FTA Ireland urges action over Calais

The Freight Transport Association of Ireland has written to foreign affairs and trade minister Charles Flanagan urging him to ensure action is taken so that Irish citizens can use Calais and other French ports without delays or threats to their personal safety. Striking ferry workers have caused closures and delays at the port throughout the past few weeks and ongoing issues with migrants trying to board trucks have meant hours of ... [+]

Freight Transport Association Ireland takes postcode fight to Brussels

Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI) has called on the European Commission to investigate the Irish government’s decision to press ahead with the introduction of Eirecode postal code system “despite huge industry reservations”. FTAI says that it breaches state aid rules. FTA Ireland general manager Neil McDonnell described Eirecode as ... [+]

FTA Ireland hits out at IRHA over Dublin blockade

Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI) has condemned fellow industry body the Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) for its involvement in a blockade at Dublin Port on 20 October. FTAI said that the IRHA's action, which was over vehicle taxes. caused traffic chaos across the city and disruption to essential supply ... [+]

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