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Iarnród Éireann Web Accessibility

While we have endeavored to make Irishrail.ie accessible for all web users there may be some instances where a visually impaired user may find that their experience can be improved by leveraging browser plugins and features.

All text on this site is relatively sized and can be increased or decreased by using your browsers default zoom.

See below for guidance on how to configure your browser or operating system for higher contrast viewing on irishrail.ie.

Google Chrome

Google have developed the high contrast plugin for chrome which allows the user to toggle between a range of different high contrast styles on any website.

Alternatively, it is possible to change chromes settings manually by navigating to chrome://settings/

Firefox

There is a 3rd party extension available for Firefox called dark background and light text which allows the user to toggle between a range of different high contrast styles on any website.

Alternatively, it is possible to manually change some of these settings by navigating to about:preferences

Safari

Safari offer limited configuration from within the browser bay navigating to Preferences > General

It is recommended to configure the global operating system accessibility settings which can be viewed by navigating to System Preferences > Accessibility

Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer

It is recommended to configure the global operating system accessibility settings which can be viewed by navigating to

Settings > Ease of access

Here you can select between different high contrast themes and change zoom settings.

iOS and Android App

Our journey planner, live trains and live map are also available on the Irish Rail app for iOS & Android. Both devices offer native text to voice functionality which can help assist users with visual impairments to navigate the application.