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# public-transport - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Dublin adults over 10 times more likely to rely on public transport than those in rural areas
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

Dublin adults over 10 times more likely to rely on public transport than those in rural areas

Apr 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 7,488 Views 29 Comments

The report found that just one in 10 older adults in Ireland relied on public transport.

# public-transport - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Column: 'I'm challenging the decision makers here to spend 24 hours in my wheelchair'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Column: 'I'm challenging the decision makers here to spend 24 hours in my wheelchair'

Apr 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 370 Views 37 Comments

It’s time Ireland’s 40,000 wheelchair users had equality too, writes Sean O’Kelly.

# public-transport - Sunday 19 March, 2017

From tomorrow, you won't be able to turn onto Eden Quay from O'Connell Bridge
# An Chéad Staid Eile
# An Chéad Staid Eile

From tomorrow, you won't be able to turn onto Eden Quay from O'Connell Bridge

Mar 19th 2017, 9:15 AM 37,249 Views 71 Comments

The permanent change will kick in from tomorrow.

# public-transport - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Gardaí to monitor public transport in bid to seize alcohol from underage Patrick's Day drinkers
# Keeping Sketch
# Keeping Sketch

Gardaí to monitor public transport in bid to seize alcohol from underage Patrick's Day drinkers

Mar 16th 2017, 6:05 AM 13,426 Views 19 Comments

Over 1,100 gardaí will police the capital on the day.

# public-transport - Sunday 5 February, 2017

FactCheck: Which public transport services get the most state funding?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Which public transport services get the most state funding?

Feb 5th 2017, 7:00 PM 26,126 Views 85 Comments

AAA-PBP TD Brid Smith says the state gives more per journey to rail and tram services than it does to buses. We put her claim to the test.

# public-transport - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

The 17 little frustrations of using a Leap Card
# Take A Running Leap
From The Daily Edge
# Take A Running Leap

The 17 little frustrations of using a Leap Card

Jan 31st 2017, 9:30 PM 24,505 Views 8 Comments

*jolts awake in the middle of the night* “I FORGOT TO TOP UP MY LEAP!”

# public-transport - Monday 30 January, 2017

Opinion: 'A €6 charge isn't enough. What about a €24 annual fee for those with free travel passes?'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Opinion: 'A €6 charge isn't enough. What about a €24 annual fee for those with free travel passes?'

Jan 30th 2017, 6:30 AM 869 Views 151 Comments

I, and many others with a disability, would be more than willing to pay a small service fee each year to address accessibility issues, writes Stephen Cluskey.

# public-transport - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Poll: Do you use Bus Éireann?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use Bus Éireann?

Jan 10th 2017, 7:39 PM 25,802 Views 83 Comments

The company is facing insolvency.

# public-transport - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Despite a year of strike threats, we took millions more journeys on public transport
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

Despite a year of strike threats, we took millions more journeys on public transport

Jan 5th 2017, 6:35 PM 7,470 Views 22 Comments

The NTA said the 2016 passenger figures show a “clear demand for a safe, efficient and reliable public transport service”.

# public-transport - Friday 30 December, 2016

Inaccurate 'real time' information and food defrosting: Why people get angry at Bus Éireann
# Complaints
# Complaints

Inaccurate 'real time' information and food defrosting: Why people get angry at Bus Éireann

Dec 30th 2016, 10:15 PM 27,804 Views 47 Comments

One passenger described the ‘real time’ system as “more like random number generators as they are never accurate”.

# public-transport - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'You'll look like a God': How people thought the Luas dispute could be solved
# Complaints
# Complaints

'You'll look like a God': How people thought the Luas dispute could be solved

Dec 27th 2016, 6:30 AM 11,434 Views 6 Comments

Here’s what members of the public thought about the strike – one of the biggest talking points of 2016.

# public-transport - Monday 19 December, 2016

Travelling over Christmas? Here's what public transport will be running
# Getting Home For Christmas
# Getting Home For Christmas

Travelling over Christmas? Here's what public transport will be running

Dec 19th 2016, 6:30 AM 16,039 Views 10 Comments

Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Luas and Iarnród Éireann have all released Christmas schedules for their services

# public-transport - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Unions 'dismayed and angry' about Bus Éireann's approach to pay talks
# Bus Stop
# Bus Stop

Unions 'dismayed and angry' about Bus Éireann's approach to pay talks

Dec 6th 2016, 6:20 PM 19,959 Views 120 Comments

Earlier, Transport Minister Shane Ross said the company’s financial situation is “fairly bleak”.

# 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 27,576 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 12,078 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 15,754 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 14,484 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 19,054 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 19,878 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 28,343 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 16,843 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 26,960 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 11,786 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 32,867 Views 170 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 39,752 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 6,095 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 10,281 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
# Sponsored By Leap Card
# Sponsored By Leap Card

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

Feb 26th 2016, 3:48 PM 40,748 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 8,011 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 22,024 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 45,549 Views 151 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 40,863 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 5,297 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 100 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 15,421 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 26,120 Views 11 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 13,589 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 16,235 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 21,145 Views 19 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 18,873 Views 50 Comments

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