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Making hay

Hailo is doing very well thanks to this morning's rail strike

The taxi-hailing app is incredibly busy right now.

THE COUNTRY IS currently in the grip of a rail strike that’s left buses packed, tourists stranded, and traffic absolutely mental.

There’s no better evidence of the chaos than this Vine of Hailo’s driver network in Dublin:

All those yellow squares (and all those desperately waiting blue stick men).

They’re tweeting pictures of their team hard at work, saying the app is going “into overdrive” this morning.

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The strike will be called off for today at 9am, just after the rush-hour period, and things will be back to normal.

Can’t see the video? Click here.

See that? That’s a serious amount of idle chat about water charges and the government. Godspeed, everyone.

Written by Valerie Loftus and originally published on

DE Syndication

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