Tag Archives: Irish Rail


Delays on rail services between Newbridge and Heuston (RTE)

This morning.

Blackrock, County Dublin.


Here’s hundreds we made earlier.

Paul Anthony McDermott tweetz:

Irish Rail could get into broadband provision by using the existing & disused rail network, fibre could be laid underground along lines without digging up the whole country, might be a nice little income stream for them for the old network (above left)…


From top: Irish Rail ads; Still from The Rubberbandits’ Dad’s Best friend

Graeme Kelly writes:

Every time I see these ads I am reminded of this.

Pic 1... Your dad’s best friend on his way for a mad weekend to Limerick
2… Busted!
3… Family holiday in Limerick…

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)