Irish Rail Strike Taking Place Today

Workers at Irish Rail have downed tools in a strike over pay.

No Intercity, DART or commuter service trains are running this morning - affecting more than 150,000 passengers.


People commuting are being advised to leave extra time for their journeys - there's some extra private bus services running but demand is expected to be high.


Train drivers are looking for a 3.75 per cent pay rise in each of the next three years.


Irish Rail say that's unaffordable - Barry Kenny from the company says they apologise for a lack of services today:

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