SIPTU seeking clarification over proposed increase in DART frequency

SIPTU criticises Ianród Éireann over DART proposal

26 Nov SIPTU has accused the management of Ianród Éireann of attempting to "ride roughshod" over the conditions of employment of train drivers by announcing a ten-minute frequency DART service without driver agreement.

A police officer checks the papers of a train passenger travelling from Denmark at Lernacken on the Swedish side of the Oresund strait

EU nations to increase border security checks

20 Nov EU nations have agreed to immediately tighten checks on all travellers, including European nationals, at the external borders of the passport-free Schengen area following the Paris attacks, European sources said.

Irish Rail management and unions attended the Labour Court in a bid to resolve the dispute which led to industrial action last month

CIÉ unions warn over industrial action

16 Nov Unions at the CIÉ State transport group have warned of industrial action if management moves to introduce unilateral changes to pension arrangements at the group

All DART, mainline and commuter services are fully operational, but delays are to be expected

Industrial action at Iarnród Éireann called off

06 Nov Rail services operated as normal this morning after threatened industrial action by drivers was called off in the early hours with unions and management at Iarnród Éireann agreeing to have outstanding differences referred to the Labour Court.

The UK and the US say there is a possibility a plane crash in Egypt last Saturday was caused by an explosive device

'Possibility' of bomb on board Russian plane

05 Nov British Prime Minister David Cameron has said it was increasingly likely that a bomb brought down a Russian airliner over Egypt with the loss of 224 lives, with Russian President Vladimir Putin saying the UK had jumped the gun in grounding flights to Sharm el-Sheikh.

A British Airways plane in the fog at Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport yesterday

Fog in Britain causes more flight disruption

03 Nov Disruption for air passengers travelling to and from Ireland and the UK continued for a third day, as flights were cancelled and delayed at airports coping with the backlog caused by thick fog.