Blog Archive

Mar 13


St. Patrick’s Day Festivals in Ireland

It’s where crowds line the streets across the country with two things in common, green ensembles from head to toe and smiles for ear to ear. St. Patrick's Day is nothing short of wonderful so why not join in on the festivities across the country and create those invaluable family memories that will be cherished forever.

Jan 23


Events to see in the coming weeks

Events you don't want to miss

Dec 8 / 2014


Get your Christmas on track and take the train

Take the family on a day out by rail this festive season

Nov 15 / 2014

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Towards a new Rail Policy

Iarnród Éireann's submission to the Department of Transport public consultation on the Strategic Framework for Investment in Land Transport.

Aug 22 / 2014


Industrial relations issues

Information on the industrial relations issues surrounding the NBRU and SIPTU strike action on 24th and 25th August

Jun 5 / 2014


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 / 2014


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 / 2014


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