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Luas drivers say they have been grossly underpaid

Irish Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Luas drivers believe that historically they have been grossly underpaid for the role they perform in stressful and demanding environments.

Work-to-rule contributes to delays to Luas repairs

RTE.ie - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Services on the Luas Red Line from Connolly Station to the Docklands area were halted this morning by a technical fault. However, Luas operators Transdev acknowledged that the work-to-rule commenced by Luas staff on Saturday contributed to delays in ...

Luas staff begin work-to-rule ahead of strike

Irish Times - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
There has been no noticeable disruption to Luas services this weekend following the introduction of a work-to-rule and an overtime ban ahead of strikes next week.

Passengers on Luas face disruption at peak times from today as staff launch work-to-rule

Irish Independent - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Passengers may face disruption at peak times from today after staff launched a work-to-rule. The action will escalate to strikes next week.
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Luas strikes would do 'huge damage,' says Donohoe

Irish Times - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
“The Luas is so important to keeping our city going, to allowing people get in and out of work, and for a strike like this to happen for the number of days that are proposed would do huge damage to the ability of people to commute and also huge damage ...

Luas Red Line 'facing delays' after service shut down between Connolly and Smithfield

Irish Mirror - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
The Luas' Red Line is facing delays after having to shut down service between The Point/Connolly Station and Smithfield earlier this afternoon.
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Thug admits vicious robbery of man waiting at Luas stop

Herald.ie - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Lewis Smith (19) of Glenshane Grove, Tallaght, Dublin pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to robbery of Joseph Benson at City West Luas, also in Tallaght on April 17, 2015. He has 12 previous convictions including burglary and criminal damage.

Luas bosses considering security training allowing ticket inspectors to arrest unruly passengers

Irish Mirror - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Luas ticket inspectors are to be given new unprecedented powers of arrest under plans being considered by tram bosses. Transdev, who operate the Luas trams, confirmed that the new powers are currently being discussed, but said training has not yet ...
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Relief for Luas passengers as Red Line service restored on time for rush hour

Irish Independent - ‎Jan 27, 2016‎
Luas. Luas passengers were advised this afternoon that the Luas Red Line (The Point/Connolly to Tallaght/Saggart) had been delayed due to a signal failure.
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Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann drivers seek pay rise

RTE.ie - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
"Our members are becoming increasingly angry that their pay and conditions have fallen behind those of their Luas counterparts, what is particularly galling for Bus drivers is the fact that both modes of transport are funded by the public purse.

Call for Luas tribute to mathematician

Dublin People - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
TRANSPORT Infrastructure Ireland is being urged to name the Broombridge Stop on the new Luas CrossCity line in Cabra after William Rowan Hamilton.
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Dublin City Council proposes to pedestrianise College Green

The Sunday Business Post - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Dublin City Council has unveiled the first in a series of proposals for permanent traffic restrictions around College Green, effectively pedestrianising a large swathe of the city centre.

Council to unveil radical vision for College Green in Dublin

Irish Times - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Plans for the redesign of College Green, including a ban on private cars and a new piazza in front of the Bank of Ireland, are being mooted primarily to accommodate the Luas Cross City line. This €368 million project, which will run as a double line in ...

College Green: What We Know and What We Don't

Dublin Inquirer - ‎7 hours ago‎
When Dublin City Council first proposed the creation of a European-style plaza on College Green last year, as part of a package of changes to traffic to make way for the Luas, there were a few complaints. The pedestrianised area was sat next to what ...

€35 per sq ft rent for Georgian

Irish Times - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Right in the heart of Dublin's CBD, this is one of the city's most prestigious and well-established locations with a selection of professional practices in the vicinity along with Trinity College.

Identity Ireland disappointed with political response to attack

Irish Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
The chairman of Identity Ireland who was hospitalised after being hit in the head with a blunt object while travelling on the Luas has condemned the main Government parties for failing to be unequivocal in their disdain for the attack. Speaking at an ...
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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

thejournal.ie - ‎11 hours ago‎
Armed gardaí patrol Dublin streets after gangland shootings, Kenny meets protesters on campaign trail and Luas strike this week - it's the Evening Fix.

The Irish Times view: A welcome move to restore the heart of Dublin city

Irish Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
But we need to reclaim College Green as the heart of Dublin - and the Luas Cross City line, now under construction, has provided the impetus to realise this worthy objective.
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999 call staff vote for strike action

TodayFM - ‎14 hours ago‎
Luas strike will go ahead on Thursday and Friday. Workers at Ireland's 999 call centres have voted in favour of strike action.
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Varadkar concerned by rise of anti-Islamic group Pegida

Irish Times - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Mr O' Loughlin was hospitalised after being struck on the head while travelling on the Luas with five other members of the group.
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