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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

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All-island review of rail system to be carried out
The review will consider how trains could improve connectivity across the island of Ireland.
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All aboard! A train is set to reach the Sligo glamping site this weekend
David McGowan recently brought a Boeing 767 to the small village of Enniscrone.
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Have a look inside this tunnel running under the Phoenix Park
Daily services are launching soon.
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16 tweets anyone who gets the Dublin-Waterford train will understand
Hen parties, blaas and drink bans. What a trip.
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People had very mixed feelings about the rail strike being called off
Trains ran as normal – just with fewer people on them…
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This German student didn't want to live in her gaff anymore, so now she lives on a train
Something to consider if you’re having trouble finding a gaff.
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Back on track? Irish Rail says train ticket sales signal resurgent economy
Over 19 million passengers have travelled on Irish Rail services since the start of the year.
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All aboard! The Joseph Duffy hype train just gathered more momentum
The Donegal man won by first-round submission at UFC Glasgow.
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Irish Rail is looking for a woman (several, preferably)
The rail operator is hiring new apprentices.
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Number of people taking trains has grown for the first time since the economic crash
The Limerick-~Galway route saw the biggest increase in passengers.
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Do you know which train station in Ireland is the busiest?
Here’s a hint: 83% of all journeys are taken in the Greater Dublin Area.
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More and more people are using the train to get around the country
It comes despite strike action during two days of the summer.
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A bridge lift is taking place tonight as part of work to close manually operated rail level crossings
It’s part of the Ratoath Road Realignment and Overbridge Project.
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The Dublin-Belfast railway line is getting a giant facelift
It’s hope it will attract more customers to the Enterprise line.
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Irish Rail numbers are up for the first time in years and One Direction helped make it happen
Passenger numbers are up half a million compared to this time last year.
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Rampaging forwards the catalyst as Jackman's Grenoble climb to fourth
Irish scrum-half James Hart was flattened by charging Perpignan centre David Marty but bounced back to contribute 10 crucial points.
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VIDEO: Edinburgh prop runs in 40 metre wonder-try against Leinster
Take a bow, Willem Nel… okay, take a breath, then take a bow.
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Photos: The world’s longest toy train tracks
Let’s hope this doesn’t go off the rails (ho ho!)