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No Luas service running between Smithfield and the Point
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No Luas service running between Smithfield and the Point

Fri 7:33 AM 17,791 Views 2 Comments

The Red Line is closed between the Smithfield and the Point stops due to a technical fault.

€200m project approved to replace 'one of the worst sections of primary road in the country'
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€200m project approved to replace 'one of the worst sections of primary road in the country'

Jun 9th 2021, 3:19 PM 25,682 Views 12 Comments

Cabinet approved construction on a new single carriageway across Roscommon today.

NTA reminds public of transport capacity limits ahead of weekend of good weather
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NTA reminds public of transport capacity limits ahead of weekend of good weather

Apr 23rd 2021, 3:13 PM 12,514 Views 11 Comments

There has already been an increase in demand for some public transport services since restrictions were eased.

Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future
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Eamon Ryan: People vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to skip hotel quarantine in future

Apr 11th 2021, 1:03 PM 36,765 Views 77 Comments

All arrivals from ‘designated countries’ currently have to quarantine for two weeks.

Essential workers should be allowed to finish driving lessons, Oireachtas committee tells minister
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Essential workers should be allowed to finish driving lessons, Oireachtas committee tells minister

Apr 1st 2021, 1:26 PM 14,741 Views 13 Comments

The committee says that stopping essential workers from continuing driving lessons is a “significant oversight”.

Maritime traffic jam grows with more than 200 ships outside Suez Canal
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Maritime traffic jam grows with more than 200 ships outside Suez Canal

Mar 26th 2021, 5:43 PM 46,194 Views 33 Comments

The Suez Canal Authority said it welcomed international offers to help free a stranded cargo ship.

'My beef is the road not going ahead': A Limerick road is causing division lines between Fianna Fáil and the Greens
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'My beef is the road not going ahead': A Limerick road is causing division lines between Fianna Fáil and the Greens

Feb 5th 2021, 1:01 PM 33,575 Views 39 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan has been accused of acting “in clear breach” of the Programme for Government.

90% of Irish motorists disqualified by a court in 2020 have not surrendered their licences
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90% of Irish motorists disqualified by a court in 2020 have not surrendered their licences

Dec 31st 2020, 12:05 AM 27,693 Views 37 Comments

The figure was revealed in response to a Parliamentary Question last month.

NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period
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NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period

Dec 21st 2020, 3:35 PM 12,758 Views 19 Comments

The first of these buses won’t arrive until the second half of 2022.

Warning that Ireland could face 'unprecedented disruption' to movement of goods in next four weeks
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Warning that Ireland could face 'unprecedented disruption' to movement of goods in next four weeks

Dec 16th 2020, 11:25 AM 17,431 Views 24 Comments

The Oireachtas Transport Committee will hear from hauliers this morning.

People urged to avoid public transport at peak times ahead of move to Level 3
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People urged to avoid public transport at peak times ahead of move to Level 3

Nov 30th 2020, 4:25 PM 14,455 Views 23 Comments

Capacity on public transport will increase from 25% to 50% from tomorrow onwards.

€63.5 million funding allocated to walking and cycling greenways
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€63.5 million funding allocated to walking and cycling greenways

Nov 9th 2020, 7:30 AM 52,630 Views 44 Comments

The Midleton-Youghal Greenway in Cork is to receive funding of €10 million.

Holohan raises concern about Christmas travel, says NPHET engaging with government on traffic light system
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Holohan raises concern about Christmas travel, says NPHET engaging with government on traffic light system

Updated Nov 3rd 2020, 2:00 PM 62,376 Views 106 Comments

The situation at the moment is international travel of a non-essential nature is not safe, said Holohan.

Rapid pre-departure testing will get loved ones home for Christmas, says Dublin Airport Authority
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Rapid pre-departure testing will get loved ones home for Christmas, says Dublin Airport Authority

Oct 28th 2020, 7:15 AM 64,022 Views 29 Comments

Representatives from Ryanair, Aer Lingus as well as the Shannon Group and Rome Airport will also appear before the committee.

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes
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Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes

Sep 29th 2020, 10:45 AM 19,634 Views 20 Comments

Eamon Ryan confirmed that €460 million is needed to keep public transport running until the end of the year.

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons
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Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons

Sep 28th 2020, 3:25 PM 37,408 Views 56 Comments

Services between Dublin and Cork, Galway, Limerick and Belfast will be affected.

'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 47,227 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.

Cycling and HGV traffic are both up on last year as public transport still lags behind
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Cycling and HGV traffic are both up on last year as public transport still lags behind

Sep 14th 2020, 12:00 PM 16,908 Views 63 Comments

Cycling in Dublin is up by 9.4% on last year.

Micheál Martin announces the new 'Living with Covid' roadmap on Tuesday - here's what to expect
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Micheál Martin announces the new 'Living with Covid' roadmap on Tuesday - here's what to expect

Sep 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 156,058 Views 64 Comments

The detailed plan is expected to set out how we’ll proceed over the winter and into next spring.

Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures
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Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures

Sep 10th 2020, 7:45 AM 22,753 Views 24 Comments

TD Mattie McGrath said that the ‘archaic’ system was facing a worrying backlog.

Dublin Airport plans to introduce paid drop-off and pick-up zones after pandemic
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Dublin Airport plans to introduce paid drop-off and pick-up zones after pandemic

Sep 6th 2020, 3:24 PM 50,451 Views 93 Comments

Toll booths would be installed as part of the new system, with a free option available in one of the long-term car parks.

Complainant alleged taxi driver 'spent the entire trip claiming coronavirus doesn’t exist'
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Complainant alleged taxi driver 'spent the entire trip claiming coronavirus doesn’t exist'

Aug 28th 2020, 5:02 PM 56,159 Views 60 Comments

The NTA said it has no powers to act if a driver is not wearing a mask.

Opinion: If we do it the right way we can avoid a school run clogged up by cars
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Opinion: If we do it the right way we can avoid a school run clogged up by cars

Aug 27th 2020, 7:33 PM 23,659 Views 37 Comments

Jane Hackett of the Green-Schools Travel Programme is urging parents to avoid slipping back to the overuse of the car because of concerns over Covid-19.

National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app
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National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app

Aug 7th 2020, 6:15 AM 24,395 Views 19 Comments

The trial is part of wider plans by the NTA to modernise and link ticketing systems across the networks.

Irish and NI governments to examine the possibility of a high-speed Belfast-Dublin-Cork rail line
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Irish and NI governments to examine the possibility of a high-speed Belfast-Dublin-Cork rail line

Jul 31st 2020, 3:28 PM 18,102 Views 49 Comments

A major feasibility study is to be undertaken.

Face masks on public transport to become compulsory from next week
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Face masks on public transport to become compulsory from next week

Jul 10th 2020, 5:28 PM 35,276 Views 133 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced the new measure this afternoon.

Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly
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Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly

Jul 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 22,602 Views 29 Comments

The new Minister for Transport said the regulations to protect airline customers weren’t made to cope with a global pandemic.

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely
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Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:50 AM 24,753 Views 76 Comments

Compliance across various services ranges from 40% to 98%, the National Transport Authority has said.

NTA advises commuters to walk or cycle instead of using public transport as economy re-opens
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NTA advises commuters to walk or cycle instead of using public transport as economy re-opens

Jun 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,206 Views 56 Comments

The advice comes ahead of Phase Three of the government’s roadmap for re-opening the country.

Draft government agreement commits to spending €360m a year on cycling and pedestrian projects
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Draft government agreement commits to spending €360m a year on cycling and pedestrian projects

Jun 15th 2020, 8:10 PM 18,281 Views 69 Comments

The programme still needs to be voted on by party members.

Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow
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Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow

Jun 7th 2020, 8:30 PM 47,956 Views 29 Comments

Phase Two begins tomorrow, but people are still advised to only use public transport when necessary.

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Shane Ross may consider extending validity for expired learner permits beyond 30 June

Updated May 17th 2020, 6:21 PM 48,003 Views 99 Comments

Driving tests have been suspended indefinitely since April.

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'
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Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'

May 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,064 Views 64 Comments

The National Bus and Rail Union wants a number of measures introduced to guarantee worker welfare.

Public transport services to be reduced from next week
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Public transport services to be reduced from next week

Updated Mar 27th 2020, 1:45 PM 72,336 Views 47 Comments

Visits to prisons will end from tomorrow, the government has also announced.

Over 70s will no longer need a medical report - in certain circumstances - when applying for a driving licence
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Over 70s will no longer need a medical report - in certain circumstances - when applying for a driving licence

Mar 20th 2020, 7:50 PM 60,479 Views 24 Comments

Minister Shane Ross said it comes amid the Covid-19 outbreak and the need for social distancing.

Budget airline Flybe 'on brink of collapse' after failing to secure €115m loan
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Budget airline Flybe 'on brink of collapse' after failing to secure €115m loan

Mar 4th 2020, 10:05 PM 22,860 Views 14 Comments

The struggling airline has been hit by a slump in bookings since the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Revised BusConnects plan: Fewer front gardens impacted, less tree-cutting
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Revised BusConnects plan: Fewer front gardens impacted, less tree-cutting

Mar 4th 2020, 4:00 PM 24,261 Views 37 Comments

A comprehensive replanting programme will ensure more trees are replaced than are removed, the NTA says.

French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans
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French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans

Dec 17th 2019, 11:06 PM 10,649 Views 14 Comments

Commuters in Paris and other big cities have borne the brunt of transport stoppages so far but Christmas travel plans are now at risk.

France transport strike reaches tenth day as fears grow of Christmas travel chaos
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France transport strike reaches tenth day as fears grow of Christmas travel chaos

Dec 14th 2019, 3:16 PM 11,670 Views 6 Comments

Protesters want the government to back down on pension reforms.

Truckers block roads as French strikes over pension plans cause travel chaos
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Truckers block roads as French strikes over pension plans cause travel chaos

Dec 7th 2019, 12:24 PM 9,494 Views 23 Comments

Another nationwide strike is planned for Tuesday.

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