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#Transport

From TheJournal.ie 'You're letting down the people of Kerry': TDs get in shouting match over new rural bus service Rowdy Scenes

'You're letting down the people of Kerry': TDs get in shouting match over new rural bus service

Danny Healy-Rae got into a shouting match with Minister Brendan Griffin this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'A load of nonsense': Michael Healy-Rae clashes with Shane Ross over new rural bus service scheme Prime Time

'A load of nonsense': Michael Healy-Rae clashes with Shane Ross over new rural bus service scheme

The local link bus scheme is going to run from 6pm to 11pm in a pilot project across 50 routes in 19 counties.

From TheJournal.ie Gaelscoil raises 'grave health concerns' over plan to use grounds for Metrolink supplies Building Material

Gaelscoil raises 'grave health concerns' over plan to use grounds for Metrolink supplies

Metrolink proposals were up for discussion in the Transport Oireachtas Committee this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what you need to know about public transport today Easter Rising This post contains videos

Here's what you need to know about public transport today

Some services will be affected by events to commemorate the Easter Rising.

From TheJournal.ie GAA club asks members not to get involved in political campaigns to save its home from Metrolink route Na Fianna

GAA club asks members not to get involved in political campaigns to save its home from Metrolink route

“Any campaign currently ongoing using the Na Fianna logo is not doing so at the request or on behalf of Na Fianna.”

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the MetroLink will be built on time? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the MetroLink will be built on time?

The high-frequency, electric rail service is planned to be open to the public from 2027, according to the National Transport Authority.

From TheJournal.ie The 'Metro North' is now the MetroLink - here's what it'll look like On Track

The 'Metro North' is now the MetroLink - here's what it'll look like

There will be a total of 15 new Metro stations as part of the €3-billion development.

From TheJournal.ie Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country East Coast

Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country

A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for several counties.

From TheJournal.ie 'It doesn't feel safe': There's been an increase in complaints about Luas overcrowding Green Line

'It doesn't feel safe': There's been an increase in complaints about Luas overcrowding

Luas delays, breakdowns, and signal faults have become more frequent in recent months, according to passengers.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues Impassable This post contains videos

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues

The east of the country is worst affected.

From TheJournal.ie Buses, trains and Luas back up and running Public Transport

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running

Customers have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys.

From TheJournal.ie Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action Transport

Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action

Transport options are gradually, slowly, returning to normal.

From TheJournal.ie Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting Garda Resources

Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting

The request was not met and just one four-wheel drive vehicle was available last night.

From TheJournal.ie What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now Storm Emma

What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now

The transport services said that these were subject to change depending on the severity of the weather in the morning.

From TheJournal.ie Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today Storm Emma

Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today

A status red snow-ice warning will remain in place for Munster, Leinster and Galway until 6pm.

From TheJournal.ie All trains and Dublin Buses off until Saturday, some Bus Éireann services may return tomorrow Transport

All trains and Dublin Buses off until Saturday, some Bus Éireann services may return tomorrow

Public transport will come to a literal standstill for at least a day and a half this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Bus is changing another 10 routes to avoid College Green in the city centre Traffic Woes

Dublin Bus is changing another 10 routes to avoid College Green in the city centre

The NTA said these changes are in order to cater for an increase in the number of longer Luas trams and tourist season.

From TheJournal.ie Luas says it has fixed the broken real-time displays at all of its stops Peak Times

Luas says it has fixed the broken real-time displays at all of its stops

The issue is one of a number that have been identified since the Luas Cross City was introduced.

From TheJournal.ie Luas extensions, light rail to Cork and high-density housing: Project Ireland 2040 has high hopes Project Ireland 2040

Luas extensions, light rail to Cork and high-density housing: Project Ireland 2040 has high hopes

Full details on the projects which will go ahead in the next 10 years will be revealed later today.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Luas trams and horseless carriages - what year did these Irish transport milestones occur? Quiz

Quiz: Luas trams and horseless carriages - what year did these Irish transport milestones occur?

From Irish Rail to Dublin Bus. From motor cars to motorways.

From TheJournal.ie New longer Luas tram blocks traffic after its back carriage sticks out past O'Connell Bridge Jutting Out

New longer Luas tram blocks traffic after its back carriage sticks out past O'Connell Bridge

The end of the tram jutted out into the quays after it stopped on the bridge.

From TheJournal.ie The famous Jonathan Swift ferry that runs from Dublin to Holyhead is being sold Sold

The famous Jonathan Swift ferry that runs from Dublin to Holyhead is being sold

Irish Continental Group is offloading the vessel for over €15m.

From TheJournal.ie Coach tour companies say EU rules on drivers' breaks are 'fracturing' their business Transport

Coach tour companies say EU rules on drivers' breaks are 'fracturing' their business

Lobbyists are pushing for an overhaul of the current regulations.

From TheJournal.ie DublinBikes is getting fifteen new stations around the city Expansion

DublinBikes is getting fifteen new stations around the city

Most of the new stations are located in Dublin’s north inner city.

From TheJournal.ie Virgin Trains to resume selling Daily Mail after strong criticism Free To Choose

Virgin Trains to resume selling Daily Mail after strong criticism

“We must not ever be seen to be censoring what our customers read and influencing their freedom of choice,” he has said.

From TheJournal.ie Three decades after opening, Knock Airport reported its busiest year ever Mayo Power

Three decades after opening, Knock Airport reported its busiest year ever

The Mayo hub reached the 750,000-passenger mark in 2017.

From Business ETC 5 ways you can take the pain out of international business travel Tourism

5 ways you can take the pain out of international business travel

From how to pack your bags to coping with jet lag, here are some tips for avoiding travel woes.

From TheJournal.ie Construction of motorway to connect Dublin to Derry to begin this year North To South

Construction of motorway to connect Dublin to Derry to begin this year

The project is the biggest road project ever undertaken in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie A new €160m ferry between Dublin and Holyhead will be the biggest of its kind in the world Bigger Boat

A new €160m ferry between Dublin and Holyhead will be the biggest of its kind in the world

The vessel will be able to hold 1,500 cars and over 300 trucks.

From TheJournal.ie 'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence Shane Ross

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence

Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.

From TheJournal.ie Over 200 new wheelchair accessible taxis added to the fleet in 2017 Transport

Over 200 new wheelchair accessible taxis added to the fleet in 2017

Grant funding of more than €1,700,000 was provided by the National Transport Authority to help drivers with funding.

From TheJournal.ie Plans for an office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground have been blocked Going Underground

Plans for an office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground have been blocked

The property developer has appealed Dublin council’s planning decision to the national authority.

From Business ETC 'I asked myself, why should I stay as CEO? The only reasons were control, ego and power' Insights

'I asked myself, why should I stay as CEO? The only reasons were control, ego and power'

Former aviation boss Pádraig Ó Céidigh delivers some of his life lessons in leadership.

From Business ETC An office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground has been knocked back Building And Property

An office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground has been knocked back

The property developer has appealed Dublin council’s planning decision to the national authority.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a TRACKING app, where did those four minutes go?': Complaints made about Dublin Bus Public Transport

'It's a TRACKING app, where did those four minutes go?': Complaints made about Dublin Bus

Some people took issue with proposed changes to public transport in the capital, while others complained about alleged dangerous driving.

From TheJournal.ie Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump Trump Express

Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump

The announcement comes after Trump’s controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

From TheJournal.ie From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis Not Happy

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis

The National Transport Authority receives around 1,000 complaints about taxis every year.

From TheJournal.ie 'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike' Complaints

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

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

From Business ETC A passenger called 'a liar' by an inspector has settled a defamation case against Irish Rail Policy

A passenger called 'a liar' by an inspector has settled a defamation case against Irish Rail

The woman was fined €100 when the conductor refused to accept her email ticket receipt.

From Business ETC The story of Ryanair's turbulent year... in 12 photos of Michael O'Leary acting the maggot Transport

The story of Ryanair's turbulent year... in 12 photos of Michael O'Leary acting the maggot

We dip into the archives to look back on an up and down 12 months at the low-cost carrier.