What do I need to know about the Irish Rail strike?

Many thousands of commuters face disruption on Wednesday 1st November due to a strike called by Irish Rail unions. HOW LONG WILL THE STRIKE LAST? In addition to Wednesday 1st November, further strike action is planned for 7th, 14th and 23rd November, and 8th December. There’s no guarantee that these will go ahead; however, it’s […]

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What do I need to know about the Irish Rail strike?

Many thousands of commuters face disruption on Wednesday 1st November due to a strike called by Irish Rail unions. HOW LONG WILL THE STRIKE LAST? In addition to Wednesday 1st November, further strike action is planned for 7th, 14th and 23rd November, and 8th December. There’s no guarantee that these will go ahead; however, it’s […]

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Leap Card launches ‘kids go free’ scheme

Summer is here, which means school holidays and endless opportunities for hopping onto a bus, tram or train and getting out and about. And if you or your kids are under 19 years old, there’s some very good news in the form of Leap Card’s Kids Go Free scheme. From today (3rd July) until Sunday […]

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Public transport in Ireland: June Bank Holiday 2017

Photo by Flickr user calflier001, used under CC-BY-SA-2.0 licence Compiled by Lauren Beehan and Chris Jones If you’re planning to be out and about over the June Bank Holiday weekend, you can expect changes to public transport schedules. We’ve compiled the major alterations for Dublin Bus, Luas, Irish Rail (including DART) and Bus Éireann. As always on a […]

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Irish Rail users faced with bus transfers

Irish Rail users travelling to and from Limerick this June will face disruption due to major signalling works. Bus transfers will be in operation on all services to and from Colbert Station in Limerick City.
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Summer works to affect Irish Rail services

Main photo – used under CC0 License Irish Rail users on Saturday services to and from Dublin Heuston can expect some disruption over the summer due to planned engineering works between Hazelhatch and Thurles on the Dublin/Cork line. Works will not take place during August, or on Saturdays of major events like sports fixtures and concerts. […]

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Commuter news round-up

Disruption to the Luas Red Line Luas Red Line passengers can expect disruption between 7am and 10am on Sunday 12th March as stops between Drimnagh and James’s will be closed for engineering works. A replacement bus service will serve stops from Blackhorse to Heuston instead. A valid Luas ticket is required to travel on this […]

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Disruption to some Irish Rail services due to flooding

Carrick-on-Shannon to Longford section of Sligo to Dublin rail line According to Iarnród Éireann, the Sligo/ Dublin Connolly service between Longford and Carrick-on-Shannon is expected to remain closed due to flooding until at least Saturday (12th). The line has been closed since Sunday 6th Dec. Alternative arrangements are in place for the following services as […]

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Public transport over Christmas: what do I need to know?

Many of us will be relying on public transport to get out and about over the Christmas and New Year period. If you are hoping to avoid long delays and busy car parks, or to get home late after your Christmas parties, then read on for details of extra services and schedule changes for Dublin Bus, […]

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People with a vision impairment TO blitz Irish Rail with texts over Inadequate Audible announcements on trains.

On Monday 23rd July at 09:30  People with a vision impairment and their supporters will send Hundreds of texts to the press officer of Irish Rail to announce to Irish rail that they are not happy with the persistent poor quality or lack of audible announcements on Irish trains The texts will flood the inboxes […]