Iarnród Éireann has said the increase in journeys is due to a number of factors including Leap Card initiatives, online sales promotions, and economic growth and stabilisation.

More commuters are opting to take the train, according to figures released by Iarnród Éireann on Monday. Rail passenger journeys on Intercity, Dart an(...)

The Enterprise train leaving Connolly Station, Dublin, for Belfast. Iarnród Éireann is encouraging customers to keep up to date with its social media feeds due to disruption on the line on Thursday, February 5th. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Disruptions to the Dublin to Belfast rail line are continuing following the discovery of a suspect device on the tracks on Wednesday evening.Services (...)

Fares for the late night services will be charged at the normal rate. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

It is the time of the year for celebrations and Iarnród Éireann have announced extra late night services to help people get home. Late night services (...)

Pay cuts at the centre of the dispute were introduced last week and will remain in place for 28 months.

Talks aimed at averting futher industrial action at Iarnród Éireann are continuing at the Labour Relations Commission tonight. Trade unions and(...)

Empty platforms and idle trains are seen at  Heuston Station in Dublin during last week’s strike. Talks aimed at averting a second two-day strike are due to  resume  at the Labour Relations Commission today. Photograph: PA

Further strike action by union members at Irish Rail is “not going to sort out anything other than do damage to the company,” Taoiseach Enda Kenny ins(...)

The Labour Relations Commission has intervened in the dispute at Iarnród Éireann which saw services hit by a two-day strike last Sunday and Monday.

Iarnród Éireann is facing losses of €20 million even after the implementation of its controversial temporary pay cuts for staff which led to 2-day str(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe at the Cliffs of Moher in Clare to launch the new Ennis-Galway Bus Éireann routes. Photograph: Brian Arthur/Press 22

The two-day strike which halted all train services across the country on Sunday and Monday cost Iarnród Éireann €1.5 million in lost revenue, the Mini(...)

Clean-up at Connolly station in Dublin yesterday. Siptu does not yet have a mandate for an all-out strike. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

With three further days of strikes planned for next month, unions yesterday warned that the dispute over pay cuts at Iarnród Éireann, which brought(...)

Heuston Station yesterday,  where day one of a two-day national strike took place. Photograph: Dave Meehan 1:45

Iarnród Éireann has said it will run out of money by the middle of next year unless a controversial cost saving programme is introduced. Management at(...)

Rail workers picketing at Heuston Station yesterday, the first day of a two-day strike. Photograph: Dave Meehan

About 100,000 people will be affected today as the country’s rail network again comes to a standstill as a result of a strike by members of the Nation(...)