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# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 11 February, 2016

The 10 Unwritten Rules of Irish Rail
# Seats Are Not For Feet
From The Daily Edge
# Seats Are Not For Feet

The 10 Unwritten Rules of Irish Rail

Feb 11th 2016, 11:49 AM 12,349 Views 6 Comments

Buck up, everyone.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Will increased Dart frequency make traffic in Dublin worse?
# Commuting Woes
# Commuting Woes

Will increased Dart frequency make traffic in Dublin worse?

Dec 10th 2015, 6:01 AM 16,236 Views 44 Comments

Irish Rail has said better public transport is the only solution to traffic congestion.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Going to any Christmas parties? Late night trains have you covered from tomorrow
# Dublin
# Dublin

Going to any Christmas parties? Late night trains have you covered from tomorrow

Dec 9th 2015, 12:42 PM 17,056 Views 24 Comments

Extended services will run the two weekends before Christmas and on New Year’s Eve.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Rail strike talks continue into the night
# Last Chance
# Last Chance

Rail strike talks continue into the night

Nov 5th 2015, 10:58 PM 26,933 Views 66 Comments

The three-hour work stoppage was expected to hit thousands.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 24 October, 2015

If you're getting the Dart this bank holiday weekend be aware of some disruption
# Reduced Services
# Reduced Services

If you're getting the Dart this bank holiday weekend be aware of some disruption

Oct 24th 2015, 12:28 PM 8,299 Views 29 Comments

Services aren’t running north of Pearse Station.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus...
# Getting Out Of The House
# Getting Out Of The House

Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus...

Jun 4th 2015, 6:24 PM 14,320 Views 35 Comments

… and the train (and coach trips).

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Iarnród Éireann says there's 'no basis' for possible train driver strike
# Dispute
# Dispute

Iarnród Éireann says there's 'no basis' for possible train driver strike

Jan 21st 2015, 2:46 PM 5,863 Views 13 Comments

The NBRU said it will move to ballot train drivers for industrial action.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 7 November, 2014

A luxury sleeper train will soon be arriving on Ireland's railways
# Orient Express
# Orient Express

A luxury sleeper train will soon be arriving on Ireland's railways

Nov 7th 2014, 6:00 PM 57,058 Views 104 Comments

The service will provide tours of up to six nights around the country.

Cork train station canopy collapsed after poles snapped in gale force winds
# Kent Station
# Kent Station

Cork train station canopy collapsed after poles snapped in gale force winds

Nov 7th 2014, 3:24 PM 30,163 Views 28 Comments

A report into the incident has also found that signatures were missing from inspection reports.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 13 October, 2014

Ireland's 'Best Train Station' has been named
# Choo Choo Choose You
# Choo Choo Choose You

Ireland's 'Best Train Station' has been named

Oct 13th 2014, 2:16 PM 40,644 Views 40 Comments

A public vote decided the winner for 2014.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 25 August, 2014

Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)

Aug 25th 2014, 7:58 PM 10,772 Views 38 Comments

The next 48-hour stoppage starts on the day of the All-Ireland Hurling Final.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Exporters rail against All-Ireland train strikes
# Derailed
# Derailed

Exporters rail against All-Ireland train strikes

Aug 21st 2014, 3:37 PM 10,668 Views 47 Comments

Industrial action could have lasting consequences for rail travel, the IEA said.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 18 August, 2014

Talk of closing railway stations "totally premature"
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Talk of closing railway stations "totally premature"

Aug 18th 2014, 4:18 PM 19,338 Views 20 Comments

A review of rail services is currently underway in anticipation of Budget 2015.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Leap Cards to be extended to Cork, but which counties are next in line?
# Get On Board
# Get On Board

Leap Cards to be extended to Cork, but which counties are next in line?

Jul 8th 2014, 11:15 AM 8,238 Views 27 Comments

The cards are already usable on buses in the county and the scheme will extend to trains by early 2015.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don't want to strike
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don't want to strike

Jun 4th 2014, 7:08 PM 8,255 Views 28 Comments

SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Letting your friends book train tickets for you can have interesting results
# That's Mad Ted
From The Daily Edge
# That's Mad Ted

Letting your friends book train tickets for you can have interesting results

Apr 29th 2014, 11:40 AM 5,690 Views 2 Comments

As if travelling by train isn’t stressful enough, eh?

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 28 March, 2014

What is Vladimir Putin doing in Portarlington?
# Very Important Putin
From The Daily Edge
# Very Important Putin

What is Vladimir Putin doing in Portarlington?

Mar 28th 2014, 2:55 PM 3,689 Views 4 Comments

You wouldn’t want to steal this lad’s seat.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Irish Rail should really think about hiring an Irish speaker...
# Stay Behind This Line
From The Daily Edge
# Stay Behind This Line

Irish Rail should really think about hiring an Irish speaker...

Feb 9th 2014, 3:26 PM 4,633 Views 4 Comments

They’ve got it wrong TWICE.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Iarnród Éireann workers may face pay cuts from next month
# LRC
# LRC

Iarnród Éireann workers may face pay cuts from next month

Feb 4th 2014, 9:51 AM 7,353 Views 46 Comments

The choice on whether to accept the wage reduction lies with employees, says union.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Foxhounds killed after being hit by Iarnród Éireann train
# Fox Hunt
# Fox Hunt

Foxhounds killed after being hit by Iarnród Éireann train

Jan 12th 2014, 7:58 PM 67,232 Views 451 Comments

A number of fox hounds that were out on a hunt were struck by a train travelling to Dublin.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 27 December, 2013

Travel disruption as high winds continue
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Travel disruption as high winds continue

Dec 27th 2013, 2:09 PM 46,607 Views 27 Comments

Roads, rail, air and sea are all affected as Ireland takes a battering.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Parents 'gobsmacked' after autistic son pricked by syringe on train
# Drugs
# Drugs

Parents 'gobsmacked' after autistic son pricked by syringe on train

Dec 22nd 2013, 7:45 AM 55,228 Views 126 Comments

The seven-year-old is now getting a course of shots against hepatitis B and C.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 2 December, 2013

Irish Rail apologises after passengers have to stand in carriage aisles
# Sligo Train
# Sligo Train

Irish Rail apologises after passengers have to stand in carriage aisles

Dec 2nd 2013, 3:50 PM 41,438 Views 134 Comments

Passengers who booked a seat online for this specific train, but did not get their seat, are entitled to a refund.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Leap Card users will pay no more than €10 a day
# Fare Cap
# Fare Cap

Leap Card users will pay no more than €10 a day

Nov 13th 2013, 4:04 PM 19,711 Views 32 Comments

The new maximum limit also caps fares at €40 per week across Dublin Bus, Iarnród Éireann and Luas but users of only one service could end up paying more.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 4 November, 2013

Water restrictions cause ‘big problem’ for fire brigade at derelict building blaze
# Fire
# Fire

Water restrictions cause ‘big problem’ for fire brigade at derelict building blaze

Nov 4th 2013, 8:55 PM 47,302 Views 33 Comments

The fire meant Connolly Station had to close platforms 6 and 7 in both directions earlier this evening.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Reminder: Northside DART and other rail services to be limited this weekend
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Reminder: Northside DART and other rail services to be limited this weekend

Oct 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,291 Views 6 Comments

You’d better read this if you’re planning on using the rail services this Bank Holiday weekend.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Train, bus and Luas fares to increase from next week
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Train, bus and Luas fares to increase from next week

Oct 23rd 2013, 10:25 PM 39,067 Views 205 Comments

Monthly and annual tickets will increase from 1 November while cash fares and Leap Card prices will go up from 1 December.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 21 October, 2013

Northside DARTs and other services to be curtailed this weekend
# Signal Works
# Signal Works

Northside DARTs and other services to be curtailed this weekend

Oct 21st 2013, 3:00 PM 9,770 Views 16 Comments

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.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 21 June, 2013

If you advertise a rave on Facebook, the Gardaí will find you
# Big Brother
# Big Brother

If you advertise a rave on Facebook, the Gardaí will find you

Jun 21st 2013, 6:30 AM 18,092 Views 66 Comments

Alan Shatter said Gardaí were alerted to the rave on a beach in Sutton earlier this month after seeing it on Facebook.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 31 May, 2013

You won’t be able to drink alcohol on some trains from today
# Chug Chug Chug
# Chug Chug Chug

You won’t be able to drink alcohol on some trains from today

May 31st 2013, 2:45 PM 26,614 Views 72 Comments

Iarnród Éireann is banning drink on Friday afternoon trains from Heuston to Waterford because of antisocial behaviour.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Here’s why some train ticket machines literally won’t accept your money
# Legal Tender
# Legal Tender

Here’s why some train ticket machines literally won’t accept your money

May 12th 2013, 7:07 PM 28,045 Views 54 Comments

Have you seen a new €5 note yet? Rail Users Ireland says neither Luas nor Iarnród Éireann machines will take them.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 8 April, 2013

Campaign launched after four deaths and 96 'near misses' at level crossings
# Level Crossings
# Level Crossings

Campaign launched after four deaths and 96 'near misses' at level crossings

Apr 8th 2013, 11:32 AM 6,628 Views 14 Comments

The campaign aims to make road users aware of the correct behaviour at railway crossings and the dangers posed by their misuse.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Updated: Snow showers to continue in the east, cold elsewhere
# Snow
# Snow

Updated: Snow showers to continue in the east, cold elsewhere

Mar 28th 2013, 7:41 AM 15,068 Views 57 Comments

The rest of the country will remain dry and cold with spells of sunshine over western counties.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Poll: Have you ever reported a racist incident?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever reported a racist incident?

Mar 21st 2013, 10:03 AM 8,813 Views 183 Comments

To mark International Day Against Racism, the Immigrant Council of Ireland is urging people to report racist abuse.

Anti-racism campaign launched by Dublin transport providers
# Anti-racism Campaign
# Anti-racism Campaign

Anti-racism campaign launched by Dublin transport providers

Mar 21st 2013, 8:11 AM 6,026 Views 67 Comments

To mark International Day Against Racism, Dublin transport providers are carrying the message: “Dublin’s Transport Links – Racism Divides”.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Lost Connolly Station dog and owner have yet to be reunited
# Lost Dog
# Lost Dog

Lost Connolly Station dog and owner have yet to be reunited

Mar 14th 2013, 1:47 PM 10,327 Views 13 Comments

She seems to have made a new friend at her temporary home overnight but she’s still looking for her owner.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 8 February, 2013

What do you make of the new Iarnród Éireann logo?
# Ta-da!
# Ta-da!

What do you make of the new Iarnród Éireann logo?

Feb 8th 2013, 8:26 PM 26,230 Views 90 Comments

It’s different… ish.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Irish Rail's says new timetables will cut some journeys by up to 25 minutes
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail's says new timetables will cut some journeys by up to 25 minutes

Jan 20th 2013, 3:33 PM 17,324 Views 24 Comments

Timetable changes on intercity services to Dublin have come into effect from today but some services have been cut.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Good news, commuters: €11 million to be spent on new train carriages
# Transport
# Transport

Good news, commuters: €11 million to be spent on new train carriages

Jan 12th 2013, 12:00 PM 8,287 Views 50 Comments

The European Commission has approved the grant for 33 new railcars on the Athlone-Portlaoise-Dublin commuter belt.