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#Rush Hour

# rush-hour - Monday 8 June, 2020

No return to rush-hour as Dublin's streets remain quiet on the first morning of Phase Two

Buses and train stations remained largely quiet this morning.

# rush-hour - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Traffic moving again on M50 but huge delays following farmers' protest during evening rush hour

It comes after the protesting farmers moved from the city centre to Dublin Port earlier this afternoon.

# rush-hour - Monday 14 October, 2019

26 longer Luas trams to be introduced on Green Line

The first of the trams, which will increase passenger capacity from 319 to 408, was officially unveiled today.

# rush-hour - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

From The42 Dublin star Archer named U20 footballer of the year after prolific championship Rush Hour

Dublin star Archer named U20 footballer of the year after prolific championship

Cork boss Keith Ricken was named manager of the year after his side claimed All-Ireland glory.

# rush-hour - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Delays expected after part of M1-M50 slip road closed due to HGV breakdown

Delays have built back to Dublin Airport.

# rush-hour - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Nine people killed after runaway truck crashes into cars in Mexico

The truck’s impact triggered a huge pile-up involving a dozen or so cars.

# rush-hour - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Heavy traffic on M50 after collision at J11 Tallaght Rush Hour This post contains videos

Heavy traffic on M50 after collision at J11 Tallaght

A Dublin Fire Brigade crew extinguished a car fire.

# rush-hour - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

More than half of all Dublin commuters now use public transport to get to work

The number of people travelling by car has fallen below 30% for the first time.

# rush-hour - Monday 16 April, 2018

Taxis banned from College Green during weekday mornings

Around 150 taxis per hour move southbound through College Green during the morning peak, according to the NTA.

# rush-hour - Monday 26 February, 2018

'Possible increased fares': Taxis won't be allowed to use some College Green roads during rush hour

A taxi driver association said that this move would increase fares as drivers will have to take longer routes.

# rush-hour - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

M8 motorway reopens in one direction after being closed earlier

Earlier incidents happened on the M8 in Tipperary on a hazardous morning on Irish roads.

# rush-hour - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Dublin Bus to change 17 bus routes over traffic problems in city centre

This morning, commuters reported that “dozens” of buses were backed up along Dame Street.

# rush-hour - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Passengers vent as Luas signalling issue causes delays on morning commute

Trams are not running between Belgard and Saggart.

# rush-hour - Monday 15 January, 2018

M50 traffic eases after rush hour crash this morning

Commuters were caught in hour-long tailbacks.

# rush-hour - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Heavy fog expected in most areas this evening as Orange Alert warning in place

Inland areas are worst affected. The warning will remain in effect until 2am.

# rush-hour - Friday 5 January, 2018

Delays of up to 120 minutes on rail services after tragic incident, mechanical fault and trespassers

The series of incidents throughout the day have resulted in significant knock-on delays for Friday evening commuters.

# rush-hour - Friday 20 October, 2017

Trains between Pearse and Grand Canal delayed after bridge struck

It’s not yet known when normal Dart and train services will resume.

# rush-hour - Friday 8 September, 2017

Train delays in Dublin after truck hits bridge at Amiens Street

Services between Connolly Station and Tara Street were suspended earlier.

# rush-hour - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Traffic on M50 easing after southbound incidents cleared

Traffic was heavy all the way back to Ballymun after a crash and breakdown near the Lucan exit.

# rush-hour - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Tractor ploughing through level crossing in Kildare causes major delays for commuters

There was massive disruption to services between Sligo and Maynooth this evening.

# rush-hour - Friday 31 March, 2017

As it happened: Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services return to normal after rush hour chaos

Hundreds of thousands of passengers were affected by this morning’s cancellations.

# rush-hour - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Two men arrested after three violent robberies in Dublin city centre this morning

Two men were arrested as they were attacking a woman.

# rush-hour - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

'People see me and they just ignore me': Is priority seating being used properly?

Requests have been made to ensure priority seating is more clearly marked, and for Iarnród Éireann to consider ‘Baby on Board’ badges for expectant mothers.

# rush-hour - Monday 14 November, 2016

Trains running again on Maynooth line after man struck and killed

Services are running behind schedule.

# rush-hour - Friday 18 March, 2016

Elderly man clawed by lion during rush hour in Kenyan capital

It is the third time in a month that lions have caused panic as they roamed outside of Nairobi National Park.

# rush-hour - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Investigation after death of man in 40s who collapsed on Dublin street

It happened during rush hour in the IFSC last Thursday evening.

# rush-hour - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Traffic and travel: Strong winds and flooding are causing serious rush hour headaches

Dart and commuter services are delayed as another spell of bad weather sweeps in.

# rush-hour - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Somehow, nobody was seriously hurt in this six-car accident on the M50

Three people sustained minor injuries.

# rush-hour - Monday 13 July, 2015

Suspect device declared a hoax after controlled explosion

It was reported near the railway line in the centre of Dublin.

# rush-hour - Thursday 9 July, 2015

There are major delays to trains out of Dublin - and people aren't happy

Not the best time for a breakdown.

# rush-hour - Monday 15 June, 2015

Gang of thieves board up train station in an attempt to rob the ATM

Rush hour passengers were greeted with a boarded up door when they arrived to get their train this morning.

# rush-hour - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

The Luas Green Line is off again this morning

The entire Green Line is down this morning. It’s the second major problem with the service in the last 24 hours.

# rush-hour - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Will private cars be able to use the empty bus lanes tomorrow?

If you’re planning a commute in a car tomorrow morning, it might not be any easier than normal.

# rush-hour - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

The M50 was closed after an eight-car rush hour pile-up

It’s open now, though.

# rush-hour - Thursday 26 March, 2015

It's not your imagination - evening rush hour is getting longer

New data reveals our habits where it comes to getting about the place.

# rush-hour - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Woman 'pushed under' Tube as coat gets stuck in door

Onlookers were horrified but the woman survived.

# rush-hour - Thursday 26 February, 2015

The Port Tunnel has reopened following a crash and two breakdowns

Dublin Fire Brigade have been deployed to the scene.

# rush-hour - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

If you're travelling home on the Luas Green Line, we've got some bad news for you...

Unless you’re travelling from Balally to Brides Glen.

# rush-hour - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Women-only subways are being considered in China

It comes after pink parking spaces – 30 centimeters wider then usual – were introduced for the alleged struggles women have parking in narrow spaces.

# rush-hour - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Another rail melt-down in Dublin: Passengers left in limbo for the second night in a row

All DART and commuter services have been halted, due to a major signal problem between Drogheda and Greystones.

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