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# commuter - Friday 31 January, 2020

Social Democrats propose affordable homes at €200k and the end to commuter hell in election manifesto

Entitled ‘Invest in Better’, the party said the document sets out a uniquely Irish version of the Nordic model”.

# commuter - Monday 6 August, 2018

Extra trains to be put on for Pope's visit to Phoenix Park

Irish Rail has also laid on special services from Westport, Ballina and Athlone to/from Claremorris for the Knock shrine event on Sunday 26 August.

# commuter - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

At least two arrested over 'tissue packet begging scam' on Irish trains

Irish Rail said it is cracking down on the organised begging.

# commuter - 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.

# commuter - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

30km/h speed limit approved for some Dublin city roads

Councillor Ciaran Cuffe said there is strong academic evidence that this move can save lives.

# commuter - Friday 2 December, 2016

'Severe delays' for Dublin rail commuters due to fault at Howth Junction

Dublin Bus is accepting rail tickets this morning.

# commuter - Friday 25 November, 2016

Most new properties that qualify for the first-time buyers scheme are in and around Dublin

25% of all properties nationwide that qualify and are currently available are in the Dublin area.

# commuter - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

'Delays due to leaves on tracks': Here's the science behind those Dart delays

According to Iarnród Éireann “…mulch is to rails what ice is to roads.”

# commuter - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Delay on Luas line as gardaí called to deal with disruptive passenger

The tram was stopped at Beechwood.

# commuter - Monday 4 January, 2016

7 reasons you deserve to put your feet up tonight

It’s been a hard day.

# commuter - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Broken down train causes knock-on delays on Heuston line

Commuters were experiencing delays of up to 50 minutes.

# commuter - Monday 20 July, 2015

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.

90% of Dublin Bus passengers still thank the driver

Their mammies taught them well.

# commuter - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Nosy commuter caught rapid eyeballing someone else's phone Stung

Your Dublin Bus and Irish Rail commutes just got more expensive

But if you use a Leap card, you might be saving money.

# commuter - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Study finds Irish travelling abroad to work fear 'skidding' to lower social classes

It also suggests that many ‘commuter migrants’ choose that lifestyle as a way of tackling large mortgages.

# commuter - Thursday 24 October, 2013

'We know eyes are going to roll': Irish Rail in annual 'leaves on line' apology

They say it’s the “railway’s least favourite season”.

# commuter - Monday 21 October, 2013

Northside DARTs and other services to be curtailed this weekend

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.

# commuter - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Brian Cowen still can't believe he was Taoiseach: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Lack of jobs causing unemployment and ‘ordinary man’ survives bus trip into town.

# commuter - Sunday 30 June, 2013

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17 brilliant paintings my mother made on her iPad

One woman’s way to beat the commuter boredom.

# commuter - Monday 3 June, 2013

Focus on communication during Luas Cross City line construction

The first construction on the Luas Cross City line in Dublin city centre is imminent, and one businessman is urging others to ensure they stay up to date with how it proceeds.

# commuter - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Suspended Bus Éireann strike has already cost company €500,000

A 48-hour break in industrial action is currently underway, following a decision made last night after intervention from the Labour Relations Commission.

# commuter - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

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

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

# commuter - Thursday 25 October, 2012

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

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

# commuter - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Heavy overnight rain leads to flooding, delays

The rain hit much of the country last night, with flooding reported in parts of Cork, Waterford, Wexford and other counties.

# commuter - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

RAIL SERVICES HAVE resumed between Connolly station and Grand Canal Dock in Dublin this evening following an earlier suspension, Irish Rail has said. Services had been suspended following an incident on the line at Pearse Street station but have since resumed.

# commuter - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Survey: More people cycling and taking Luas to work in Dublin

A survey by the Dublin Transport Authority showed that while public transport is still the preferred option, more people are travelling by bicycle and Luas across the ‘canal cordon’ area in Dublin than before.

# commuter - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Iarnród Éireann reduces student intercity fares until April

Iarnród Éireann is reducing the cost of intercity train travel for students by up to 47 per cent in some cases.

# commuter - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Rail journey times between cities could be slashed 'by up to 30 minutes'

Rail passengers would be able to travel between Dublin and Cork within 2 hours with investment in Ireland’s railway tracks, a new report has found.

# commuter - Friday 30 December, 2011

SERVICES ON THE Luas’ Green Line have been restored following an earlier closure. A gas leak in the Beechwood area of south Dublin had disrupted services between Beechwood and St Stephen’s Green. But Luas is now advising that services have been restored.

# commuter - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

400,000 expected to travel on Irish Rail over festive period

Iarnród Éireann has released details of its Christmas and New Year schedules and has advised customers to book in advance.