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# cie - Sunday 29 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge A look back at the first woman to drive a Dublin Bus for a living Joan Doran

A look back at the first woman to drive a Dublin Bus for a living

In 1980, Joan Doran became the first woman to drive a CIE bus since World War II.

# cie - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Irish Rail staff will go to Labour Court, but say don't expect a resolution

The NBRU General Secretary accused the government of a “blueshirt bias”.

# cie - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Michael O'Leary says Shane Ross is 'playing a blinder' in bus dispute

The Ryanair CEO said Ross is right to not get involved.

# cie - Monday 12 December, 2016

Woman who slipped on pigeon poo at Heuston Station awarded €25,000

A judge ruled that CIE knew there was a problem but hadn’t assessed the risk.

# cie - Monday 29 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 7 wonderful gifs of Dublin in the 1960s Rare Old Town

7 wonderful gifs of Dublin in the 1960s

Dublin can be heaven..

# cie - Sunday 7 June, 2015

US couple picked Ireland for first ever overseas trip in 2001 and are now marking 21st visit

The couple have received a free holiday to mark the milestone.

# cie - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus...

… and the train (and coach trips).

# cie - Monday 17 November, 2014

Sick of dodgy WiFi on trains and buses? We have some good news...

…but it might cost us.

# cie - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

It's going to get more expensive to use the bus, Luas and train next year

The rises will hit Luas, regional buses and all train routes.

# cie - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

'Central server issue' behind Dublin Bus communications problems

Real time passenger info and Dublin Bus phones were experiencing service disruptions earlier.

# cie - Thursday 1 May, 2014

New hope for €1.86m conversion of disused CIÉ ferry into floating hostel/brewery

It’s hoped the former Aran Islands ferry can be restored to her former glory and docked in Galway as a floating hostel/restaurant/micro-brewery.

# cie - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Scramble to save heritage ship after Minister grants stay-of-execution

The Naomh Éanna — a 1950s CIÉ ferry — was due to be scrapped within days. It’s hoped the vessel can be restored and turned into a tourist attraction.

# cie - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Groups outraged at exclusion from 'relevant stakeholders' meeting on ship destruction

“They said they’d call a meeting of the interested parties, but then only invited people who were interested in chopping it up.”

# cie - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Train, bus and Luas fares to increase from next week

Monthly and annual tickets will increase from 1 November while cash fares and Leap Card prices will go up from 1 December.

# cie - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

NTA defends planned use of Phoenix Park tunnel following Irish Rail concerns

Irish Rail says the plan to open the 136-year-old tunnel would be no substitute for the shelved DART Underground scheme in terms of capacity and connectivity.

# cie - Friday 9 August, 2013

'Virtual bus lanes' among plans to increase public transport use in Dublin

The National Transport Authority is to “free up road space” for travel by means other than private cars.

# cie - Monday 5 August, 2013

No sign of renewed talks as Dublin Bus strike enters second day

It’s looking increasingly likely the action could continue into the working week.

# cie - Friday 19 July, 2013

Transport companies apply to hike fares in 2014

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has confirmed that both CIE and the RPA are looking for permission to increasse fare next year.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# cie - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: CIE's financial woes and Irish troops in Syria

Representatives from Bus Éireann, Iarnród Éireann and Dublin Bus will meet the Transport committee ahead of the possibility of further strike action.

# cie - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Public service obligation routes should be put out to competitive tender

The government should put public service obligation and school routes out to competitive tender – doing so would save 20 to 30 per cent on simply handing over such cash to public sector monopolies, writes Aaron McKenna.

# cie - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers Exclusive

The court said that there is no proposal to reduce core or basic pay but acknowledged that many of the proposals would “impact significantly” on employees.

# cie - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Bus Éireann workers vote to accept LRC plan and abandon strike

Almost 77 per cent of workers voted to endorse Labour Relations Commissions plans to avert ongoing industrial action.

# cie - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Where is the best place to visit in Ireland?

The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience has been named as the best place to visit in the country.

# cie - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Leo Varadkar has a 20-point plan for 2013

The Minister for Transport wants five new Acts, a new road safety strategy, a Luas connection and an independent Shannon.

# cie - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Oireachtas agenda: Seven Bills to be wrapped up before Christmas break

Michael D Higgins will be busy over Christmas: no fewer than seven Bills will be wrapped up today and sent for signature.

# cie - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Here's where Ireland overspent by €1.118 billion on last year's Budget

Nine Departments and agencies needed extra top-ups to their funding in 2012. Here’s where the overflow went.

# cie - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Oireachtas agenda: CIE debts, employment rights, abortion vote

Today’s business at Leinster House will include a debate on employment rights for immigrants of questionable working status.

# cie - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Woman injured after being struck by DART train

The incident occurred at around 8pm last night at the Dun Laoghaire DART station.

# cie - Sunday 29 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning…here’s nine things to know before tucking into your Sunday breakfast.

# cie - Thursday 26 July, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock

Commuters face 6 percent rise in public transport fares

CIE said it has to ensure it is in a position to keep providing transport services and can not rule out difficult decisions in the future.

# cie - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Varadkar says CIE transport fares could increase

However the Minister for Transport said a rise in fares could have a damaging impact on the demand for CIE services.

# cie - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

CIE handed extra €36m ‘to protect public transport’ amid funding fears CIE

CIE handed extra €36m ‘to protect public transport’ amid funding fears

The state-run transport company has been given a funding top-up, though it’s not clear what services have been at risk.

# cie - Friday 1 June, 2012

450 Irish Rail job loss news 'not deferred because of referendum'

Iarnród Éireann is to look for around 11 per cent of its staff base to take a “voluntary severance package”.

# cie - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Oireachtas committee to vet chairs of State boards

“Scrutiny” of new appointments to CIE, Dublin Bus, Iarnrod Eireann and Dublin Bus is to prove that State boards are not a “closed shop”.

# cie - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Passengers must expect higher public transport fares - Varadkar

The Transport Minister says CIE is losing money – and that passengers should also anticipate cuts to services.