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(...)

Belmond Grand Hibernian: the firm has refitted 11 Irish Rail carriages for luxury at a cost of $10 million.

Imagine the Orient Express, luxury dining cars in tow, steaming through Limerick junction – and not an Irish Rail ham sandwich in sight.It’s set to (...)

Irish Rail said the incident led to the train being delayed by 30 minutes as it had to stop at Bayside station. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Security officers on a Dart service had to call for Garda backup after a crowd of up to 50 youths began a fight on one of the trains after it left How(...)

Dart boost: Growing demand is steering rail services back toward their peak capacity which occurred in 2008. Photograph: The Irish Times

Dart services are to be increased to a train every 10 minutes in a move Irish Rail has said responds to a significant rise in passenger demand as econ(...)

The Stations of the Cross will take place in various spots in the south east – starting with a litany in Waterford Church of Ireland cathedral at 7.30am.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

It is a (railway) Stations of the Cross event like no other, involving Iarnród Éireann, the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory, an(...)