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# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Tomorrow's Irish Rail strike looks almost certain to go ahead
# Strike One
# Strike One

Tomorrow's Irish Rail strike looks almost certain to go ahead

Oct 31st 2017, 9:35 PM 27,644 Views 75 Comments

Services will stop at midnight tonight in the first of five stoppages.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 20 October, 2017

Trains between Pearse and Grand Canal delayed after bridge struck
# Rush Hour
# Rush Hour

Trains between Pearse and Grand Canal delayed after bridge struck

Oct 20th 2017, 6:12 PM 19,911 Views 14 Comments

It’s not yet known when normal Dart and train services will resume.

Irish Rail staff to go on strike on five dates in November and December
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Irish Rail staff to go on strike on five dates in November and December

Oct 20th 2017, 4:20 PM 82,902 Views 182 Comments

Unions have accused the Irish Rail CEO of undercutting his negotiators last night.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Train from Sligo to Connolly delayed for up to 35 minutes after bridge hit
# Iarnród Éireann
# Iarnród Éireann

Train from Sligo to Connolly delayed for up to 35 minutes after bridge hit

Sep 12th 2017, 12:18 PM 15,125 Views 29 Comments

Iarnród Éireann is currently in the process of seeking solutions to reduce the number of railway bridges being hit.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 8 September, 2017

Train delays in Dublin after truck hits bridge at Amiens Street
# Rush Hour
# Rush Hour

Train delays in Dublin after truck hits bridge at Amiens Street

Sep 8th 2017, 6:45 PM 13,684 Views 20 Comments

Services between Connolly Station and Tara Street were suspended earlier.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Limerick to Ennis train line reopens after injured cow is removed
# Bus Transfers
# Bus Transfers

Limerick to Ennis train line reopens after injured cow is removed

Sep 2nd 2017, 4:20 PM 9,164 Views 14 Comments

Bus transfers between the two stations were in operation for a period this afternoon.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase

Aug 29th 2017, 7:10 PM 43,961 Views 122 Comments

Iarnród Éireann says it has to address an annual shortfall of €100 million.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Siptu claims its members were 'threatened with physical attack' during GAA train violence
# Disturbances
# Disturbances

Siptu claims its members were 'threatened with physical attack' during GAA train violence

Aug 8th 2017, 10:42 PM 24,807 Views 61 Comments

There were disturbances on board the Dublin-Belfast train on Saturday.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 3 July, 2017

'My heart sinks': Names for pre-booked seats still not appearing for some Irish Rail customers
# No Name No Seat
# No Name No Seat

'My heart sinks': Names for pre-booked seats still not appearing for some Irish Rail customers

Jul 3rd 2017, 6:05 AM 59,963 Views 63 Comments

“It shouldn’t be up to the passengers to have to ask when they have gone to the bother of booking their seat.”

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 27 May, 2017

'It's not just about tidiness, it gives you a network and set of friends'
# Tidy Towns
# Tidy Towns

'It's not just about tidiness, it gives you a network and set of friends'

May 27th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,393 Views 1 Comment

Members of the Wexford Tidy Towns committee travelled to Tidy Towns winner Skerries as part of the Journal Journeys competition.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 24 April, 2017

Heuston, we have a problem: Irish Rail's new website is causing some commuters hassle
# Training Day
# Training Day

Heuston, we have a problem: Irish Rail's new website is causing some commuters hassle

Apr 24th 2017, 2:50 PM 31,457 Views 22 Comments

Despite the teething problems, Irish Rail has said the new site will make travelling by train easier.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train
# Limerick
# Limerick

Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train

Apr 19th 2017, 9:42 AM 60,143 Views 220 Comments

Irish Rail said it has reported the “shocking and disgraceful incident” to gardaí.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Trains cancelled and delayed due to mechanical fault
# Heuston
# Heuston

Trains cancelled and delayed due to mechanical fault

Apr 18th 2017, 9:24 AM 17,770 Views 8 Comments

A number of Heuston and Connolly services have been affected.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 13 April, 2017

There are some major changes to train services this Easter weekend
# Disruption
# Disruption

There are some major changes to train services this Easter weekend

Apr 13th 2017, 11:57 AM 16,932 Views 21 Comments

Northside Darts will not be running.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 3 April, 2017

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action
# Eleventh Hour
# Eleventh Hour

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:15 AM 31,929 Views 152 Comments

Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 31 March, 2017

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus back to normal for the journey home
# Bus Strike
# Bus Strike

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus back to normal for the journey home

Mar 31st 2017, 3:57 PM 13,708 Views 39 Comments

Earlier, rail and Dublin Bus workers refused to pass Bus Éireann pickets, causing confusion for morning commuters.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 24 March, 2017

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around
# Alternative Route
# Alternative Route

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around

Mar 24th 2017, 12:01 AM 38,932 Views 75 Comments

A nationwide indefinite strike begins from midnight tonight.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 20 March, 2017

A bathroom mix-up caused a Sligo train to be held up for 40 minutes
# Not My Bag
# Not My Bag

A bathroom mix-up caused a Sligo train to be held up for 40 minutes

Mar 20th 2017, 7:52 PM 43,116 Views 30 Comments

The train waited for 40 minutes in a lay-by at Enfield – here’s the full story.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Two-hour delay on Dublin to Galway train line
# Signal Fault
# Signal Fault

Two-hour delay on Dublin to Galway train line

Mar 9th 2017, 4:52 PM 13,635 Views 15 Comments

Irish Rail said staff are on site and working to rectify the issue as soon as possible.

Significant delays on Dart due to rush-hour points problems
# Dart Delay
# Dart Delay

Significant delays on Dart due to rush-hour points problems

Mar 9th 2017, 8:39 AM 11,988 Views 21 Comments

Passengers on board Darts are complaining about a lack of communication from Iarnród Éireann’s drivers.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 6 February, 2017

High winds cause delays at four Dart stations
# Bad Weather
# Bad Weather

High winds cause delays at four Dart stations

Feb 6th 2017, 2:08 PM 12,924 Views 16 Comments

Delays are 10 – 15 minutes at present, but not worsening.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Irish Rail says it's committed to safety improvements after criticism by regulator
# Concerns
# Concerns

Irish Rail says it's committed to safety improvements after criticism by regulator

Dec 21st 2016, 8:45 PM 8,877 Views 27 Comments

Transport Minister Shane Ross said there is “no immediate risk to safety”.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 19 December, 2016

Travelling over Christmas? Here's what public transport will be running
# Getting Home For Christmas
# Getting Home For Christmas

Travelling over Christmas? Here's what public transport will be running

Dec 19th 2016, 6:30 AM 16,039 Views 10 Comments

Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Luas and Iarnród Éireann have all released Christmas schedules for their services

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

All aboard: 5,000 of you are going on a Journal Journey with Irish Rail
# Winners Alright
# Winners Alright

All aboard: 5,000 of you are going on a Journal Journey with Irish Rail

Nov 29th 2016, 9:01 PM 12,502 Views 3 Comments

The full list of the winning community and voluntary groups is right here.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Dart delays and dangerous roads, with temperatures due to plummet to -4 this weekend
# Hello Winter
# Hello Winter

Dart delays and dangerous roads, with temperatures due to plummet to -4 this weekend

Nov 17th 2016, 8:51 AM 25,705 Views 17 Comments

It will be freezing tonight in many places, according to Met Éireann.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

'People see me and they just ignore me': Is priority seating being used properly?
# Train Of Thought
# Train Of Thought

'People see me and they just ignore me': Is priority seating being used properly?

Nov 15th 2016, 6:05 AM 32,895 Views 77 Comments

Requests have been made to ensure priority seating is more clearly marked, and for Iarnród Éireann to consider ‘Baby on Board’ badges for expectant mothers.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 14 November, 2016

The Phoenix Park rail tunnel will open for passengers from next week
# Deeper Undergound
# Deeper Undergound

The Phoenix Park rail tunnel will open for passengers from next week

Nov 14th 2016, 3:49 PM 60,118 Views 43 Comments

The tunnel will allow passengers coming from Newbridge and Celbridge travel directly to Grand Canal Dock in Dublin.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 25th 2016, 6:30 AM 19,491 Views 19 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 14 October, 2016

15 gorgeous places to visit around Ireland this autumn
# Sponsored By Irish Rail
# Sponsored By Irish Rail

15 gorgeous places to visit around Ireland this autumn

Oct 14th 2016, 2:19 PM 34,593 Views 27 Comments

Nothing better than a nature walk.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

CCTV footage catches a 4X4 pulling down the gates at a level crossing

CCTV footage catches a 4X4 pulling down the gates at a level crossing

Oct 12th 2016, 9:55 AM 30,009 Views 26 Comments

The incident happened in Barberstown, Co Kildare.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Irish Rail tells truckers to 'wise up' after 68 bridge strikes this year
# Collisions
# Collisions

Irish Rail tells truckers to 'wise up' after 68 bridge strikes this year

Sep 4th 2016, 1:00 PM 39,076 Views 54 Comments

The rail company released a video today to highlight the dangers of hitting bridges and the damage it can cause.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 21 July, 2016

18 experiences every Irish Rail passenger will relate to
# Trainspotting
From The Daily Edge
# Trainspotting

18 experiences every Irish Rail passenger will relate to

Jul 21st 2016, 9:30 PM 9,916 Views 0 Comments

That train jacks smell!

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 23 June, 2016

More and more people are using the train and Luas
# Tag On
# Tag On

More and more people are using the train and Luas

Jun 23rd 2016, 3:19 PM 11,786 Views 37 Comments

Iarnród Éireann and the Luas brought in over €200 million from passenger revenue in 2015.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 10 June, 2016

Woman pushing pram was hit by level crossing barrier last year
# Stop Look Listen
# Stop Look Listen

Woman pushing pram was hit by level crossing barrier last year

Jun 10th 2016, 3:01 PM 23,158 Views 25 Comments

It was one of nearly 90 incidents in which a vehicle, person or property was struck by a train or barrier.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

After five months under water, this flooded railway line is finally set to re-open*
# Limerick-ennis
# Limerick-ennis

After five months under water, this flooded railway line is finally set to re-open*

May 17th 2016, 6:00 AM 21,330 Views 31 Comments

*Subject to a successful test run this afternoon, that is.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Going anywhere by train today? Expect delays
# Delays On The Way
# Delays On The Way

Going anywhere by train today? Expect delays

Apr 16th 2016, 1:33 PM 14,149 Views 13 Comments

These are going to be issues with services on Saturdays throughout the summer.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Irish Rail postpones its plans for 10-minute Darts
# Rollback
# Rollback

Irish Rail postpones its plans for 10-minute Darts

Mar 30th 2016, 9:27 AM 17,018 Views 130 Comments

The company said it was due to the “intransigence” of unions.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 21 March, 2016

Drivers on 10 minute Darts: 'We need to talk about pay first.'
# Logjam
# Logjam

Drivers on 10 minute Darts: 'We need to talk about pay first.'

Mar 21st 2016, 10:45 PM 20,689 Views 87 Comments

The dispute over the new Dart timetable is ongoing.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 14 March, 2016

Talks aim to avert Dart stoppages after drivers back strike over 10-minute service
# Roster Row
# Roster Row

Talks aim to avert Dart stoppages after drivers back strike over 10-minute service

Mar 14th 2016, 11:57 AM 13,899 Views 62 Comments

The two sides of the dispute disagree over whether plans for a more frequent service constitute a productivity issue.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Train taken out of service after students leave vomit and other fluids behind
# Iarnród Éireann
# Iarnród Éireann

Train taken out of service after students leave vomit and other fluids behind

Feb 25th 2016, 10:09 PM 60,509 Views 81 Comments

Iarnród Éireann has said that the train will have to be deep cleaned.