Dublin

In recent years Dublin has suffered the effects of an economic downturn, including unemployment, emigration and the closure of many of its once bustling shops and restaurants. Housing is less expensive than it was during the booming Celtic Tiger years, from the late 1990s until 2008, but in 2013 pri...

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Dublin Cross City tram line to open on 9 December

Cross City Luas will provide central link between Green and Red lines.Dublin's new Luas Cross City route comes into operation on 9 December, four years after works began on the route which connects th...
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Dublin buses get priority at junctions

Priority system given to all Dublin bus corridors. City buses in Dublin have been given priority at junctions on all bus corridors to provide reduced journey times and a more reliable service for...
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Dublin opens Phoenix Park tunnel to passenger trains

New rail link between capital and midlands but no stop at Heuston Work has begun to upgrade Dublin's Phoenix Park tunnel to provide a direct rail link for commuters between the midlands and Connoll...
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Dart rail service increases frequency

Expanded capacity linked to economic recovery Dublin's Dart services have increased their frequency from one train every 15 minutes to one every ten minutes. The extra capacity will affect peak ti...
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Traffic to be reduced in Dublin's College Green

Experimental traffic reductions in front of Trinity College A plan to reduce traffic to two lanes around Dublin's College Green will be introduced on a trial basis by Dublin City Council next year...
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Public transport fares increase in Dublin

Price hike affects Dublin Bus, Luas, regional bus and train services Public transport fares are to increase in Dublin and across the republic, affecting services provided by Bus Éireann, Ia...
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Rapid bus scheme proposed for Dublin

Transport system would connect Dublin suburbs to centre Three bus rapid transit routes, costing a total of about €650 million, have been proposed for Dublin by the National Transport Authority (...
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Work begins on Dublin's Luas Cross City line

Utility services make way for tram tracks Construction work for Dublin's newest light rail link, the Luas Cross City line, has commenced at six sites in the city centre from St Stephen’s Green...
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Radical draft plans for Dublin traffic

A draft report by the National Transport Authority (NTA) has concluded that much of the traffic currently passing through Dublin city centre should be directed elsewhere. However, while elements of...
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Dublin's Luas link gets green light

Construction of Dublin’s €370 million cross-city Luas line will begin in May 2013 after it received approval from the cabinet on 27 November and was granted planning permission earlier th...
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Flights launched between Dublin and Dubai

Dubai-based air carrier Emirates launched daily direct flights between Dublin and Dubai on 9 January, marking the airline
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Integrated transport tickets in Dublin

Integrated public transport tickets are to become available to commuters in Dublin by the end of the year. Known as the
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Luas Citywest tram line opens in Dublin

The 4.2km extension of the Luas Red Line to Citywest and Saggart in west Dublin has been opened. Known as Luas Citywest, the tram
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Electric taxis in Dublin

Dublin has introduced the city's first electric taxis as part of a joint pilot programme between the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) and National Radio Cabs (NRC). Described as one of the first functio...
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Air India could move base to Dublin Airport

Air India is in talks with Dublin Airport with a view to making the recently-opened Terminal 2 its new transatlantic hub. After withdrawing from its former base at Frankfurt due to lack of capacity an...
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Dublin train and bus fares increase

Train fares in Ireland including Dublin's DART rail service are to increase by an average of three per cent from 1 March, while a price increase on the annual tax-saver tickets takes affect from 1 May...
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Dublin cyclists travel by train

The Irish rail service Iarnr
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Parking for Dublin bicycles to reach 10,000

A scheme being overseen by Dublin City Council will increase the amount of bicycle parking stands in the city from the present 1,000 to 10,000 over the next ten years. 4,000 parking spaces are being a...
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New terminal to open on phased basis at Dublin Airport

On 19 November the new terminal (T2) opens at Dublin airport, on a phased basis. Dublin Airport Authority has stated that airlines including Ireland's national airline Aer Lingus, Etihad Airways (the...
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Full Steam Ahead for Dublin metro

The European Investment Bank has approved a