A police officer checks the papers of a train passenger travelling from Denmark at Lernacken on the Swedish side of the Oresund strait

EU nations to increase border security checks

20 Nov EU nations have agreed to immediately tighten checks on all travellers, including European nationals, at the external borders of the passport-free Schengen area following the Paris attacks, European sources said.

Irish Rail management and unions attended the Labour Court in a bid to resolve the dispute which led to industrial action last month

CIÉ unions warn over industrial action

16 Nov Unions at the CIÉ State transport group have warned of industrial action if management moves to introduce unilateral changes to pension arrangements at the group

All DART, mainline and commuter services are fully operational, but delays are to be expected

Industrial action at Iarnród Éireann called off

06 Nov Rail services operated as normal this morning after threatened industrial action by drivers was called off in the early hours with unions and management at Iarnród Éireann agreeing to have outstanding differences referred to the Labour Court.

The UK and the US say there is a possibility a plane crash in Egypt last Saturday was caused by an explosive device

'Possibility' of bomb on board Russian plane

05 Nov British Prime Minister David Cameron has said it was increasingly likely that a bomb brought down a Russian airliner over Egypt with the loss of 224 lives, with Russian President Vladimir Putin saying the UK had jumped the gun in grounding flights to Sharm el-Sheikh.

A British Airways plane in the fog at Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport yesterday

Fog in Britain causes more flight disruption

03 Nov Disruption for air passengers travelling to and from Ireland and the UK continued for a third day, as flights were cancelled and delayed at airports coping with the backlog caused by thick fog.

About 40,000 passengers were affected by a strike on 23 October

Further rail strike set to go ahead on Friday

03 Nov The General Secretary of the National Bus and Rail Union has said it is highly likely that a planned strike by NBRU and SIPTU drivers at Iarnród Éireann this Friday will go ahead.