Luas services suspended after crash between tram and car in Tallaght

Luas services suspended after crash between tram and car in Tallaght

Firefighters and paramedics are at the scene, where there are no reports of any serious injuries.

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Pre-tax losses at Transdev increase by 74% after pay hikes

Pre-tax losses at Transdev increase by 74% after pay hikes

Pay hikes for Luas drivers as a result of a Labour Court recommendation helped to almost double pre-tax losses at Luas firm, Transdev last year.

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Luas drivers in row with Transdev over cooler bags and lunch breaks

Luas drivers in row with Transdev over cooler bags and lunch breaks

Luas drivers are threatening strike action over the issue of packed lunches.

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Luas operator issued cooler bags to drivers in bid to resolve €250,000 'packed lunch' row

Luas operator issued cooler bags to drivers in bid to resolve €250,000 'packed lunch' row

Luas operator Transdev has issued in excess of 100 cooler bags to Luas drivers in a bid to resolve a €250,000 per annum ‘packed lunch’ row with its drivers.

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Disruption for Dublin commuters as Luas detects fault with overhead cables

Disruption for Dublin commuters as Luas detects fault with overhead cables

Commuters in Dublin are facing travel disruptions this morning.

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All new Luas trams must have self-driving technology, say Dublin Councillors

All new Luas trams must have self-driving technology, say Dublin Councillors

Dublin City Councillors are calling on the Government to ensure all new Luas trams could have the ability to drive themselves.

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Latest: Luas strikes cancelled as both sides approve new pay deal

Latest: Luas strikes cancelled as both sides approve new pay deal

Latest: The four-month Luas dispute is over after Siptu and Transdev accepted new Labour Court proposals.

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Luas ballot result expected this evening

Luas ballot result expected this evening

The result of a ballot of Luas drivers on a Labour Court-recommended pay deal should be known this evening.

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Michael O'Leary: It would take 'nanoseconds' to train new Luas drivers

Michael O'Leary: It would take 'nanoseconds' to train new Luas drivers

Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary says the Luas drivers are 'a bunch of headbangers' and he would have sacked them all.

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Luas stoppages cancelled as union considers new pay deal

Luas stoppages cancelled as union considers new pay deal

Four-hour Luas stoppages by Luas drivers, scheduled for Thursday and Friday this week, have been cancelled.

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Labour Court issues recommendations in Luas drivers’ dispute

Labour Court issues recommendations in Luas drivers’ dispute

The Labour Court has issued a recommendation aimed at resolving the ongoing Luas drivers’ dispute.

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Luas drivers and management to attend Labour Court

Luas drivers and management to attend Labour Court

Luas drivers and management will attend talks at the Labour Court tomorrow in an effort to resolve their long running pay dispute.

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More talks needed to resolve Luas dispute, says Joan Burton

More talks needed to resolve Luas dispute, says Joan Burton

Labour TD Joan Burton is urging both sides in the Luas dispute to get back around the table for talks.

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Luas drivers would support escalation of strike action, says union

Luas drivers would support escalation of strike action, says union

Luas drivers met with shop stewards this evening to discuss the ongoing pay dispute.

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Today's Luas strike: 'The public are getting very frustrated'

Today's Luas strike: 'The public are getting very frustrated'

Commuters in Dublin are facing severe delays again this morning, as Luas drivers hold another full-day strike.

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Commuters to face severe delays tomorrow as Luas drivers strike

Commuters to face severe delays tomorrow as Luas drivers strike

Commuters are facing severe delays tomorrow, as Luas drivers are due to hold another full day of strike action.

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Transdev call on Luas drivers to call off strike

Transdev call on Luas drivers to call off strike

The Luas operators have appealed for trade union bosses to call off Friday's strike and focus on negotiations on a pay deal.

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Latest: Any Luas agreement must not involve higher fares, says Transport Minister

Latest: Any Luas agreement must not involve higher fares, says Transport Minister

The new Transport Minister Shane Ross has said the taxpayer can not be expected to cover any costs from solving the Luas dispute.

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SIPTU accuses Transdev of escalating Luas dispute

SIPTU accuses Transdev of escalating Luas dispute

SIPTU is accusing Transdev of doing everything it can to escalate the Luas dispute.

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Latest: SIPTU accuses Transdev of 'pouring fuel on the fire' in Luas dispute

Latest: SIPTU accuses Transdev of 'pouring fuel on the fire' in Luas dispute

Update 2.07pm: SIPTU has accused Transdev of "pouring fuel on the fire" by threatening to dock a full day's pay.

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Latest: Luas customers have 'suffered enough', says Transdev boss

Latest: Luas customers have 'suffered enough', says Transdev boss

Latest: Transdev's managing director has called for an end to the Luas pay dispute, saying that the public have “suffered enough”.

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Luas strike today: 'Using commuters as pawns is not acceptable'

Luas strike today: 'Using commuters as pawns is not acceptable'

Almost 100,000 people have had to alter their travel plans today as a result of another Luas strike.

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Luas drivers tweak times of June strikes to accommodate exam students

Luas drivers tweak times of June strikes to accommodate exam students

Luas drivers have rescheduled their strikes in June so as not to inconvenience Leaving and Junior Cert students.

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Binding arbitration needed to resolve Luas dispute, says Dublin business group CEO

Binding arbitration needed to resolve Luas dispute, says Dublin business group CEO

Business owners are calling for binding arbitration in order to resolve the ongoing pay dispute involving Luas drivers.

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Luas drivers set to serve notice of EIGHT more days of strike

Luas drivers set to serve notice of EIGHT more days of strike

Luas drivers are expected to serve notice today of up to eight extra strike days for next month.

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TD Joan Collins: Ballot Irish Rail and Dublin Bus for industrial action

TD Joan Collins: Ballot Irish Rail and Dublin Bus for industrial action

Independent TD Joan Collins is encouraging industrial unrest within the public transport sector.

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Siptu denies reports Luas drivers asked for previous pay deals to be re-tabled

Siptu denies reports Luas drivers asked for previous pay deals to be re-tabled

Siptu has said reports suggesting Luas drivers are rowing back on their pay claim are entirely inaccurate.

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Luas drivers 'will not be humiliated'

Luas drivers 'will not be humiliated'

Luas drivers will push on with their pay claim despite the threat of a 10% cut to their wages if they continue to strike.

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Threat to dock Luas driver’s pay 'outrageous and provocative'

Threat to dock Luas driver’s pay 'outrageous and provocative'

SIPTU has said that a threat by Transdev to dock the pay of Luas drivers is an outrageous and provocative escalation of the dispute.

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Transdev to cut Luas drivers' pay by 10% if work-to-rule continues

Transdev to cut Luas drivers' pay by 10% if work-to-rule continues

Luas operator Transdev says it will cut drivers' pay by 10% from this Friday if their work-to-rule continues.

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Luas strike set for Thursday as drivers 'demand 26.5% pay rise'

Luas strike set for Thursday as drivers 'demand 26.5% pay rise'

A planned strike by Luas drivers on Thursday now looks likely to go ahead after SIPTU and Luas operator Transdev failed to reach an agreement in their long-running pay dispute.

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Strike action by Luas drivers to go ahead on Thursday

Strike action by Luas drivers to go ahead on Thursday

Thursday's strike action by Luas drivers will go ahead after SIPTU and Luas operator Transdev failed to reach an agreement over a long running pay dispute.

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Three grades of Luas staff vote to accept pay deal

Three grades of Luas staff vote to accept pay deal

The three non-driver grades at Dublin's Luas service have voted to accept the latest pay offer from Transdev - which will see staff receive pay increases of up to 13% over the next three years.

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Transport Minister refuses 'inappropriate' meeting with Luas staff

Transport Minister refuses 'inappropriate' meeting with Luas staff

Luas staff have been refused a meeting with the Transport Minister, Paschal Donohoe, while further strike action is looming.

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Transdev have 'positive' talks with Luas staff after Siptu request meeting with Transport Minister

Transdev have 'positive' talks with Luas staff after Siptu request meeting with Transport Minister

Latest: Luas operators Transdev say they have had positive engagement with staff in talks this afternoon.

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Paschal Donohoe: It would be a disaster for me to step into Luas dispute

Paschal Donohoe: It would be a disaster for me to step into Luas dispute

The acting Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has said it would be "a disaster" if he were to get personally involved in the Luas dispute.

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SIPTU 'happy to consider any proposal' to resolve Luas dispute

SIPTU 'happy to consider any proposal' to resolve Luas dispute

SIPTU has said that it will consider any proposal from interested stakeholders to try to resolve the Luas pay dispute.

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Transdev: We can legally let Luas staff go with only one day's notice

Transdev: We can legally let Luas staff go with only one day's notice

SIPTU has said it is considering balloting Luas workers on an all out strike.

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Transdev offers lower pay deal than one already refused by striking Luas workers in protective notice

Transdev offers lower pay deal than one already refused by striking Luas workers in protective notice

The firm which operates Dublin's Luas has put its staff on protective notice with immediate effect.

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Siptu warns Luas dispute 'could turn into lockout'

Siptu warns Luas dispute 'could turn into lockout'

Passenger representatives say it is now time for SIPTU to be realistic in the Luas pay row.

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Dublin set for more Luas strikes as talks break down

Dublin set for more Luas strikes as talks break down

There is no basis for talks or other intervention in the Luas dispute, the company which runs the service said today.

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SIPTU's Owen Reidy admits Luas strike will leave 'bad taste' in our mouths

SIPTU's Owen Reidy admits Luas strike will leave 'bad taste' in our mouths

The union representing Luas workers has admitted strike action may leave a "bad taste" in our mouths.

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Transdev exploring legal options as Luas drivers escalate strike plans

Transdev exploring legal options as Luas drivers escalate strike plans

The company that runs the Luas, Transdev, has said it will now continue its legal options after Luas drivers escalated their strike action.

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Everybody needs to compromise in Luas dispute, says SIPTU's Owen Reidy

Everybody needs to compromise in Luas dispute, says SIPTU's Owen Reidy

Luas drivers are on their eighth day of strike action today, in ongoing row over pay, with their union saying all parties need to step back and take stock.

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Paschal Donohoe will not use 'taxpayer's chequebook' to solve Luas dispute

Paschal Donohoe will not use 'taxpayer's chequebook' to solve Luas dispute

Acting Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has ruled out any government intervention in the escalating Luas dispute.

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Luas war of words: Kieran Mulvey rejects SIPTU's call to step down

Luas war of words: Kieran Mulvey rejects SIPTU's call to step down

Latest: The managing director of Transdev, which operates the Luas, said that he is open to hearing a new pay proposal for Luas drivers as long as it is “reasonable”.

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No more money for bigger pay hikes, say Luas bosses as more strikes loom

No more money for bigger pay hikes, say Luas bosses as more strikes loom

SIPTU say they are "dismayed" at the failure of Transdev's CEO to meet with Luas workers while he was in Dublin this week.

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Minister has not asked me to intervene in Luas strike, says SIPTU president

Minister has not asked me to intervene in Luas strike, says SIPTU president

SIPTU general president Jack O'Connor has said that the Transport Minister has not asked him to intervene in this weekend's Luas strike - because he knows he (O'Connor) cannot.

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'Vast gulf' between train driver and Luas driver conditions

'Vast gulf' between train driver and Luas driver conditions

The conditions that train drivers work under are far more rigorous than those of Luas drivers, according to the National Bus and Rail Union.

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The Luas drivers have announced more strikes for April

The Luas drivers have announced more strikes for April

Luas drivers are to stage two further 48-hour strikes next month.

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Transport Minister refuses to intervene in Luas pay dispute

Transport Minister refuses to intervene in Luas pay dispute

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has refused to intervene in the Luas pay dispute, despite the prospect of strikes on St Patrick's Day and the Easter weekend.

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Luas drivers set for all-out strike as company rejects 'off the scale' wage demands

Luas drivers set for all-out strike as company rejects 'off the scale' wage demands

The Luas could be hit with an 'all out strike' after talks to end a dispute at the transport company broke down last night.

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Union 'willing to defer next week's Luas strike'

Union 'willing to defer next week's Luas strike'

Representatives from SIPTU say they are willing to defer next week's Luas strike to faciliate new third party talks at the WRC.

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Luas strikes to go ahead as scheduled talks called off

Luas strikes to go ahead as scheduled talks called off

Talks aimed at averting industrial action at the Luas won't go ahead today after they were cancelled before they had even begun on Friday.

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Luas dispute: Unions and bosses back to 'give talks another go' next week

Luas dispute: Unions and bosses back to 'give talks another go' next week

Both sides in the Luas dispute are due back at the Workplace Relations Commission next Monday.

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WRC to enter negotiations in effort to avoid Luas strikes

WRC to enter negotiations in effort to avoid Luas strikes

The Workplace Relations Commission is to enter discussions with SIPTU and Transdev in an effort to avoid planned strikes by Luas drivers.

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Luas drivers 'prepared to moderate pay demands'

Luas drivers 'prepared to moderate pay demands'

A decision is expected today on whether there is a basis for proceeding to substantive negotiations in the Luas pay dispute.

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Strikes could 'wreck' Luas: Paschal Donohoe

Strikes could 'wreck' Luas: Paschal Donohoe

The Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has said the Luas will be 'wrecked' if an industrial dispute at the company is not ended.

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Luas strike 'costing Dublin businesses €1m a day'

Luas strike 'costing Dublin businesses €1m a day'

Business leaders in Dublin have said that they are losing more than €1m for every day Luas workers strike.

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Luas drivers 'very sorry' about strike, says union spokesman

Luas drivers 'very sorry' about strike, says union spokesman

Tens of thousands of commuters in Dublin are being forced onto alternative transport in the second strike on the Luas network.

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