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20 December 2018 08:36 Minister for Transport asks NTA to set up office to overlook cycling projects

A new Cycling Office is to be set up by the National Transport Authority. The Minister for Transport Shane Ross has asked the NTA to establish the office in order to ensure cycling infrastructure is delivered as quickly as possible. The Department of Transport is set to spend around €48m on cycling and walking programmes in 2019. A number of cycling 33

09 December 2018 07:19 Iarnród Éireann timetable changes come into effect today

Iarnród Éireann is increasing the number of off-peak and weekend services between Maynooth, Drogheda and Connolly. There will also be new Monday to Friday off-peak trains between Hazelhatch and Grand Canal Dock, via the Phoenix Park Tunnel. Iarnród Éireann spokesperson Jane Cregan says more services are also being laid on between Dublin and Sligo from tomorrow 22

06 November 2018 17:11 WATCH: Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick rescues swan in Donnybrook

Noel Fitzpatrick arrived at the RTÉ studios a bit wet this afternoon, having rescued a confused swan caught on the main Donnybrook road. The super vet spotted the animal while on route to be interviewed by Ray D'Arcy on his RTÉ Radio One Show. Noel told Ray that the swan landed right in front of a taxi with trucks and a motorbike having to swerve out of its way. He then proceeded 20

05 November 2018 13:34 Jury begins deliberations in Kenneth O’Brien trial

The jury has begun its deliberations in the trial of a man accused of murdering his friend and dismembering his body. 50-year-old Paul Wells Senior of Barnamore Park in Finglas, Dublin, denies murdering Kenneth O’Brien almost three years ago. In January 2016, the remains of 33-year-old Kenneth O’Brien were found scattered in different parts of the Grand 22

03 November 2018 12:14 Woman, 51, in serious condition after Naas hit-and-run

Gardaí in Naas are investigating a serious hit-and-run road at Osberstown, Naas yesterday. The collision happened on Canal Bridge, Osberstown at approximately 8.25pm. A car collided with a parked car and then collided with a female pedestrian. The female pedestrian, 51, is in serious condition at Tallaght hospital. A 16-year-old male was arrested earlier 32

12 October 2018 06:51 Remains of man who invented modern submarine exhumed

The remains of a German-American who invented the first submarine able to dive and resurface by itself have been exhumed in Panama. Julius Kroehl’s remains were dug up from a cemetery with help from the US Embassy. They are to be reburied alongside US war veterans near the Panama Canal. The embassy said authorities will also seek to confirm the identity 26

17 September 2018 07:28 Trains rerouted in Kildare after 'passenger trouble' on early morning service

Trains to and from Newbridge were running from Hazelhatch station in west Dublin from 6.35am. IRISH RAIL HAS rerouted a number of morning services in west Dublin/Kildare after passenger trouble on a train this morning. The 6.35am Heuston to Newbridge service was earlier forced to terminate at Hazelhatch in west Dublin, 16 miles short of its destination 9

16 September 2018 13:12 An Post pledges to eliminate carbon emissions within a decade

An Post has announced ambitious new plans to eliminate carbon emissions from all its letter and parcels operations within a decade. In phase one of the 'Eco Plan', a new fleet of electric post vans and delivery tricycles will deliver zero carbon emissions in Dublin's City Centre, between the Grand Canal on the city’s south side and the Royal canal on north 15

29 August 2018 23:47 Family members lead mourners at memorial event for John McCain

Widow Cindy McCain and several of John McCain’s children led mourners at the first of two services for the statesman and former prisoner of war. Mrs McCain pressed her face against the flag-draped coffin of the US senator and former nominee for the US presidency in the state he served, Arizona. The private service at the Arizona Capitol marked the first 49

12 August 2018 05:00 The Dublin Cycling Campaign is holding a mass protest cycle along the quays today

The group wants a dedicated Liffey Cycle Route. THE DUBLIN CYCLING Campaign is holding a protest cycle today against the delayed proposals for a Liffey cycle route. The route is part of Dublin City Council’s plans for the capital but the campaign points to the recent spike in deaths and injuries to Dublin cyclists as evidence that the route is more needed 19