Minister for Transport, Leo Varadkar: many rural rail services will “no longer be sustainable”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A Minister of State has denied there is any Government plan to close down rural railway lines in the wake of (...)

Darragh O’Brien (FF) said the Iarnród Éireann was offering a €10 discount on the next fare when booking online. But unknown to anyone the website also signed up the customer for a debit of €12 monthly from his/her bank account.

Senators sharply criticised Iarnród Éireann’s system for booking fares online. Darragh O’Brien (FF) said the company was offering a €10 discoun(...)

File image sof  Minister for Transport, Leo Varadkar.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has warned that the State cannot “keep pumping money” into Irish Rail, which he called the least effici(...)

The news this month that Amtrak, the US rail operator, is to introduce writers-in-residence on its 15 long-distance routes reminds us of the li(...)

Passenger returning to Thurles from Dublin was issued with the fixed fine penalty notice by an Irish Rail ticket collector

Ray Moran contacted us in connection with a fixed fine penalty notice given to his sister-in-law by Irish Rail in February. She was returning h(...)

Up to his neck: Brian Keogh by his house, in Ballycar; the flooded sections of the road are up to 350m long. Photographs: Liam Burke/Press 22

Every weekday morning for the past six weeks Brian Keogh has had to trek across three neighbours’ driveways, across two fields, over a wall and(...)

One reader found she had inadvertently signed up to Complete Savings after buying a ticket on the Irish Rail website

Last week, we featured two readers’ concerns over what they said were mystery payments to a company called Complete Savings. One of the reader(...) following a purchase on the website, a reader was sent to a partner page,

“When my quarterly bank statements came in December for my personal bank account, I noticed that €12 had been transferred from my account to Co(...)

Gardaí are investigating the death of a pedestrian on the N11 near Bray, Co Wicklow at about 7.40pm last night.

Gardaí are investigating the death of a pedestrian on the N11 near Bray, Co Wicklow at about 7.40pm last night. A man believed to be a(...)

Irish Rail has defended its prices, saying they are good value for money when compared with prices elsewhere in the EU

‘I have asked management to stop paying me a fixed salary and put me on a ‘sorry’ commission instead,” an Irish Rail staff member told Pricewat(...)

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