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# irish-rail - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Irish Rail resumes services after man killed on the line in Wexford

The incident occurred south of Wexford Station.

# irish-rail - Monday 13 October, 2014

Ireland’s ‘Best Train Station’ has been named

A public vote decided the winner for 2014.

# irish-rail - Monday 6 October, 2014

Thousands without power and some commuter services suspended

There were winds of up to 100 kilometres in some areas last night.

# irish-rail - Friday 5 September, 2014

A bridge lift is taking place tonight as part of work to close manually operated rail level crossings

It’s part of the Ratoath Road Realignment and Overbridge Project.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ballot of Siptu members on LRC proposals to begin next week

The agreement averted strikes on Sunday 7, Monday 8, and Sunday 21 September.

All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks

The strikes were due to cause disruption on 7, 8 and 21 September.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

More talks at LRC today — but train strike threat remains in place for weekend

It’s the third day of talks between management and unions. Strikes are planned for this Sunday and Monday, and later in September.

# irish-rail - Monday 1 September, 2014

I’m not intervening, says Minister — as talks to avoid rail strikes begin again

Two more rail strikes are planned for this month, but it’s hoped a solution can be reached at LRC talks continuing this afternoon.

# irish-rail - Saturday 30 August, 2014

“No progress” today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue LRC

“No progress” today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue

SIPTU says there’s been no progress as yet, as unions and management meet to try and resolve their dispute before the next scheduled strike action.

Parachutist aims for Croke Park – but lands on railway tracks

Luckily, the parachutist was unharmed after the wind blew him off course.

# irish-rail - Friday 29 August, 2014

Irish Rail and workers to enter talks to avoid All-Ireland day train strikes

Discussions will be held at the LRC tomorrow.

# irish-rail - Thursday 28 August, 2014

These letters between Irish Rail and the NBRU show why more strikes look inevitable

Irish Rail asked the NBRU to halt the stoppages, the union refused.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Striking rail workers ‘lose more in wages than if they accepted pay cuts’

But Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe says he’s still not getting involved in the Irish Rail dispute.

# irish-rail - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Travelling somewhere? Don’t forget, there’s a massive rail strike…

There are no trains. And there aren’t many extra bus services either — but for what it’s worth, here are the arrangements…

# irish-rail - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Trinity College, cannabis, and going to the dentist : The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish people have travelled to Switzerland for an assisted suicide?

Poll: Do you support this weekend’s train strikes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support this weekend’s train strikes?

Legitimate grievance? Or shoddy behaviour?

# irish-rail - Thursday 21 August, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC Exporters rail against All-Ireland train strikes Derailed

Exporters rail against All-Ireland train strikes

Industrial action could have lasting consequences for rail travel, the IEA said.

Iarnród Éireann boss is set to return from Mauritius holiday ahead of strike action

Chief executive David Franks is set to jet home from his holiday in Mauritius

From Business ETC Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year Productivity

Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year

That’s more than double the number for the same period last year.

# irish-rail - Monday 18 August, 2014

Talk of closing railway stations “totally premature”

A review of rail services is currently underway in anticipation of Budget 2015.

More than 8,000 metres of eircom cable stolen in 2014

Irish Rail and the Luas have also reported a number of cable thefts this year, as gardaí warn numbers are on the rise.

# irish-rail - Friday 15 August, 2014

SIPTU escalates plans for All-Ireland train strikes

There will now be five days of strikes in August and September.

The Dublin-Belfast railway line is getting a giant facelift

It’s hope it will attract more customers to the Enterprise line.

From The Daily Edge This story about gay porn and Iarnród Éireann is the best thing on the Irish internet today Irish Railed

# irish-rail - Thursday 14 August, 2014

A woman has died after falling onto the track at Raheny station

Irish Rail has expressed its sympathies to the victim’s family and friends.

Paschal Donohoe won’t get involved in the Irish Rail dispute as All-Ireland day strikes loom

The Transport Minister said he appreciates how difficult it is for workers to vote to cut their own pay.

# irish-rail - Monday 11 August, 2014

Union boss: All-Ireland day strikes will go ahead, despite what Paschal Donohoe says

The Transport Minister had called the actions “a slap in the face” for taxpayers.

# irish-rail - Friday 1 August, 2014

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: Sweet success in Paris, more glory in Glasgow and all today’s sport Friday

We’ll leave it there so: Sweet success in Paris, more glory in Glasgow and all today’s sport

Thrills, spills and strikes made up an absorbing helter-skelter sports day.

Strike by Irish Rail workers to hit All-Ireland semi and finals

The NBRU has announced work stoppages to coincide with the championship.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

# irish-rail - Friday 25 July, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Strike to hit Irish Rail next month as Siptu ballots for one-day stoppage

The action will take place on August 25, subject to pay cuts being implemented.

# irish-rail - Friday 18 July, 2014

Industrial action threatened as Irish Rail plans to go ahead with pay cuts

The Transport Minister encouraged all employees to “reflect very carefully on the implications if Irish Rail is unable to secure its viability”.

# irish-rail - Friday 11 July, 2014

Strike action a step closer as Irish rail workers say ‘No’ to pay cuts

The company say they are in a “critical financial situation”.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Dart and trains disrupted after Dart derails between Bray and Greystones

Lines are closed between the two Wicklow stops with Dublin Bus accepting rail tickets.

E-cigs banned in nation’s biggest shopping centre

Blanchardstown Centre takes a stand against ‘vaping’, following similar moves by Dublin Bus and Irish Rail.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Irish Rail numbers are up for the first time in years and One Direction helped make it happen

Passenger numbers are up half a million compared to this time last year.

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