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# public-transport - Thursday 3 November, 2016

National Transport Authority has announced its plans for fare changes on Ireland's public transport
# Ticket Please
# Ticket Please

National Transport Authority has announced its plans for fare changes on Ireland's public transport

Nov 3rd 2016, 1:17 PM 27,506 Views 64 Comments

It covers Luas, Dublin Bus, Iarnród Eireann and Bus Éireann.

# public-transport - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

18 everyday moments that are guaranteed to send you into an irrational rage
# Despite All My Rage
From The Daily Edge
# Despite All My Rage

18 everyday moments that are guaranteed to send you into an irrational rage

Oct 11th 2016, 9:30 PM 12,062 Views 6 Comments

Deep breaths.

# public-transport - Monday 3 October, 2016

The bottom of Dawson Street is now closed to traffic for Luas works
# Luas Cross City
# Luas Cross City

The bottom of Dawson Street is now closed to traffic for Luas works

Oct 3rd 2016, 8:26 PM 15,700 Views 15 Comments

It will be closed for four weeks while works for the Luas Cross City are carried out.

# public-transport - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

15 things that could only happen on Irish public transport
# Onlyinireland
From The Daily Edge
# Onlyinireland

15 things that could only happen on Irish public transport

Sep 21st 2016, 9:30 PM 14,461 Views 4 Comments

The Wild Wild West.

# public-transport - Monday 19 September, 2016

8 of the coolest family days out around the country
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# Sponsored By NTA

8 of the coolest family days out around the country

Sep 19th 2016, 4:24 PM 18,467 Views 19 Comments

Grab the kids, you’re going on an adventure.

# public-transport - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students
# Cutting The Cost
# Cutting The Cost

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students

Sep 13th 2016, 12:15 PM 19,842 Views 59 Comments

That party wants the Tax Saver scheme rolled out to students.

# public-transport - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Poll: Is it time for all-night public transport in Dublin?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Is it time for all-night public transport in Dublin?

Aug 20th 2016, 10:00 AM 28,213 Views 95 Comments

The night Tube trains will run on Victoria and Central lines on Friday and Saturdays between 12.30am and 5.30am.

# public-transport - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Shane Ross says the Dart Underground still might happen
# Out Of The Freezer
# Out Of The Freezer

Shane Ross says the Dart Underground still might happen

Jun 30th 2016, 8:21 AM 16,832 Views 74 Comments

Back in September, Paschal Donohoe said the original €3 billion project was being scrapped.

# public-transport - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Dublin City Council backs call for new Luas trams to be automated
# Strike
# Strike

Dublin City Council backs call for new Luas trams to be automated

Jun 29th 2016, 4:00 PM 26,845 Views 123 Comments

The councillor behind the motion said it doesn’t mean drivers will be fired.

# public-transport - Thursday 23 June, 2016

More and more people are using the train and Luas
# Tag On
# Tag On

More and more people are using the train and Luas

Jun 23rd 2016, 3:19 PM 11,733 Views 37 Comments

Iarnród Éireann and the Luas brought in over €200 million from passenger revenue in 2015.

# public-transport - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

How did it come to this?: The many twists of the never-ending Luas strike
# Pay And Conditions
# Pay And Conditions

How did it come to this?: The many twists of the never-ending Luas strike

May 17th 2016, 9:39 AM 32,630 Views 167 Comments

The ongoing Luas dispute continues to cause headaches for commuters, with more strikes planned.

# public-transport - Friday 6 May, 2016

6 facts you might not have known about Dublin city

6 facts you might not have known about Dublin city

May 6th 2016, 2:59 PM 39,699 Views 64 Comments

It’s gone through some changes down through the years.

# public-transport - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

16 tweets only regular Bus Eireann passengers will appreciate
# Busaras
From The Daily Edge
# Busaras

16 tweets only regular Bus Eireann passengers will appreciate

Apr 5th 2016, 11:20 AM 6,030 Views 1 Comment

Luggage doors operatin’.

# public-transport - Sunday 20 March, 2016

New government needs to act to avoid 'season of transport strikes'
# Commuter Worries
# Commuter Worries

New government needs to act to avoid 'season of transport strikes'

Mar 20th 2016, 2:16 PM 10,273 Views 39 Comments

Luas and Irish Rail workers are looking for pay increases.

# public-transport - Friday 26 February, 2016

6 weird and wonderful things you didn't know about Leap Day
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# Sponsored By Leap Card

6 weird and wonderful things you didn't know about Leap Day

Feb 26th 2016, 3:48 PM 40,729 Views 25 Comments

It’s more than just the worst birthday going, ya know.

# public-transport - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

This hilariously honest train announcement is going super viral
# Ferrero Rocher
From The Daily Edge
# Ferrero Rocher

This hilariously honest train announcement is going super viral

Feb 24th 2016, 5:19 PM 7,999 Views 1 Comment

“We’ve got no toilets, and a trolley service of light refreshments will NOT be provided.”

# public-transport - Friday 19 February, 2016

Luas drivers accused of  'putting a gun to the head' of Workplace Relations Commission
# St Patrick's Day Strike
# St Patrick's Day Strike

Luas drivers accused of 'putting a gun to the head' of Workplace Relations Commission

Feb 19th 2016, 9:05 AM 21,982 Views 152 Comments

The fourth day of strike action is taking place today, with widespread disruption for commuters across Dublin.

# public-transport - Friday 29 January, 2016

Poll: Would you give up a seat on public transport for a pregnant woman or elderly person?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you give up a seat on public transport for a pregnant woman or elderly person?

Jan 29th 2016, 9:19 AM 45,190 Views 154 Comments

Some people think it’s an unwritten rule, while others aren’t so sure.

# public-transport - Monday 25 January, 2016

You can finally top up your Leap card using your phone (but not if you have an iPhone)
# Leaping For Joy
# Leaping For Joy

You can finally top up your Leap card using your phone (but not if you have an iPhone)

Jan 25th 2016, 3:50 PM 40,776 Views 67 Comments

Good news, Android users!

# public-transport - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

There were over 220 million public transport journeys in 2015
# Moving
# Moving

There were over 220 million public transport journeys in 2015

Jan 5th 2016, 1:03 PM 5,289 Views 17 Comments

That’s 7.74 million more than 2014.

# public-transport - Thursday 31 December, 2015

My simple New Year's wish is for my son to live in a truly equal Ireland
# TOM CLONAN
# TOM CLONAN

My simple New Year's wish is for my son to live in a truly equal Ireland

Dec 31st 2015, 8:00 PM 86 Views 15 Comments

One of my boys, Eoghan, suffers from a rare neuromuscular disease. He cannot walk. As a parent, I am becoming increasingly concerned for his future. What will happen to him when I die?

# public-transport - Monday 28 December, 2015

Are our buses and trains next for contactless debit card payments?
# First Contact
# First Contact

Are our buses and trains next for contactless debit card payments?

Dec 28th 2015, 7:45 PM 15,397 Views 44 Comments

Contactless payments are now very much the norm in Ireland for most low-priced retail goods.

# public-transport - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

6 useful hacks to make your Christmas shopping easier
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# Sponsored By Leap Card

6 useful hacks to make your Christmas shopping easier

Dec 15th 2015, 1:33 PM 26,112 Views 10 Comments

You’re making a list, you’re checking it twice…

# public-transport - Friday 11 December, 2015

Going out in Dublin over Christmas? There'll be extra late night buses to bring you home
# Christmas Parties
# Christmas Parties

Going out in Dublin over Christmas? There'll be extra late night buses to bring you home

Dec 11th 2015, 2:28 PM 13,569 Views 29 Comments

The services will cover the greater Dublin area.

# public-transport - 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 16,197 Views 44 Comments

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

# public-transport - Monday 30 November, 2015

The 14 unwritten real rules of Dublin Bus
# Road Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Road Wars

The 14 unwritten real rules of Dublin Bus

Nov 30th 2015, 12:01 PM 20,605 Views 17 Comments

Please observe.

# public-transport - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Irish Rail are making some big changes to the Dart and want to hear from you
# Early And Often
# Early And Often

Irish Rail are making some big changes to the Dart and want to hear from you

Nov 24th 2015, 2:48 PM 18,862 Views 50 Comments

A public consultation is taking place on running six Darts an hour.

# public-transport - Friday 30 October, 2015

Public transport ticket prices are changing - here's what's happening
# Tickets Please
# Tickets Please

Public transport ticket prices are changing - here's what's happening

Oct 30th 2015, 1:49 PM 32,497 Views 161 Comments

Some go up, some go down, some stay the same.

# public-transport - Friday 23 October, 2015

Ex-cop charged with exposing himself on New York subway, then threatening witness with a gun
# Indecent Exposure
# Indecent Exposure

Ex-cop charged with exposing himself on New York subway, then threatening witness with a gun

Oct 23rd 2015, 10:46 PM 17,731 Views 24 Comments

A woman standing next to him on a train platform said she heard a “hissing noise.”

# public-transport - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Poll: Should Luas security guards be able to arrest rowdy passengers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Luas security guards be able to arrest rowdy passengers?

Oct 11th 2015, 5:03 PM 21,566 Views 79 Comments

What do you think?

# public-transport - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Whatever happened to the (original) Metro North?
# Metro-nomy
# Metro-nomy

Whatever happened to the (original) Metro North?

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:15 AM 15,050 Views 49 Comments

Not the new one.

# public-transport - Thursday 1 October, 2015

What food is acceptable to eat on public transport?
# MANK
From The Daily Edge
# MANK

What food is acceptable to eat on public transport?

Oct 1st 2015, 4:49 PM 10,856 Views 3 Comments

Does it have to be cold food? Who judges the smell? It’s a minefield.

# public-transport - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Should motorists be charged more for using the M50 to help ease traffic?
# Commuter Chaos
# Commuter Chaos

Should motorists be charged more for using the M50 to help ease traffic?

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:45 AM 23,482 Views 108 Comments

Here’s what the government plans to do to combat Dublin traffic – and some advice from the Green Party.

# public-transport - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Putting on makeup on public transport - yay or nay?
# Public Primping
From The Daily Edge
# Public Primping

Putting on makeup on public transport - yay or nay?

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:08 PM 6,944 Views 6 Comments

The one piece of public transport etiquette we can’t get to the bottom of.

# public-transport - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Broken down train causes knock-on delays on Heuston line
# Commuter Blues
# Commuter Blues

Broken down train causes knock-on delays on Heuston line

Sep 8th 2015, 5:49 PM 12,867 Views 11 Comments

Commuters were experiencing delays of up to 50 minutes.

# public-transport - Friday 4 September, 2015

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's all you need to know about getting there and back
# Stradbally
# Stradbally

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's all you need to know about getting there and back

Sep 4th 2015, 6:00 AM 18,845 Views 9 Comments

Thousands are heading down to Stradbally for the weekend, which will inevitably mean delays.

# public-transport - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Have a new kid? 'Take them on public transport and roll them around on the floor'
# Immunity
# Immunity

Have a new kid? 'Take them on public transport and roll them around on the floor'

Aug 22nd 2015, 8:30 AM 20,282 Views 40 Comments

That’s what one geneticist thinks.

# public-transport - Thursday 20 August, 2015

This Irish lad sat behind the worst bus passenger ever
# Feet Up
From The Daily Edge
# Feet Up

This Irish lad sat behind the worst bus passenger ever

Aug 20th 2015, 9:15 AM 11,325 Views 7 Comments

PLEASE, no.

# public-transport - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Here are the new options train commuters into Dublin will have from next year
# Changing Trains
# Changing Trains

Here are the new options train commuters into Dublin will have from next year

Aug 18th 2015, 11:48 AM 35,478 Views 80 Comments

The Phoenix Park Tunnel will be open to commuter trains for the first time.

# public-transport - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Dun Laoghaire residents protest against bus route cutbacks
# March
# March

Dun Laoghaire residents protest against bus route cutbacks

Jul 25th 2015, 4:08 PM 18,945 Views 84 Comments

People Before Profit Richard Boyd Barrett said residents across Dun Laoghaire are “absolutely furious” at the proposed cuts.