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#Transport

# 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 21,042 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 28,924 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 51,686 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 78,902 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 14,018 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 11,108 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 11,024 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 20,294 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 46,505 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 7,025 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 27,845 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 22,460 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 42,665 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 38,965 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 24,276 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 24,286 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 26,440 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 48,467 Views 57 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 33,488 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 25,594 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 42,878 Views 98 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 20,216 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 106,710 Views 17 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 72,116 Views 107 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 18,144 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 16,787 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 22,354 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 28,670 Views 58 Comments

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

Commuter bikes take over from cars in Copenhagen but how far behind is Dublin?
# The Danish Way
# The Danish Way

Commuter bikes take over from cars in Copenhagen but how far behind is Dublin?

Jun 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,227 Views 103 Comments

Dublin “behind the Danes” – more people cycling to work in Copenhagen than driving

# transport - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Transport company Go-Ahead to recruit 425 bus drivers and other staff
# Dublin Routes
# Dublin Routes

Transport company Go-Ahead to recruit 425 bus drivers and other staff

Jun 7th 2018, 8:46 AM 19,713 Views 65 Comments

In April, Go-Ahead signed a contract to operate 24 Dublin Bus routes.

# 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 15,162 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 18,597 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 10,057 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 43,731 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 28,769 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 30,215 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 16,617 Views 28 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 11,133 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 31,156 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 28,746 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.