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# taxis - Monday 21 July, 2014

From Business ETC Taxi-hailing Uber app banned in South Korea over fears of unlicensed drivers Regulation

Taxi-hailing Uber app banned in South Korea over fears of unlicensed drivers

Drivers can bypass background checks, insurance and vehicle upkeep and safety.

# taxis - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests

The Department of Transport defended publicising the campaign before it took place.

# taxis - Monday 30 June, 2014

Concert-goers walk hours home after Marlay Park gig (or get lift from pizza delivery man)

Some had to walk along the M50 in order to try and get home.

# taxis - Friday 27 June, 2014

Six illegal taxi drivers stopped during money laundering investigation

The discoveries were made in Belfast and Co Down yesterday.

Opinion: A story of a good bus driver and a cyclist on Dublin’s quays

After I was hit by a driver on the quays, I was overwhelmed by the kindness of strangers.

# taxis - 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.

# taxis - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Column: I know from experience – it’s not pleasant being stranded using a wheelchair

For many people, taxis are their only door-to-door public transport service. While we’ve made a good first step in making them wheelchair-friendly, more must be done.

# taxis - 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.

# taxis - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

The Government’s priorities (part 2), IBRC mortgages and taxi regulation

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

# taxis - 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.

# taxis - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Taxi drivers to hold rally outside the Dáil

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

# taxis - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Poll: Do you think taxi deregulation was a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think taxi deregulation was a good idea?

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

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 TheJournal.ie

‘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”.

# taxis - 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.

# taxis - Saturday 27 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 9 most annoying things taxi drivers say to passengers Late For Work?

# taxis - Monday 1 July, 2013

From Business ETC Hailo taxi app launches for Cork Hailo Hailo

Hailo taxi app launches for Cork

Around 200 drivers already on board Leeside one year after Dublin app went live.

# taxis - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Taxi-sharing, busy fingers and a panoramic view

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# taxis - Thursday 21 March, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added imaginary friends Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix… now with added imaginary friends

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

RTÉ corrects reports that it spent €360,000 on taxi fares

The public broadcaster actually only spent €269,298 on taxis last year, it says…

# taxis - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

I won’t choose taxis driven by a foreign driver, says Fianna Fáil Senator Taxis This post contains videos

I won’t choose taxis driven by a foreign driver, says Fianna Fáil Senator

Pascal Mooney apologised for his comments after he told the Seanad that “obvious non-national” drivers often don’t know directions around Dublin city.

# taxis - Friday 19 October, 2012

Forgetful taxi customers leave phones, keys and even shoes behind

A new survey also revealed 55 per cent of people like their drivers to have the chats with them on topics like the economy, sports and politics.

# taxis - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

New reforms for taxi sector announced

The moves include new branding, and a system to enable passengers make sure the appropriate driver is in the vehicle.

# taxis - Friday 24 August, 2012

Taxi services resume at Dublin Airport

Details of the proposals have not been disclosed as a courtesy to the groups’ members.

# taxis - Thursday 23 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

DAA meets with taxi drivers as passengers face disruption at Dublin Airport

DAA has urged drivers to resume service to the public at the airport as soon as possible.

# taxis - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

PICTURES: Taxi drivers say they’re in it for the long haul in airport dispute Dublin Airport This post contains images

PICTURES: Taxi drivers say they’re in it for the long haul in airport dispute

There are no taxi services from Dublin airport as a result of a dispute about parking spaces for drivers.

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Latest: Taxi disruption is ongoing at Dublin Airport

Services have been withdrawn over a dispute about the number of parking spaces for drivers at the airport. It was thought that a resolution had been reached but taxi services continue to be disrupted.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# taxis - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Smartphone taxi service launches in Dublin

The app sends you a picture of your driver, the roof sign number and a real time arrival countdown.

# taxis - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

App for taxi customers monitors route and average fare

Kevin Fagan has created an iPhone app for taxi customers who don’t want to be taken for a ride.

# taxis - Friday 29 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# taxis - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

€25k left unallocated for wheelchair-accessible taxis

Irish Wheelchair Association believes that, even with grant aid, VAT and VRT on accessible taxis and cabs are “prohibitively” high.

# taxis - Saturday 19 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here is the week’s news… skewed Not The News

Here is the week’s news… skewed

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The Government’s You Retire, We Rehire policy; Israel to take on Ireland; the second referendum that won’t happen will be held on 22 June.

# taxis - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Column: A response from an Irish taxi driver

Following on from the debate about attitudes towards non-Irish national taxi drivers, one Irish driver says he has noted antipathy towards non-nationals – but that it is also important not to pigeonhole Irish cabbies.

# taxis - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed…

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