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Irish Rail

# irish-rail - Yesterday’s News

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.

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# 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.

# irish-rail - Monday 7 July, 2014

Irish Rail staff could strike over proposed pay cuts

Members of the National Bus and Railworkers’ Union are waiting to see if Irish Rail will proceed with proposed pay cuts.

# irish-rail - Monday 16 June, 2014

SIPTU members at Irish Rail to vote on new proposals

The ballot will start on Thursday and will be counted next month.

‘No one ever notices the cleaner’

Several events are taking place today to mark International Justice Day for Cleaners.

# irish-rail - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Union withdraws from Irish Rail talks as ‘no serious attempts made to address concerns’

However, the National Bus and Rail Union said strike action is not yet on the table.

# irish-rail - Monday 9 June, 2014

Investigation launched after train hit by car at level crossing in Mayo

Th driver of the car walked away from the incident unharmed.

# irish-rail - Friday 6 June, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Irish Rail says if agreement isn’t reached with unions next week, cuts will be implemented

NBRU says it’s regrettable that the company have decided to impose a pre-condition in advance of discussions.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don’t want to strike

SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.

# irish-rail - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Thousands of Dublin rail commuters affected by theft of signal cables

DART and commuter services were off between Bray and Dalkey throughout rush hour this morning.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Strike likely at Irish Rail as second union rejects pay deal

Both the NBRU and SIPTU have now voted to reject the deal.

# irish-rail - Monday 26 May, 2014

Man in wheelchair carried off DART as no ramp available at Donaghmede station

Irish Rail said they would like to apologise to the customer featured in the video clip for any distress that was caused to him.

# irish-rail - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Niall Horan and Harry Styles inexplicably discussed Irish trains at last night’s 1D gig Mullingar Massive

Niall Horan and Harry Styles inexplicably discussed Irish trains at last night’s 1D gig

You would think there were more pressing matters at hand, but…

# irish-rail - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

SIPTU to vote on strike action at Irish Rail

Irish Rail said that the failure to implement cost saving measures will result in redundancies and the closure of some lines.

# irish-rail - Sunday 11 May, 2014

The Giro hits the east coast: What are the traffic arrangements?

More importantly, what’s the weather going to be like?

# irish-rail - Thursday 1 May, 2014

An underground DART could finally be coming to Dublin

The wait isn’t over just yet…it looks like it won’t be considered until 2016.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Letting your friends book train tickets for you can have interesting results That's Mad Ted

Letting your friends book train tickets for you can have interesting results

As if travelling by train isn’t stressful enough, eh?

# irish-rail - Friday 11 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Omagh, Anglo, and the most depressed town in Ireland…

Mulling it over: Labour Court releases its plan to end Irish Rail dispute

Mulling it over: Labour Court releases its plan to end Irish Rail dispute

The proposals set out today include pay cuts and changes to working conditions.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Reduced fares, like: Leap Card comes to bus services in Cork

Commuters will be able to available of discounted fares of up to 16 per cent.

# irish-rail - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Varadkar ‘loves’ trains – and won’t be closing ‘dozens’ of rural lines

The Transport Minister said that reports that he is to close ‘dozens’ of rural lines are untrue – and that there aren’t even that many lines.

# irish-rail - Friday 28 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish Rail’s cheeky new DART ad is very clever I Will In My Swiss
From The Daily Edge What is Vladimir Putin doing in Portarlington? Very Important Putin

What is Vladimir Putin doing in Portarlington?

You wouldn’t want to steal this lad’s seat.

# irish-rail - Friday 21 March, 2014

Next stop, Labour Court… April date for long-running Irish Rail dispute

The company claims that each week without savings being secured costs them “an additional €100,000″.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

E-cigarettes banned from DART and train services

Irish Rail says they were receiving complaints from passengers about the electronic cigarettes.

Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned in all workplaces? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned in all workplaces?

Irish Rail have banned them on their trains, should others follow suit?

# irish-rail - Monday 10 March, 2014

Three arrested at Naas as fight breaks out on commuter train

Several distressed passengers called 999, but did not inform the driver of the train.

# irish-rail - Friday 7 March, 2014

Trains delayed after group ‘on drugs’ smash windows, pull emergency brake & run off down track

Two men were eventually apprehended by gardaí following trouble this morning on the 5.40am service from Longford.

# irish-rail - Sunday 2 March, 2014

A man has died after being struck by a train in Kildare

The man is believed to have dropped something and jumped down onto the tracks to retrieve it.

# irish-rail - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 reasons why Irish Rail are dead right to ban train drinking Fighting And Yelling

7 reasons why Irish Rail are dead right to ban train drinking

One of the services from Galway to Dublin is being denied booze.

Irish Rail workers reject payroll-cutting plan, Varadkar ‘disappointed’

Both SIPTU and the NBRU have rejected the latest proposals as unfair. The Transport Minister says Irish Rail won’t be given any more cash…

# irish-rail - Monday 24 February, 2014

This doesn’t bode well for an already flooded Athlone…

River Shannon levels remain high today and there’s more rain on the way.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Rail track that was raised by 60 centimetres… is now 50 centimetres under water

The rail line between Limerick and Ennis will stay closed for another six weeks. At least.

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