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#Metro North

# metro-north - Thursday 22 March, 2018

The 'Metro North' is now the MetroLink - here's what it'll look like
# On Track
# On Track

The 'Metro North' is now the MetroLink - here's what it'll look like

Mar 22nd 2018, 2:06 PM 92,891 Views 150 Comments

There will be a total of 15 new Metro stations as part of the €3-billion development.

# metro-north - Saturday 24 February, 2018

How will Ireland 2040 be delivered? For starters, we need more brickies, tilers and plasterers
# Construction
# Construction

How will Ireland 2040 be delivered? For starters, we need more brickies, tilers and plasterers

Feb 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,073 Views 66 Comments

Ireland 2040 has big plans – but will we have enough construction workers to deliver government pledges.

# metro-north - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Poll: Do you believe Dublin's Metro will be built on time?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you believe Dublin's Metro will be built on time?

Feb 22nd 2018, 9:40 AM 36,103 Views 101 Comments

Do you think it will be delivered by the 2027 date?

# metro-north - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

'Common sense has prevailed': Lidl in Ballymun a step closer after NTA drops objection
# Green Light
# Green Light

'Common sense has prevailed': Lidl in Ballymun a step closer after NTA drops objection

Dec 13th 2017, 10:19 AM 24,086 Views 35 Comments

Local councillor Noeleen Reilly said locals were breathing sighs of relief at the news.

# metro-north - Saturday 2 December, 2017

The overdue Metro North is holding back plans for a 'civic space' at Stephen's Green
# Metro Notions
# Metro Notions

The overdue Metro North is holding back plans for a 'civic space' at Stephen's Green

Dec 2nd 2017, 6:30 AM 18,074 Views 36 Comments

Dublin council still wants to finish the café-friendly plan – but it’s waiting for clarity on the long-delayed rail line.

# metro-north - Thursday 30 November, 2017

The overdue Metro North is holding back plans for a 'civic space' at Stephen's Green
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

The overdue Metro North is holding back plans for a 'civic space' at Stephen's Green

Nov 30th 2017, 4:14 PM 662 Views 0 Comments

Dublin council still wants to finish the café-friendly plan – but it’s waiting for clarity on the long-delayed rail line.

# metro-north - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Tesco wants a Santry supermarket blocked until the Metro North has been sorted out
# Every Little Helps
# Every Little Helps

Tesco wants a Santry supermarket blocked until the Metro North has been sorted out

Aug 13th 2017, 8:45 AM 41,276 Views 29 Comments

The rail line has already been delayed for more than a decade.

# metro-north - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'Now is the time to get Metro North greenlit'
# Metro Station
# Metro Station

'Now is the time to get Metro North greenlit'

May 9th 2017, 6:01 AM 16,203 Views 52 Comments

A public consultation on the plan will begin next year.

# metro-north - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

The Luas effect: People pay more to live close (but not too close) to a tram stop
# Daniel Day
# Daniel Day

The Luas effect: People pay more to live close (but not too close) to a tram stop

Jul 19th 2016, 12:05 AM 18,218 Views 13 Comments

New stats underscore why Dublin estate agents are so keen on pointing out how near the local Luas or train station is.

# metro-north - Thursday 15 October, 2015

These are the plans for transport in Dublin for the next two decades
# Beep Beep Choo Choo
# Beep Beep Choo Choo

These are the plans for transport in Dublin for the next two decades

Oct 15th 2015, 6:06 AM 26,469 Views 80 Comments

A growing city needs a growing transport network.

# metro-north - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Whatever happened to the (original) Metro North?
# Metro-nomy
# Metro-nomy

Whatever happened to the (original) Metro North?

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:15 AM 15,106 Views 49 Comments

Not the new one.

# metro-north - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Dubliners are being promised a 14-stop Metro North link to the airport
# On Off On
# On Off On

Dubliners are being promised a 14-stop Metro North link to the airport

Sep 29th 2015, 3:40 PM 40,209 Views 172 Comments

The Metro North plan – which was mothballed in 2011 – is back on track. According to Enda.

# metro-north - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

No, the Metro North HASN'T been forgotten about
# On The Agenda
# On The Agenda

No, the Metro North HASN'T been forgotten about

Dec 9th 2014, 8:29 AM 8,834 Views 44 Comments

It’s still on the table, according to Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe.

# metro-north - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Ballymun Shopping Centre is going to be demolished soon
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Ballymun Shopping Centre is going to be demolished soon

Jul 31st 2014, 10:40 AM 20,294 Views 51 Comments

There are currently no plans for a replacement facility.

# metro-north - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Jetpacks, plane cars and the Metro - why are we still on the bus?
# Who Killed The Flying Car?
# Who Killed The Flying Car?

Jetpacks, plane cars and the Metro - why are we still on the bus?

Aug 17th 2013, 8:31 PM 16,164 Views 69 Comments

With the founder of PayPal looking to fund a new super-fast transport system in California, we look at who else tried to break away from current transport methods.

# metro-north - Saturday 18 May, 2013

60 passengers injured in NYC train crash
# Train Accident
# Train Accident

60 passengers injured in NYC train crash

May 18th 2013, 2:18 PM 11,148 Views 12 Comments

Five people are in a critical condition following the incident.

# metro-north - Thursday 15 December, 2011

An Bord Pleanála grants permission for postponed DART Underground
# DART Underground
# DART Underground

An Bord Pleanála grants permission for postponed DART Underground

Dec 15th 2011, 12:15 PM 4,409 Views 17 Comments

The project has been shelved by the government and will not be considered for funding again until 2015.

# metro-north - Friday 11 November, 2011

Government denies €200m spent on Metro North is 'money down the drain'
# Metro North
# Metro North

Government denies €200m spent on Metro North is 'money down the drain'

Nov 11th 2011, 9:58 AM 1,131 Views 8 Comments

A Labour TD described the decision to put the project on hold indefinitely as “dreadful” but Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said we don’t have the money.

# metro-north - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Children's Hospital to go ahead but Metro North and DART underground shelved
# Spending Cuts
# Spending Cuts

Children's Hospital to go ahead but Metro North and DART underground shelved

Nov 10th 2011, 2:05 PM 1,807 Views 16 Comments

The government’s capital expenditure announcements also included the news that the linking of the Luas lines will go ahead.

Capital spending cuts to be unveiled today
# Spending Cuts
# Spending Cuts

Capital spending cuts to be unveiled today

Nov 10th 2011, 8:03 AM 455 Views 4 Comments

Several major projects are expected to be set aside as €750million is cut from the Government’s capital budget.

# metro-north - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Metro North planning permission approved
# Metro North
# Metro North

Metro North planning permission approved

Oct 5th 2011, 4:12 PM 1,848 Views 18 Comments

The project is proposed to run from Dublin city centre to the airport, but is expected to be put on hold by the Minister for Transport due to funding issues.

# metro-north - Friday 2 September, 2011

Poll: What would be the best public transport link to Dublin Airport?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What would be the best public transport link to Dublin Airport?

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:06 AM 4,211 Views 102 Comments

Iarnród Éireann has floated its own proposal today for linking Dublin city centre and the capital’s airport, but what do you think?

# metro-north - Saturday 16 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jul 16th 2011, 7:20 PM 1,819 Views 4 Comments

In your Fix for today: A cheaper route to Dublin airport?; the end of the World; a remorseful Archbishop; how the Taoiseach is spending his weekend; and why Ken Doherty has an issue with neck ties.

# metro-north - Saturday 2 July, 2011

Luas Red Line free for the day as Citywest extension opens
# Tickets Please
# Tickets Please

Luas Red Line free for the day as Citywest extension opens

Jul 2nd 2011, 2:04 PM 1,519 Views 13 Comments

Five new stops will link Belgard and Saggart and bring an extra two million passengers a year.

# metro-north - Saturday 8 January, 2011

Could the statue of Labour’s founder be moved for the election?
# Big Jim
# Big Jim

Could the statue of Labour’s founder be moved for the election?

Jan 8th 2011, 9:35 AM 1,244 Views 0 Comments

Jim Larkin has stood on O’Connell St since 1977 – but his statue is set to be moved for Metro works, in time for the election…

# metro-north - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Dublin shops to get deliveries by bicycle
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

Dublin shops to get deliveries by bicycle

Nov 17th 2010, 12:00 PM 1,347 Views 1 Comment

‘Urban cargo’ bikes to help get supplies through to businesses cut off by Metro North works.

# metro-north - Thursday 28 October, 2010

Metro North rail project granted planning permission
# Metro North
# Metro North

Metro North rail project granted planning permission

Oct 28th 2010, 12:44 PM 694 Views 3 Comments

The controversial rail project linking St Stephen’s Green to Swords is approved, with two stops removed.

# metro-north - Saturday 2 October, 2010

Labour would push back Metro North, says Gilmore
# Transport
# Transport

Labour would push back Metro North, says Gilmore

Oct 2nd 2010, 2:17 PM 362 Views 0 Comments

Labour leader says that he will make substantial changes to the National Development Plan including postponing Metro North.

# metro-north - Monday 26 July, 2010

The €39bn capital programme: what's in and what's out
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

The €39bn capital programme: what's in and what's out

Jul 26th 2010, 3:56 PM 296 Views 0 Comments

Some rail projects are dropped but other motorways will be finished.