On Saturday and Sunday, Darts will operate between Howth/Malahide and Connolly, and between Grand Canal Dock and Greystones only.

Rail passengers are facing significant disruption this weekend as both Tara and Pearse Station will be closed to facilitate roof works. Iarnród Éirea(...)

“This dispute could escalate beyond the five strike days already planned unless a serious attempt is made to engage meaningfully with unions.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

As tens of thousands of rail passengers face disruption as a result of the first of a series of rail strikes, the Minster for Transport Shane Ross has(...)

A spokesman for Iarnród Éireann said it viewed the failure rate among contractors’ staff as a significant concern. File photograph: Eric Luke

One-in-seven employees of companies awarded contracts to work on the railways failed random drugs tests in the last year. The tests were carried out(...)

Iarnród Éireann and unions failed to reach agreement after 12 hours of talks at the Workplace Relations Commission. Photograph: Eric Luke

Tens of thousands of rail passengers are facing five days of train strikes over the coming weeks in a dispute over pay. Unions representing staff at (...)

Iarnród Éireann union members are being balloted for strike action. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Talks are to take place at the Workplace Relations Commission on Thursday in a bid to avert a potential dispute on pay which could disrupt services on(...)

 Staff at Iarnród Éireann are currently balloting for industrial action as part of a claim for pay increases of about 3.75% annually without productivity concessions

A strike at Iarnród Éireann is now likely to go ahead, a senior official of the country’s largest union Siptu has indicated. Addressing the union’s b(...)

File photograph: Aidan Crawley

A surge in absenteeism by drivers is the single most significant factor that has resulted in a spate of cancellation of services in recent days, Bus É(...)

Iarnród Éireann: Any pay rises not funded by further productivity measures would have a ‘catastrophic impact’ on its financial position. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Unions have set a deadline of late September for management at Iarnród Éireann to come up with significant proposals for pay increases for the 4,000 s(...)

The National Bus and Rail Union said staff were “frankly sick to the back teeth of listening to the jaded, ‘we have no money’ line from management”.  Photograph: Eddie Kelly

The trade union Siptu has warned that an industrial dispute on the railways is looking increasingly likely. It urged all parties involved in forthcom(...)

Iarnród Éireann is projecting a further €6 million deficit this year which would leave it about €2 million ahead of insolvency

A second trade union representing staff at Iarnród Éireann has warned of potential strike action on the railways in the weeks ahead. Siptu criticised(...)

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