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# irish-rail - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

"We weren't even allowed in the station!" - Is it possible to bring pets on Irish transport?

Croatian national Snjezana Frketic has travelled the world with her dog Onni – Ireland is the first place where she hasn’t been allowed to bring Onni on a train.

# irish-rail - Monday 6 February, 2017

Another pay dispute in the Labour Court - this time it's Irish Rail

Iarnród Éireann, or Irish Rail, want efficiency improvements before they implement the pay deal. Workers say that’s not what was agreed.

High winds cause delays at four Dart stations

Delays are 10 – 15 minutes at present, but not worsening.

# irish-rail - Sunday 5 February, 2017

FactCheck: Which public transport services get the most state funding?

AAA-PBP TD Brid Smith says the state gives more per journey to rail and tram services than it does to buses. We put her claim to the test.

# irish-rail - Thursday 19 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge 10 times people wonderfully took the piss with their Irish Rail seat names Poopface Fartweiner

10 times people wonderfully took the piss with their Irish Rail seat names

Sure what else would you be doing, putting down your real name? Nah.

# irish-rail - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Despite a year of strike threats, we took millions more journeys on public transport

The NTA said the 2016 passenger figures show a “clear demand for a safe, efficient and reliable public transport service”.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Irish Rail says it's committed to safety improvements after criticism by regulator

Transport Minister Shane Ross said there is “no immediate risk to safety”.

# irish-rail - Friday 9 December, 2016

Two swans delayed trains by 30 minutes during Dublin rush hour

Staff managed to clear the swans quickly but there were knock-on delays.

# irish-rail - Friday 2 December, 2016

'Severe delays' for Dublin rail commuters due to fault at Howth Junction

Dublin Bus is accepting rail tickets this morning.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Late night Dart and commuter trains back for Christmas and New Year

Late night services will have security personnel on board to ensure customer safety.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

All aboard: 5,000 of you are going on a Journal Journey with Irish Rail

The full list of the winning community and voluntary groups is right here.

# irish-rail - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Quiz: Can you name the next train station?

Choo choo!

# irish-rail - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Local anger as row of cars clamped at "chock-a-block" train station

The station has recently become busier because of a new route.

# irish-rail - Monday 21 November, 2016

Despite delays and ticketing issues, Irish Rail hails a 'very successful morning' for Phoenix Park tunnel

The almost-140-year-old tunnel was opened to daily passengers today.

Making history: 6.14 from Newbridge is first daily train through revamped Phoenix Park Tunnel

The tunnel was built in 1877 but until now it has rarely been used for daily passenger services.

# irish-rail - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Irish Rail apologises after wheelchair user left on darkened train at end of line

Wheelchair user Louise Bruton found herself stranded on a train at Dublin’s Heuston Station two weeks ago.

"Substantial once-off" fare increase for some rail commuters in the Dublin region "unavoidable"

There’s good news for commuters travelling to the city centre from Naas/Sallins and Kilcock stations.

# irish-rail - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Dart delays and dangerous roads, with temperatures due to plummet to -4 this weekend

It will be freezing tonight in many places, according to Met Éireann.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# irish-rail - Monday 14 November, 2016

The Phoenix Park rail tunnel will open for passengers from next week Deeper Undergound This post contains videos

The Phoenix Park rail tunnel will open for passengers from next week

The tunnel will allow passengers coming from Newbridge and Celbridge travel directly to Grand Canal Dock in Dublin.

# irish-rail - Saturday 29 October, 2016

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Saturday.

Commuters take note: There are some changes to train services this weekend

A number of changes are in place to facilitate works this weekend.

# irish-rail - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Man gets €25,000 damages after falling through the gap at Dart station

The judge ruled that Irish Rail has to warn passengers about the gap.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Journeys with 'In the country, there are people who don't go beyond the local shop'

Would you like 50 free trips for your local organisation? Get your entries in before Friday.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Journeys with A trip for the kids through the Phoenix Park Tunnel Journal Journeys This post contains videos

Journeys with A trip for the kids through the Phoenix Park Tunnel

Our latest winner of a free Irish Rail trip is the CRC school Clontarf which is going to take its students on a tour of the new Phoenix Park Tunnel.

# irish-rail - Friday 14 October, 2016

Journeys with Ireland's oldest gay sports club encourages people to get Out and About

A community group that was a safe space for gay people in 1980s Ireland is the third winner of our Irish Rail free trips partnership.

15 gorgeous places to visit around Ireland this autumn

Nothing better than a nature walk.

# irish-rail - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Have a look inside this tunnel running under the Phoenix Park

Daily services are launching soon.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Journeys with Honouring the veterans of Jadotville

Our second winner of a free Irish Rail trip is a group of Irish military veterans of the siege of Jadotville, who are headed for Dublin for a parade in their honour.

# irish-rail - Friday 30 September, 2016

Journeys with Waterford project for underprivileged teens proves Blooming brilliant

The first winner of 100 free Irish Rail trips is a group of talented teens whose sensory garden design is headed for the capital.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

"A fabulous, happy day" - 100 reasons to get on board Journeys

We have partnered with Irish Rail to give almost 5,000 return trips away to worthy community groups like these…

WIN: Free trips for 100 groups with and Irish Rail

We are proud to support initiative to provide up to 5,000 individual free return trips to members of community and voluntary groups.

# irish-rail - Friday 16 September, 2016

The busiest train in Ireland is...

The route carries 1,336 people.

# irish-rail - Thursday 8 September, 2016

WIN: A special overnight trip to experience Culture Night in Cork, Galway or Killarney

We have three trips to give away – one to each location, all of which include a curated Culture Night trail.

# irish-rail - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A murder investigation in Kildare, Mother Teresa’s sainthood and a stunning win for Tipperary had everyone talking…

Irish Rail tells truckers to 'wise up' after 68 bridge strikes this year

The rail company released a video today to highlight the dangers of hitting bridges and the damage it can cause.

# irish-rail - Thursday 21 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge 18 experiences every Irish Rail passenger will relate to Trainspotting

18 experiences every Irish Rail passenger will relate to

That train jacks smell!

# irish-rail - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Teenager went on 'rampage' on Sligo-Dublin train after allegedly being assaulted

The 17-year-old boy has been detained for six months.

# irish-rail - Thursday 23 June, 2016

More and more people are using the train and Luas

Iarnród Éireann and the Luas brought in over €200 million from passenger revenue in 2015.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Passengers evacuated from train in Dublin after fire breaks out in engine

Passengers were evacuated from a train at Clongriffin station this morning on the 9.40 Drogheda to Pearse train.

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