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Wheelchair users

Please select the passenger(s) the wheelchair space is required for. Once selected we will only show services where wheelchair(s) spaces are available to book based on your Tickets Explained section.

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Free Travel Pass or Valid Ticket
Free Travel Pass or Valid Ticket

Is an option for customers who are in possession of Free Travel Pass, a valid standard class ticket(s), seasonal ticket(s), Taxsaver ticket(s) or InterRail to book onto a train in standard class and, where available a reserved seat is assigned. Customers who have a valid standard class ticket but wish to upgrade to First Class should also use this option. For more information go to Tickets Explained section.

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Our 2022 Apprenticeship Programme.


Apprenticeship applications are now closed. 

Our apprentices are trained to the highest possible technical standards in an extremely safety conscious environment.

Iarnród Éireann is a proud dynamic leader in the transport network - our depots are state of the art and our fleet is expanding with growing passenger numbers.

  • Do you enjoy practical work and working with your hands?
  • Would you like to earn your academic qualification while working in a globally recognised industry?
  • Have you got the attitude to succeed?
  • Would you like to travel and work around the rail network while completing your Apprenticeship?
  • Do you think you’re ready to kick start your career with us?

In keeping with our company vision to continuously grow and improve, we are seeking ambitious people to join our “One Team” and grow with us across three trades:

  • Apprentice Heavy Vehicle Mechanic
  • Apprentice Fitter
  • Apprentice Electrician

To find out if our Apprenticeship Programme is the right fit for you, please try out our interactive Apprenticeship Preview Quiz by clicking on the button below:


Apprenticeship Preview Quiz


Here you will get an idea of what to expect from the programme and the company which will greatly benefit you in deciding whether to pursue an Apprenticeship with Iarnród Éireann.


Please note, this does not form part of the application process and will not have any bearing on your application.


To find out more information on the requirements to apply, learn more about the programme and the benefits including FAQ’s, please click here.


Check out our Try a Trade video below to learn more!


We Value Our People – We Celebrate their Individuality

At Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail we are committed to ensuring diversity and inclusion in all that we do.  This starts with how we recruit people into our organisation.  We ensure our attraction and selection processes are designed with equal opportunity at the forefront of our minds.  It is important to us that all individuals feel welcome to join our organisation and we take great care to create an environment that ensures an even playing field for all