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The significant re-drawing of traffic management priorities on Cork’s historic city centre island continues with the advancement of works on the MacCurtain Street Public Transport Improvement Scheme. The scheme will improve the reliability and journey times of bus services in the city centre and, in parallel, will provide improved walking and cycling infrastructure along
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Minister Eamon Ryan T.D. and Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton T.D., have announced that Ireland’s newest airline, Emerald Airlines, will operate the Government funded public service obligation air route between Donegal and Dublin airports, under the Aer Lingus Regional brand. The current temporary contract operated by Amapola Flyg AB following the collapse of Stobart
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With the increase in staycations over the last 18 months, the beauty of home has become more apparent than ever. From road trips in the mountains to camping by the coast, both locals and tourists are choosing to explore Ireland – who can blame them? Whether you fill up with petrol, diesel or charge your […]
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Meath County Council is delighted to confirm the recent completion of construction works associated with the delivery of new bus stop infrastructure in Navan. The works, funded by the National Transport Authority (NTA), has included the delivery of 53 new wheelchair-accessible bus stops along with signage and information display units. Minor refurbishment work to 13 […]
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The new Lyreen Avenue and Lyreen Bridge officially opened to traffic last week in Maynooth. Lyreen Avenue, which connects the Moyglare and Dunboyne Roads is approx. 800 metres in length and includes new cycle tracks, footpaths, crossing facilities as well as signalised junctions at the Dunboyne Road and Moyglare Road. Kildare County Council in collaboration with […]
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The largest and most sustainable ever order of fleet for Ireland’s public transport network was confirmed as Alstom were awarded a contract by Iarnród Éireann (IÉ) for up to 750 new rail carriages over the coming decade. Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan T.D., Global CEO/Chairman of Alstom Henri Poupart-Lafarge and Chief Executive of the National […]
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The brand new Hole in the Wall Road extension to increase access in Fingal has officially been opened by the Mayor of Fingal, Cllr Seána Ó Rodaigh, the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien, TD, and the Lord Mayor of Dublin Alison Gilliland. The €12m project, which was co-funded under the Local Infrastructure Housing […]
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The Dart +West programme has been given government approval to enter the planning system, which is a crucial milestone in expanding and transforming the rail network in the Greater Dublin Area. Government today also approved the preliminary business case for the wider DART+ Programme. DART+ will: Double passenger capacity per hour to 52,000 and treble […]
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A new cross-border partnership established to foster economic growth along the key strategic route between Dublin and Belfast has announced its inaugural political leadership team who will help drive employment opportunities, address barriers impacting trade and encourage the delivery of better transport infrastructure. Cllr Pete Byrne from Newry, Mourne and Down District
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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council together with Rotary Dublin, Rotary Ireland, The Defence Forces and The Irish Prison Service are appealing for the donation of unwanted bikes for the School Bikes Africa Initiative. The Project has been running for over 6 years, nationally led by Rotary Ireland and with the co-operation and assistance of Local Authorities, […]
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The National Transport Authority in conjunction with Dublin Bus and Go-Ahead Ireland have launched phase two of the new BusConnects network for Dublin. The “C-Spine” commenced on 28th November and will serve the communities of Maynooth, Celbridge, Leixlip, Lucan, Adamstown, Liffey Valley and Palmerstown to the City Centre as well as Ringsend and Sandymount. This […]