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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Commuter

Last year
# nights out
'I was afraid, walking 25 minutes alone': Dubliners say shortage of taxis posing safety risks
Less than one third of licensed taxi driver work on Friday and Saturday night.
All time
# ge2020
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”.
# Papal mass
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.
# Irish Rail
At least two arrested over 'tissue packet begging scam' on Irish trains
Irish Rail said it is cracking down on the organised begging.
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.
# slow down
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.
'Severe delays' for Dublin rail commuters due to fault at Howth Junction
Dublin Bus is accepting rail tickets this morning.
# rebate
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
'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.”
# morning commute
Delay on Luas line as gardaí called to deal with disruptive passenger
The tram was stopped at Beechwood.
# sponsored by transport for ireland
7 reasons you deserve to put your feet up tonight
It’s been a hard day.
# commuter blues
Broken down train causes knock-on delays on Heuston line
Commuters were experiencing delays of up to 50 minutes.
# going places
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.
# Thanks
90% of Dublin Bus passengers still thank the driver
Their mammies taught them well.
# Stung
Nosy commuter caught rapid eyeballing someone else's phone
Eyes forward, mate.
# Cash Money
Your Dublin Bus and Irish Rail commutes just got more expensive
But if you use a Leap card, you might be saving money.
# Commuting
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.
# Autumn
'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”.
# signal works
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.
# Not the News
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.
# iArt
17 brilliant paintings my mother made on her iPad
One woman’s way to beat the commuter boredom.
# luas cross city
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.
# Bus Eireann
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.
# train-ing day
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.
# Irish Rail
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.
# Weather
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.
# Commuting
Dublin rail services resume following suspension
# Transport
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.
# Train fares
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.
# Travel
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.
# Luas
Services restored on Luas Green Line after gas leak disruption
# Festive Commute
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.