A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
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
A man who suffered a serious back injury after he fell off his bike which slipped on a road surface where he claimed excessive sealant had been used has been awarded €64,000 by a High Court judge.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
A lobby group has said building a direct motorway link between Cork and Limerick is a major waste of taxpayers' money, because there is another one planned which will link the two cities.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
Irish people living in the United States fear for the lives of their children, who are only armed with active shooter drills if a gunman targets their school. Some miss home, writes
Fri, 22 Mar, 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
I recently made a return visit to the US. The purpose was a vacation, as the Yanks would call it. I couldn’t quite believe it had been around 14 years since my last trip there. I was genuinely curious, given all that has happened, how different it might feel.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2018
The National Rifle Association has banned its members from carrying their firearms during its annual forum while US President Donald Trump and his deputy Mike Pence are in attendance.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018
A North Cork town faces gridlock for several years to come as there are no plans to provide a bypass in advance of the construction of a Cork-Limerick motorway.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
Thousands of students across the US are joining in a National School Walkout today on the one month anniversary of the mass shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2018
Donald Trump has called for speedy and substantial changes to US gun laws and criticised legislators for being too fearful of the National Rifle Association to take action.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
Donald Trump has claimed he would have rushed in to aid students and teachers during the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school.
Mon, 26 Feb, 2018
President Donald Trump says arming teachers as a deterrent against school shootings is "up to States".
Sat, 24 Feb, 2018
"It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death day after day in schools."
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018
A notorious accident blackspot in west Waterford is set to be redesigned following almost 20 years of lobbying.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018
From marksmanship classes following the Civil War, the NRA has grown into a beast that decries any talk of gun control, writes
Wed, 08 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 bill to ease laws on the purchase of gun silencers is gaining momentum even as the US reels from the horror of one of the deadliest killings in its history, writes
Wed, 04 Oct, 2017
HIS presidency is barely eight months old but in that short time some of Donald Trump’s performances have been so bizarre, so unhinged, that many of those who care for democracy have decided to look away, to hope that this strange episode will pass quickly and that America will, at the first opportunity, elect a competent, sane leader, be they Republican or Democrat.
Mon, 07 Aug, 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
The Government is examining ways of fast-tracking finance for the stalled Cork-Limerick motorway, estimated to cost up to €1bn.
Sun, 26 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
The Road Safety Authority is questioning a decision by Transport Infrastructure Ireland to raise the speed limit on a dangerous stretch of road close to a national school.
Thu, 23 Feb, 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
Motorists could be facing increased toll charges for using the M50 Westlink crossing and Dublin Port Tunnel as a result of a ruling from the EU’s top court this week.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017
Fri, 12 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
The Republican National Convention is taking place this week in Cleveland, Ohio.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
Democrats may win seats with their hardline stance on gun control, but compromise is vital or things are destined to remain deadlocked in this polarised politics, writes
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
A divided US senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns, only a week after Orlando’s mass shooting intensified pressure on lawmakers to act but knotted them in gridlock anyway — even over restricting firearms for terrorists.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
Killer said he had explosive vests and car rigged with bombs
Tue, 21 Jun, 2016
No state can always protect its people from acts of evil mania. But the US chooses to put the means of perpetration within easy reach,
Wed, 15 Jun, 2016
Mon, 23 May, 2016
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are courting voters on opposite sides of the gun debate in events that will highlight the United States’ deep divide on the topic.
Sat, 21 May, 2016
Three Clare towns are set to host local votes in an effort to correct “misspellings” which have appeared on all official signs for the towns since 2011.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
Councillors have pleaded with Transport Initiative Ireland (TII) not to completely close a main road in North Cork for realignment and resurfacing as it could kill off businesses in two villages.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
Twenty years after a lobby group protested in Brussels over the poor state of a Co Kerry peninsula road, serious discussions have finally commenced on finalising land acquisition for the national secondary route.
Tue, 22 Mar, 2016
Six Clare towns with the incorrect spelling of their names on official signage for the past five years, will have to hold a public vote before the mistakes can be corrected by Clare County Council.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
Fri, 05 Feb, 2016
In their final debate before the Iowa caucuses, the gloves came off between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
US President Barack Obama has accused the nation’s largest gun lobby of peddling an “imaginary fiction” that has distorted the debate about firearms violence.
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016
TRANSPORT Minister Paschal Donohoe has scrapped plans to build a motorway between Cork and Limerick.
Mon, 04 Jan, 2016
For years, Co Clare dweller, has been tormented by speed limits on the rural roads near where she lives. They don’t make sense, she says
Fri, 01 Jan, 2016
Consultants have been hired by Kerry County Council to examine what has gone wrong with the traffic system in Killarney.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2015