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# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

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

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

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

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

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

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 28 March, 2014

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

What is Vladimir Putin doing in Portarlington?

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 9 February, 2014

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

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

They’ve got it wrong TWICE.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Iarnród Éireann workers may face pay cuts from next month

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

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 This post contains images

Travel disruption as high winds continue

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 Exclusive

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever reported a racist incident?

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

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

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! This post contains a poll

What do you make of the new Iarnród Éireann logo?

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

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

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

# iarnrod-eireann - 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.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Irish Rail told to keep the noise down

Locals in Carrick-on-Suir have made over 100 complaints about the noisy train horn.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 3 December, 2012

Commuters see price increases on buses, trains and trams

The cost of one-off bus and train trips increased on Saturday.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Iarnród Éireann makes route changes for 2013

Making journey times up to 13 minutes faster, increasing services on Galway, Westport and Portlaoise routes and cancelling poorly demanded services.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 16 November, 2012

Public transport fares to increase over coming weeks

The National Transport Authority has sanctioned increases for Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, Irish Rail and the Luas.

# iarnrod-eireann - 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.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 28 September, 2012

Train station lifts closed for over three months

The disabled access lifts in Balbriggan train station in North County Dublin are finally due to reopen today, three months after being vandalised.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Commuters face 6 percent rise in public transport fares

CIE said it has to ensure it is in a position to keep providing transport services and can not rule out difficult decisions in the future.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Irish Rail says Healy-Eames ticket dispute 'resolved satisfactorily'

The chairman and chief executive of Iarnród Éireann went to Leinster House to meet with the Fine Gael senator today.

CIE handed extra €36m ‘to protect public transport’ amid funding fears

The state-run transport company has been given a funding top-up, though it’s not clear what services have been at risk.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 9 July, 2012

Free WiFi launched on all Irish Rail Intercity trains

Irish Rail says the Intercity fleet is now fully equipped with WiFi, and every seat will have a plug socket for passengers to charge their devices on board.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 1 June, 2012

450 Irish Rail job loss news 'not deferred because of referendum'

Iarnród Éireann is to look for around 11 per cent of its staff base to take a “voluntary severance package”.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Read: Kidnappings and lost cousins - amazing real-life transport stories

From mistaken identities to mysterious mittens – artist Theresa Nanigian collected these incredible, touching tales from drivers and passengers.