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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 16-07-2008, 21:18
Replies: 4
Views: 2,743
Posted By Colm Donoghue
just a slight correction, 41%paye + 6% prsi is...

just a slight correction, 41%paye + 6% prsi is 47% on the higher rate,
or 20% + 6% prsi is 26% on the standard rate.

plus your employer will save on employers prsi of about 10.75%
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 12-07-2008, 20:34
Replies: 8
Views: 11,051
Posted By Colm Donoghue
I think the posts on Boards regarding cmmuters...

I think the posts on Boards regarding cmmuters from Celbridge being left high and dry, but ses Dempsey, there's loads of busses use the N4 qbc and even if none of them serve Celbridge, sher it's not...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 18-06-2008, 19:56
Replies: 9
Views: 1,989
Posted By Colm Donoghue
"The company has begun its public relations...

"The company has begun its public relations fightback and is attempting to repair its battered image by employing dedicated staff to chat to passengers, carry their bags and generally portray the...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 24-05-2008, 00:10
Replies: 121
Views: 57,563
Posted By Colm Donoghue
"Cork, Kerry, Galway, Westport & Athlone...

"Cork, Kerry, Galway, Westport & Athlone area service disruptions" is what IE say

"As of Friday May 23rd there is likely to be widespread cancellations

Services may run in the morning and then...
Forum: Luas Discussion 22-05-2008, 20:18
Replies: 34
Views: 11,517
Posted By Colm Donoghue
please delete that comment before anyone if the...

please delete that comment before anyone if the dept of finance sees it please....
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 22-05-2008, 20:06
Replies: 18
Views: 4,866
Posted By Colm Donoghue
I've said it before- if you cannot buy a ticket...

I've said it before- if you cannot buy a ticket at your station of departure (because the station is closed or there is no ticket machine available) then irish rail's system is gonna cause hassle.

i...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 22-05-2008, 19:49
Replies: 25
Views: 9,839
Posted By Colm Donoghue
Thumbs down cos it's an intercity? they are often slower than...

cos it's an intercity? they are often slower than suburban services....
check out Mallow to Cork times and the type of services
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 19-05-2008, 18:53
Replies: 45
Views: 15,787
Posted By Colm Donoghue
Thumbs down Ah yes exact change only - you just look up the...

Ah yes exact change only - you just look up the price of the ticket you want on irish rail's website in advance..... oh no wait, that's a big secret they can't be telling.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 12-05-2008, 22:08
Replies: 96
Views: 20,439
Posted By Colm Donoghue
Except this is not the case. as MarkG pointed out...

Except this is not the case. as MarkG pointed out revenue went up 15% and ticket prices went the same direction.
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 08-05-2008, 21:40
Replies: 23
Views: 8,596
Posted By Colm Donoghue
Thumbs down Properly designed and implemented vital safety...

Properly designed and implemented vital safety equipment should not have teething problems.
ever.
Especially when it is not a novel procedure for irish rail to change the signaling...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 08-05-2008, 21:15
Replies: 96
Views: 20,439
Posted By Colm Donoghue
Thumbs down In the six months after the exit gates went live...

In the six months after the exit gates went live and revenue surged 15% and all passengers with valid tickets were inconvenienced particularly with irish rail's very poor annual ticket mag stripe...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 05-05-2008, 22:04
Replies: 15
Views: 3,318
Posted By Colm Donoghue
Tim Gaston in the rpa told me there was only...

Tim Gaston in the rpa told me there was only going to be a Dublin integrated ticketing system.

and it wasn't going to cover all forms of public transport.

there was also some guff about how the rpa...
Forum: Luas Discussion 05-05-2008, 21:54
Replies: 34
Views: 11,517
Posted By Colm Donoghue
Thumbs down Every retailer in the country managed... maybe...

Every retailer in the country managed... maybe the rpa were too busy explaining why 30m trams on the red line were good enough, or maybe they signed an amazingly bad contract with veolia that it...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 05-05-2008, 21:14
Replies: 96
Views: 20,439
Posted By Colm Donoghue
Ah, but he who's in charge but who's name we...

Ah, but he who's in charge but who's name we can't write says "Colleagues".
This would include subcontractors in my opinion.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 01-05-2008, 23:01
Replies: 96
Views: 20,439
Posted By Colm Donoghue
Our Colleagues We know how important it is that...

Our Colleagues

We know how important it is that you receive a satisfactory service from our staff at all times.

So we expect our colleagues to:

be polite and helpful
consider your safety and...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 22-04-2008, 22:43
Replies: 7
Views: 2,439
Posted By Colm Donoghue
god bless motorists, what would we know without...

god bless motorists, what would we know without them...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 22-04-2008, 00:04
Replies: 31
Views: 8,923
Posted By Colm Donoghue
Thumbs down maybe if Noel Dempsey's department applied a few...

maybe if Noel Dempsey's department applied a few of their resources to allowing public transport companies run services to serve the citizens of Dublin in a reasonable timeframe and in a reasonable...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 16-04-2008, 20:37
Replies: 10
Views: 10,169
Posted By Colm Donoghue
compare Dublin Airport

Right now 20:23 16th April Dublin Airport's website shows arrivals (scheduled and actual) from 17:00

This might be excessive, but leaving arrivals for a time is hardly going to hurt.
Irish rail...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 14-04-2008, 21:56
Replies: 11
Views: 2,746
Posted By Colm Donoghue
No one here is getting 240 grand a year to let...

No one here is getting 240 grand a year to let others check their spelling.....
let dempsey find it himself
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 12-04-2008, 17:04
Replies: 41
Views: 8,700
Posted By Colm Donoghue
I think the northside darts are all pretty poor...

I think the northside darts are all pretty poor especially as they are in a post refurb state.
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 12-04-2008, 17:00
Replies: 27
Views: 12,720
Posted By Colm Donoghue
I got a mark 3 to Arklow from Dublin after an all...

I got a mark 3 to Arklow from Dublin after an all ireland in maybe 90 ( galway beat kk) it was in push mode too (engine at the back)
Forum: Dublin Cork 09-04-2008, 22:00
Replies: 10
Views: 4,186
Posted By Colm Donoghue
Thumbs down this isn't the first one of these. from 23rd Feb...

this isn't the first one of these. from 23rd Feb
:

*General News*

*Mayfield G.A.A v Crumlin G.A.A - Match Review* by Corporate & E-Marketing

*Celebrity Bainisteoir Match Review
*
Huge excitement...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 09-04-2008, 21:56
Replies: 27
Views: 12,720
Posted By Colm Donoghue
the railcars and dart upgrade* really dented the...

the railcars and dart upgrade* really dented the lines usage.

the N11 improvements have made the bus route far faster, no queuing on Rathnew hill or from the green lizard bends into Ashford.

when...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 09-04-2008, 21:43
Replies: 12
Views: 2,414
Posted By Colm Donoghue
obviously not the car, but good quality fittings(...

obviously not the car, but good quality fittings( or are they fixtures) would add to the value of a house. like a kitchen or tiling or floors.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 08-04-2008, 23:15
Replies: 12
Views: 2,414
Posted By Colm Donoghue
I'd go for the 15 year mortgage so and...

I'd go for the 15 year mortgage so and renegotiate after the first two....
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