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Dublin: 6 °C Saturday 30 May, 2015

#Taxi

# taxi - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Hailo made a ‘heterophobic’ taxi driver drive people around on hidden camera Driveforequality

Hailo made a ‘heterophobic’ taxi driver drive people around on hidden camera

“It wasn’t Jane and Abel, y’know?”

# taxi - Friday 15 May, 2015

Need a lift to your polling centre? Hailo is offering voters free trips Marriage Referendum This post contains videos

# taxi - Monday 11 May, 2015

Sick of this sight? Dublin could be getting a load of new ranks. Here’s where:

Some of them are 24-hours and some are just at night time.

# taxi - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Are taxi drivers at greater risk of being robbed? We asked some to find out

One Sinn Féin TD thinks taxi signs get attention from “undesirables”.

# taxi - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Poll: Would you be less likely to get a taxi with the higher fares? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be less likely to get a taxi with the higher fares?

Taxi fares are increasing today for the first time in seven years.

Getting a taxi today? It’ll cost you more than usual

The fare hike comes just one day a head of strike action by bus drivers.

# taxi - Monday 20 April, 2015

‘It’s crazy really’: Gardaí spend €80,000 on taxis to escort people in custody

Officers have said the use of taxis is usually a resourcing issue.

# taxi - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From Business ETC Having taken off like a train here, the Irish Hailo has its sights set on the UK Lynked In

Having taken off like a train here, the Irish Hailo has its sights set on the UK

Lynk taxis are looking to hit the British market with a €25 million expansion.

# taxi - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Puking passengers and teens “bombed out of their tree”: Taxi-drivers tell their St Patrick’s Day stories

It can be a lucrative day, but some drivers just don’t want to work it. No wonder, really, when you hear some of their stories…

# taxi - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge A Galway taxi man left some priceless Facebook advice for this lad who forgot his phone Life Lessons

A Galway taxi man left some priceless Facebook advice for this lad who forgot his phone

You know the night has not gone well when you wake up to this.

# taxi - Thursday 12 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Watch this guy flawlessly recreate every Irish taxi journey ever You Busy

Watch this guy flawlessly recreate every Irish taxi journey ever

Well. What time do you finish at?

# taxi - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Guy falls asleep in taxi, ends up in driver’s house watching Take Me Out Standard Night Out

# taxi - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From Business ETC Google responds to Uber rumours with a cryptic tweet Frenemies

Google responds to Uber rumours with a cryptic tweet

The search engine giant was said to be working on its own lift-hailing service, but doubt has been thrown on the claims.

# taxi - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Knife pulled on taxi driver in early morning attack

The two men picked up a cab at a taxi office — but turned on the driver as they reached their destination.

# taxi - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Here’s where Government saved almost €2 million last year

… but millions were still spent.

# taxi - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Taxi driver tied up and robbed in Naas hijacking

Two men made off with a sum of cash and the driver’s mobile phone.

# taxi - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Heading out over Christmas? There might be rogue taxi drivers about

Taxi groups are calling for more enforcement of regulations.

# taxi - Friday 19 December, 2014

It’s going to be more expensive to take a taxi next year

The maximum taxi fare is to increase by an average of 4% after Easter

# taxi - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Another city is getting ready to ban Uber

Brussels isn’t a fan.

# taxi - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From Business ETC Explainer: Why is Uber in such hot water right now? Controversy

Explainer: Why is Uber in such hot water right now?

The lift-sharing service has been strongly criticised after an exec said it should smear journalists who criticised it, but its problems run much deeper.

# taxi - Monday 17 November, 2014

From Business ETC Uber and Spotify are allowing passengers to control the music during their trip Play That Song

Uber and Spotify are allowing passengers to control the music during their trip

But Uber’s drivers have a few concerns about the new partnership.

# taxi - Monday 3 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman successfully crowdfunds her ‘outrageous’ $362 taxi fare Pay For My Taxi

Woman successfully crowdfunds her ‘outrageous’ $362 taxi fare

She claimed the fare had left her unable to pay her rent.

# taxi - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From Business ETC Taxi app Hailo is pulling out of North America because of a price war Taxi

Taxi app Hailo is pulling out of North America because of a price war

The company has also lost one of its CEOs.

Taxi hijacked at knifepoint in Ballymun at 2.30am

A small amount of cash was stolen during the incident.

# taxi - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hailo Ireland delivers subtle U2 burn with latest app update Taxi For Hewson

Hailo Ireland delivers subtle U2 burn with latest app update

Baby I can see your Hailo.

# taxi - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Man set to appear in court over carjacking at knife point

Man set to appear in court over carjacking at knife point

The incident occurred yesterday in Palmerstown.

# taxi - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Taxi driver injured as his car is stolen by man armed with knife

A 31-year-old man has been arrested.

# taxi - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man runs around New York high fiving people trying to hail taxis High Five

# taxi - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Woman taxi driver threatened with knife in attempted hijacking

The attack has been described as “absolutely despicable”.

# taxi - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From Business ETC Hey Uber and Hailo! There’s a new rival in town Game On

Hey Uber and Hailo! There’s a new rival in town

New taxi booking app Saytaxi will compete against booking giants in Dublin.

Fair play: Taxi drivers are throwing a huge party for 850 kids with special needs Fun

Fair play: Taxi drivers are throwing a huge party for 850 kids with special needs

Last year, organisers had struggled to get enough drivers involved but this year is going to be bigger and better than ever.

# taxi - Monday 25 August, 2014

Two arrested after Dublin taxi driver held at knifepoint

The driver managed to free himself and escape and the car was found by gardaí.

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s fairly dull and gloomy out but here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Travelling to work? Don’t forget, there are no Intercity, DART or Commuter services today

Don’t turn up at a train station this morning. You’ll find the doors locked

# taxi - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Does Ireland provide equal public transport to wheelchair users?

Wheelchair users are to be treated the same as any other passengers under the law, but is that the case?

# taxi - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Gardaí want to know if you saw this assault on a taxi driver last month

Another man who jumped in to help the taxi driver was also assaulted by a large number of youths.

# taxi - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Rogue taxi drivers beware: Gardaí are clamping down

An Garda Síochána will be targeting taxis and hackneys as part of a national campaign this weekend.

‘Waiting four hours in the rain for a wheelchair taxi inspired me to act’

His “bad experience” in Dublin city centre inspired Stephen Closkey to set up a website for wheelchair-users. He’s also been advising the Government on a new taxi scheme.

# taxi - Monday 9 June, 2014

24-year-old due in court over hijacked taxi crash

A second man who was in the car at the time of the crash died of his injuries yesterday morning.

Gardaí looking to speak to taxi driver over Dublin pub shooting

A 45-year-old man was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries this morning.

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