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#Irish Rail

# irish-rail - Friday 13 July, 2018

Efforts to fight Bray Head gorse fire hampered by drones

Gardaí said that emergency helicopters cannot safely assist in until all drones are out of the air space.

# irish-rail - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'Very significant' damage and severe disruption after Dublin to Galway train hits herd of cows

The 15.35 Heuston to Galway train collided with 8 cattle.

# irish-rail - Friday 22 June, 2018

Irish Rail to bump up security on north Dublin Dart line after reports of anti-social behaviour

Incidents of intimidating and threatening behaviour have become commonplace on the northern line in recent weeks.

# irish-rail - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Post-concert Dart chaos as commuters 'pried open doors' and 'got down onto the tracks'

Delays were experienced as commuters travelled back from a Liam Gallagher concert at Malahide Castle.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'Significant delays' to services to Heuston after train hits metal bar on track

Inbound trains to Hueston are experiencing delays of up to 75 minutes.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'Tragic incident' on Dart line causes trains to be stopped as concertgoers get stuck heading to Malahide Castle

‘Significant delays’ are being predicted by Irish Rail.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Irish Rail confirms no trains between Dalkey and Greystones this weekend

Extensive fire damage was done to signalling equipment last week.

# irish-rail - Sunday 20 May, 2018

'Significant disruption' to train services in Dublin and Wicklow after fire

Services will be affected throughout the week due to damage caused by a fire in Bray.

# irish-rail - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Trains between Dalkey-Greystones are suspended for the rest of the weekend

Fire damage to signalling equipment at Bray has meant services are down today and tomorrow.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Rail services resuming in north Dublin after major disruption this morning

A DART train that had not yet entered service struck and fatally injured a person earlier.

# irish-rail - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Delays remain on Irish Rail services after vandals break in and destroy signalling equipment

Delays of up to 90 minutes were expected this evening.

# irish-rail - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Extra trains for Ed Sheeran concerts, and none between Connolly-Howth this weekend

If you’re taking the train this weekend, Iarnród Éireann is advising you check ahead.

# irish-rail - Monday 30 April, 2018

Security scare at Dublin's Connolly Station caused by old sticks of dynamite

The scene was declared safe by the Defence Forces at 2.50pm.

# irish-rail - Friday 6 April, 2018

Dart passengers left stranded on Bray Head for more than three hours

All Dart services are suspended between Greystones and Bray this morning due to damage of overhead wires.

# irish-rail - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Here's what you need to know about public transport today Easter Rising This post contains videos

Here's what you need to know about public transport today

Some services will be affected by events to commemorate the Easter Rising.

# irish-rail - Saturday 31 March, 2018

All northside Dart services suspended for today and tomorrow

This is to facilitate track improvement works between Connolly and Lusk/Rush.

# irish-rail - Friday 30 March, 2018

Major disruption to Easter rail services starts today. Here's what you need to know

All passengers are advised to check the Irish Rail website for details about the services on their route today.

# irish-rail - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Mechanical fault causing significant delays to train services at Heuston Station

The delays have been caused by a mechanical fault on a train at Newbridge.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

There will be major rail disruptions during the Easter weekend

Irish Rail are advising that people check whether their route is affected.

# irish-rail - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country

A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for several counties.

# irish-rail - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Delays to Dart services in Dublin due to flooding

Customers can use their tickets on Dublin Bus.

# irish-rail - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Bus transfers in operation between Limerick and Waterford due to flooding on train line

Crews are on site to restore services as quickly as possible.

# irish-rail - Monday 5 March, 2018

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running

Customers have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys.

# irish-rail - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action

Transport options are gradually, slowly, returning to normal.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

No Dublin Buses from tonight, flights cancelled and trains delayed

The wintry weather is continuing to impact transport providers – here’s the latest.

# irish-rail - Friday 23 February, 2018

Power restored for 26,000 ESB customers in Dublin

The fault also caused significant delays to train services.

# irish-rail - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Irish Rail customers to get refunds after being delayed by almost five hours

People travelling on the Dublin to Cork and Dublin to Kerry services yesterday evening experienced significant delays.

# irish-rail - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Extra staff planned for Irish Rail trains to help deal with seating issues

Names not appearing above pre-booked seats has been an issue for some time.

# irish-rail - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Irish Rail appeals after passenger granted €16k in damages for false imprisonment

The Circuit Civil Court ruled last week in favour of Sarah Doupe over an incident that happened in 2013.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Irish Rail ordered to pay €16,000 for false imprisonment of passenger

The payment was in relation to an incident that took place at Pearse Station in 2013.

# irish-rail - Monday 29 January, 2018

'No-one else has to do this' - Irish Rail criticised over new travel plans for wheelchair users

Today Irish Rail invited people with disabilities to take a train ride from Connolly to Howth to talk about changes to the service.

# irish-rail - Friday 26 January, 2018

New system on the Dart to slash the notice needed for wheelchair users to access service

Campaigners had long called for a change to the system of giving 24 hours’ notice.

Getting the train from Limerick this weekend? There will be bus transfers

Irish Rail is advising customers that bus transfers will be in operation.

# irish-rail - Monday 22 January, 2018

# irish-rail - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

# irish-rail - Thursday 11 January, 2018

The boss of Irish Rail is quitting and moving to Australia

David Franks, who has been in charge since 2013, will leave in the coming months.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Irish Rail drivers reject Labour Court pay recommendation

83% of Irish Rail’s Siptu members rejected the recommendation put forward by the Labour Court.

# irish-rail - Friday 5 January, 2018

Delays of up to 120 minutes on rail services after tragic incident, mechanical fault and trespassers

The series of incidents throughout the day have resulted in significant knock-on delays for Friday evening commuters.

# irish-rail - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Plans for an office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground have been blocked

The property developer has appealed Dublin council’s planning decision to the national authority.

# irish-rail - Friday 22 December, 2017

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'

Industrial action by Irish Rail workers affected many commuters in November.

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