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# transport - Friday 29 March, 2019

FactCheck: Was there a plan to close the Luas Green Line for up to four years to construct the Metrolink?
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

FactCheck: Was there a plan to close the Luas Green Line for up to four years to construct the Metrolink?

Mar 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 18,343 Views 34 Comments

The Minister for Transport was among those to make the claim.

# transport - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

NTA confirms new Metrolink route will terminate at Charlemont stop
# Curtailed
# Curtailed

NTA confirms new Metrolink route will terminate at Charlemont stop

Updated Mar 26th 2019, 5:34 PM 62,868 Views 86 Comments

The proposed route to Sandyford would have meant prolonged disruption to the Luas line.

GAA club will not lose pitch after revised Metrolink plans but soccer club will be affected
# Dublin
# Dublin

GAA club will not lose pitch after revised Metrolink plans but soccer club will be affected

Mar 26th 2019, 4:14 PM 20,273 Views 29 Comments

Na Fianna’s home pitch at Mobhi Road will be left alone but Home Farm FC will see some disruption.

# transport - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Three Dublin Bus routes to be operated by Go-Ahead from Sunday

Three Dublin Bus routes to be operated by Go-Ahead from Sunday

Mar 23rd 2019, 1:45 PM 51,945 Views 66 Comments

Go-Ahead Ireland won a contract in 2017 to operate 10% of routes previously operated by Dublin Bus.

# transport - Thursday 21 March, 2019

FAI offers to bring forward John Delaney's Oireachtas hearing
# Development
From The42
# Development

FAI offers to bring forward John Delaney's Oireachtas hearing

Mar 21st 2019, 3:12 PM 17,073 Views 0 Comments

The association’s chief executive is likely to come under scrutiny, after it emerged he gave a €100,000 loan to the association in 2017.

# transport - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Nine people taken to hospital after collision between Luas and bus
# Red Line
# Red Line

Nine people taken to hospital after collision between Luas and bus

Updated Mar 16th 2019, 10:12 AM 66,119 Views 116 Comments

A number of diversions are in place and emergency services are at the scene.

# transport - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Shane Ross apologises for saying Sinn Féin TD was ‘like a donkey’
# Green Card
# Green Card

Shane Ross apologises for saying Sinn Féin TD was ‘like a donkey’

Updated Mar 6th 2019, 6:30 PM 34,501 Views 85 Comments

Imelda Munster accused the minister of resorting to name-calling, while Ross says the statement was an analogy.

# transport - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Nurse who saved unconscious bus driver describes 'frightening' ordeal for passengers
# Hero
# Hero

Nurse who saved unconscious bus driver describes 'frightening' ordeal for passengers

Mar 5th 2019, 3:21 PM 40,664 Views 43 Comments

The nurse managed to stop the bus when it went out of control and then started CPR on the driver.

'A non-runner': Ross dismisses idea of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

'A non-runner': Ross dismisses idea of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work

Updated Mar 5th 2019, 10:50 AM 22,879 Views 103 Comments

The Sunday Business Post reported that the government is set to examine such proposal.

# transport - Saturday 16 February, 2019

It would cost an extra €600 million a year to make public transport free in Ireland
# Non-runner
# Non-runner

It would cost an extra €600 million a year to make public transport free in Ireland

Feb 16th 2019, 8:30 AM 29,325 Views 101 Comments

While outlining the figures involved, Shane Ross effectively ruled out such a possibility.

# transport - Friday 8 February, 2019

'It is essentially a car park': Calls for fast-tracking of N11 upgrades
# Tailbacks
# Tailbacks

'It is essentially a car park': Calls for fast-tracking of N11 upgrades

Feb 8th 2019, 6:15 AM 34,998 Views 66 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly says progress has been slow with no serious capital investment.

# transport - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'Residents are really pissed off': Dublin City Council plans expansion of city parking zones into suburbs
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

'Residents are really pissed off': Dublin City Council plans expansion of city parking zones into suburbs

Jan 30th 2019, 10:45 PM 29,975 Views 64 Comments

The proposals come amid plans to raise parking charges across the city for the first time in over a decade.

# transport - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Ryanair hopes to kill off weaker rivals with low fares and excess capacity - but they keep hanging on
# Transport
# Transport

Ryanair hopes to kill off weaker rivals with low fares and excess capacity - but they keep hanging on

Jan 26th 2019, 7:15 AM 20,985 Views 27 Comments

The low-cost airline recently announced its second profit warning in three months.

# transport - Saturday 19 January, 2019

National Transport Authority 'actively considering' 24-hour Dublin Bus service from Dublin Airport
# Night Link
# Night Link

National Transport Authority 'actively considering' 24-hour Dublin Bus service from Dublin Airport

Jan 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 28,912 Views 39 Comments

Calls have been made for the introduction of the service after a 24-hour service commenced in Cork last week.

# transport - Friday 18 January, 2019

Nine Dublin Bus routes to be operated by Go Ahead from Sunday onwards
# Tag Off
# Tag Off

Nine Dublin Bus routes to be operated by Go Ahead from Sunday onwards

Jan 18th 2019, 3:20 PM 51,599 Views 84 Comments

The change aims to bring about improvements in frequency and service levels.

Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats
# Cork
# Cork

Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats

Jan 18th 2019, 6:15 AM 78,815 Views 23 Comments

The discovery was made on the 233 service from Cork to Macroom on Monday morning.

# transport - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Harris tells public and pharmacies NOT to stockpile medicines for no-deal Brexit
# No Deal
# No Deal

Harris tells public and pharmacies NOT to stockpile medicines for no-deal Brexit

Jan 15th 2019, 7:50 PM 14,011 Views 25 Comments

The Irish government published contingency plans on medicines, transport and the Common Travel Area.

# transport - Friday 11 January, 2019

Pearse and Tara Street stations close this weekend for roof repairs
# Heads Up
# Heads Up

Pearse and Tara Street stations close this weekend for roof repairs

Jan 11th 2019, 11:00 PM 11,090 Views 6 Comments

There will be bus transfers available between Connolly and Bray for Connolly/Rosslare Europort services.

# transport - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 10,852 Views 11 Comments

No services on Christmas Day of course, but here’s what else you need to know.

# transport - Monday 3 December, 2018

Union fears privatisation as Bus Éireann routes 101, 101x and 133 to be put out to tender
# Transport
# Transport

Union fears privatisation as Bus Éireann routes 101, 101x and 133 to be put out to tender

Dec 3rd 2018, 8:00 PM 20,213 Views 58 Comments

The NTA first announced its intentions to put routes up for competitive tender in October.

# transport - Monday 19 November, 2018

Woman stabbed at 'isolated, unlit' Dublin bus stop
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Woman stabbed at 'isolated, unlit' Dublin bus stop

Nov 19th 2018, 7:53 AM 46,472 Views 34 Comments

The woman’s handbag was stolen during the incident.

# transport - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

A pinch more salt: €700k is being spent to increase our winter salt supplies
# Winter Ready
# Winter Ready

A pinch more salt: €700k is being spent to increase our winter salt supplies

Nov 7th 2018, 6:56 PM 7,002 Views 20 Comments

That’s an extra 58,000 tonnes of salt.

# transport - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Another delay for Metrolink as public consultation results pushed back
# Delays
# Delays

Another delay for Metrolink as public consultation results pushed back

Updated Oct 30th 2018, 9:02 PM 27,801 Views 53 Comments

“We now expect to update stakeholders and hold the second non-statutory consultation early in the New Year.”

# transport - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Several roads closed as 20,000 people take part in Dublin Marathon
# Diversions
# Diversions

Several roads closed as 20,000 people take part in Dublin Marathon

Oct 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 22,450 Views 19 Comments

Some public transport services will also be affected.

# transport - Monday 22 October, 2018

Bus Éireann charges almost double what NI company does for the exact same Dublin-Belfast service
# Price Difference
# Price Difference

Bus Éireann charges almost double what NI company does for the exact same Dublin-Belfast service

Oct 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 42,527 Views 68 Comments

Translink and Bus Éireann both share operations of the Dublin to Belfast X1 and X2A bus service.

# transport - Friday 12 October, 2018

Rail services getting back to normal after Storm Callum - but flights and ferries disrupted
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

Rail services getting back to normal after Storm Callum - but flights and ferries disrupted

Updated Oct 12th 2018, 10:47 AM 38,945 Views 16 Comments

Here’s the latest on the transport situation in the wake of stormy weather overnight.

# transport - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Ireland's biggest hotel group says its Dublin staff don't feel safe cycling to work
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Ireland's biggest hotel group says its Dublin staff don't feel safe cycling to work

Oct 6th 2018, 8:00 AM 24,223 Views 107 Comments

Dalata wrote to ask Transport Minister Shane Ross to press on with a plan for more bike paths.

# transport - Thursday 20 September, 2018

The Luas Green Line won't return to full service until tomorrow
# Storm Damage
# Storm Damage

The Luas Green Line won't return to full service until tomorrow

Updated Sep 20th 2018, 1:42 PM 24,261 Views 20 Comments

“Extensive” damage was done to Luas overhead lines during Storm Ali.

# transport - Friday 14 September, 2018

The Green Party want more 'kiss and ride' zones around the country (but it's not what you think)
# Commuter Charter
# Commuter Charter

The Green Party want more 'kiss and ride' zones around the country (but it's not what you think)

Sep 14th 2018, 9:22 PM 26,391 Views 75 Comments

‘Kiss and ride’ zones are designed to allow drivers to stop and drop off or pick up people for a maximum of a few minutes.

# transport - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Plans for dramatic cut to bus services in Dublin village has locals on the streets
# Save Our Bus
# Save Our Bus

Plans for dramatic cut to bus services in Dublin village has locals on the streets

Aug 28th 2018, 6:25 AM 48,300 Views 58 Comments

Bus frequency in Chapelizod could go from every five minutes to every thirty.

# transport - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Going to the pope's Mass today? Here's what you need to know
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Going to the pope's Mass today? Here's what you need to know

Aug 26th 2018, 6:30 AM 33,475 Views 35 Comments

About 500,000 people are expected to attend the event.

# transport - Monday 6 August, 2018

€1.5 million announced for Irish teams preparing for Olympics and world championships
# Winners
# Winners

€1.5 million announced for Irish teams preparing for Olympics and world championships

Aug 6th 2018, 1:29 PM 25,572 Views 47 Comments

Minister Shane Ross made the announcement today.

# transport - Sunday 5 August, 2018

The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

The more you break the speed limit the more you'll be punished under new law

Aug 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 42,837 Views 96 Comments

Transport Minister Shane Ross said he hopes to have a general scheme for the legislation ready by Christmas.

# transport - Friday 3 August, 2018

Disability advocate says 'it's time to put up or shut up' as she joins board of Irish Rail
# Suzy Byrne
# Suzy Byrne

Disability advocate says 'it's time to put up or shut up' as she joins board of Irish Rail

Aug 3rd 2018, 3:59 PM 20,145 Views 41 Comments

Suzy Byrne is one of five people with experience of disability issues to join transport boards.

# transport - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

'If that was a dress I'd rip it off': €600 for bus driver dismissed after complaint about children's escort
# WRC
# WRC

'If that was a dress I'd rip it off': €600 for bus driver dismissed after complaint about children's escort

Aug 1st 2018, 6:00 AM 106,589 Views 18 Comments

The issue arose after the driver complained about the behaviour of the school caretaker during his bus run.

# transport - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Ireland’s new plan for greenways has just been announced
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

Ireland’s new plan for greenways has just been announced

Jul 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 72,016 Views 105 Comments

The long-term strategy is backed by a fund of €53 million for the years 2019 to 2021.

# transport - Monday 16 July, 2018

Assaults, muggings, sexual harassment: Is it time for Ireland's own transport police service?
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Assaults, muggings, sexual harassment: Is it time for Ireland's own transport police service?

Jul 16th 2018, 6:10 AM 18,113 Views 21 Comments

The Transport Minister is seeking opinions from the heads of the transport providers on the current measures in place to deal with crime on the network.

# transport - Monday 9 July, 2018

'Filibustering is parliamentary vandalism': Ross says TDs against drink-driving laws are not representing rural Ireland
# Road Traffic Bill
# Road Traffic Bill

'Filibustering is parliamentary vandalism': Ross says TDs against drink-driving laws are not representing rural Ireland

Jul 9th 2018, 5:22 PM 16,765 Views 85 Comments

As the controversial legislation passed in the Dáil last week, TD Danny Healy-Rae shouted: “This is sad day for rural Ireland.”

# transport - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Eamon Ryan: Open letter to Shane Ross on the need for a review of the Metrolink design
# Read Me
# Read Me

Eamon Ryan: Open letter to Shane Ross on the need for a review of the Metrolink design

Jun 27th 2018, 10:00 AM 22,330 Views 69 Comments

“Closing all the roads and pedestrian crossings along the Luas line, will divide every local community between Beechwood and Sandyford.”

# transport - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Council urged to stop 'Mickey Mouse' road patch-ups and invest in full improvement plan
# Cork City
# Cork City

Council urged to stop 'Mickey Mouse' road patch-ups and invest in full improvement plan

Jun 24th 2018, 8:30 PM 28,660 Views 58 Comments

One councillor said people have damaged their cars trying to avoid potholes on some of the roads.