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#Taxi Drivers

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Rogue taxi drivers beware: Gardaí are clamping down
# You Talkin' To Me
# You Talkin' To Me

Rogue taxi drivers beware: Gardaí are clamping down

Jun 26th 2014, 3:11 PM 13,808 Views 29 Comments

An Garda Síochána will be targeting taxis and hackneys as part of a national campaign this weekend.

# taxi-drivers - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Relax taxi drivers ... you won't be in trouble for using your smartphone for directions
# On The Road To Nowhere
# On The Road To Nowhere

Relax taxi drivers ... you won't be in trouble for using your smartphone for directions

Jun 15th 2014, 8:02 AM 14,961 Views 32 Comments

The Transport Minister clarified that “non-email communication received via the internet is not covered by the new regulations”.

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

The Government's priorities (part 2), IBRC mortgages and taxi regulation
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

The Government's priorities (part 2), IBRC mortgages and taxi regulation

Mar 5th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,186 Views 1 Comment

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Biggest ever review of taxi regulation to be discussed in Oireachtas
# Overhaul
# Overhaul

Biggest ever review of taxi regulation to be discussed in Oireachtas

Sep 25th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,859 Views 106 Comments

An Oireachtas sub-Committee will discuss 103 amendments to the proposed taxi regulation law, which will see a shake-up of the industry.

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Taxi drivers to discuss new security options following recent attacks
# Taxi Forum
# Taxi Forum

Taxi drivers to discuss new security options following recent attacks

Aug 21st 2013, 9:01 PM 11,252 Views 58 Comments

A taxi driver was badly beaten and had his car stolen after being threatened at knife-point in west Dublin overnight.

# taxi-drivers - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Taxi drivers 'badly' needed for this year's special children's outing
# Charity
# Charity

Taxi drivers 'badly' needed for this year's special children's outing

Aug 18th 2013, 3:29 PM 10,337 Views 25 Comments

The event has been running in Dublin since 1960, offering a fun day out every year for children with special needs.

# taxi-drivers - Saturday 27 July, 2013

The 9 most annoying things taxi drivers say to passengers
# Late For Work?
From The Daily Edge
# Late For Work?

The 9 most annoying things taxi drivers say to passengers

Jul 27th 2013, 8:15 PM 37,926 Views 99 Comments

Have you nothing smaller?

# taxi-drivers - Monday 3 December, 2012

500 taxi drivers protest in Dublin city centre
# Taxi Protest
# Taxi Protest

500 taxi drivers protest in Dublin city centre

Dec 3rd 2012, 1:41 PM 8,138 Views 32 Comments

Tiomanai Tacsai Na HEireann wants the government to enter into discussion with them before they implement their key actions on the future of taxi regulation.

# taxi-drivers - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Taxi drivers to protest review of fare structure
# Protest
# Protest

Taxi drivers to protest review of fare structure

Nov 27th 2012, 2:32 PM 7,246 Views 87 Comments

A group representing drivers said business over the last year has decreased already as people have less disposable income.

# taxi-drivers - Friday 24 August, 2012

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 23 August, 2012

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Latest: Taxi disruption is ongoing at Dublin Airport
# Taxis
# Taxis

Latest: Taxi disruption is ongoing at Dublin Airport

Aug 22nd 2012, 7:40 PM 16,918 Views 126 Comments

Services have been withdrawn over a dispute about the number of parking spaces for drivers at the airport. It was thought that a resolution had been reached but taxi services continue to be disrupted.

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Column: A response from an Irish taxi driver
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: A response from an Irish taxi driver

May 17th 2012, 1:30 PM 641 Views 137 Comments

Following on from the debate about attitudes towards non-Irish national taxi drivers, one Irish driver says he has noted antipathy towards non-nationals – but that it is also important not to pigeonhole Irish cabbies.

# taxi-drivers - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

'Inherently racist' - Varadkar critical of signs of 'Irishness' on Dublin taxis
# Green Lights
# Green Lights

'Inherently racist' - Varadkar critical of signs of 'Irishness' on Dublin taxis

May 15th 2012, 9:05 AM 8,488 Views 123 Comments

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar also said that stickers indicating that a driver was Irish were “inherently racist”.

# taxi-drivers - Monday 14 May, 2012

Are some Dublin taxi drivers using covert signal of ‘Irishness’?
# Green Lights
# Green Lights

Are some Dublin taxi drivers using covert signal of ‘Irishness’?

May 14th 2012, 7:00 AM 31,590 Views 248 Comments

Have you seen those green lights on the roofs of taxis? TheJournal.ie investigation indicates some are being used to signal to the public – and to other drivers – that the vehicles are being driven by Irish nationals.

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Taxi drivers' group 'not aware' of racist abuse problem
# Racism
# Racism

Taxi drivers' group 'not aware' of racist abuse problem

Jan 5th 2012, 1:14 PM 6,879 Views 130 Comments

The Irish Taxi Drivers’ Federation made the comments after an assaulted Nigerian driver said he was subjected to racism daily.

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Taxi drivers suffer 19 strokes and heart attacks on one rank
# Taxi Drivers
# Taxi Drivers

Taxi drivers suffer 19 strokes and heart attacks on one rank

Jun 16th 2011, 6:38 PM 1,247 Views 19 Comments

The pressure on cabbies to make a living in an increasingly crowded industry is also driving some to suicide.

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

The worst 'Taxi Driver' in Ireland today?
# Taxi Driver
From The Daily Edge
# Taxi Driver

The worst 'Taxi Driver' in Ireland today?

May 18th 2011, 11:35 AM 1,653 Views 0 Comments

As crackdown on corruption and criminality in the taxi industry begins, the Irish Film Institute is showing reruns of psycho Travis Bickle on the big screen…

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

New York City gets a suburban makeover - with Nissan taxis

New York City gets a suburban makeover - with Nissan taxis

May 4th 2011, 2:35 PM 1,274 Views 0 Comments

Iconic yellow taxi fleet will be replenished with fuel-efficient models from Japanese giant.

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Thursday

Feb 17th 2011, 8:03 PM 954 Views 0 Comments

This time next week, we’ll be in the middle of a moratorium… time to catch up with the day’s winners and losers.

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 15 July, 2010

Taxi drivers failing to pay tax
# Tax
# Tax

Taxi drivers failing to pay tax

Jul 15th 2010, 8:57 AM 250 Views 0 Comments

The revenue say 20% of drivers aren’t tax compliant.