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How Irish Rail is fighting an ‘alarming increase in erosion’ near vulnerable railway lines
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# Is The Coast Clear?

How Irish Rail is fighting an ‘alarming increase in erosion’ near vulnerable railway lines

Oct 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 32,797 Views 18 Comments
  • Projects to safeguard Irish railways from climate change long-term are at early stages, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Coastal erosion on the south-east line and flooding in Ballycar have been exacerbated by climate change.
  • However, it could be up to 10 years before the measures are fully implemented.
Rail services in Cork impacted today as major works begin at Kent Station
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Rail services in Cork impacted today as major works begin at Kent Station

Oct 16th 2021, 6:30 AM 12,864 Views 7 Comments

Bus transfers will be operating on routes to and from the station.

Iarnród Éireann reports more than 30 incidents at rail crossing so far this year
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# Ród Rage

Iarnród Éireann reports more than 30 incidents at rail crossing so far this year

Jun 10th 2021, 8:25 AM 13,652 Views 6 Comments

Irish Rail is asking for more vigilance from road users, as most incident involved collisions with barriers.

Irish Rail introducing measures to deal with reservations not appearing over pre-booked seats
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Irish Rail introducing measures to deal with reservations not appearing over pre-booked seats

Jan 6th 2020, 7:00 AM 26,170 Views 35 Comments

Customers have expressed frustration at their reservation name or number not appearing above the seat they have booked.

Trains delayed going to and from Kerry after car damages barrier at level crossing
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# Not Again

Trains delayed going to and from Kerry after car damages barrier at level crossing

Nov 29th 2019, 3:51 PM 28,087 Views 32 Comments

This is the second incident of its kind today.

Broken lifts at Dart stations 'getting worse', warn disability activists
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Broken lifts at Dart stations 'getting worse', warn disability activists

Nov 12th 2019, 11:32 AM 8,498 Views 22 Comments

Several lifts were out of order at Dart stations this morning. Irish Rail said it was working to get them fixed.

Poll: Would you support the introduction of pre-book only trains to deal with overcrowding?
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Poll: Would you support the introduction of pre-book only trains to deal with overcrowding?

Oct 25th 2019, 9:29 AM 34,418 Views 127 Comments

Irish Rail says it won’t have more carriages on the network for the next two years.

Delays of up to 30 minutes expected on some train lines after truck hit bridge at North Strand
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Delays of up to 30 minutes expected on some train lines after truck hit bridge at North Strand

Oct 4th 2019, 5:10 PM 18,801 Views 20 Comments

Drumcondra station has resumed service after the truck hit a bridge earlier today.

Out-of-order lifts and communication breakdowns: Why taking the DART can be a hugely frustrating experience for wheelchair users
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# Off The Rails

Out-of-order lifts and communication breakdowns: Why taking the DART can be a hugely frustrating experience for wheelchair users

Sep 17th 2019, 6:15 AM 7,580 Views 9 Comments

Recent issues with lifts not working have left many wheelchair users unable to access certain stations.

'We aren't considered important': Wheelchair users dismayed over continued lift breakdowns on train line
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# Out Of Service

'We aren't considered important': Wheelchair users dismayed over continued lift breakdowns on train line

Aug 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 20,246 Views 49 Comments

‘If people were treated the same way because of their skin colour or religion, the country would shut down.’

Dart passengers now able to report anti-social behaviour via text message
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Dart passengers now able to report anti-social behaviour via text message

Aug 17th 2019, 6:38 PM 14,104 Views 21 Comments

People can text the word TRAIN followed by their location and details of the incident in question to 51444.

Trains running again after truck hits bridge in south Dublin
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# Stuck Truck

Trains running again after truck hits bridge in south Dublin

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:18 AM 33,726 Views 38 Comments

The truck struck a bridge at South Lotts.

Safety warning: Irish Rail releases video of level crossing crashes and near-misses
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# Crashing Barriers

Safety warning: Irish Rail releases video of level crossing crashes and near-misses

Jun 6th 2019, 4:37 PM 25,009 Views 19 Comments

It’s in honour of International Level Crossing Awareness Day, which is a thing apparently.

Rail services suspended between Bray and Greystones due to incident on track
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Rail services suspended between Bray and Greystones due to incident on track

Apr 9th 2019, 12:32 PM 40,289 Views 11 Comments

Irish Rail tweeted that services had been suspended on the line.

Repairs to roof of Dublin's Pearse Station to cause disruption to Irish Rail users today
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Repairs to roof of Dublin's Pearse Station to cause disruption to Irish Rail users today

Mar 9th 2019, 7:15 AM 11,881 Views 8 Comments

Tara Street and Pearse Stations will both be closed today.

Delays of 30-45 minutes to trains going to and from Heuston due to vandalism
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Delays of 30-45 minutes to trains going to and from Heuston due to vandalism

Feb 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 27,194 Views 24 Comments

Newbridge to Grand Canal Dock train services are operating from/to Hazelhatch as a result.

Severe disruption to DART line after 'tragic incident' at northside station
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# Harmonstown

Severe disruption to DART line after 'tragic incident' at northside station

Feb 12th 2019, 2:39 PM 90,607 Views 0 Comments

Services will remain suspended until at least 3pm.

Pearse and Tara Street stations close this weekend for roof repairs
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Pearse and Tara Street stations close this weekend for roof repairs

Jan 11th 2019, 11:00 PM 11,092 Views 6 Comments

There will be bus transfers available between Connolly and Bray for Connolly/Rosslare Europort services.

Here are the Irish Rail timetable changes that will kick in next month
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Here are the Irish Rail timetable changes that will kick in next month

Nov 9th 2018, 8:05 AM 34,335 Views 29 Comments

The company wants customer feedback on the proposed changes.

Irish Rail admits 'teething problems' - but passengers say new timetable 'a disaster' for some areas
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Irish Rail admits 'teething problems' - but passengers say new timetable 'a disaster' for some areas

Sep 11th 2018, 6:07 PM 38,281 Views 30 Comments

Shorter trains are causing problems for passengers on the northside of Dublin.

As Irish Rail increases Dart frequencies, fewer trains will stop at Portmarnock
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As Irish Rail increases Dart frequencies, fewer trains will stop at Portmarnock

Sep 2nd 2018, 4:00 PM 21,861 Views 21 Comments

One commuter said that the changes make their journey “almost unmanageable”.

'Very significant' damage and severe disruption after Dublin to Galway train hits herd of cows
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'Very significant' damage and severe disruption after Dublin to Galway train hits herd of cows

Jun 28th 2018, 5:19 PM 69,238 Views 64 Comments

The 15.35 Heuston to Galway train collided with 8 cattle.

'Significant disruption' to train services in Dublin and Wicklow after fire
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# Repair Works

'Significant disruption' to train services in Dublin and Wicklow after fire

May 20th 2018, 7:24 PM 16,565 Views 1 Comment

Services will be affected throughout the week due to damage caused by a fire in Bray.

Extra trains for Ed Sheeran concerts, and none between Connolly-Howth this weekend
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Extra trains for Ed Sheeran concerts, and none between Connolly-Howth this weekend

May 5th 2018, 7:15 AM 16,973 Views 2 Comments

If you’re taking the train this weekend, Iarnród Éireann is advising you check ahead.

Irish Rail customers to get refunds after being delayed by almost five hours
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# Dublin To Cork

Irish Rail customers to get refunds after being delayed by almost five hours

Feb 17th 2018, 12:06 PM 36,748 Views 39 Comments

People travelling on the Dublin to Cork and Dublin to Kerry services yesterday evening experienced significant delays.

Extra staff planned for Irish Rail trains to help deal with seating issues
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# RESERVED SEATS

Extra staff planned for Irish Rail trains to help deal with seating issues

Feb 11th 2018, 8:30 AM 43,404 Views 79 Comments

Names not appearing above pre-booked seats has been an issue for some time.

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'
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# Complaints

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:00 PM 16,021 Views 27 Comments

Industrial action by Irish Rail workers affected many commuters in November.

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'
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Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'

Nov 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 30,034 Views 178 Comments

They’re also not happy with Transport Minister Shane Ross’ lack of intervention in the dispute.

Here's what commuters need to know ahead of tomorrow's rail strike
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Here's what commuters need to know ahead of tomorrow's rail strike

Nov 6th 2017, 12:33 PM 23,033 Views 35 Comments

More than 150,000 customers will be affected by the industrial action.

Rail union 'unsurprised' at Taoiseach's 'ignorant' claim that strikes won't affect pay deal
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# Pay Dispute

Rail union 'unsurprised' at Taoiseach's 'ignorant' claim that strikes won't affect pay deal

Nov 2nd 2017, 2:27 PM 14,531 Views 83 Comments

The Taoiseach said that whatever deal is struck at the end of the dispute won’t be affected by the announced strike action.

Tomorrow's Irish Rail strike looks almost certain to go ahead
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# Strike One

Tomorrow's Irish Rail strike looks almost certain to go ahead

Oct 31st 2017, 9:35 PM 27,642 Views 75 Comments

Services will stop at midnight tonight in the first of five stoppages.

Trains between Pearse and Grand Canal delayed after bridge struck
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Trains between Pearse and Grand Canal delayed after bridge struck

Oct 20th 2017, 6:12 PM 19,904 Views 14 Comments

It’s not yet known when normal Dart and train services will resume.

Irish Rail staff to go on strike on five dates in November and December
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Irish Rail staff to go on strike on five dates in November and December

Oct 20th 2017, 4:20 PM 82,844 Views 182 Comments

Unions have accused the Irish Rail CEO of undercutting his negotiators last night.

Train from Sligo to Connolly delayed for up to 35 minutes after bridge hit
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Train from Sligo to Connolly delayed for up to 35 minutes after bridge hit

Sep 12th 2017, 12:18 PM 15,111 Views 29 Comments

Iarnród Éireann is currently in the process of seeking solutions to reduce the number of railway bridges being hit.

Train delays in Dublin after truck hits bridge at Amiens Street
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Train delays in Dublin after truck hits bridge at Amiens Street

Sep 8th 2017, 6:45 PM 13,676 Views 20 Comments

Services between Connolly Station and Tara Street were suspended earlier.

Limerick to Ennis train line reopens after injured cow is removed
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Limerick to Ennis train line reopens after injured cow is removed

Sep 2nd 2017, 4:20 PM 9,160 Views 14 Comments

Bus transfers between the two stations were in operation for a period this afternoon.

Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase
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Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase

Aug 29th 2017, 7:10 PM 43,880 Views 122 Comments

Iarnród Éireann says it has to address an annual shortfall of €100 million.

Siptu claims its members were 'threatened with physical attack' during GAA train violence
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# Disturbances

Siptu claims its members were 'threatened with physical attack' during GAA train violence

Aug 8th 2017, 10:42 PM 24,807 Views 61 Comments

There were disturbances on board the Dublin-Belfast train on Saturday.

'My heart sinks': Names for pre-booked seats still not appearing for some Irish Rail customers
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# No Name No Seat

'My heart sinks': Names for pre-booked seats still not appearing for some Irish Rail customers

Jul 3rd 2017, 6:05 AM 59,807 Views 63 Comments

“It shouldn’t be up to the passengers to have to ask when they have gone to the bother of booking their seat.”

'It's not just about tidiness, it gives you a network and set of friends'
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'It's not just about tidiness, it gives you a network and set of friends'

May 27th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,377 Views 1 Comment

Members of the Wexford Tidy Towns committee travelled to Tidy Towns winner Skerries as part of the Journal Journeys competition.

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