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'28 degrees is a major challenge already': Warming would acutely impact Ireland, expert says
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'28 degrees is a major challenge already': Warming would acutely impact Ireland, expert says

Aug 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 29,239 Views 60 Comments

A Maynooth professor and climate report author says any change in extreme weather would be difficult for Ireland.

The N6 ring road: Solution or dead end for Galway congestion crisis?
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# Dead End

The N6 ring road: Solution or dead end for Galway congestion crisis?

Apr 5th 2021, 12:03 AM 66,884 Views 67 Comments

Noteworthy and The Journal take a deep dive into the controversial infrastructure plan which awaits green light from planners.

NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure
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NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure

Aug 22nd 2020, 11:52 AM 21,230 Views 81 Comments

The funding was allocated under the July Jobs Stimulus Plan announced by the government last month.

Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump
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# Trump Express

Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump

Dec 27th 2017, 1:44 PM 15,596 Views 80 Comments

The announcement comes after Trump’s controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

'It would be very bad news for traffic': Irish Rail needs extra €100 million a year to keep going
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# Railly Bad Outlook

'It would be very bad news for traffic': Irish Rail needs extra €100 million a year to keep going

Oct 25th 2017, 9:18 AM 16,335 Views 78 Comments

Not enough investment will lead to a “lack of consistency” in journey times.

Drive through Dawson Street? You'll have to find a new route from now on
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# Luas Cross City

Drive through Dawson Street? You'll have to find a new route from now on

Sep 11th 2017, 12:41 PM 24,777 Views 32 Comments

Cars will not be able to travel straight down Dawson Street to access Nassau Street.

Luas Cross City testing disrupted by parked vans and trucks on route
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Luas Cross City testing disrupted by parked vans and trucks on route

Sep 6th 2017, 1:54 PM 26,173 Views 53 Comments

Luas Cross City began morning and evening tests of the new tram service this week.

Donald Trump tells businesses to bring back jobs from 'places like Ireland'
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# Multinationals

Donald Trump tells businesses to bring back jobs from 'places like Ireland'

Aug 15th 2017, 10:51 PM 95,949 Views 92 Comments

He said that US infrastructure “used to be the best in the world”, but was now “literally like a third world country”.

Donald Trump doubles back - says there was 'blame on both sides' at Virginia
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# Charlottesville

Donald Trump doubles back - says there was 'blame on both sides' at Virginia

Aug 15th 2017, 9:56 PM 31,213 Views 162 Comments

He also defended his advisor Steve Bannon as “not a racist”.

Why is everything in Ireland 'mediocre'?
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Why is everything in Ireland 'mediocre'?

Jul 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 27,392 Views 69 Comments

In terms of infrastructure, that is.

Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50
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# Hit The Road

Engineers want multiple tolls and changing speed limits on the M50

Jul 19th 2017, 6:05 AM 41,418 Views 96 Comments

They say it will help congestion.

Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered'
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# Motoring

Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered'

Jul 18th 2017, 3:01 PM 24,848 Views 78 Comments

Engineers want a body to be established in order to support the new 10-year capital spending plan.

Explainer: What is this 'rainy day fund' we keep hearing about?
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# Money Money Money

Explainer: What is this 'rainy day fund' we keep hearing about?

Jul 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 14,986 Views 31 Comments

We take a look.

A flagship Celtic Tiger development could finally be finished
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# Adamstown

A flagship Celtic Tiger development could finally be finished

Apr 1st 2017, 7:15 AM 21,183 Views 17 Comments

When it was launched in 2005, there was much fanfare about redefining urban spaces and usability.

New Dart station due for south Dublin
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# Woodbrook

New Dart station due for south Dublin

Mar 29th 2017, 4:16 PM 30,834 Views 40 Comments

The Government yesterday announced new plans to help build houses across the country.

Bridge to Poolbeg among 34 infrastructure projects worth €226 million given green light
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# Rebuilding Ireland

Bridge to Poolbeg among 34 infrastructure projects worth €226 million given green light

Mar 28th 2017, 4:13 PM 31,277 Views 39 Comments

Funding was announced today for projects across the country.

Celtic Tiger's Metro North likely to be fast-tracked
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# Money Money Money

Celtic Tiger's Metro North likely to be fast-tracked

Jan 31st 2017, 7:36 PM 35,782 Views 104 Comments

Dublin Port and Dublin Airport are also tipped to benefit from increased capital expenditure.

It's World Pothole Day - are your local roads in sh**e?
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# Open Thread

It's World Pothole Day - are your local roads in sh**e?

Mar 25th 2015, 3:00 PM 12,720 Views 45 Comments

We’ve seen some pretty big potholes in our time…

Egypt is building a completely new capital city beside its old one
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Egypt is building a completely new capital city beside its old one

Mar 14th 2015, 10:27 AM 18,880 Views 36 Comments

See ya later, Cairo.

Are your local roads 'in shite'? That may be fixed soon...
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# Road To Glory

Are your local roads 'in shite'? That may be fixed soon...

Feb 3rd 2015, 2:01 PM 14,280 Views 34 Comments

They’re fixing the roads: €300 million investment in 2,000km of rural and regional routes

Irish Water isn't fixing more leaks - or spending more on infrastructure
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Irish Water isn't fixing more leaks - or spending more on infrastructure

Dec 22nd 2014, 8:40 AM 13,072 Views 72 Comments

That’s compared with local authorities over the past 10 years. However, Irish Water says, “It’s not just about fixing leaks – it’s about reducing the amount of water that is lost.”

Opinion: With more of us living in cities, we have to plan for real quality of life
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# Living Cities

Opinion: With more of us living in cities, we have to plan for real quality of life

Jun 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 24 Views 42 Comments

I want my city to serve its local communities – that means introducing proper cycle lanes and options for pedestrians.

We take over 1/4 BILLION public transport journeys every year...most on the bus
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# Heavy Load

We take over 1/4 BILLION public transport journeys every year...most on the bus

Mar 10th 2014, 12:15 PM 33 Views 22 Comments

Buses account for roughly 75 per cent of all public transport travel in the country.

Engineers say EirGrid project will be 'key to economic prosperity'
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# FDI

Engineers say EirGrid project will be 'key to economic prosperity'

Jan 15th 2014, 10:43 AM 7,231 Views 84 Comments

EirGrid know what they’re doing and have ‘some of the best engineers in the world’ working with them, Engineers Ireland has said.

Water restrictions will be in place until "at least Thursday"
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# Water Water Nowhere

Water restrictions will be in place until "at least Thursday"

Nov 1st 2013, 4:29 PM 7,917 Views 41 Comments

It had been hoped water would be running normally by Monday, but Dublin City Council has added three days to the restriction period.

New bill will mean just one environmental impact assessment needed for offshore projects
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# Legislation

New bill will mean just one environmental impact assessment needed for offshore projects

Oct 21st 2013, 10:14 PM 7,601 Views 32 Comments

Minister Jan O’Sullivan said the aim of the new bill will be to streamline the process for infrastructure development.

Bruton defends spending the last of the nation's savings
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# Pension Fund

Bruton defends spending the last of the nation's savings

Jun 15th 2013, 2:23 PM 8,798 Views 67 Comments

The final €6 billion left in National Pensions Reserve Fund is to be used to boost employment, says Richard Bruton TD.

Luas Cross City moves one step closer as EU bank says it may offer funding
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# Luas Link-up

Luas Cross City moves one step closer as EU bank says it may offer funding

Apr 29th 2013, 6:49 PM 14,294 Views 86 Comments

Preliminary construction work on the Luas link-up in Dublin city centre is due to start in the next few weeks.

Open thread: Is your local road as bad as this one?
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# Road To Baghdad

Open thread: Is your local road as bad as this one?

Feb 1st 2013, 11:30 AM 17,812 Views 113 Comments

This is the road travelled by one TheJournal.ie reader every day is referred to locally as ‘The road to Baghdad’. Can you beat it?

Rate of decline in construction activity unchanged in November
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Rate of decline in construction activity unchanged in November

Dec 10th 2012, 7:10 AM 3,112 Views 2 Comments

Jobs were also being cut at a sharper pace during the month, in line with reduced workloads, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction PMI.

Japan highway tunnel death toll rises to 9
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Japan highway tunnel death toll rises to 9

Dec 3rd 2012, 9:00 AM 3,521 Views 0 Comments

On Sunday, heavy concrete ceiling slabs fell onto vehicles driving through a busy highway tunnel linking Tokyo to central Japan.

Poll: Should Ireland distribute foreign aid while it is in a bailout?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland distribute foreign aid while it is in a bailout?

Oct 26th 2012, 10:01 AM 14,748 Views 167 Comments

With the government suspending aid to Uganda yesterday, we’re asking should Ireland be distributing foreign aid while still under the terms of a bailout?

Life in the slow lane: China's traffic jams
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# Standstill

Life in the slow lane: China's traffic jams

Oct 1st 2012, 2:25 PM 11,305 Views 7 Comments

Holidays and free road tolls lead to bumper-to-bumper epic jams.

Potential for growth in tourism sector highlighted at Summer School
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# Tourism

Potential for growth in tourism sector highlighted at Summer School

Jul 29th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,480 Views 18 Comments

Leaders in the tourism sector highlighted paths for potential growth in the sector at the Garret FitzGerald Summer School in Killarney.

Campaign says Government policy statement 'paves way' for underground infrastructure
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# Energy

Campaign says Government policy statement 'paves way' for underground infrastructure

Jul 25th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,634 Views 18 Comments

A group which advocates a proposed electricity interconnector between the North and South be placed underground has welcomed a Government policy statement on the issue.

IBEC to launch 'major growth plan'
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# Stimulus

IBEC to launch 'major growth plan'

Jul 18th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,060 Views 6 Comments

The group, which represents Irish business, is to provide an innovative non-Exchequer funded package of measures for the whole economy later today.

New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package
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# Stimulus

New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package

Jul 17th 2012, 8:44 AM 8,912 Views 40 Comments

Schools, healthcare and roads are also likely to benefit from measures being announced by the government later today.

Bank of Ireland sells UK project finance arm
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# Irish Banks

Bank of Ireland sells UK project finance arm

Jun 13th 2012, 2:49 PM 1,865 Views 2 Comments

The €200m sale will not lead to job losses.

Column: The last thing Ireland – and Europe – needs is more austerity
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Column: The last thing Ireland – and Europe – needs is more austerity

Mar 28th 2012, 7:30 AM 15 Views 32 Comments

Further budget strictures? We badly need investment instead, writes Tom Healy after the announcement of the Fiscal Treaty referendum.

North to go ahead with road project axed by Irish government
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# Roads

North to go ahead with road project axed by Irish government

Feb 14th 2012, 4:12 PM 4,327 Views 11 Comments

Construction could begin in September on portions of the A5 route, which was meant to link Monaghan and Derry.

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