Tag Archives: Irish Rail

Mallow train station, County Cork; email from Iarnród Éireann

Michelle writes:

Could you share this from Irish Rail? Too bad if you’re mobility impaired and need a bus or taxi out of Cork eh?! Really not cool from Irish Rail again.


Connolly Station, Dublin this morning

This morning.

How was it for you?

Commuters face second day of rail disruption (RTÉ)


This morning.

Heuston Station, Dublin.

Richard Smith (above centre) on holiday from USA walks past train drivers and rail workers as they begin a 24-hour strike, the first of five that will shut down Dart, commuter, and Intercity rail services in the run up to Christmas.

Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie


Heuston Station, Dublin

From left: Greg Ennis of SIPTU and General Secretary of the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) Dermot O’Leary join the picket

The Iarnród Éireann Trade Union Group have written to the Group Secretary of CIE saying it is “long since passed time that leadership was provided” to end the dispute.

Rail unions write to CIE calling for pay proposal (RTÉ)





First of Iarnród Éireann one-day strikes tomorrow (RTÉ)


Orla writes:

I was sitting behind this guy on the 13:15 train from Dublin to Waterford this afternoon. He ate a lovely cheese sandwich and read his paper, then carefully left the crusts – yes the crusts, this guy was in his 60s – and the newspaper on the floor under his seat.

Run Dub Crew tweetz:

Hey Irish Rail, is #manspreading gonna make the Urban Travel Dictionary? AnFearOut?

Irish Trail Urban Travel Dictionary?


This morning (11am).

On an Irish Rail train.

Ciara O’Brien writes:

New record. Log on, get this error message (above) after eight minutes of doing …nothing. No streaming video, all dull wor. Also, I use the same system every day on Dublin Bus with zero trouble. This wifi is unfit for purpose…


11.22am UPDATE:



Ciara writes:

So this is the response. suggestion for Irishrail: if you want people to travel for business, you might want to fix wifi so it’s usable