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Dublin: 18 °C Monday 28 July, 2014


# 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.

‘You get such an awful fright … some people just don’t come back to the business’

Taxi drivers are voicing their concern, following the latest hijacking of a cab in Dublin. One of the men in the stolen taxi died yesterday, after it crashed a short time after it was taken.

# taxi - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about calls for an investigation into mother-and-baby homes, a hijacked taxi, and new pyrite issues.

# taxi - Monday 19 May, 2014

15-year-old in court as drivers warned about spate of carjackings

A teenager will appear in court today after a taxi driver had his car hijacked in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# taxi - Sunday 18 May, 2014

15-year-old hijacks taxi at knifepoint in Terenure, then crashes in Cabra

It’s the second such attack in Terenure in the space of 48 hours. A woman’s car was hijacked in the suburb on Friday afternoon.

# taxi - Friday 16 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hailo Ireland is getting saucy with us Get A Ride

# taxi - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘Hero’ taxi driver returns lost unfinished novel to Irish author Lost Novel

‘Hero’ taxi driver returns lost unfinished novel to Irish author

The laptop was left in the back of a taxi Kate Kerrigan took from Heuston Station.

# taxi - Friday 9 May, 2014

‘I don’t want this to happen to anyone else ever again’

The handling of the case of Mary Lynch, who was viciously assaulted by a taxi passenger in 2007, was looked at in the report published today.

# taxi - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Two men arrested for hijacking taxi in west Dublin

The men were caught by gardaí in the stolen taxi just one hour after they threatened the driver and forced him out.

# taxi - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Man dies after being hit by a car shortly after exiting a taxi in Portadown

The PSNI have appealed to anyone who may have witnessed the accident on the Gilford Road.

# taxi - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 ways the horrible weather will ruin your Saturday night out Go Away

# taxi - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From The Score Neymar gives a masterclass in the art of nutmegging Tekkers

Neymar gives a masterclass in the art of nutmegging

That is downright cheeky from Barcelona’s Brazilian wonder.

# taxi - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Taxi drivers to face geography tests and tax monitoring under new clampdown

Operation Taximeter will also see stamp 2 Visa holders come under scrutiny.

# taxi - Monday 31 March, 2014

Gardaí appeal for sightings of bleeding man after last night’s explosion in Dublin

It’s believed the man got a taxi after the explosion.

# taxi - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge This people-powered taxi prank had Irish passengers totally fooled Taxi

# taxi - Monday 3 March, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland is the first country to see near nationwide coverage for Hailo taxis I CAN SEE YOUR HAILO

Ireland is the first country to see near nationwide coverage for Hailo taxis

The service is now live in 25 new towns across the country.

# taxi - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Stolen taxi returned to father of three

A reader of got in touch to say he spotted the car and contacted the gardaí.

# taxi - Monday 17 February, 2014

300 taxi drivers protest in Dublin city over ads, parking and too many taxis

They said that they are concerned about the affects that the taxi regulations are having on their livelihood.

# taxi - Friday 7 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge One Direction are getting free rides for a year… It’s The Dredge World Of Celebs

# taxi - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Gardaí find €56k worth of drugs in taxi

Two men were arrested and are being detained by gardaí.

# taxi - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Taxi drivers to hold rally outside the Dáil

Drivers are opposed to proposed reforms being considered by the government.

# taxi - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Gardaí appeal for information from taxi drivers in ‘suspicious’ Finglas body discovery

It is believed that a house party was taking place in the apartment last night, with the body of a man found

# taxi - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Watch: ‘The Labour presence in transport has been important,’ – Alan Kelly.

What is it like being a Labour junior Minister with a Fine Gael cabinet minister? Alan Kelly told

‘There are people driving taxis who shouldn’t be,’ – Alan Kelly

The Minister for Public Transport says that the overhaul of taxis industry has made the industry “unrecognisable”.

# taxi - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Man arrested for attacking taxi with didgeridoo Didge

Man arrested for attacking taxi with didgeridoo

He dented it, allegedly.

# taxi - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Driver attempts hit and run, hits 5 cars in the process Smooth Criminal

# taxi - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Gardaí investigating crash between Fire Brigade vehicle and taxi

The ‘ladder engine’ will be off the road for a number of weeks as repairs are carried out.

# taxi - Friday 11 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Woman too drunk to get out of car calls 911

Woman too drunk to get out of car calls 911

Responsible drink driving?

# taxi - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Biggest ever review of taxi regulation to be discussed in Oireachtas

An Oireachtas sub-Committee will discuss 103 amendments to the proposed taxi regulation law, which will see a shake-up of the industry.

# taxi - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Three arrested over taking of taxi and assault of driver

Witnesses are sought to the incident, which occurred in the early hours of this morning.

# taxi - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Taxi drivers ‘badly’ needed for this year’s special children’s outing

The event has been running in Dublin since 1960, offering a fun day out every year for children with special needs.

# taxi - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Man told woman he’d help her find a taxi – then assaulted her

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following the report of a serious assault.

# taxi - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Taxi driver whose car was hijacked speaks of “deep sympathy” for crash victims’ families

Matthew Ilori’s taxi was stolen at knifepoint at the weekend. Moments later, two men in their 20s died when the car crashed at speed into a bridge on the Dublin quays.

# taxi - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the end of the Dublin Bus strike, the court ruling against Seán Quinn and family and a tragedy in Canada in which two children were killed by an escaped snake.

Second man dies as a result of stolen taxi crash

The car crashed into a lock bridge close to the Convention Centre in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# taxi - Monday 22 July, 2013

Police investigate as woman dies after travelling to UK for abortion

The 32-year-old woman suffered complications in a taxi after the procedure and died in a London hospital shortly afterwards.

# taxi - Friday 10 May, 2013

Five arrests after gang armed with hammers rob Dublin jewellery shop

The gang threatened staff and smashed up the shop, causing extensive damage.

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