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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Commuters

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Public transport in Northern Ireland suspended today due to strike action
The X1 bus service from Dublin-Belfast and the Enterprise train are affected.
This year
What to know about road closures and leaving extra time to get to the airport during Biden's visit
Drivers are being warned to expect delays today as Biden set to visit Louth and Dublin.
Last year
Alternative option to toll increases will have to be found before the new year, says Tánaiste
Discussions are ongoing on how to alleviate the rising cost for commuters.
Taoiseach says transport minister examining 'how best to deal' with rise in toll charges
Eamon Ryan said earlier this week that he is reluctant to reduce toll charges.
Perfect for commuters: Check out these three-bedroom homes in Co Wicklow
Register your interest now for three-bedroom terraced homes at Ushers Glen.
All time
Workers who walk or cycle to work less likely to be in receipt of illness benefit, new figures show
Those on lower salaries were also more likely to be in receipt of illness benefit.
Annual TaxSaver tickets extended by six months due to Covid-19 travel restrictions
The extension will apply to customers who hold an annual TaxSaver ticket for public transport services.
Trinity College asks Dublin City Council to improve walking and cycling routes as restrictions are eased
The local authority indicated improvements are needed to walking/cycling routes in a report published in May.
Luas Red Line back in service but running with delays of 25-30 minutes
There were no Luas Red Line services in Dublin city for the busy morning rush hour.
Broken down coach blocks Luas and traffic in Dublin city centre
There is no Green Line service between St Stephen’s Green and Dominick Street.
Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train
The protesters were holding a banner which read: “Business As Usual = Death”.
E-scooter scheme similar to Dublin Bikes 'could help solve Dublin's commuter misery'
That’s according to Fianna Fáil’s Marc MacSharry, who says e-scooter users are left in limbo with no regulations.
NTA says 'three years best case scenario' for roll out of additional train carriages
Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry said ‘stagger your journeys’ message isn’t practical for working people.
Commuters facing delays on Luas Red Line this morning due to technical faults
Luas tickets are being accepted on Dublin Bus this morning.
Knock-on delays expected after 'major signal fault' affects Heuston Station services
Commuters should prepare for delays this morning.
'Heavy delays' to Luas red line services due to issue with overhead wires this morning
Dublin Bus is accepting Luas tickets for the duration of the disruption.
Luas elevators have been out-of-order for over 1,000 hours in last two years
The service provider said vandalism is the cause in a number of cases.
Trams rerouted and services disrupted after passenger falls ill on Luas
Disruptions to the Green Line are ongoing.
People are paying an extra €61,000 to live near a Luas stop
Buyers are now paying an average of €446,000 for a property close to a Luas stop in Dublin.
The Luas Green Line won't return to full service until tomorrow
“Extensive” damage was done to Luas overhead lines during Storm Ali.
More carriages added to DART trains after new timetable leads to raft of complaints
Capacity has been increased today – but one northside councillor says “the jury’s still out”.
Papal traffic restrictions set to hit Monday commuters
Restrictions around Phoenix Park are to remain in place until 7am on Tuesday.
TD says second ring road should be built west of M50 to ease traffic jams
The M50 is currently operating at traffic levels which were not predicted to occur until the mid-2020s.
'Very heavy delays' after commuter crash on the M50
The crash has been cleared but delays remain.
Dart passengers are less satisfied than most commuters - but Luas users are delighted
Bus Eireann is in a close second for least satisfaction.
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.
Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that
The service allows a pregnant woman to send a message when she wants a seat.
Prices of homes near new Luas Cross City increased by 15% over the last year
Overall, commuters living on the Dublin coastline pay on average the most for a property.
'Unless the government allocate funds... there is no easy solution': Irish Rail responds to overcrowding complaint
A customer care representative said that more funding was needed to reduce overcrowding.
Train delays on northern line as emergency services attend incident
Customers are being told that Dublin Bus are accepting rail tickets.
The new piano in Pearse Station has been brightening many a Dubliner's day
Music makes the people come together, as Madonna once said.
Train delays in Dublin after truck hits bridge at Amiens Street
Services between Connolly Station and Tara Street were suspended earlier.
All lanes reopened on M50 following five car crash
The incident caused significant delays this morning.
Extra bus lanes for Dublin city as cars will be reduced to one lane on quays
Cars will also be banned from turning right onto O’Connell Bridge from Bachelors Walk.
Dublinbikes stations back in action after connection fault
A total of 36 bike stations were affected by the fault yesterday.
Chaos for commuters with severe disruption to Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services this morning
The companies said it is due to “orchestrated picketing” associated with Bus Éireann strike.
"Substantial once-off" fare increase for some rail commuters in the Dublin region "unavoidable"
There’s good news for commuters travelling to the city centre from Naas/Sallins and Kilcock stations.
Dart delays after truck strikes bridge in Dublin city
Irish rail said services have resumed, but there are delays of 20 minutes on all Dart and Northern commuter services.
Shane Ross says he won't ride in on a white horse to stop the Dublin Bus strikes
He said he will not open the State cheque book to solve the issue and says the two sides have to start talking.
Strike action by Dublin Bus 'inevitable' says union boss
The NBRU general secretary, Dermot O’Leary is looking for parity of pay between Dublin Bus drivers and Luas drivers.