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# Department of Transport

This month
May 2024
E-scooters to be regulated from Monday, with new laws prohibiting use by under-16s
Last month
April 2024
New cameras that will capture people breaking red lights to be introduced in Dublin, Ryan says
This year
Cabinet approves plan to give local authorities power to introduce traffic congestion charges
'An utter waste': Controversial transport training centre given extra €1.5 million public money
The NTA ended up paying €3.5 million of the €7.8 million cost to develop a centre to train disabled people. The initial NTA grant was for up to €2 million.
Last year
Number of deaths on Irish roads so far this year has now equalled the total for 2022
Massive overhaul of Irish speed limits will see 30 km/h maximum on many roads
Dept Transport refute claims of obstructing inquest into death of Irish Coast Guard volunteer
The state is dropping CHC as its contractor for Coast Guard helicopters
New plan revealed to avoid travel chaos at Dublin Airport this summer
Review of Ireland's rail network set to propose restoring old lines in place of greenways
Ministers meet aviation officials and gardaí over repeated drone disruption at Dublin Airport
Coast Guard tells volunteers they are now 'explicitly included' under whistleblowing law
Ships urged to stay out of area off Cork and Kerry coast tonight due to possible rocket debris
All time
Ravaged farmland and nightime scavengers: Locals at breaking point over impact of MV Alta
'No impact on the grid' after wind turbine catches fire during lightning storm off Wicklow coast
Dublin Airport: Defence Forces to come off 'standby' and DAA has not sought extension to deal
French military exercises due to take place off south-west coast brought forward to tonight
Warning for Irish seafarers as major French military exercise planned off south-west coast
Cost of taxsaver tickets to be reduced by 20% in April as part of cost of living measures
Asylum seekers can now apply for a driving licence in Ireland
Irish Aviation Authority accuses air traffic controllers of 'an act of sabotage'
Industrial relations 'concerns' as Government plans Irish Aviation Authority break up
'White elephant': The €2.7m transport training centre causing conflict in disability community
'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse
More drug-driving than drink-driving incidents over lockdown, say gardaí
Cameroonian-flagged cargo ship detained in Sligo Port since mid-October following routine inspection
Transport Department accused DCC of making 'allegations against State bodies' over traffic 'Wish List'
Boy (7) killed in light plane crash in Offaly 'should not have been allowed to fly in aircraft' - report
Passenger jet damaged in hard landing at Shannon Airport is grounded
Government announces €1 billion investment in national rail network
Should Ireland legalise electric scooters? The public are being asked to have their say
Cyclists protest outside Dáil to highlight 'need for better infrastructure'
Irish car buyers shopping abroad as figures show drop in number of new vehicles taxed during 2018
Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens
Six months a-waiting - the PSC will finally be removed as a requirement for a theory test on 31 August
'The deeper I go, the more concern I have' - Department of Transport worried over 'exposure' due to mandatory PSC
'Regulation or prohibition': Ross puts rickshaw drivers on notice due to 'very deep' safety concerns
Here's what the €2 million the RSA allocated to the PSC-driving licence project was actually spent on
At least €2 million ploughed into PSC / driving licence project - before Shane Ross pulled the plug because it wasn't legal
Learner drivers could soon be waiting more than a year to do their driving test