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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s a roundup of stories from today.
Road safety fears raised over relaxation of lorry driver resting time rules
“I am not aware of any scientific evidence that supports this move” a Sinn Féin spokesperson said.
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Dublin Port trucker protest which caused 'significant delays' ends
The Port Tunnel was closed southbound for several hours today due to the demonstration.
Hauliers warn of further protest in early December if fuel costs are not reduced
The Irish Truckers and Haulage Association Against Fuel Prices made the announcement on social media.
Hauliers cause traffic disruption in Dublin as part of protest against rising fuel costs
The protest is spread across several locations in the city centre and traffic continues to be disrupted.
'Concertina effect': Supply chain and shipping disruption could last 'the entirety of 2022'
A report by
Ian Curran
Once goods arrive in Ireland, a shortage of truck drivers is causing delays to final deliveries.
Major congestion at European feeder ports serving Ireland continues to delay the flow of goods to and from Irish ports.
Once goods arrive in Ireland, a shortage of truck drivers is causing delays to final deliveries.
Businesses are being urged to afford struggling hauliers and drivers respect ahead of what could be a challenging Christmas.
Hauliers to consider protests over carbon budget targets amid rising operating costs
Transport companies are already being hammered by rising costs, said the Irish Road Haulage Association.
Ireland will not see same shortages of lorry drivers as UK – Taoiseach
Micheal Martin said preparations made by the government in advance of Brexit had worked and that the UK had failed to make similar plans.
Irish hauliers: 'French officials treat us as if we’re coming from England – we’re not'
Representatives of Irish hauliers have said they are being held up for longer than they should because of French officials.
Incomplete haulier paperwork still causing headaches and delays at Irish ports, Cabinet told
The State is to fund antigen tests for truck drivers travelling to France.
Thousands of lorry drivers could spend Christmas in Kent traffic backlog
Drivers coming from the UK need to be tested to be allowed into France – causing huge delays despite the borders being opened.
Irish consumers assured there is 'no strain on food supply chain' amid bulk buying at supermarkets
One in four people have started stockpiling food.
Truck drivers protest outside Leinster House over tyre levy
Industry groups said the move will cost drivers upwards of €15 per tyre.
Truck drivers plan further traffic chaos, and one Minister isn't very happy about it
The Irish Road Haulage Association has called on the Government to address their concerns over road tax.
Hauliers fear new roads levy will lead to job losses
The UK introduced a new travel tax today, but hauliers in Ireland want to be exempted from the charge.
Hauliers want exemption from "unfair" Northern Irish roads levy
MEP Pat the Cope Gallagher has asked the EU Commissioner for Transport to intervene in the issue.