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# irish-rail - Monday 30 April, 2018

Security scare at Dublin's Connolly Station caused by old sticks of dynamite
# Declared Safe
# Declared Safe

Security scare at Dublin's Connolly Station caused by old sticks of dynamite

Apr 30th 2018, 5:05 PM 105,976 Views 52 Comments

The scene was declared safe by the Defence Forces at 2.50pm.

# irish-rail - Friday 6 April, 2018

Dart passengers left stranded on Bray Head for more than three hours
# Bray
# Bray

Dart passengers left stranded on Bray Head for more than three hours

Apr 6th 2018, 7:32 AM 37,685 Views 35 Comments

All Dart services are suspended between Greystones and Bray this morning due to damage of overhead wires.

# irish-rail - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Here's what you need to know about public transport today
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Here's what you need to know about public transport today

Apr 1st 2018, 8:00 AM 11,115 Views 8 Comments

Some services will be affected by events to commemorate the Easter Rising.

# irish-rail - Saturday 31 March, 2018

All northside Dart services suspended for today and tomorrow
# Easter Delays
# Easter Delays

All northside Dart services suspended for today and tomorrow

Mar 31st 2018, 7:00 AM 15,869 Views 28 Comments

This is to facilitate track improvement works between Connolly and Lusk/Rush.

# irish-rail - Friday 30 March, 2018

Major disruption to Easter rail services starts today. Here's what you need to know
# Good Friday
# Good Friday

Major disruption to Easter rail services starts today. Here's what you need to know

Mar 30th 2018, 6:30 AM 23,546 Views 4 Comments

All passengers are advised to check the Irish Rail website for details about the services on their route today.

# irish-rail - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Mechanical fault causing significant delays to train services at Heuston Station
# Delays
# Delays

Mechanical fault causing significant delays to train services at Heuston Station

Mar 29th 2018, 8:44 AM 12,733 Views 0 Comments

The delays have been caused by a mechanical fault on a train at Newbridge.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

There will be major rail disruptions during the Easter weekend
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

There will be major rail disruptions during the Easter weekend

Mar 21st 2018, 3:15 PM 24,791 Views 15 Comments

Irish Rail are advising that people check whether their route is affected.

# irish-rail - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country
# East Coast
# East Coast

Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country

Mar 18th 2018, 12:31 PM 32,728 Views 12 Comments

A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for several counties.

# irish-rail - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Delays to Dart services in Dublin due to flooding
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Delays to Dart services in Dublin due to flooding

Mar 17th 2018, 12:40 PM 16,223 Views 1 Comment

Customers can use their tickets on Dublin Bus.

# irish-rail - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Bus transfers in operation between Limerick and Waterford due to flooding on train line
# Clonmel
# Clonmel

Bus transfers in operation between Limerick and Waterford due to flooding on train line

Mar 15th 2018, 7:51 PM 9,542 Views 5 Comments

Crews are on site to restore services as quickly as possible.

# irish-rail - Monday 5 March, 2018

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running

Mar 5th 2018, 7:32 AM 10,811 Views 8 Comments

Customers have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys.

# irish-rail - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action
# Transport
# Transport

Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action

Mar 3rd 2018, 7:38 PM 118,508 Views 30 Comments

Transport options are gradually, slowly, returning to normal.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

No Dublin Buses from tonight, flights cancelled and trains delayed
# Road And Rail
# Road And Rail

No Dublin Buses from tonight, flights cancelled and trains delayed

Feb 28th 2018, 7:30 PM 68,934 Views 44 Comments

The wintry weather is continuing to impact transport providers – here’s the latest.

# irish-rail - Friday 23 February, 2018

Power restored for 26,000 ESB customers in Dublin
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

Power restored for 26,000 ESB customers in Dublin

Feb 23rd 2018, 9:35 AM 29,263 Views 34 Comments

The fault also caused significant delays to train services.

# irish-rail - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Irish Rail customers to get refunds after being delayed by almost five hours
# Dublin To Cork
# Dublin To Cork

Irish Rail customers to get refunds after being delayed by almost five hours

Feb 17th 2018, 12:06 PM 36,727 Views 39 Comments

People travelling on the Dublin to Cork and Dublin to Kerry services yesterday evening experienced significant delays.

# irish-rail - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Extra staff planned for Irish Rail trains to help deal with seating issues
# RESERVED SEATS
# RESERVED SEATS

Extra staff planned for Irish Rail trains to help deal with seating issues

Feb 11th 2018, 8:30 AM 43,333 Views 79 Comments

Names not appearing above pre-booked seats has been an issue for some time.

# irish-rail - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Irish Rail appeals after passenger granted €16k in damages for false imprisonment
# Compensation
# Compensation

Irish Rail appeals after passenger granted €16k in damages for false imprisonment

Feb 8th 2018, 6:05 AM 41,279 Views 0 Comments

The Circuit Civil Court ruled last week in favour of Sarah Doupe over an incident that happened in 2013.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Irish Rail ordered to pay €16,000 for false imprisonment of passenger
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail ordered to pay €16,000 for false imprisonment of passenger

Jan 31st 2018, 2:51 PM 41,728 Views 0 Comments

The payment was in relation to an incident that took place at Pearse Station in 2013.

# irish-rail - Monday 29 January, 2018

'No-one else has to do this' - Irish Rail criticised over new travel plans for wheelchair users
# Access
# Access

'No-one else has to do this' - Irish Rail criticised over new travel plans for wheelchair users

Jan 29th 2018, 3:26 PM 20,607 Views 40 Comments

Today Irish Rail invited people with disabilities to take a train ride from Connolly to Howth to talk about changes to the service.

# irish-rail - Friday 26 January, 2018

New system on the Dart to slash the notice needed for wheelchair users to access service
# Accessibility
# Accessibility

New system on the Dart to slash the notice needed for wheelchair users to access service

Jan 26th 2018, 10:46 PM 17,372 Views 25 Comments

Campaigners had long called for a change to the system of giving 24 hours’ notice.

Getting the train from Limerick this weekend? There will be bus transfers
# Getting Around
# Getting Around

Getting the train from Limerick this weekend? There will be bus transfers

Jan 26th 2018, 10:21 PM 11,742 Views 16 Comments

Irish Rail is advising customers that bus transfers will be in operation.

# irish-rail - Monday 22 January, 2018

'Significant delays': Train services through Harmonstown suspended due to tragic incident
# Dublin
# Dublin

'Significant delays': Train services through Harmonstown suspended due to tragic incident

Jan 22nd 2018, 1:33 PM 46,858 Views 13 Comments

Dublin Bus is accepting rail tickets.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Court asked to consider jailing Irish Rail CEO over treatment of Dart driver
# High Court
# High Court

Court asked to consider jailing Irish Rail CEO over treatment of Dart driver

Jan 16th 2018, 6:24 PM 36,295 Views 0 Comments

The company denies the claims.

# irish-rail - Thursday 11 January, 2018

The boss of Irish Rail is quitting and moving to Australia
# End Of The Line
# End Of The Line

The boss of Irish Rail is quitting and moving to Australia

Jan 11th 2018, 4:52 PM 39,980 Views 68 Comments

David Franks, who has been in charge since 2013, will leave in the coming months.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Irish Rail drivers reject Labour Court pay recommendation
# No Deal
# No Deal

Irish Rail drivers reject Labour Court pay recommendation

Jan 10th 2018, 4:40 PM 17,490 Views 112 Comments

83% of Irish Rail’s Siptu members rejected the recommendation put forward by the Labour Court.

# irish-rail - Friday 5 January, 2018

Delays of up to 120 minutes on rail services after tragic incident, mechanical fault and trespassers
# Rush Hour
# Rush Hour

Delays of up to 120 minutes on rail services after tragic incident, mechanical fault and trespassers

Jan 5th 2018, 5:01 PM 62,701 Views 30 Comments

The series of incidents throughout the day have resulted in significant knock-on delays for Friday evening commuters.

# irish-rail - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Plans for an office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground have been blocked
# Going Underground
# Going Underground

Plans for an office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground have been blocked

Dec 30th 2017, 12:58 PM 32,127 Views 42 Comments

The property developer has appealed Dublin council’s planning decision to the national authority.

# irish-rail - Friday 22 December, 2017

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'
# Complaints
# Complaints

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:00 PM 16,021 Views 28 Comments

Industrial action by Irish Rail workers affected many commuters in November.

# irish-rail - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Not driving home for Christmas? Here's all you need to know about public transport instead
# Christmas Schedule
# Christmas Schedule

Not driving home for Christmas? Here's all you need to know about public transport instead

Dec 21st 2017, 9:30 PM 16,708 Views 12 Comments

Here’s what you need to know if you’re going to be using public transport this festive season.

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15 things that are bound to happen on the train 'down home' for Christmas

Dec 21st 2017, 5:11 PM 6,071 Views 1 Comment

Train stations at Christmas time: The Lord is testing us.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Near miss at level crossing after closed barriers trapped car, report finds
# Close Shave
# Close Shave

Near miss at level crossing after closed barriers trapped car, report finds

Dec 20th 2017, 2:12 PM 52,356 Views 22 Comments

The incident happened in Roscommon earlier this year.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Pearse Station will close for 13 weekends over next 2 years to get a new roof
# New Year New Me
# New Year New Me

Pearse Station will close for 13 weekends over next 2 years to get a new roof

Dec 19th 2017, 10:05 PM 18,016 Views 30 Comments

The 130-year-old Dublin station will under-go a refurbishment worth at least €10 million over the next two years.

# irish-rail - Friday 15 December, 2017

Union accuses Irish Rail of 'grinch-like behaviour' over €500 Dunnes vouchers for staff
# None4All
# None4All

Union accuses Irish Rail of 'grinch-like behaviour' over €500 Dunnes vouchers for staff

Dec 15th 2017, 2:34 PM 43,528 Views 139 Comments

The union feels the restriction of the voucher to one outlet is unfair.

# irish-rail - Friday 8 December, 2017

Irish Rail staff accept Labour Court pay deal recommendation
# It's A Deal
# It's A Deal

Irish Rail staff accept Labour Court pay deal recommendation

Dec 8th 2017, 1:06 PM 8,802 Views 24 Comments

Irish Rail staff last month held a series of strikes in protest of their pay levels.

Late-night trains and Darts begin from today for the festive season
# Christmas Schedule
# Christmas Schedule

Late-night trains and Darts begin from today for the festive season

Dec 8th 2017, 6:20 AM 16,598 Views 19 Comments

Some services are running earlier due to line improvements – Irish Rail are advising people to check their train’s schedule ahead of time.

# irish-rail - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Gardaí investigate assault of Irish Rail worker who was locked in car boot for 9 hours
# Co Laois
# Co Laois

Gardaí investigate assault of Irish Rail worker who was locked in car boot for 9 hours

Dec 7th 2017, 4:29 PM 18,368 Views 11 Comments

The man has been described as being “very, very shaken” after the incident.

# irish-rail - Friday 24 November, 2017

Mothers-to-be can now get baby on board badges for the train
# Baby On Board
# Baby On Board

Mothers-to-be can now get baby on board badges for the train

Nov 24th 2017, 8:25 PM 30,113 Views 104 Comments

Irish Rail today announced the launch of the new service.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

DART pilot project to reduce advance notice for disabled passengers from 24 to four hours
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

DART pilot project to reduce advance notice for disabled passengers from 24 to four hours

Nov 22nd 2017, 8:03 PM 12,187 Views 44 Comments

Shane Ross has said the 24-hour travel notice period disabled passengers must give Irish Rail is ‘unacceptable’.

# irish-rail - Friday 17 November, 2017

Knock-on delays for Dart services during Friday rush hour after incident at Sydney Parade
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Knock-on delays for Dart services during Friday rush hour after incident at Sydney Parade

Nov 17th 2017, 4:33 PM 31,247 Views 17 Comments

Service is suspended between Lansdowne Road and Dun Laoghaire.

# irish-rail - Monday 13 November, 2017

Opinion: Do we still need unions?
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Opinion: Do we still need unions?

Nov 13th 2017, 6:30 AM 32,415 Views 117 Comments

Under Irish employment law, all workers are equal, whether union or non-union members, writes Jason O’Sullivan.