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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 5 May, 2015

#Irish Rail

# 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.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Cold weather fault leaves train passengers stranded for three hours

The incident happened on the Cork to Dublin service this morning.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Are rail lines with low passenger numbers facing closure unless numbers rise?

A recent report found that €291 million is spent running the rail network each year.

# irish-rail - Monday 12 January, 2015

After 29 deaths by suicide, Samaritan signs are going up at all railway station platforms

It’s hoped the signs will encourage people to seek help from the Samaritans if they need someone to talk to.

# irish-rail - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Red Rock, Eddie Hobbs, and “Al” Shatter: The week in numbers

Plus: How many extra seconds will we be getting in June?

# irish-rail - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From Business ETC Almost 2,000 applied. Only 13 made it. Meet Irish Rail’s new apprentices You're Hired

Almost 2,000 applied. Only 13 made it. Meet Irish Rail’s new apprentices

Only 9 of the total number of applicants were women.

# irish-rail - Monday 5 January, 2015

Number of people taking trains has grown for the first time since the economic crash

The Limerick-~Galway route saw the biggest increase in passengers.

# irish-rail - Monday 29 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Irish Rail train was completely decked out for Christmas Deck The Train

This Irish Rail train was completely decked out for Christmas

See, even a train carriage can supply Christmas cheer.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Going home for Christmas? Here’s when the last buses, trams and trains are tonight Trains Planes And Automobiles This post contains videos

# irish-rail - Monday 1 December, 2014

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# irish-rail - Friday 21 November, 2014

Why does the Dublin rail network always seem to fail in RUSH HOUR?

The signalling system has failed three times this month — ALWAYS at the start of the evening rush hour.

# irish-rail - Monday 17 November, 2014

Sick of dodgy WiFi on trains and buses? We have some good news…

…but it might cost us.

# irish-rail - Friday 7 November, 2014

A luxury sleeper train will soon be arriving on Ireland’s railways

The service will provide tours of up to six nights around the country.

Cork train station canopy collapsed after poles snapped in gale force winds

A report into the incident has also found that signatures were missing from inspection reports.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Another rail melt-down in Dublin: Passengers left in limbo for the second night in a row

All DART and commuter services have been halted, due to a major signal problem between Drogheda and Greystones.

Do you know which train station in Ireland is the busiest?

Here’s a hint: 83% of all journeys are taken in the Greater Dublin Area.

# irish-rail - Monday 3 November, 2014

There were major rush hour rail problems in Dublin tonight

ALL Dart and commuter services were suspended between Drogheda and Greystones — but delays are now easing.

# irish-rail - Monday 27 October, 2014

More and more people are using the train to get around the country

It comes despite strike action during two days of the summer.

# irish-rail - Saturday 25 October, 2014

DART users face disruptions today and tomorrow

It’s all because of major engineering works.

From The Daily Edge 14 weekend transport struggles every student will understand Public Transport

14 weekend transport struggles every student will understand

People placing their bags on the aisle seat :|

# 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.

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