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#Taxi

# taxi - Monday 5 February, 2018

Gardaí investigating sudden death of on-duty taxi driver on Sunday morning

The incident took place on James’ Street at around 4.30am.

# taxi - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Two teenagers charged over spree of taxi robberies in Dublin

The pair have been charged with three counts of robberies of taxi robberies dating from last December.

# taxi - Friday 5 January, 2018

'Serious questions' raised as victims were not told about release of 'black cab rapist'

John Worboys was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting several women.

# taxi - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Gardaí warn that taxi hailing apps are being used to lure drivers to robberies

A driver was robbed at gunpoint on New Year’s Eve.

# taxi - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

'Don't go if you feel unsafe': Group of young men behind taxi driver attacks in west Dublin

There have been a number of incidents in the area in recent weeks involving taxi drivers.

# taxi - Monday 1 January, 2018

Gardaí investigate after taxi driver has phone stolen by two men with 'fake' gun Exclusive

There has been a spike in similar incidents in the area recently.

# taxi - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Over 200 new wheelchair accessible taxis added to the fleet in 2017

Grant funding of more than €1,700,000 was provided by the National Transport Authority to help drivers with funding.

# taxi - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Appeal for witnesses after serious assault on taxi driver

The attack happened on Baggot Street Lower.

# taxi - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis

The National Transport Authority receives around 1,000 complaints about taxis every year.

# taxi - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

EU court says Uber is taxi service and can be regulated

The firm claimed it was just a service provider and not a taxi company.

# taxi - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Uber covered up massive hack that stole personal information of more than 57 million drivers and customers

So far, there’s no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a blog post by Uber’s recently hired CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi.

# taxi - Thursday 19 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge 15 toe-curlingly awkward moments First Dates Ireland has given us Taxi

15 toe-curlingly awkward moments First Dates Ireland has given us

Two seasons of pure, delightful cringe.

# taxi - Friday 29 September, 2017

Manchester City confirm Sergio Aguero "sustained injuries" in Amsterdam car crash

Aguero was injured last night in the Dutch city when a taxi in which he was a passenger hit a lamp-post.

# taxi - Friday 15 September, 2017

Bad news for commuters - your taxi fare is about to go up by 3%

A usual €18 fare will cost around €18.70 after the changes come into effect.

# taxi - Thursday 7 September, 2017

'An appalling case': Bus driver attacked taxi driver in fight over parking

He allegedly punched the taximan 10 to 15 times in the face and stomach.

# taxi - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Taxi driver fined after passenger forced to keep window open because of 'extremely dirty' car

There’s been a 25% rise in complaints about taxis in the first six months of this year.

# taxi - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Taxi! Ministers spent over €1.7m on taxis, car hire and limos in the last two years

The Department of An Taoiseach has spent €75,000 on taxis since 2015.

# taxi - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Wanted: taxi drivers to help give hundreds of kids a special day out in Dublin

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

# taxi - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Your taxi fare is set to go up again - but some taxi drivers aren't happy

The board of the National Transport Authority will make a final decision on price rises in the near future.

# taxi - Monday 10 July, 2017

New garda operation catches five taxis 'taking longer route' to Dublin Airport

A total of 11 taxi drivers in two weeks were found to either be overcharging or taking longer routes.

# taxi - Monday 3 July, 2017

Boston taxi driver injures 10 after stepping on accelerator rather than brake by mistake

The incident has been attributed to ‘operator error’ with authorities saying it does not appear to be an intentional act.

# taxi - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Taxi driver who 'snapped' and ran over passenger who didn't pay fare has driving ban lifted

The driver had been banned from driving in 2014.

# taxi - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'My father used to beat me and my mother up for fun': A night on the streets with Dublin's rough sleepers

We went out with an outreach team to see what a night is like on the streets of Dublin.

# taxi - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge This Dublin taxi man has devised a cute checklist for passengers going to the airport Checklist

This Dublin taxi man has devised a cute checklist for passengers going to the airport

Excellent customer service right here.

# 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
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