Freight traffic from Britain to France was already facing long delays after a strike by French ferry workers earlier in the week

Migrants causing delays at Channel Tunnel

25 Jul Eurotunnel, the operator of the Channel Tunnel, has said it is working to reduce delays for trains crossing the Channel Tunnel caused by migrants attempting to stow away on lorries entering Britain.

There were more than 8.1m DART journeys taken across the six months

3.5% increase in rail journeys in 2015

20 Jul There has been a 3.5% increase in the number of rail journeys in the first six months of 2015, according to provisional figures released by Iarnród Éireann.

Germanwings plane crashed into the Alps in March

EU urges pilot screening after Germanwings crash

17 Jul The European Commission has received recommendations that all airline pilots should undergo psychological screening and allow details of medical visits to be shared in a proposed European database, in the wake of the Germanwings disaster.

Police officers surround protesters on a runway at Heathrow

13 charged over protest at Heathrow

14 Jul Thirteen people have been charged in connection with a climate change protest which caused delays at London's Heathrow Airport yesterday.

The plane landed safely at Shannon Airport (Pic: Colin Twomey)

Emergency landing at Shannon Airport

03 Jul An emergency declared on an aircraft which was travelling from Amsterdam to Atlanta, which landed at Shannon shortly before 3pm, has been stood down.

Police in riot gear at one point intervened using tear gas

French riot police called after Uber taxi protest

25 Jun French police in riot gear used tear gas as taxi drivers stepped up protests against US online liftsharing service UberPOP, blocking road access to airports and train stations in Paris and other cities.

Relatives of those who lost their lives in the attack gather in a memorial garden at Ahakista, where services are held every year

Families mark Air India attack anniversary in Cork

23 Jun Family members of the 329 passengers and crew who died when a bomb exploded on board Air India Flight 182 off the Irish coast in 1985 gathered at Ahakista in west Cork this morning to mark the 30th anniversary of the tragedy.

Crowds of migrants were seen trying to board waiting lorries

Calais migrants take advantage of port strike

23 Jun Traffic was halted through the Channel Tunnel linking Britain and France today after striking French ferry workers set fire to tyres, while Britain's Foreign Office warned of migrants trying to get into vehicles queuing to enter the tunnel.