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From TheJournal.ie Controversial app Uber to create 300 jobs in Limerick Job Fairy

Controversial app Uber to create 300 jobs in Limerick

Taxi drivers have protested against the app in other countries.

From TheJournal.ie 'Thuggery disguised as protest': Why are so many people against Uber? Carpooling This post contains videos

'Thuggery disguised as protest': Why are so many people against Uber?

Several European countries have tried to ban the app, but where does Ireland stand?

11 things you should never do to a taxi driver again

“TURN UP THIS SONG I REALLY LIKE IT.”

From TheJournal.ie Driverless taxis are less than 15 years away Out Long

Driverless taxis are less than 15 years away

The loss of banter will be palpable.

From TheJournal.ie Drive through Dublin city centre? Expect major delays from next month... The Luas

Drive through Dublin city centre? Expect major delays from next month...

This is due to track being laid for the Luas Cross City.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin woman spared jail after smashing beer bottle over taxi driver's head Courts

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Sick of this sight? Dublin could be getting a load of new ranks. Here's where: Queuing For A Living

Sick of this sight? Dublin could be getting a load of new ranks. Here's where:

Some of them are 24-hours and some are just at night time.

From TheJournal.ie Are taxi drivers at greater risk of being robbed? We asked some to find out Thieves

Are taxi drivers at greater risk of being robbed? We asked some to find out

One Sinn Féin TD thinks taxi signs get attention from “undesirables”.

This amazing Vine shows just how busy Hailo is today

You kill me boy, Hailo.

From TheJournal.ie Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing Beijing

Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing

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

7 essential stock phrases to deploy with any Irish taxi driver

What time are you on till?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should protests be banned from our city centres? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should protests be banned from our city centres?

Taxi drivers brought Dublin traffic to a near standstill this week. Do you think such protests should be kept away from the centre of town?

From TheJournal.ie Traffic gridlock expected as taxi drivers protest in Dublin city centre Slow Drive

Traffic gridlock expected as taxi drivers protest in Dublin city centre

Dozens of drivers will take part in a slow drive to the gates of the Dáíl, heading into rush hour.

From TheJournal.ie Here's where Government saved almost €2 million last year Expenses

Here's where Government saved almost €2 million last year

… but millions were still spent.

From TheJournal.ie Uber has big plans for Europe, but it has some major hurdles to cross first An Uber Carrot

Uber has big plans for Europe, but it has some major hurdles to cross first

So far the ride-sharing service has run into roadblocks from Brussels to Madrid.

From TheJournal.ie Uber's boss has been indicted in South Korea and is facing a possible jail term Illegal Taxis

Uber's boss has been indicted in South Korea and is facing a possible jail term

Officials say the ride-sharing app and a local rental company have been running an illegal taxi service.

From TheJournal.ie Another city is getting ready to ban Uber Car Wars

Another city is getting ready to ban Uber

Brussels isn’t a fan.

From TheJournal.ie This city has just banned Uber after claims a driver raped a passenger Driven Out

This city has just banned Uber after claims a driver raped a passenger

The 26-year-old woman had fallen asleep during the trip home.

From TheJournal.ie Taxi-hailing Uber app banned in South Korea over fears of unlicensed drivers Regulation

Taxi-hailing Uber app banned in South Korea over fears of unlicensed drivers

Drivers can bypass background checks, insurance and vehicle upkeep and safety.

From TheJournal.ie Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests Advance Warning

Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests

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

From TheJournal.ie Concert-goers walk hours home after Marlay Park gig (or get lift from pizza delivery man) No Cars Go

Concert-goers walk hours home after Marlay Park gig (or get lift from pizza delivery man)

Some had to walk along the M50 in order to try and get home.

From TheJournal.ie Six illegal taxi drivers stopped during money laundering investigation Discovery

Six illegal taxi drivers stopped during money laundering investigation

The discoveries were made in Belfast and Co Down yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: A story of a good bus driver and a cyclist on Dublin's quays Good Samaritan

Opinion: A story of a good bus driver and a cyclist on Dublin's quays

After I was hit by a driver on the quays, I was overwhelmed by the kindness of strangers.

From TheJournal.ie Rogue taxi drivers beware: Gardaí are clamping down You Talkin' To Me

Rogue taxi drivers beware: Gardaí are clamping down

An Garda Síochána will be targeting taxis and hackneys as part of a national campaign this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I know from experience – it's not pleasant being stranded using a wheelchair Opinion

Column: I know from experience – it's not pleasant being stranded using a wheelchair

For many people, taxis are their only door-to-door public transport service. While we’ve made a good first step in making them wheelchair-friendly, more must be done.

From TheJournal.ie Taxi drivers to face geography tests and tax monitoring under new clampdown Operation Taximeter

Taxi drivers to face geography tests and tax monitoring under new clampdown

Operation Taximeter will also see stamp 2 Visa holders come under scrutiny.

From TheJournal.ie The Government's priorities (part 2), IBRC mortgages and taxi regulation Oireachtas Agenda

The Government's priorities (part 2), IBRC mortgages and taxi regulation

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is the first country to see near nationwide coverage for Hailo taxis I CAN SEE YOUR HAILO

Ireland is the first country to see near nationwide coverage for Hailo taxis

The service is now live in 25 new towns across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Taxi drivers to hold rally outside the Dáil Taxi

Taxi drivers to hold rally outside the Dáil

Drivers are opposed to proposed reforms being considered by the government.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think taxi deregulation was a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think taxi deregulation was a good idea?

The Minister for Public Transport says that the overhaul of the taxis industry has made the industry “unrecognisable”.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: 'The Labour presence in transport has been important,' - Alan Kelly. Labour Relations

Watch: 'The Labour presence in transport has been important,' - Alan Kelly.

What is it like being a Labour junior Minister with a Fine Gael cabinet minister? Alan Kelly told TheJournal.ie

From TheJournal.ie 'There are people driving taxis who shouldn't be,' - Alan Kelly Taxis

'There are people driving taxis who shouldn't be,' - Alan Kelly

The Minister for Public Transport says that the overhaul of taxis industry has made the industry “unrecognisable”.

From TheJournal.ie Biggest ever review of taxi regulation to be discussed in Oireachtas Overhaul

Biggest ever review of taxi regulation to be discussed in Oireachtas

An Oireachtas sub-Committee will discuss 103 amendments to the proposed taxi regulation law, which will see a shake-up of the industry.

The 9 most annoying things taxi drivers say to passengers

Have you nothing smaller?

From TheJournal.ie Hailo taxi app launches for Cork Hailo Hailo

Hailo taxi app launches for Cork

Around 200 drivers already on board Leeside one year after Dublin app went live.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Taxi-sharing, busy fingers and a panoramic view Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Taxi-sharing, busy fingers and a panoramic view

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added imaginary friends Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added imaginary friends

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ corrects reports that it spent €360,000 on taxi fares Taxis

RTÉ corrects reports that it spent €360,000 on taxi fares

The public broadcaster actually only spent €269,298 on taxis last year, it says…

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.