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The roof at Dublin’s Pearse station dates from the 1880’s. File photograph: iStock

Dublin’s Pearse Street and Tara Street Dart stations will close this weekend to facilitate ongoing work to the Victorian roof of Pearse Street station(...)

Passenger levels of Dart services specifically have increased by 8 per cent in 2015.  File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Dublin’s Dart passengers face longer journeys from next year under plans from Iarnród Éireann to add more trains to the line. Dart services are to be (...)

Passengers are seen on the Dart on Friday morning. All Iarnród Éireann are operating as normal after a planned three-hour work stoppage on Friday was called off. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Unions and management at Iarnród Éireann are to discuss the dispute at the company in the Labour Court after a planned strike on Friday morning was(...)

Gates of hell: the frequently clipped level crossing at Merrion Gates in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s the bane of commuters on public transport: a train stops between stations, a few minutes pass – during which you stare nervously out of the windo(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton at Heuston station: “They gathered up all the shiny things they gave the country over the last four years and made a big deal of handing them over again.” Photograph: The Irish Times

“Bing Bong! We are now approaching Heuston station. Will politicians at the rear of the platform please move forward to the microphones in order to al(...)

Dart service resumed at 10.10pm.

Dublin’s Dart services were suspended for 40 minutes in both directions on Sunday night due to a brawl, understood to involve about five people, which(...)

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(...)

All Irish Rail Enterprise services have been cancelled between Dundalk and Belfast, with Irish Rail spokesman Barry Kenny saying “the Northern Ireland network is effectively shut down for the day”. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

Irish Rail has cancelled its services between Dundalk and Belfast on Friday as Northern Ireland public sector workers take industrial action.The strik(...)

The proposed upgrade of Kent station and  work  on the Cork-Dublin railway line between  Portlaoise and Hazelhatch that will shave 15 minutes off travel times, will make rail travel  more attractive

Iarnród Éireann expects to start work later this year on the planned €3 million upgrade of Kent railway station in Cork with the aim of making the (...)

Rail travel time between Dublin and Cork could be cut to two hours, say Iarnród Éireann

The proposed upgrade of Kent station, allied with improvements in the rail infrastructure, will help further stimulate business out of Cork where both(...)

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