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# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Leap Cards to be extended to Cork, but which counties are next in line?
# Get On Board
# Get On Board

Leap Cards to be extended to Cork, but which counties are next in line?

Jul 8th 2014, 11:15 AM 8,216 Views 27 Comments

The cards are already usable on buses in the county and the scheme will extend to trains by early 2015.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don't want to strike
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don't want to strike

Jun 4th 2014, 7:08 PM 8,239 Views 28 Comments

SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Letting your friends book train tickets for you can have interesting results
# That's Mad Ted
From The Daily Edge
# That's Mad Ted

Letting your friends book train tickets for you can have interesting results

Apr 29th 2014, 11:40 AM 5,683 Views 2 Comments

As if travelling by train isn’t stressful enough, eh?

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 28 March, 2014

What is Vladimir Putin doing in Portarlington?
# Very Important Putin
From The Daily Edge
# Very Important Putin

What is Vladimir Putin doing in Portarlington?

Mar 28th 2014, 2:55 PM 3,679 Views 4 Comments

You wouldn’t want to steal this lad’s seat.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Irish Rail should really think about hiring an Irish speaker...
# Stay Behind This Line
From The Daily Edge
# Stay Behind This Line

Irish Rail should really think about hiring an Irish speaker...

Feb 9th 2014, 3:26 PM 4,609 Views 4 Comments

They’ve got it wrong TWICE.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Iarnród Éireann workers may face pay cuts from next month
# LRC
# LRC

Iarnród Éireann workers may face pay cuts from next month

Feb 4th 2014, 9:51 AM 7,327 Views 46 Comments

The choice on whether to accept the wage reduction lies with employees, says union.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Foxhounds killed after being hit by Iarnród Éireann train
# Fox Hunt
# Fox Hunt

Foxhounds killed after being hit by Iarnród Éireann train

Jan 12th 2014, 7:58 PM 67,079 Views 451 Comments

A number of fox hounds that were out on a hunt were struck by a train travelling to Dublin.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 27 December, 2013

Travel disruption as high winds continue
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Travel disruption as high winds continue

Dec 27th 2013, 2:09 PM 46,593 Views 27 Comments

Roads, rail, air and sea are all affected as Ireland takes a battering.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Parents 'gobsmacked' after autistic son pricked by syringe on train
# Drugs
# Drugs

Parents 'gobsmacked' after autistic son pricked by syringe on train

Dec 22nd 2013, 7:45 AM 55,143 Views 126 Comments

The seven-year-old is now getting a course of shots against hepatitis B and C.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 2 December, 2013

Irish Rail apologises after passengers have to stand in carriage aisles
# Sligo Train
# Sligo Train

Irish Rail apologises after passengers have to stand in carriage aisles

Dec 2nd 2013, 3:50 PM 41,386 Views 134 Comments

Passengers who booked a seat online for this specific train, but did not get their seat, are entitled to a refund.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Leap Card users will pay no more than €10 a day
# Fare Cap
# Fare Cap

Leap Card users will pay no more than €10 a day

Nov 13th 2013, 4:04 PM 19,639 Views 32 Comments

The new maximum limit also caps fares at €40 per week across Dublin Bus, Iarnród Éireann and Luas but users of only one service could end up paying more.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 4 November, 2013

Water restrictions cause ‘big problem’ for fire brigade at derelict building blaze
# Fire
# Fire

Water restrictions cause ‘big problem’ for fire brigade at derelict building blaze

Nov 4th 2013, 8:55 PM 47,301 Views 33 Comments

The fire meant Connolly Station had to close platforms 6 and 7 in both directions earlier this evening.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Reminder: Northside DART and other rail services to be limited this weekend
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Reminder: Northside DART and other rail services to be limited this weekend

Oct 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,287 Views 6 Comments

You’d better read this if you’re planning on using the rail services this Bank Holiday weekend.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Train, bus and Luas fares to increase from next week
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Train, bus and Luas fares to increase from next week

Oct 23rd 2013, 10:25 PM 39,007 Views 205 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 21 October, 2013

Northside DARTs and other services to be curtailed this weekend
# Signal Works
# Signal Works

Northside DARTs and other services to be curtailed this weekend

Oct 21st 2013, 3:00 PM 9,764 Views 16 Comments

Bus transfers are being put in place as engineering works are carried out on the line. Commuter, Enterprise, Rosslare and Maynooth services are also affected.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 21 June, 2013

If you advertise a rave on Facebook, the Gardaí will find you
# Big Brother
# Big Brother

If you advertise a rave on Facebook, the Gardaí will find you

Jun 21st 2013, 6:30 AM 18,079 Views 66 Comments

Alan Shatter said Gardaí were alerted to the rave on a beach in Sutton earlier this month after seeing it on Facebook.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 31 May, 2013

You won’t be able to drink alcohol on some trains from today
# Chug Chug Chug
# Chug Chug Chug

You won’t be able to drink alcohol on some trains from today

May 31st 2013, 2:45 PM 26,567 Views 72 Comments

Iarnród Éireann is banning drink on Friday afternoon trains from Heuston to Waterford because of antisocial behaviour.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Here’s why some train ticket machines literally won’t accept your money
# Legal Tender
# Legal Tender

Here’s why some train ticket machines literally won’t accept your money

May 12th 2013, 7:07 PM 27,978 Views 54 Comments

Have you seen a new €5 note yet? Rail Users Ireland says neither Luas nor Iarnród Éireann machines will take them.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 8 April, 2013

Campaign launched after four deaths and 96 'near misses' at level crossings
# Level Crossings
# Level Crossings

Campaign launched after four deaths and 96 'near misses' at level crossings

Apr 8th 2013, 11:32 AM 6,609 Views 14 Comments

The campaign aims to make road users aware of the correct behaviour at railway crossings and the dangers posed by their misuse.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 28 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 28th 2013, 7:41 AM 15,059 Views 57 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Poll: Have you ever reported a racist incident?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever reported a racist incident?

Mar 21st 2013, 10:03 AM 8,796 Views 183 Comments

To mark International Day Against Racism, the Immigrant Council of Ireland is urging people to report racist abuse.

Anti-racism campaign launched by Dublin transport providers
# Anti-racism Campaign
# Anti-racism Campaign

Anti-racism campaign launched by Dublin transport providers

Mar 21st 2013, 8:11 AM 6,017 Views 67 Comments

To mark International Day Against Racism, Dublin transport providers are carrying the message: “Dublin’s Transport Links – Racism Divides”.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Lost Connolly Station dog and owner have yet to be reunited
# Lost Dog
# Lost Dog

Lost Connolly Station dog and owner have yet to be reunited

Mar 14th 2013, 1:47 PM 10,324 Views 13 Comments

She seems to have made a new friend at her temporary home overnight but she’s still looking for her owner.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 8 February, 2013

What do you make of the new Iarnród Éireann logo?
# Ta-da!
# Ta-da!

What do you make of the new Iarnród Éireann logo?

Feb 8th 2013, 8:26 PM 26,012 Views 90 Comments

It’s different… ish.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Irish Rail's says new timetables will cut some journeys by up to 25 minutes
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail's says new timetables will cut some journeys by up to 25 minutes

Jan 20th 2013, 3:33 PM 17,235 Views 24 Comments

Timetable changes on intercity services to Dublin have come into effect from today but some services have been cut.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Good news, commuters: €11 million to be spent on new train carriages
# Transport
# Transport

Good news, commuters: €11 million to be spent on new train carriages

Jan 12th 2013, 12:00 PM 8,283 Views 50 Comments

The European Commission has approved the grant for 33 new railcars on the Athlone-Portlaoise-Dublin commuter belt.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Here's how many people travelled on Ireland's rail network in 2012
# Train-ing Day
# Train-ing Day

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

Jan 8th 2013, 6:55 AM 7,650 Views 30 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Irish Rail told to keep the noise down
# Shhhush
# Shhhush

Irish Rail told to keep the noise down

Jan 3rd 2013, 11:51 AM 12,405 Views 33 Comments

Locals in Carrick-on-Suir have made over 100 complaints about the noisy train horn.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 3 December, 2012

Commuters see price increases on buses, trains and trams
# Spare Change
# Spare Change

Commuters see price increases on buses, trains and trams

Dec 3rd 2012, 8:46 AM 8,563 Views 47 Comments

The cost of one-off bus and train trips increased on Saturday.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Iarnród Éireann makes route changes for 2013
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Iarnród Éireann makes route changes for 2013

Nov 29th 2012, 8:30 PM 18,511 Views 48 Comments

Making journey times up to 13 minutes faster, increasing services on Galway, Westport and Portlaoise routes and cancelling poorly demanded services.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 16 November, 2012

Public transport fares to increase over coming weeks
# Transport
# Transport

Public transport fares to increase over coming weeks

Nov 16th 2012, 2:19 PM 10,302 Views 113 Comments

The National Transport Authority has sanctioned increases for Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, Irish Rail and the Luas.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Irish Rail rolls out free wi-fi on Dublin's commuter trains
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail rolls out free wi-fi on Dublin's commuter trains

Oct 25th 2012, 10:02 AM 6,269 Views 36 Comments

Commuters on the Drogheda, Maynooth, M3 Parkway, Kildare and Gorey services can now work on their laptops, tablets and smart phones during their commute.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 28 September, 2012

Train station lifts closed for over three months
# Access
# Access

Train station lifts closed for over three months

Sep 28th 2012, 12:58 PM 8,235 Views 15 Comments

The disabled access lifts in Balbriggan train station in North County Dublin are finally due to reopen today, three months after being vandalised.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Commuters face 6 percent rise in public transport fares
# Fare Increase
# Fare Increase

Commuters face 6 percent rise in public transport fares

Jul 26th 2012, 4:06 PM 5,668 Views 59 Comments

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.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Irish Rail says Healy-Eames ticket dispute 'resolved satisfactorily'
# Ticket Dispute
# Ticket Dispute

Irish Rail says Healy-Eames ticket dispute 'resolved satisfactorily'

Jul 24th 2012, 9:06 PM 7,716 Views 35 Comments

The chairman and chief executive of Iarnród Éireann went to Leinster House to meet with the Fine Gael senator today.

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

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

Jul 24th 2012, 7:07 PM 6,432 Views 31 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 9 July, 2012

Free WiFi launched on all Irish Rail Intercity trains
# WiFi
# WiFi

Free WiFi launched on all Irish Rail Intercity trains

Jul 9th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,303 Views 27 Comments

Irish Rail says the Intercity fleet is now fully equipped with WiFi, and every seat will have a plug socket for passengers to charge their devices on board.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 1 June, 2012

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

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

Jun 1st 2012, 7:35 PM 8,027 Views 77 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Read: Kidnappings and lost cousins - amazing real-life transport stories
# Travelogue
# Travelogue

Read: Kidnappings and lost cousins - amazing real-life transport stories

May 20th 2012, 5:00 PM 5,195 Views 6 Comments

From mistaken identities to mysterious mittens – artist Theresa Nanigian collected these incredible, touching tales from drivers and passengers.