A one day strike by Siptu workers at Iarnród Éireann is due to take place on August 25th after the rail company said it will implement cost saving measures.

Siptu workers at Iarnród Éireann are to stage a one day strike next month following the rail company’s decision to implement cost saving measures.The (...)

Age Action campaign posters against cuts to travel passes.

An older persons’ advocacy group is urging the Government to keep its “hands off” free travel passes. Any negative changes in the State’s free travel (...)

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) will ballot its 500 members at Iarnród Éireann for a mandate for strike action if the company moves to unilater(...)

Irish Rail workers on the line near Shankill, Co Dublin  after  Dart  services were disrupted due to cable theft. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Some Dart train services in Dublin and Wicklow were cancelled this morning due to the theft of signal cable. There was disruption to trains from Bray(...)

NBRU members have rejected the cost-saving plan at Iarnród Éireann.

Management at Iarnród Éireann has said that given the acute threat to the financial solvency of the company it will have to give “immediate considerat(...)

Siptu will now vote on possible industrial action  at Irish Rail.

Staff at Iarnród Éireann who are represented by the trade union Siptu, have voted to reject cost saving proposals at the company including pay cuts.Th(...)

Nationwide Controlled Parking Systems (NCPS) Ltd manages 65,000 car park spaces in 850 sites across the country and its clients include Irish Rail, Dublin City Council, Aldi and Superquinn.  Photograph: Alan Betson / Irish Times

The largest car clamping firm in the country plunged into the red in 2012 to record pre-tax losses of €621,629.New figures just filed with the Compani(...)

Rural post office in Shillelagh, Co Wicklow. “Now is the time to act so that the post office is not lost like so much of the community infrastructure that has already disappeared.” Photograph: Frank Miller

The local post office was “the last light on in the main street” in many communities now and maintaining the local post office network was essential t(...)

Throughout May, hundreds of local and national events will be organised by See Change, the National Stigma Reduction Partnership, as part of the Green Ribbon national calendar of activities.

A campaign to promote open discussion about mental health is to begin next month. Throughout May, hundreds of local and national events (...)

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 (...)