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From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Lucinda Creighton, drownings and a train crash in Paris.

From TheJournal.ie 14 windows smashed on DART carriage by youths Irish Rail

14 windows smashed on DART carriage by youths

Today saw a second incident of window smashing on board a DART train from Howth to Bray.

From TheJournal.ie Planning a trip on public transport in Ireland? There's an app for that Real-time Info

Planning a trip on public transport in Ireland? There's an app for that

There is now a national app that integrates real-time updates for all of Ireland, thanks to the National Transport Authority.

The best and worst things about getting the train in Ireland

The joys of public transport.

Man holds his own silent disco on the Dart Can't Start A Fire This post contains videos

Man holds his own silent disco on the Dart

Even if we’re just dancing on the Dart.

From TheJournal.ie Strong garda presence in Dublin after sun brings hundreds out for beach rave Party Poopers

Strong garda presence in Dublin after sun brings hundreds out for beach rave

Around 7,000 people were invited on Facebook to a party at Sutton Beach, north Dublin this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Delays to traffic and rail services after car smashed through Merrion Gates Merrion Gates

Delays to traffic and rail services after car smashed through Merrion Gates

Merrion Gates will close to all traffic at 2pm today for repair works so drivers should use alternative routes.

VIDEO: Just a dinosaur rapping Dúnmharú ar an Dart Sceitimini áthas This post contains videos

VIDEO: Just a dinosaur rapping Dúnmharú ar an Dart

Junior Cert flashback.

From TheJournal.ie Updated: Snow showers to continue in the east, cold elsewhere Snow

Updated: Snow showers to continue in the east, cold elsewhere

The rest of the country will remain dry and cold with spells of sunshine over western counties.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lady' - the DART dog - now has a place to call home Happy Ending

'Lady' - the DART dog - now has a place to call home

The dog, who had arrived via train at Malahide DART station before Christmas, now has a permanent home.

From TheJournal.ie Update: DART back in operation between Bray and Dún Laoghaire Weather

Update: DART back in operation between Bray and Dún Laoghaire

Meanwhile, heavy snow showers have been reported in Wicklow – leaving some roads impassable.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many people travelled on Ireland's rail network in 2012 Train-ing Day

Here's how many people travelled on Ireland's rail network in 2012

New figures released by Iarnród Éireann show the number of people taking the DART is up but Intercity and Commuter passengers figures are down.

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…