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# irish-rail - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Irish Rail staff will go to Labour Court, but say don't expect a resolution

The NBRU General Secretary accused the government of a “blueshirt bias”.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'

They’re also not happy with Transport Minister Shane Ross’ lack of intervention in the dispute.

# irish-rail - Monday 6 November, 2017

Here's what commuters need to know ahead of tomorrow's rail strike

More than 150,000 customers will be affected by the industrial action.

# irish-rail - Sunday 5 November, 2017

'When it says get a life, it means get friends and get sisters': Meet the GALs

We joined them on a trip to Kilkenny.

# irish-rail - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Rail union 'unsurprised' at Taoiseach's 'ignorant' claim that strikes won't affect pay deal

The Taoiseach said that whatever deal is struck at the end of the dispute won’t be affected by the announced strike action.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Heading home? Expect delays as Irish Rail strike means there's an extra 155,000 people on the roads

This is the first of five strike days.

Here's how to get your refund if you're affected by the Irish Rail strike

Other transport operators do not accept rail tickets on days of industrial action.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

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

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

Poll: Do you support the striking rail workers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the striking rail workers?

A one day strike is expected to go ahead from midnight tonight.

# irish-rail - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Irish Rail passengers advised to check travel plans this weekend as major disruptions in place

A number of engineering and maintenance works are taking place until Monday.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'It would be very bad news for traffic': Irish Rail needs extra €100 million a year to keep going

Not enough investment will lead to a “lack of consistency” in journey times.

# irish-rail - Friday 20 October, 2017

Trains between Pearse and Grand Canal delayed after bridge struck

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

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

'Unless the government allocate funds... there is no easy solution': Irish Rail responds to overcrowding complaint

A customer care representative said that more funding was needed to reduce overcrowding.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Hours-long delays on Irish Rail intercity routes as the Ophelia fallout continues

Cork-Dublin trains are running between two and three hours behind schedule this evening.

# irish-rail - Monday 16 October, 2017

Ophelia transport update: No buses or trains in the country until tomorrow at the earliest

The Luas will also not operate tomorrow morning.

# irish-rail - Monday 2 October, 2017

Train delays on northern line as emergency services attend incident

Customers are being told that Dublin Bus are accepting rail tickets.

# irish-rail - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Trumpets, tiaras, and trainspotting notebooks - a journey through Irish Rail's lost and found

Connolly Station in Dublin deals with a truly heroic amount of lost and found items on a daily basis.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks

The NBRU said its members were “furious” with Irish Rail’s refusal to increase staff pay.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Dart delayed on northbound and southbound routes after truck hits bridge

Images show a loaded truck stopped at the bridge next to Grand Canal Dock station.

# irish-rail - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Can't afford to buy a car? A car-sharing firm is rolling out across Ireland

Dublin-based GoCar will double its fleet next year.

'We won't let go': Irish Rail is convinced the long-delayed Dart Underground will go ahead

Peter Muldoon, the project head, says it would allow high-rise building in Dublin city.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge The new piano in Pearse Station has been brightening many a Dubliner's day Pia-pia-piano

The new piano in Pearse Station has been brightening many a Dubliner's day

Music makes the people come together, as Madonna once said.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

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

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

# irish-rail - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge 17 things that are quicker than Irish Rail wifi Wiffy

17 things that are quicker than Irish Rail wifi

What are we supposed to do to pass the time? Read?

# irish-rail - Friday 8 September, 2017

Train delays in Dublin after truck hits bridge at Amiens Street

Services between Connolly Station and Tara Street were suspended earlier.

# irish-rail - Thursday 7 September, 2017

There's a new piano in Pearse Station and people are being encouraged to play it

Irish Rail has installed the decorated piano on the southbound platform of the station.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'It could have tragic consequences': Teenagers have been spotted 'train surfing' on the Dart

Two teenagers were photographed standing between two carriages on a moving Dart at the Killester station.

'The instrument is there for everyone': A piano is being permanently installed at Pearse Station

Anyone will be able to play the new piano, which will be installed on Thursday.

# irish-rail - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Limerick to Ennis train line reopens after injured cow is removed

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

# irish-rail - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

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

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

# irish-rail - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

A third of all injuries on Irish Rail were at the gap between platforms and trains

There’s also been a rise in the number of train derailments in the past three years.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

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

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

# irish-rail - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Irish Rail is fixing up 28 train carriages to get them back in service

The carriages have been out of action for six years.

# irish-rail - Monday 24 July, 2017

Train services delayed after bin truck damages crossing barrier

Irish Rail said the truck failed to stop at the barriers.

# irish-rail - Friday 21 July, 2017

'I just felt really embarrassed': Calls to end Irish Rail 24 hour notice for people with disabilities

Earlier this month, a wheelchair user had to wait 15 minutes for Irish Rail to help her exit a train.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'I was driven to tears': Wheelchair user forced to wait on Dart for 15 minutes for help to get off train

Saoirse Smith said that she felt “like a burden” while she waited to receive assistance.

# irish-rail - Monday 10 July, 2017

Delays to trains through Connolly after truck hits Amiens St Bridge for second time today

Services have resumed through Connolly, with delays of up to half an hour expected.

# irish-rail - Monday 3 July, 2017

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

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

# irish-rail - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Tractor ploughing through level crossing in Kildare causes major delays for commuters

There was massive disruption to services between Sligo and Maynooth this evening.