Kilkenny, Wexford and Waterford Councils want to take up the track and spend €3.2m on developing a greenway

Council defends Wexford greenway plans

14.08 Wexford County Council has strongly defended its proposal to turn a 24km disused railway into a cycling and walking path known as a greenway.

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.

The areas immediately in front, behind and to the left of the truck are known as blind spots

Campaign to warn cyclists of lorry blind spots

15 Jun A new road safety campaign has been launched by the Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána to highlight the existence of blind spots around trucks to cyclists and other road users.

Students from the Joseph-Koenig-Gymnasium high school watch as hearses carrying the remains of 16 of their fellow students and two teachers drive slowly past

Germany repatriates bodies of Alps crash victims

10 Jun Hearses carrying the remains of some of the German victims killed in the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps in March were driven past the school where some of the dead were students.

It is proposed to make the Bus Gate at Dublin's College Green operational 24 hours a day

Cars may be banned from College Green

10 Jun Private motorists in Dublin face a total ban in College Green and parts of the quays as part of a plan to prevent through traffic and encourage sustainable transport.

The IAA believes that disruption to services should be limited

Spanish air strike could hit Irish flights

07 Jun The Irish Aviation Authority says it is possible that some flights between Ireland and Spain may be affected as a result of an air traffic control strike in Spain.