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# transport - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Taxi drivers say Dublin city restrictions are hindering transport for people with disabilities
# Transport
# Transport

Taxi drivers say Dublin city restrictions are hindering transport for people with disabilities

May 27th 2018, 10:00 PM 15,107 Views 46 Comments

Tourists have also been complaining about the shortage of taxis in the city centre and the fact that they can’t always be dropped right to their destination.

# transport - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

People are paying an extra €114,000 to live near the Dart or Luas
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

People are paying an extra €114,000 to live near the Dart or Luas

May 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 18,557 Views 18 Comments

The most expensive house prices are in Sandymount, Lansdowne Road and Sydney Parade.

# transport - Monday 21 May, 2018

Fire damage results in major DART disruption between Dalkey and Greystones all week
# Fire Damage
# Fire Damage

Fire damage results in major DART disruption between Dalkey and Greystones all week

May 21st 2018, 7:58 AM 10,042 Views 9 Comments

Today there will be no DART service between Bray and Greystones.

# transport - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Calls to 'defend' Dublin Bus brand as blue and yellow colours to be phased out
# Home Strip
# Home Strip

Calls to 'defend' Dublin Bus brand as blue and yellow colours to be phased out

May 16th 2018, 4:09 PM 43,616 Views 113 Comments

John Lahart TD says the branding is “iconic” and should be protected.

# transport - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'You're letting down the people of Kerry': TDs get in shouting match over new rural bus service
# Rowdy Scenes
# Rowdy Scenes

'You're letting down the people of Kerry': TDs get in shouting match over new rural bus service

May 9th 2018, 10:50 PM 28,753 Views 78 Comments

Danny Healy-Rae got into a shouting match with Minister Brendan Griffin this evening.

# transport - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'A load of nonsense': Michael Healy-Rae clashes with Shane Ross over new rural bus service scheme
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

'A load of nonsense': Michael Healy-Rae clashes with Shane Ross over new rural bus service scheme

May 8th 2018, 10:45 PM 30,198 Views 43 Comments

The local link bus scheme is going to run from 6pm to 11pm in a pilot project across 50 routes in 19 counties.

# transport - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Gaelscoil raises 'grave health concerns' over plan to use grounds for Metrolink supplies
# Building Material
# Building Material

Gaelscoil raises 'grave health concerns' over plan to use grounds for Metrolink supplies

Apr 25th 2018, 2:47 PM 16,499 Views 25 Comments

Metrolink proposals were up for discussion in the Transport Oireachtas Committee this afternoon.

# transport - 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 11,121 Views 8 Comments

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

# transport - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

GAA club asks members not to get involved in political campaigns to save its home from Metrolink route
# Na Fianna
# Na Fianna

GAA club asks members not to get involved in political campaigns to save its home from Metrolink route

Mar 28th 2018, 6:10 AM 31,122 Views 31 Comments

“Any campaign currently ongoing using the Na Fianna logo is not doing so at the request or on behalf of Na Fianna.”

# transport - Friday 23 March, 2018

Poll: Do you think the MetroLink will be built on time?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the MetroLink will be built on time?

Mar 23rd 2018, 9:30 AM 28,730 Views 85 Comments

The high-frequency, electric rail service is planned to be open to the public from 2027, according to the National Transport Authority.

# transport - Thursday 22 March, 2018

The 'Metro North' is now the MetroLink - here's what it'll look like
# On Track
# On Track

The 'Metro North' is now the MetroLink - here's what it'll look like

Mar 22nd 2018, 2:06 PM 92,786 Views 155 Comments

There will be a total of 15 new Metro stations as part of the €3-billion development.

# transport - 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 32,754 Views 12 Comments

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

# transport - Saturday 17 March, 2018

'It doesn't feel safe': There's been an increase in complaints about Luas overcrowding
# Green Line
# Green Line

'It doesn't feel safe': There's been an increase in complaints about Luas overcrowding

Mar 17th 2018, 10:00 PM 30,015 Views 66 Comments

Luas delays, breakdowns, and signal faults have become more frequent in recent months, according to passengers.

# transport - Monday 5 March, 2018

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues
# Impassable
# Impassable

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues

Mar 5th 2018, 3:20 PM 35,008 Views 25 Comments

The east of the country is worst affected.

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 10,814 Views 8 Comments

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

# transport - 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 118,515 Views 30 Comments

Transport options are gradually, slowly, returning to normal.

Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting
# Garda Resources
# Garda Resources

Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting

Mar 3rd 2018, 11:11 AM 72,888 Views 0 Comments

The request was not met and just one four-wheel drive vehicle was available last night.

# transport - Friday 2 March, 2018

What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now

Mar 2nd 2018, 10:45 PM 79,536 Views 50 Comments

The transport services said that these were subject to change depending on the severity of the weather in the morning.

Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:37 AM 56,905 Views 14 Comments

A status red snow-ice warning will remain in place for Munster, Leinster and Galway until 6pm.

# transport - Thursday 1 March, 2018

All trains and Dublin Buses off until Saturday, some Bus Éireann services may return tomorrow
# Transport
# Transport

All trains and Dublin Buses off until Saturday, some Bus Éireann services may return tomorrow

Mar 1st 2018, 4:49 PM 54,667 Views 39 Comments

Public transport will come to a literal standstill for at least a day and a half this afternoon.

# transport - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Dublin Bus is changing another 10 routes to avoid College Green in the city centre
# Traffic Woes
# Traffic Woes

Dublin Bus is changing another 10 routes to avoid College Green in the city centre

Feb 20th 2018, 6:00 PM 36,315 Views 56 Comments

The NTA said these changes are in order to cater for an increase in the number of longer Luas trams and tourist season.

# transport - Monday 19 February, 2018

Luas says it has fixed the broken real-time displays at all of its stops
# Peak Times
# Peak Times

Luas says it has fixed the broken real-time displays at all of its stops

Feb 19th 2018, 4:05 PM 16,640 Views 14 Comments

The issue is one of a number that have been identified since the Luas Cross City was introduced.

# transport - Friday 16 February, 2018

Luas extensions, light rail to Cork and high-density housing: Project Ireland 2040 has high hopes
# Project Ireland 2040
# Project Ireland 2040

Luas extensions, light rail to Cork and high-density housing: Project Ireland 2040 has high hopes

Feb 16th 2018, 12:00 PM 31,033 Views 111 Comments

Full details on the projects which will go ahead in the next 10 years will be revealed later today.

# transport - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Quiz: Luas trams and horseless carriages - what year did these Irish transport milestones occur?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Luas trams and horseless carriages - what year did these Irish transport milestones occur?

Feb 11th 2018, 10:30 AM 16,707 Views 16 Comments

From Irish Rail to Dublin Bus. From motor cars to motorways.

# transport - Thursday 8 February, 2018

New longer Luas tram blocks traffic after its back carriage sticks out past O'Connell Bridge
# Jutting Out
# Jutting Out

New longer Luas tram blocks traffic after its back carriage sticks out past O'Connell Bridge

Feb 8th 2018, 5:04 PM 55,221 Views 139 Comments

The end of the tram jutted out into the quays after it stopped on the bridge.

# transport - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

The famous Jonathan Swift ferry that runs from Dublin to Holyhead is being sold
# Sold
# Sold

The famous Jonathan Swift ferry that runs from Dublin to Holyhead is being sold

Jan 30th 2018, 12:35 PM 23,878 Views 19 Comments

Irish Continental Group is offloading the vessel for over €15m.

# transport - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Coach tour companies say EU rules on drivers' breaks are 'fracturing' their business
# Transport
# Transport

Coach tour companies say EU rules on drivers' breaks are 'fracturing' their business

Jan 25th 2018, 5:53 PM 1,197 Views 0 Comments

Lobbyists are pushing for an overhaul of the current regulations.

# transport - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

DublinBikes is getting fifteen new stations around the city
# Expansion
# Expansion

DublinBikes is getting fifteen new stations around the city

Jan 24th 2018, 11:00 AM 22,337 Views 46 Comments

Most of the new stations are located in Dublin’s north inner city.

# transport - Monday 15 January, 2018

Virgin Trains to resume selling Daily Mail after strong criticism
# Free To Choose
# Free To Choose

Virgin Trains to resume selling Daily Mail after strong criticism

Jan 15th 2018, 5:19 PM 14,310 Views 37 Comments

“We must not ever be seen to be censoring what our customers read and influencing their freedom of choice,” he has said.

# transport - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Three decades after opening, Knock Airport reported its busiest year ever
# Mayo Power
# Mayo Power

Three decades after opening, Knock Airport reported its busiest year ever

Jan 11th 2018, 2:47 PM 258 Views 0 Comments

The Mayo hub reached the 750,000-passenger mark in 2017.

# transport - Sunday 7 January, 2018

5 ways you can take the pain out of international business travel
# Tourism
From Business ETC
# Tourism

5 ways you can take the pain out of international business travel

Jan 7th 2018, 2:00 PM 1,094 Views 0 Comments

From how to pack your bags to coping with jet lag, here are some tips for avoiding travel woes.

# transport - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Construction of motorway to connect Dublin to Derry to begin this year
# North To South
# North To South

Construction of motorway to connect Dublin to Derry to begin this year

Jan 6th 2018, 7:00 AM 32,220 Views 55 Comments

The project is the biggest road project ever undertaken in Northern Ireland.

# transport - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

A new €160m ferry between Dublin and Holyhead will be the biggest of its kind in the world
# Bigger Boat
# Bigger Boat

A new €160m ferry between Dublin and Holyhead will be the biggest of its kind in the world

Jan 3rd 2018, 10:57 AM 32,842 Views 50 Comments

The vessel will be able to hold 1,500 cars and over 300 trucks.

# transport - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence
# Shane Ross
# Shane Ross

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence

Jan 2nd 2018, 2:10 PM 25,242 Views 148 Comments

Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.

# transport - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Over 200 new wheelchair accessible taxis added to the fleet in 2017
# Transport
# Transport

Over 200 new wheelchair accessible taxis added to the fleet in 2017

Dec 30th 2017, 10:30 PM 9,808 Views 45 Comments

Grant funding of more than €1,700,000 was provided by the National Transport Authority to help drivers with funding.

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 32,152 Views 42 Comments

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

# transport - Friday 29 December, 2017

'I asked myself, why should I stay as CEO? The only reasons were control, ego and power'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'I asked myself, why should I stay as CEO? The only reasons were control, ego and power'

Dec 29th 2017, 6:00 PM 1,731 Views 0 Comments

Former aviation boss Pádraig Ó Céidigh delivers some of his life lessons in leadership.

# transport - Thursday 28 December, 2017

An office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground has been knocked back
# Building And Property
From Business ETC
# Building And Property

An office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground has been knocked back

Dec 28th 2017, 6:08 PM 4,679 Views 0 Comments

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

'It's a TRACKING app, where did those four minutes go?': Complaints made about Dublin Bus
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

'It's a TRACKING app, where did those four minutes go?': Complaints made about Dublin Bus

Dec 28th 2017, 12:00 PM 42,121 Views 62 Comments

Some people took issue with proposed changes to public transport in the capital, while others complained about alleged dangerous driving.

# transport - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump
# Trump Express
# Trump Express

Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump

Dec 27th 2017, 1:44 PM 15,596 Views 80 Comments

The announcement comes after Trump’s controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.