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# taxi - Yesterday’s News


# taxi - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Want to Hailo a taxi? You'll need to change your app soon

Hailo has become mytaxi, as it becomes part of a 100,000-strong European fleet of taxis.

# taxi - Friday 10 March, 2017

Taxi driver accused of biting part of passenger's thumb off is acquitted

The driver said he was attacked by a group of passengers and that a passerby dressed as Santa tried to intervene.

# taxi - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Man who punched and kicked victim in head over disputed taxi given community service

Adam McCarthy expressed “genuine remorse” in court over the attack which left Niall McHale unconscious.

# taxi - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

National Transport Authority to lose nearly €1m after 'taking the hit' on subletting offices

The issue arose when the Taxi Regulator was absorbed into the NTA, and its premises was transferred to the NTA’s.

# taxi - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From alleged aggression to dog allergies: Why people complain about taxi drivers

“The driver, to my surprise, took offence … saying that he didn’t need to take such abuse and he is not bringing me home but kicking me out.”

# taxi - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Here are the most common reasons people complain about taxis

Most of the complaint outcomes involved no further action as the complainant didn’t respond or there was no evidence of an offence.

# taxi - Saturday 10 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge Mayo's soundest taxi man is making a wonderful gesture to families finding Christmas difficult Joe Maxi

# taxi - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Taxi driver convicted of sexual assault on young woman after collecting her from Dublin pub

Augustin Ion’s claims that she wouldn’t pay a fare were rejected as a ’tissue of lies’.

# taxi - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Taxi driver allegedly sexually assaulted woman when bringing her home from night out

The woman said she feared he would drive away from her house with her in the car.

# taxi - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Taxi driver rescues family trapped inside a burning house at 4.30am

Derek Malone managed to get a little girl and her parents to safety.

# taxi - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Bogus taxi found taking passengers to Dublin Airport seized

The car was seized yesterday evening but no arrests were made.

# taxi - Monday 14 November, 2016

Mattress Mick ordered to pay up €900 over unlicensed taxi driver

Judge O’Neill heard Flynn was found to be incredibly co-operative and very professional.

# taxi - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Surge for taxis as Dublin Bus enters strike during the weekend

Retailers are concerned about the impact the strike will have during the busiest shopping day of the week.

# taxi - Monday 29 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge This chancer of a taxi driver took a woman who fell asleep on a 56km detour Sunday Drive

# taxi - Sunday 28 August, 2016

New York taxi drivers no longer have to pass English proficiency test

Immigrants make up 96% of the 144,000 cabbies in the city.

# taxi - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 'I was taking calls from across Connacht': Mayo's Leaving Cert taxi driver had a busy night Sound Man

# taxi - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge A taxi driver in Mayo is offering Leaving Certs free lifts tonight for a lovely reason Safe Home

# taxi - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Dublin taxi driver fined €250 after taking man on longer route home

The accountant told the court that he didn’t complain to the driver because “the whole atmosphere was not pleasant”.

# taxi - Sunday 19 June, 2016

From The42 Letter from Versailles: 'Sad' France's spirits lifted by 'the green people' Boost

Letter from Versailles: 'Sad' France's spirits lifted by 'the green people'

We asked one Bordeaux taxi driver whether the Irish fans really deserve their reputation as ‘the best supporters in the world’.

# taxi - Saturday 14 May, 2016

How many hours a day do taxi drivers work? It's the week in numbers

Plus: What age was the world’s oldest person before she died this week?

# taxi - Monday 9 May, 2016

"A clear set-up": Judge throws out whiplash claims of five Dublin friends

One of the cars in the crash belonged to a close relative of one of the men in the second car.

# taxi - Friday 6 May, 2016

The real winner from the Luas strikes? Taxi drivers

“You’d be mad not to be working,” one taxi driver told

# taxi - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Taxi driver accused of biting off man's thumb after passengers laughed at his name

“I couldn’t believe the pain. I was just looking for a piece of my thumb on the ground.”

# taxi - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Man awarded €18,500 after taxi driver drove over his foot

Fabian Wolasewicz had been drinking and got sick in the taximan’s car.

# taxi - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Dodgy tips, aggressive drivers, "smelly" vehicles - taxi complaints went through the roof in the last four years

More than half of the complaints made last year concerned the behaviour of taxi drivers.

# taxi - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Cork man jailed for 12 years for “horrific sustained attack” on woman

He woke the woman with a slap to her face and told her if she ever wanted to see her son again she would comply.

# taxi - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Young Dublin woman found safe and well

22-year-old Eimear Duffy was reported missing earlier this week.

# taxi - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Dublin taxi drivers explain what love means to them Cab Of Love

# taxi - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

In photos: Taxi drivers brought central London to a standstill in protest over Uber On The Road To Nowhere This post contains images

In photos: Taxi drivers brought central London to a standstill in protest over Uber

Black-cab drivers say they are concerned with what they describe as ‘unfair competition’.

# taxi - Saturday 6 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Dublin taxi driver belted out a jingle when he heard his passenger worked in advertising Tescos Tescos

# taxi - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From Business ETC Uber's latest weapon in its quest for world domination is a children's toy Bop It Like It's Hot

Uber's latest weapon in its quest for world domination is a children's toy

Bop it, twist it, tap it… It’s the children’s toy from 1996.

# taxi - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Man jailed after pretending to be a girl online so he could have sex with teen

He told her he was a teenage girl called ‘Julie’ after meeting her on the website

# taxi - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Liveline reunites woman with lost jewellery after taxi drove off with suitcase

Anne Casey was convinced the driver took her case deliberately, but there was a very simple explanation.

# taxi - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Man arrested after taxi hijacked in Dublin

The man told the driver he had a gun.

# taxi - Friday 1 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge Your New Year’s Eve certainly wasn’t as eventful as this Kildare woman’s Mr Taxi Man

# taxi - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Serena Williams got a taxi to the finish line of her own 5k charity run

It’s likely that a previous tennis injury is to blame.

# taxi - Monday 7 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge A passenger spotted this taxi driver’s seriously cringe call history NO NO NO

# taxi - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Rapist of two victims, one who was underage, jailed for 27 years

An additional eight years were added to Scott Beddall’s sentence as a ‘dangerousness tariff’.

# taxi - Friday 6 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This note spotted on a taxi driver’s wheel is melting hearts Notes To Daddy

# taxi - Friday 2 October, 2015

Funeral of taxi driver found dead in Dundalk to take place today

There has also been a renewed appeal for witnesses over Martin Mulligan’s death.

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