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€6.5 million support package announced for taxi, hackney and limousine operators
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€6.5 million support package announced for taxi, hackney and limousine operators

Jun 9th 2021, 9:05 PM 22,900 Views 44 Comments

The package will provide €3 million for the continued waiver of vehicle licence fees in 2022.

Dáil told taxi drivers forced to call off today's protest - but gardaí say it was a matter for the groups alone
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Dáil told taxi drivers forced to call off today's protest - but gardaí say it was a matter for the groups alone

Apr 29th 2021, 4:52 PM 19,062 Views 9 Comments

Richard Boyd Barrett told the Tánaiste the drivers were “threatened with fines”.

Self-employed people allowed earn €960 over two months without losing their Pandemic Unemployment Payment
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Self-employed people allowed earn €960 over two months without losing their Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Dec 9th 2020, 4:44 PM 71,790 Views 19 Comments

The move aims to help those who want to take up occasional intermittent work without losing their payment,

'Killing an industry that's already dead': Taxi drivers stage protest in Dublin city
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'Killing an industry that's already dead': Taxi drivers stage protest in Dublin city

Sep 15th 2020, 1:07 PM 47,288 Views 93 Comments

Drivers have called on the government to introduce a range of measures to support the industry as they deal with the ongoing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Free Now says all drivers have been paid today after delays
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Free Now says all drivers have been paid today after delays

Aug 18th 2020, 10:54 AM 25,470 Views 20 Comments

About 14,000 taxi drivers in Ireland are signed up to the app.

Free Now says technical fault to blame for delay in paying drivers
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Free Now says technical fault to blame for delay in paying drivers

Aug 14th 2020, 6:59 PM 15,705 Views 15 Comments

Free Now says it has been assured that payments will be processed over the weekend.

'We've been thrown to the lions': Taxi drivers could be off the road for weeks due to NCT delays
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'We've been thrown to the lions': Taxi drivers could be off the road for weeks due to NCT delays

Jun 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 41,121 Views 46 Comments

Some drivers can’t get NCT appointments before their taxi licence expires.

'Absolutely filthy': 610 complaints made about taxis in the first six months of the year
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'Absolutely filthy': 610 complaints made about taxis in the first six months of the year

Aug 19th 2019, 5:46 PM 20,660 Views 42 Comments

Some 229 complaints concerned taxi driver behaviour while 214 related to overcharging.

'Our neighbours, our friends and family': Campaign launched encouraging respect for taxi drivers
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'Our neighbours, our friends and family': Campaign launched encouraging respect for taxi drivers

May 12th 2019, 1:18 PM 16,319 Views 43 Comments

It comes after a high-profile incident involving an alleged assault on a taxi driver.

Social media and ad campaign to highlight need to respect taxi drivers
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Social media and ad campaign to highlight need to respect taxi drivers

May 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 8,300 Views 21 Comments

A video of an assault on a Dublin taxi driver emerged on Easter Monday.

'Are you busy tonight?' What you should actually say to taxi drivers, according to taxi drivers
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'Are you busy tonight?' What you should actually say to taxi drivers, according to taxi drivers

Apr 3rd 2019, 4:59 PM 29,401 Views 52 Comments

We asked Dublin’s taxi men about their favourite customers… and their least favourite.

West Dublin gang using hailing apps to target older taxi drivers
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West Dublin gang using hailing apps to target older taxi drivers

Jan 13th 2019, 10:00 PM 60,416 Views 93 Comments

Taxi drivers have been targeted a number of times in the last two years in this area.

Cost of putting a taxi on the road for newer drivers can be over €26,000 a year, says NTA
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Cost of putting a taxi on the road for newer drivers can be over €26,000 a year, says NTA

Nov 26th 2018, 9:18 AM 27,435 Views 46 Comments

The NTA said it regularly monitors the cost of operating a taxi when it undertakes a fare review process.

Spotlight: A female taxi driver gives us the down-low on working in the industry
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# Beep Beep

Spotlight: A female taxi driver gives us the down-low on working in the industry

Sep 22nd 2018, 3:00 PM 7,515 Views 2 Comments

The worst thing? Smelly people apparently.

Taxi drivers say Dublin city restrictions are hindering transport for people with disabilities
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Taxi drivers say Dublin city restrictions are hindering transport for people with disabilities

May 27th 2018, 10:00 PM 15,118 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.

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Taxi driver cleared of not bringing passengers quickest route from airport to Temple Bar

Apr 9th 2018, 9:34 PM 31,949 Views 50 Comments

The NTA had allegations that some taxis coming from Dublin Airport were failing to take the shortest route.

Four West Brom players apologise after allegedly stealing a taxi in Barcelona and driving it to McDonald's
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Four West Brom players apologise after allegedly stealing a taxi in Barcelona and driving it to McDonald's

Feb 16th 2018, 8:06 PM 34,185 Views 43 Comments

The Baggies are investigating the incident, which took place this week during a training camp in Spain.

Workshops being rolled out to taxi drivers to help deal with passengers in distress
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Workshops being rolled out to taxi drivers to help deal with passengers in distress

Feb 4th 2018, 7:30 AM 8,866 Views 15 Comments

Aware and Mytaxi have launched a campaign encouraging drivers to promote positive mental health.

Aware are educating Dublin taxi drivers so that they can discuss mental health with passengers
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# Mental Health

Aware are educating Dublin taxi drivers so that they can discuss mental health with passengers

Feb 1st 2018, 9:55 AM 2,007 Views 5 Comments

This initiative could make a huge impact.

15 songs that always come on in the taxi at the end of a night out
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# Pass The Aux

15 songs that always come on in the taxi at the end of a night out

Sep 26th 2017, 9:00 PM 6,600 Views 2 Comments

“Who’s gonna drive you home … ?”

Wanted: taxi drivers to help give hundreds of kids a special day out in Dublin
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Wanted: taxi drivers to help give hundreds of kids a special day out in Dublin

Jul 30th 2017, 3:30 PM 15,752 Views 9 Comments

The event has been running in Dublin since 1960, offering a fun day out every year for children with special needs.

From alleged aggression to dog allergies: Why people complain about taxi drivers
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From alleged aggression to dog allergies: Why people complain about taxi drivers

Jan 1st 2017, 7:15 AM 12,435 Views 39 Comments

“The driver, to my surprise, took offence … saying that he didn’t need to take such abuse and he is not bringing me home but kicking me out.”

Here are the most common reasons people complain about taxis
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Here are the most common reasons people complain about taxis

Dec 31st 2016, 7:15 AM 21,322 Views 56 Comments

Most of the complaint outcomes involved no further action as the complainant didn’t respond or there was no evidence of an offence.

Ireland's legal profession just pointed the finger firmly at insurers when it comes to spiralling motor insurance costs
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Ireland's legal profession just pointed the finger firmly at insurers when it comes to spiralling motor insurance costs

Sep 13th 2016, 3:31 PM 33,536 Views 72 Comments

The Oireachtas finance committee has been hearing from all sides in the motor insurance dispute today.

'I can see it in them': Success for suicide prevention service run by Irish taxi drivers
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'I can see it in them': Success for suicide prevention service run by Irish taxi drivers

Sep 10th 2016, 6:00 PM 22,290 Views 29 Comments

Derek Devoy, who set up the service, suffered from depression for four years and wants to do something to help people in trouble.

A taxi driver in Mayo is offering Leaving Certs free lifts tonight for a lovely reason
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# Safe Home

A taxi driver in Mayo is offering Leaving Certs free lifts tonight for a lovely reason

Aug 17th 2016, 6:55 PM 10,286 Views 3 Comments

What a legend.

Taxi drivers work an average of five hours a day, new study finds
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Taxi drivers work an average of five hours a day, new study finds

May 10th 2016, 9:32 AM 53,280 Views 87 Comments

A taxi drivers weekly earnings can range from €98 up to €1,189.

Dodgy tips, aggressive drivers, "smelly" vehicles - taxi complaints went through the roof in the last four years
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Dodgy tips, aggressive drivers, "smelly" vehicles - taxi complaints went through the roof in the last four years

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:45 AM 28,709 Views 102 Comments

More than half of the complaints made last year concerned the behaviour of taxi drivers.

Dublin taxi drivers explain what love means to them
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# Cab Of Love

Dublin taxi drivers explain what love means to them

Feb 11th 2016, 10:00 PM 4,168 Views 0 Comments

These guys…

It's Man -V- Sat Nav as London cabbies pitch street battle against Uber
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It's Man -V- Sat Nav as London cabbies pitch street battle against Uber

Oct 21st 2015, 6:10 AM 13,594 Views 16 Comments

London’s black taxi drivers say phones and apps will never be a match for ‘The Knowledge’.

11 things you should never do to a taxi driver again
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# Mr Taxi Man

11 things you should never do to a taxi driver again

Jul 11th 2015, 8:15 PM 11,496 Views 9 Comments

“TURN UP THIS SONG I REALLY LIKE IT.”

Courtney Love got 'taken hostage' during a protest in Paris
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Courtney Love got 'taken hostage' during a protest in Paris

Jun 25th 2015, 8:18 PM 14,372 Views 22 Comments

Then she gave the French President a serious talking to.

Dublin woman spared jail after smashing beer bottle over taxi driver's head
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Dublin woman spared jail after smashing beer bottle over taxi driver's head

Jun 18th 2015, 9:03 PM 20,842 Views 0 Comments

“I’m not going to pay you. Leave me alone or I’m going to fight you,” her co-accused said.

Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing
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Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing

Apr 4th 2015, 12:15 PM 11,538 Views 18 Comments

The incident took place in the Chinese capital’s landmark Wangfujing shopping street.

Heading out over Christmas? There might be rogue taxi drivers about
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Heading out over Christmas? There might be rogue taxi drivers about

Dec 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,775 Views 31 Comments

Taxi groups are calling for more enforcement of regulations.

Taxi driver injured as his car is stolen by man armed with knife
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Taxi driver injured as his car is stolen by man armed with knife

Sep 20th 2014, 5:22 PM 19,054 Views 11 Comments

A 31-year-old man has been arrested.

Fair play: Taxi drivers are throwing a huge party for 850 kids with special needs
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Fair play: Taxi drivers are throwing a huge party for 850 kids with special needs

Sep 9th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,481 Views 19 Comments

Last year, organisers had struggled to get enough drivers involved but this year is going to be bigger and better than ever.

Taxi-drivers call for grants to 'carjack-proof' their vehicles
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Taxi-drivers call for grants to 'carjack-proof' their vehicles

Aug 25th 2014, 6:20 PM 12,111 Views 82 Comments

The National Private Hire and Taxi Association have spoken out after yesterday’s attack on a Dublin taxi driver.

12 times Irish taxi drivers were complete and utter legends
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12 times Irish taxi drivers were complete and utter legends

Aug 16th 2014, 6:00 PM 43,485 Views 43 Comments

Or at least gas.

Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests
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Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests

Jul 10th 2014, 6:35 PM 18,744 Views 85 Comments

The Department of Transport defended publicising the campaign before it took place.

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