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Dublin: 12 °C Friday 4 September, 2015

#Irish Rail

# irish-rail - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Rail services delayed as man runs onto tracks to evade gardaí

There was a warrant out for the man’s arrest and he took to the tracks when gardaí were chasing him.

# irish-rail - Monday 24 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish Rail and Aer Lingus battled it out on Twitter and it was mortifying It Must Be Love

Irish Rail and Aer Lingus battled it out on Twitter and it was mortifying

Warning: there were train-themed songs.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Is this the new Minister for August?

Has poor Paschal Donohoe had a holiday yet?

# irish-rail - Friday 14 August, 2015

This woman is marrying her ‘Train Boy’ – and they had a special journey this morning

Take a break and have a read of this little love story.

# irish-rail - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Ireland’s railways could be the next up for privatisation…

The government is reportedly coming under pressure from the Union’s competition branch to put our rail services out to international tender.

# irish-rail - Friday 24 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Connolly Station has a new sign and it’s been cheering up commuters Love On The Line

Connolly Station has a new sign and it’s been cheering up commuters

It’s all the work of art collective Soul Burger.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Taking the train in the morning? Irish Rail has fixed the fault that was causing huge delays

There were delays of over 70 minutes to some trains in and out of Dublin earlier.

# irish-rail - Monday 20 July, 2015

Back on track? Irish Rail says train ticket sales signal resurgent economy

Over 19 million passengers have travelled on Irish Rail services since the start of the year.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Irish Rail are trying to find a ‘wonderful’ young boy to give him this message

“You are a credit to your generation.”

From The Daily Edge Irish Rail are trying to find a ‘wonderful’ young boy to give him this message Nice Young Man

Irish Rail are trying to find a ‘wonderful’ young boy to give him this message

“You are a credit to your generation.” <3

# irish-rail - Monday 13 July, 2015

Poll: Have you ever dodged a fare on public transport? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever dodged a fare on public transport?

Come on, fess up.

# irish-rail - Thursday 9 July, 2015

There are major delays to trains out of Dublin – and people aren’t happy

Not the best time for a breakdown.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The Dart was delayed after a naked man got onto the tracks

He said he had “lost his clothes”

# irish-rail - Friday 26 June, 2015

Irish Rail is looking for a woman (several, preferably)

The rail operator is hiring new apprentices.

# irish-rail - Friday 19 June, 2015

Why should commuters have to put up with trouble and danger on public transport?

We have all been subjected to annoying, intimidating or downright dangerous behaviour on a bus or train – it’s unacceptable.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Anger as train passengers held up by fare evader who refused to pay fine

Some of the commuters affected by the delay have blamed Irish Rail.

# irish-rail - Friday 5 June, 2015

Would you have given up your seat on packed train to this boy’s granny? Left Standing This post contains a poll

Would you have given up your seat on packed train to this boy’s granny?

A 13-year-old has complained that his granny and a pregnant woman were among those forced to stand for three hours on an Irish Rail train.

# irish-rail - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Pictures: This is why level crossing gates exist…

Fortunately the car’s driver wasn’t seriously hurt. Turns out those gates are there for a reason people.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Woman pushing pram struck by barrier at level crossing

Irish Rail is highlighting a number of incidents at level crossings – and urging people to obey the rules of the road.

# irish-rail - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Commuters rejoice: Irish Rail launches rapid Cork to Dublin route

The journey will now take just 2 hours and 15 minutes.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

A wheelchair passenger has lodged a complaint with Irish Rail after being locked on a train for 35 minutes

When the train reached its destination its power was cut, leaving Gerard Gallagher trapped in darkness in Dublin’s Connolly Station.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

We have to wait another six months to see garda records

The FOI Act has extended the deadline for Irish Rail, the ESB and Eirgrid also.

# irish-rail - Thursday 30 April, 2015

# irish-rail - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Fancy a cruise but don’t like boats? Five-star train travel is coming to Ireland

The company behind the Orient Express will be launching here from next August. They’re creating 50 jobs while they’re at it…

# irish-rail - Friday 17 April, 2015

The Leap card has made a LOT of money since it was launched

The one millionth card was sold today.

# irish-rail - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Good news if you use the DART… There’ll soon be more of them

Plans to increase the core frequency from every 15 minutes to every 10 minutes are underway.

# irish-rail - Monday 30 March, 2015

Threat of national bus and train strike looms

Talks broke down today.

# irish-rail - Sunday 22 March, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s everything you need to know about business this week The Briefcase

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Ryanair’s U-turn, trains and automobiles, and the city-country divide.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

As it happened: Irish Rail and the NRA dropped by for our live Q&A

…And 101 other things. Barry Kenny of Irish Rail and the NRA’s Sean O’Neill dropped by the newsroom for a chat this afternoon.

The Hotseat: Got any questions about trains or motorways? … Send them our way

We’ll have Irish Rail and the National Roads Authority (or, at least, their spokespeople) live in the newsroom today.

Some DART delays after truck strikes bridge

Services are expected to be back to normal soon.

# irish-rail - Friday 6 March, 2015

Hiberno-English is part of what makes us Irish – so let’s celebrate it!

As Ireland becomes more multicultural, let’s not abandon such linguistic gems as ‘hot press’ and ‘yoke’.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Poll: Do you ever chance your arm with your bus/train fare? Caught Rapid This post contains a poll

Ouch… Fare evader who stayed on for extra stops forced to pay out €5,000

He was only entitled to travel between Drogheda and Balbriggan — but had been staying on to the southside.

# irish-rail - Friday 30 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish Rail lets you put whatever name you want on your seat… Parks And Rec

Irish Rail lets you put whatever name you want on your seat…

Macklin, you son of a bitch.

# irish-rail - Monday 26 January, 2015

Trains from Cork, Galway and Limerick direct to Dublin Airport? It could happen…

A lot of plans have to be made a reality first, however.

# irish-rail - Friday 23 January, 2015

Person struck by train between Portarlington and Portlaoise

There are significant delays as a result.

# irish-rail - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Services suspended as body found near Cork rail line

The man’s body has now been recovered.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From Business ETC Iarnród Éireann says there’s ‘no basis’ for possible train driver strike Dispute

Iarnród Éireann says there’s ‘no basis’ for possible train driver strike

The NBRU said it will move to ballot train drivers for industrial action.

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