the property but believes it can be saved.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2016
A state agency this year expects to spend at least €5.3m on salt to keep the country’s road network moving during winter blizzards.
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
Housing Minister Simon Coveney expects to appoint a new water commission chief by this weekend, as he goes to Brussels to stop the EU fining Ireland for suspending water charges.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016
Homeless children put up in a hotel are banned from playing in the garden but dogs are allowed, a parliamentary watchdog has heard.
Fri, 27 May, 2016
Homeless children put up in a hotel are banned from playing in the garden but dogs are allowed, an Oireachtas watchdog has heard.
Thu, 26 May, 2016
Solving the housing and homeless crisis will cost €10bn, campaigners have told politicians.
Thu, 26 May, 2016
Ali Hewson has revealed she uses any spare opportunity with husband Bono to try and persuade him to listen to certain matters of concern before he meets world leaders: “We have the odd bit of pillow talk. We have a board meeting occasionally over breakfast.”
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
Transport Infrastructure Ireland (formerly the National Roads Authority), has finally agreed to fund the redevelopment of one of the busiest roundabouts in Co Cork amid fears traffic using it would grind to a halt.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016
The utility is suddenly the focus of deals to form a coalition. How did that happen? asks Political Reporter
Thu, 03 Mar, 2016
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016
Motorists have been warned to take extra care on the roads as the first icy stretches appeared yesterday, causing a number of accidents.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016
TRANSPORT Minister Paschal Donohoe has scrapped plans to build a motorway between Cork and Limerick.
Mon, 04 Jan, 2016
A townland in Kerry where 14 families have been marooned six times in the past two years will not be designated an area of fur-ther assessment under the new flood-risk survey by the OPW.
Sun, 13 Dec, 2015
Wed, 11 Nov, 2015
Mon, 09 Nov, 2015
The narrowing of arguably the busiest tourist road in the country, the N71 Muckross Road in Killarney, saw an impromptu meeting on the roadside amid growing frustration over traffic flow in the town.
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
Tue, 13 Oct, 2015
Surely all investment should be accompanied by a highly public cost benefit analysis before we commit, writes Fergus Finlay
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015
The chief executive of Munster Rugby has criticised the Government for failing to fund the most urgently needed road connection in the country, and says the oversight will damage the regional economy.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
muses on the wonders of autumn’s hues and suggests some trees and climbers to plant for now.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015
The resurrected plan to build a new town with 5,800 houses on the northern outskirts of Cork City will go to An Bord Pleanála again after a number of groups and individuals objected to it.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
Irish Water needs to be abolished and have its responsibilities given back to local councils in order to save the taxpayer money, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has insisted.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015