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# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Full Dart services to run over bank holiday weekend

Iarnród Éireann has announced the postponment of engineering works planned for this weekend due to the disruption it would cause over the May Bank Holiday.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics

How much does it cost to live? How much are we saving? How long do we have to get a job? And plenty more…

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 9 April, 2012

Iarnród Éireann hails 'record punctuality' in first quarter of 2012

39 out of every 40 Intercity journeys reached their destination within 10 minutes of the scheduled arrival time.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

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Poll: Would you like to see other operators running passenger trains?

Leo Varadkar says he’d encourage interested parties to come forward to run cross-border services. Should there be more?

Varadkar would welcome private operators on cross-border rail lines

The transport minister says he would like companies interested in a commercial service to come forward with their proposals.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Changes to Irish Rail on way as Ireland gives up EU exemption

Currently Ireland is the only EU country with a single rail operator.

Investigations continue after child struck by train near Tipperary

A young girl was struck by a train on the Waterford line outside Limerick Junction.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 9 March, 2012’s progress report for the Government: Transport

How has the government managed on its promises for public transport, speed limits, taxi regulation and more?

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Nine horses injured in collision with train in Wexford

The horses were struck by a train on railway tracks close to Enniscorthy in the early hours of this morning.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train

The driver of the DART suffered injuries after detonators exploded in the driver’s cabin at Bray station during rush hour this morning.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

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.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 18 February, 2012

35,000 daily trips on Leap cards in first two months

Public transport minister Alan Kelly says there are 57,000 Leap cards in circulation, with only a small number of complaints lodged.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Dublin Bus to begin free WiFi trials next week

The capital’s bus provider will kick off a trial run of its proposed free WiFi service on a small number of buses next week.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 4 February, 2012

New system for Irish Rail intercity fares takes effect today

The new fares regime means higher prices on most InterCity routes, but some ticket prices are also set to fall.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Every morning, brings you the nine stories you need to know before your morning coffee…

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Most InterCity train fares to go up next month

Iarnród Éíreann confirms adjusted fares, with most prices up by 0.6% to 13.3% – while also reforming the types of tickets sold.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know this morning….

Faults mean 51 new train coaches remain out of action

As rail fares go up for commuter and DART passengers, Iarnród Éireann says technical faults are holding up the use of new carriages.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In tonight’s Fix: Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene, a reprieve for the Irishmen who fought Hitler, watch out for 125kmh winds, and more…

Dart and Commuter fares set to rise from tomorrow

Ticket prices are going up by an average of 6 per cent on Dart fares and 6.7 per cent for Commuter services.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

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.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 9 December, 2011

Fare increases announced for Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas passengers

The fare hikes are due to take effect in January 2012.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Transport between Ireland and UK disrupted as general strike begins

Bus and train services to the North are among those affected by the action, with delays expected at UK airports.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Flood-damaged rail line back in operation today

The stretch of line between Grand Canal Dock and Sydney Parade was closed due to river bed erosion following the October floods.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Flood-damaged DART line may reopen midweek

The DART line at the River Dodder in Dublin may reopen midweek – however serious disruption to some other services are still in effect.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 28 October, 2011

DART line closed to allow repair on damaged bridge

There will be no services from Grand Canal Dock to Sydney Parade, in order to allow for repairs to a flood-damaged bridge in Ballsbridge.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Athlone-Westport train running again after earlier cow strike

The animal was hit by a train travelling between Athlone and Westport.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 12 September, 2011

IARNRÓD ÉIREANN HAS resumed Dart services between Howth and Howth Junction in north Dublin, after they were suspended due to power line damage. A similar incident earlier today affected trains between Bray/Greystones and Dublin city centre, but normal service has also resumed there as high winds continue across the country. More updates as we get them…

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Thousands left without power as Hurricane Katia hits Ireland

Winds of up to 110kph have been battering the west coast, with forecasters warning of damage to trees and buildings.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

DART SERVICES in south Dublin have resumed this lunchtime after being suspended for a few hours earlier. One train had developed a mechanical fault which was blocking the northbound line northbound from Dún Laoghaire to Dalkey, but the offending train has now been removed.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 2 September, 2011

Train fire disrupts rail service between Galway and Dublin

Fire services were called to the scene after the train stopped at Costello’s Bridge for passenger and crew evacuation.

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The Daily Fix: Friday

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

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Poll: What would be the best public transport link to Dublin Airport?

Iarnród Éireann has floated its own proposal today for linking Dublin city centre and the capital’s airport, but what do you think?

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you should know this morning…

€200m DART plan outlines Dublin Airport link

Iarnród Éireann’s business plan projects DART passenger levels of up to 9.4 million people by 2030.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 16 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Saturday

In your Fix for today: A cheaper route to Dublin airport?; the end of the World; a remorseful Archbishop; how the Taoiseach is spending his weekend; and why Ken Doherty has an issue with neck ties.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 15 July, 2011

Irish trains get switched on to wi-fi

Iarnód Eireann will initially introduce the service on the Cork-Dublin route.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Oireachtas committee to vet chairs of State boards

“Scrutiny” of new appointments to CIE, Dublin Bus, Iarnrod Eireann and Dublin Bus is to prove that State boards are not a “closed shop”.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Passengers must expect higher public transport fares - Varadkar

The Transport Minister says CIE is losing money – and that passengers should also anticipate cuts to services.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 20 May, 2011

Traffic headaches return: Dublin enters lockdown ahead of Obama visit

Some road closures and restrictions will kick in from tomorrow morning, to allow for preparations at College Green.