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# dart - Friday 12 July, 2013

14 windows smashed on DART carriage by youths

Today saw a second incident of window smashing on board a DART train from Howth to Bray.

# dart - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Planning a trip on public transport in Ireland? There's an app for that

There is now a national app that integrates real-time updates for all of Ireland, thanks to the National Transport Authority.

# dart - Friday 14 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The best and worst things about getting the train in Ireland All Aboard!

The best and worst things about getting the train in Ireland

The joys of public transport.

From The Daily Edge Man holds his own silent disco on the Dart Can't Start A Fire This post contains videos

Man holds his own silent disco on the Dart

Even if we’re just dancing on the Dart.

# dart - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Strong garda presence in Dublin after sun brings hundreds out for beach rave

Around 7,000 people were invited on Facebook to a party at Sutton Beach, north Dublin this evening.

# dart - Monday 27 May, 2013

Delays to traffic and rail services after car smashed through Merrion Gates

Merrion Gates will close to all traffic at 2pm today for repair works so drivers should use alternative routes.

# dart - Thursday 11 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Just a dinosaur rapping Dúnmharú ar an Dart Sceitimini áthas This post contains videos

VIDEO: Just a dinosaur rapping Dúnmharú ar an Dart

Junior Cert flashback.

# dart - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Updated: Snow showers to continue in the east, cold elsewhere

The rest of the country will remain dry and cold with spells of sunshine over western counties.

# dart - Friday 18 January, 2013

'Lady' - the DART dog - now has a place to call home

The dog, who had arrived via train at Malahide DART station before Christmas, now has a permanent home.

Update: DART back in operation between Bray and Dún Laoghaire

Meanwhile, heavy snow showers have been reported in Wicklow – leaving some roads impassable.

# dart - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Here's how many people travelled on Ireland's rail network in 2012

New figures released by Iarnród Éireann show the number of people taking the DART is up but Intercity and Commuter passengers figures are down.

# dart - Monday 24 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge The DART dog will spend Christmas with an Irish Rail employee Littlest Hobo

The DART dog will spend Christmas with an Irish Rail employee

The dog was handed in at Malahide DART station last Thursday, after being found on a train.

# dart - Friday 21 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Search for DART dog's owner continues Littlest Hobo

Search for DART dog's owner continues

This little fella was handed in at Malahide DART station yesterday.

# dart - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Is this your dog? He arrived at Malahide via the Greystones DART

This little fella was handed in at Malahide Dart Station earlier today.

# dart - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Numbers taking buses and trains to work down since 2006

New Census figures show that the numbers in cars and on bikes is up, but mass transit options are less popular than before.

# dart - Monday 26 November, 2012

Criminals skimming credit cards of Irish rail passengers

Gardaí are urging people to be “vigilant and cover your credit card pin numbers”.

Drivers asked to 'take care' in wet road conditions

Plus, flooding has affected some DART services.

# dart - 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.

# dart - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Heavy overnight rain leads to flooding, delays

The rain hit much of the country last night, with flooding reported in parts of Cork, Waterford, Wexford and other counties.

# dart - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Varadkar wants to install Wi-Fi across all public transport in 2013

The Minister has set the target as trials are carried out on some bus and tram services this year.

# dart - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Commuters stuck on trains as delays cause station back ups

Commuter services are resuming through Connolly Station, although DARTs are still suspended between Clontarf Road and Tara Street. Expect significant delays.

DART service resumed between Dun Laoghaire and Bray

However, there are still significant delays reported at Connolly Station due to a DART mechanical fault.

# dart - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Good news, students: New travelcard will have Leap-style capabilities

Third level students will be able to use the new style travelcard to get Leap Card fare on transport.

# dart - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Good news, Dublin commuters: Leap cards can now be topped up at DART stations

The 53 stations in the Greater Dublin Area have now been upgraded to cater for Leap Cards, eight months after the system was first brought in.

# dart - Thursday 26 July, 2012

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.

# dart - 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.

# dart - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

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.

# dart - Thursday 19 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Public Transport Passenger of the Day Pic Of The Day

Public Transport Passenger of the Day

No comment.

Blind community to blitz Irish Rail with protest texts

Two staffers at Irish Rail are due to be inundated with texts about the poor quality of audible announcements on Irish trains.

# dart - Monday 4 June, 2012

Free WiFi for London's Tube stations but DART's is coming soon

London Tube stations to get free Wi-Fi but ours is coming soon, so says Irish Rail.

# dart - Friday 25 May, 2012

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after five hospitalised in brawl at Forty Foot

One local TD has called for DART activity to be monitored to prevent gangs from congregating in the area.

# dart - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Full Dart services to run over bank holiday weekend

Iarnród Éireann has announced the postponment of engineering works planned for this weekend due to the disruption it would cause over the May Bank Holiday.

# dart - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Dart service disrupted over bank holiday weekend

Engineering works mean disruptions for north Dublin service from Saturday to Monday.

# dart - Friday 27 April, 2012

DART SERVICES HAVE been suspended between Howth and Howth Junction this morning. Irish Rail says that a level crossing fault has caused the suspension of services. Dublin Bus are honouring rail tickets, the railway operator says.

# dart - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Dude, where's my train? Interactive This post contains a poll

Dude, where's my train?

Irish Rail launch interactive map that shows where all their intercity, commuter and DART trains are at any given time…

# dart - Monday 9 April, 2012

Iarnród Éireann hails 'record punctuality' in first quarter of 2012

39 out of every 40 Intercity journeys reached their destination within 10 minutes of the scheduled arrival time.

# dart - Sunday 1 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Train station mosaics in Bray being pieced together (ahem) In Pieces This post contains images

Train station mosaics in Bray being pieced together (ahem)

New tile mosaics show the Co Wicklow train station through the ages.

# dart - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Survey: More people cycling and taking Luas to work in Dublin

A survey by the Dublin Transport Authority showed that while public transport is still the preferred option, more people are travelling by bicycle and Luas across the ‘canal cordon’ area in Dublin than before.

# dart - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train

The driver of the DART suffered injuries after detonators exploded in the driver’s cabin at Bray station during rush hour this morning.