Blog Archive

Jun 5


Train driver for a day..... virtually

When Kevin Galvin tweeted asking us if he could get a spin in the cab with the driver, little did he know he'd end up in the training simulator for drivers in Inchicore. Here, he gives an insight into what the experience was like.

May 21


Bray and the railway - the hidden history

Get more out of your next visit to Bray with Avoca Tours Mobile Audio App, to bring you to coastal walks and other attractions. Tony Kelly of Avoca Tours traces the link between William Dargan, the father of Irish railway, and his vision for the Co. Wicklow town.

May 16


20 Years of the Kildare Commuter Service

We look back at 20 years of the Kildare Commuter service and look forward to continuing the service into the future.

Jun 11 / 2013


The Gathering Railway Heritage tour - Day 3

The final leg of the tour takes us to Waterford, and a locally run heritage railway, and takes the scenic route back to Dublin.

Jun 7 / 2013


The Gathering Railway Heritage tour - Day 2

John O'Flaherty takes off on Day 2 of our special Railway heritage tour for The Gathering: to Belfast

Jun 6 / 2013



The Gathering Railway Heritage tour - Day 1

Train Enthusiast and intrepid traveller John O’Flaherty took to the rails to sample Iarnród Éireann’s Railway Heritage tour, developed for The Gathering. He wasn’t disappointed!

Mar 12 / 2013


Go Green by Train to the Parade this St. Patrick’s Weekend!

Start thinking green by booking your rail ticket to the parade! Here's some family day out ideas, and we can help you get there to be part of the celebrations!

Mar 4 / 2013


The timetable planning cycle - looking back and looking forward

Our new timetable has now been in place for six weeks - Jim Walsh, Operating Planning Manager, looks at the process to produce a timetable in detail, and how feedback from customers helps the process.

Dec 12 / 2012


Meet our customer service award winners!

This week, we presented Customer Service awards to our staff in a range of areas, reward those members of the Iarnród Éireann team who excelled in high standards of customer care.

Dec 6 / 2012


Days Out this Christmas! Festive fun ideas taking place around Ireland for you and the family.

There's plenty of festive family events taken place around Ireland this Christmas. Here's just ideas of how to entertain the family over the holiday and we can get you there!