Rail passengers experienced severe delays today after a Cork-bound train broke down in Kildare. The 1pm service from Heuston to Cork failed at Kildar(...)

The Irish railway system has always been operated by Irish Rail, part of the State-owned CIÉ

What’s all this about the EU trying to change the Irish railway system? The European Commission is working on legislation to establish a single rai(...)

A file image showing Iarnród Éireann taking delivery of a new intercity railcar carriage in 2011. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Train unions representing staff in Iarnród Éireann have said they will strongly oppose proposals put forward by the EU Commission that the contract to(...)

Iarnród Éireann has introduced a cost-saving programme and has debts of about €150m

The contract to run rail services in Ireland should be put out to international tender, the European Commission has proposed, a move that could have s(...)

Train services operating to and from Heuston Station were subject to serious delays on Thursday evening when a freight train developed mechanical faults in Kildare. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Train services operating to and from Heuston Station were subject to serious delays on Thursday evening when a freight train developed mechanical faul(...)

Dart train services were delayed after a truck hit a level crossing at Sandymount Dart station. Photograph: Iarnród Éireann twitter

Dart train services were seriously delayed on Tuesday evening after a truck hit a level crossing barrier at Sandymount Dart station. The incident hap(...)

Dr Dorota Wencel, Dublin City University, and Kerry Naughton of BlueBridge Technologies: their project will focus on the development of a critical care monitor for vulnerable patients

The Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Industry Research Fellowship programme offers post-graduate researchers in higher education institutions around I(...)

Irish Rail received €117 million in public-service payments in 2014. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

State-owned public transport group CIÉ received €500 million in Government aid last year, according to figures published yesterday. The group, parent(...)

Ryanair ‘not liable for the passenger’s care and assistance’. Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images

John O’Brennan was caught up in the recent air-traffic controllers dispute in France. “I was due to fly with Ryanair on April 8th from Dublin to Fa(...)

Announcing grand tours of Ireland aboard ‘Lelmond Grand Hibernian’: Matt Jones, steward of the ‘Grand Hibernian’; Irish Rail chief executive David Franks; Belmond president and chief executive John Scott, Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport  Michael Ring; and Thomas Legg of the ‘Grand Hibernian’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Plans announced this week by Belmond Ltd to launch luxury train holidays in Ireland from August 2016, from €3,160 per person for a two-night clicke(...)