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“We can’t on the one hand be encouraging the switch to public transport . . . and have half of all female users feeling it’s not safe for them,” says Minister for Transport  Eamon Ryan. Photograph: Tom Honan

There is no point in encouraging more people to use public transport if half the women using it do not feel it is safe for them, Minister for Transpor(...)

Belmond Grand Hibernian: the service will not resume in 2021

Ireland’s first luxury sleeper train, the Belmond Grand Hibernian – a sister train to the Orient Express – is to pull out of Ireland. Belmond, the co(...)

Conor O’Sullivan was waiting at Pearse Station to propose when Paula Carbó Zea drover her Dart train into the station. Photograph: Clodagh Maher/Twitter

At the end of a year most people would prefer to forget, one enterprising man lifted everybody’s spirits by proposing to his train driving girlfriend (...)

The Enterprise train leaving Connolly Station Dublin for Belfast. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Irish Rail has apologised to passengers who travelled on its Dublin to Belfast Enterprise service on Saturday, after complaints it was so “jam-packed”(...)

A truck which struck a railway bridge lies trapped at Dublin Hill, Cork city today. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Iarnród Éireann had to put a bus transfer in place on its Dublin-Cork mainline rail services today after a truck crashed into a railway bridge on the (...)

If the coronavirus has put your holiday plans in limbo, can you at least get your money back? Photograph: iStock

Oh, the plans we had – concerts, staycations, city breaks, exercise classes, Irish college, package holidays, post-Leaving Cert bashes – but then alon(...)

The Government has taken  over the facilities of 19 private hospitals. That has left many of those who are paying thousands of euro each year in private health insurance wondering what they are paying for

There are many thousands of people across the country who either pay monthly or annually for a range of services – from trains to schools to health cl(...)

Irish Rail said one train driver failed a test over the past three years, and ‘is no longer employed in a safety-critical role’. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish Rail, Dublin Bus and Luas have all sacked or sanctioned drivers over the past three years for failing alcohol and drugs tests. Irish Rail said (...)

South Korean soldiers wearing protective gear spray disinfectant as part of preventive measures against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, at Dongdaegu railway station in Daegu on Saturday. Photograph: Yonhap/AFP/Getty Images

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised its global risk assessment for coronavirus to “very high” from “high” as countries struggle to contain (...)

HSE staff who are activating the public awareness campaign for Covid-19 (coronavirus) in the baggage hall of Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The cabin crew on an Aer Lingus flight to Dublin from northern Italy on which a woman travelled before testing positive for the coronaviurs have been (...)

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