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The DART dog will spend Christmas with an Irish Rail employee

The dog was handed in at Malahide DART station last Thursday, after being found on a train.

Search for DART dog's owner continues

This little fella was handed in at Malahide DART station yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Is this your dog? He arrived at Malahide via the Greystones DART Littlest Hobo

Is this your dog? He arrived at Malahide via the Greystones DART

This little fella was handed in at Malahide Dart Station earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Numbers taking buses and trains to work down since 2006 Commuters

Numbers taking buses and trains to work down since 2006

New Census figures show that the numbers in cars and on bikes is up, but mass transit options are less popular than before.

From TheJournal.ie Criminals skimming credit cards of Irish rail passengers Skimming

Criminals skimming credit cards of Irish rail passengers

Gardaí are urging people to be “vigilant and cover your credit card pin numbers”.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers asked to 'take care' in wet road conditions Weather

Drivers asked to 'take care' in wet road conditions

Plus, flooding has affected some DART services.

From TheJournal.ie Woman injured after being struck by DART train DART

Woman injured after being struck by DART train

The incident occurred at around 8pm last night at the Dun Laoghaire DART station.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy overnight rain leads to flooding, delays Weather

Heavy overnight rain leads to flooding, delays

The rain hit much of the country last night, with flooding reported in parts of Cork, Waterford, Wexford and other counties.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar wants to install Wi-Fi across all public transport in 2013 Wireless Travel

Varadkar wants to install Wi-Fi across all public transport in 2013

The Minister has set the target as trials are carried out on some bus and tram services this year.

From TheJournal.ie Commuters stuck on trains as delays cause station back ups Delays

Commuters stuck on trains as delays cause station back ups

Commuter services are resuming through Connolly Station, although DARTs are still suspended between Clontarf Road and Tara Street. Expect significant delays.

From TheJournal.ie DART service resumed between Dun Laoghaire and Bray Delays

DART service resumed between Dun Laoghaire and Bray

However, there are still significant delays reported at Connolly Station due to a DART mechanical fault.

From TheJournal.ie Good news, students: New travelcard will have Leap-style capabilities Great Leap Forward

Good news, students: New travelcard will have Leap-style capabilities

Third level students will be able to use the new style travelcard to get Leap Card fare on transport.

From TheJournal.ie Good news, Dublin commuters: Leap cards can now be topped up at DART stations Getting Around

Good news, Dublin commuters: Leap cards can now be topped up at DART stations

The 53 stations in the Greater Dublin Area have now been upgraded to cater for Leap Cards, eight months after the system was first brought in.

From TheJournal.ie Commuters face 6 percent rise in public transport fares Fare Increase

Commuters face 6 percent rise in public transport fares

CIE said it has to ensure it is in a position to keep providing transport services and can not rule out difficult decisions in the future.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says CIE transport fares could increase Transport

Varadkar says CIE transport fares could increase

However the Minister for Transport said a rise in fares could have a damaging impact on the demand for CIE services.

From TheJournal.ie CIE handed extra €36m ‘to protect public transport’ amid funding fears CIE

CIE handed extra €36m ‘to protect public transport’ amid funding fears

The state-run transport company has been given a funding top-up, though it’s not clear what services have been at risk.

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From TheJournal.ie Blind community to blitz Irish Rail with protest texts Irish Rail

Blind community to blitz Irish Rail with protest texts

Two staffers at Irish Rail are due to be inundated with texts about the poor quality of audible announcements on Irish trains.

From TheJournal.ie Free WiFi for London's Tube stations but DART's is coming soon Wi-fi

Free WiFi for London's Tube stations but DART's is coming soon

London Tube stations to get free Wi-Fi but ours is coming soon, so says Irish Rail.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí appeal for witnesses after five hospitalised in brawl at Forty Foot Investigation

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after five hospitalised in brawl at Forty Foot

One local TD has called for DART activity to be monitored to prevent gangs from congregating in the area.

From TheJournal.ie Full Dart services to run over bank holiday weekend DART

Full Dart services to run over bank holiday weekend

Iarnród Éireann has announced the postponment of engineering works planned for this weekend due to the disruption it would cause over the May Bank Holiday.

From TheJournal.ie Dart service disrupted over bank holiday weekend DART

Dart service disrupted over bank holiday weekend

Engineering works mean disruptions for north Dublin service from Saturday to Monday.

DART SERVICES HAVE been suspended between Howth and Howth Junction this morning. Irish Rail says that a level crossing fault has caused the suspension of services. Dublin Bus are honouring rail tickets, the railway operator says.

From TheJournal.ie Dude, where's my train? Interactive This post contains a poll

Dude, where's my train?

Irish Rail launch interactive map that shows where all their intercity, commuter and DART trains are at any given time…

From TheJournal.ie Iarnród Éireann hails 'record punctuality' in first quarter of 2012 Public Transport

Iarnród Éireann hails 'record punctuality' in first quarter of 2012

39 out of every 40 Intercity journeys reached their destination within 10 minutes of the scheduled arrival time.

Train station mosaics in Bray being pieced together (ahem) In Pieces This post contains images

Train station mosaics in Bray being pieced together (ahem)

New tile mosaics show the Co Wicklow train station through the ages.

From TheJournal.ie Survey: More people cycling and taking Luas to work in Dublin Transport

Survey: More people cycling and taking Luas to work in Dublin

A survey by the Dublin Transport Authority showed that while public transport is still the preferred option, more people are travelling by bicycle and Luas across the ‘canal cordon’ area in Dublin than before.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train Explosion

Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train

The driver of the DART suffered injuries after detonators exploded in the driver’s cabin at Bray station during rush hour this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Iarnród Éireann reduces student intercity fares until April Train Fares

Iarnród Éireann reduces student intercity fares until April

Iarnród Éireann is reducing the cost of intercity train travel for students by up to 47 per cent in some cases.

From TheJournal.ie 35,000 daily trips on Leap cards in first two months Leap Card

35,000 daily trips on Leap cards in first two months

Public transport minister Alan Kelly says there are 57,000 Leap cards in circulation, with only a small number of complaints lodged.

From TheJournal.ie Free WiFi to be installed on DART and Dublin rail services 'by the summer' Good News

Free WiFi to be installed on DART and Dublin rail services 'by the summer'

A major extension of free WiFi on public transport is to be rolled out this year including Bus Éireann, Luas, and possibly Dublin Bus, Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has said.

From TheJournal.ie Dart and Commuter fares set to rise from tomorrow Rail Fares

Dart and Commuter fares set to rise from tomorrow

Ticket prices are going up by an average of 6 per cent on Dart fares and 6.7 per cent for Commuter services.

From TheJournal.ie Delays expected after fatality on northern DART line DART

Delays expected after fatality on northern DART line

The northern commuter line is closed between Howth Junction and Skerries.

INBOUND COMMUTER rail services from Maynooth to Dublin are back running – though with heavy delays – after a signal fault on the line earlier this morning. Services from Maynooth, Sligo, Longford and the Docklands were all disrupted by the fault. Dublin Bus will continue to honour valid tickets for appropriate routes. DART services were unaffected by the cut.

From TheJournal.ie Leap Card goes live today for Dublin commuters Transport

Leap Card goes live today for Dublin commuters

Dublin commuters will now be able to switch between Dublin Bus, Luas, DART and Commuter Rail Services with a single card.

From TheJournal.ie Fare increases announced for Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas passengers Public Transport

Fare increases announced for Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas passengers

The fare hikes are due to take effect in January 2012.

DART AND COMMUTER rail services have resumed between Harmonstown and Howth/Malahide following an earlier suspension. Services were halted shortly after noon after a person was injured on the line near Kilbarrack. Passengers are advised that services will be delayed slightly as a result of the disruption. To keep up to date with services, see @IrishRail on Twitter or visit the news centre on IrishRail.ie.

From TheJournal.ie Integrated ticket for Dublin transport to be introduced 'within weeks' Integrated Ticketing

Integrated ticket for Dublin transport to be introduced 'within weeks'

The National Transport Authority is looking for 500 volunteers to test out the long-awaited ticket before it is officially rolled out for the whole city.

From TheJournal.ie Government denies €200m spent on Metro North is 'money down the drain' Metro North

Government denies €200m spent on Metro North is 'money down the drain'

A Labour TD described the decision to put the project on hold indefinitely as “dreadful” but Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said we don’t have the money.