# taxis - Today’s News
Is it bad breath? Talking about their ex? We need to know.
# taxis - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
An Oireachtas sub-Committee will discuss 103 amendments to the proposed taxi regulation law, which will see a shake-up of the industry.
# taxis - Saturday 27 July, 2013
# taxis - Monday 1 July, 2013
Around 200 drivers already on board Leeside one year after Dublin app went live.
# taxis - Sunday 16 June, 2013
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# taxis - Thursday 21 March, 2013
The things we learned, loved and shared today…
The public broadcaster actually only spent €269,298 on taxis last year, it says…
# taxis - Wednesday 23 January, 2013
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Pascal Mooney apologised for his comments after he told the Seanad that “obvious non-national” drivers often don’t know directions around Dublin city.
# taxis - Friday 19 October, 2012
A new survey also revealed 55 per cent of people like their drivers to have the chats with them on topics like the economy, sports and politics.
# taxis - Wednesday 3 October, 2012
The moves include new branding, and a system to enable passengers make sure the appropriate driver is in the vehicle.
# taxis - Friday 24 August, 2012
Details of the proposals have not been disclosed as a courtesy to the groups’ members.
# taxis - Thursday 23 August, 2012
DAA has urged drivers to resume service to the public at the airport as soon as possible.
# taxis - Wednesday 22 August, 2012
There are no taxi services from Dublin airport as a result of a dispute about parking spaces for drivers.
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Services have been withdrawn over a dispute about the number of parking spaces for drivers at the airport. It was thought that a resolution had been reached but taxi services continue to be disrupted.
# taxis - Thursday 12 July, 2012
The app sends you a picture of your driver, the roof sign number and a real time arrival countdown.
# taxis - Wednesday 11 July, 2012
Kevin Fagan has created an iPhone app for taxi customers who don’t want to be taken for a ride.
# taxis - Friday 29 June, 2012
# taxis - Wednesday 27 June, 2012
Irish Wheelchair Association believes that, even with grant aid, VAT and VRT on accessible taxis and cabs are “prohibitively” high.
# taxis - Saturday 19 May, 2012
BREAKING via The Mire wire: The Government’s You Retire, We Rehire policy; Israel to take on Ireland; the second referendum that won’t happen will be held on 22 June.
# taxis - Thursday 17 May, 2012
Following on from the debate about attitudes towards non-Irish national taxi drivers, one Irish driver says he has noted antipathy towards non-nationals – but that it is also important not to pigeonhole Irish cabbies.
# taxis - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
Your essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed…
…Spotted this evening on the O’Connell Street taxi rank in Dublin.
Following the widespread reaction to TheJournal.ie’s exclusive investigation into green lights carried on top of some Dublin taxis, the Transport Minister has said that any sign to indicate that a driver is Irish is ‘inherently racist’.
Transport Minister Leo Varadkar also said that stickers indicating that a driver was Irish were “inherently racist”.
# taxis - Monday 14 May, 2012
# taxis - Friday 9 March, 2012
How has the government managed on its promises for public transport, speed limits, taxi regulation and more?
# taxis - Tuesday 31 January, 2012
In tonight’s Fix: Latest on ‘SOPA Ireland’; radical changes for taxis; and who’s in trouble over Eye Of The Tiger?
A long-awaited Government review of the industry aims to “eliminate the rogue elements”, Minister Alan Kelly has said.
# taxis - Monday 9 January, 2012
# taxis - Thursday 5 January, 2012
The Irish Taxi Drivers’ Federation made the comments after an assaulted Nigerian driver said he was subjected to racism daily.
# taxis - Tuesday 22 November, 2011
The taxi driver, who has been named locally as Moses Ayanwole, is said to be in a serious condition in St James’s Hospital, Dublin.
# taxis - Thursday 17 November, 2011
The Data Protection Commissioner is worried about the “proportionality and justification” for having cameras in Irish taxis which record pictures AND sound.
# taxis - Monday 17 October, 2011
The proposals will help crack down on criminals and benefit fraudsters working in the industry, a minister has said.
# taxis - Sunday 18 September, 2011
In tonight’s Fix: Martin McGuinness discusses his IRA past; who will Fianna Fáil be backing for the Áras; and what it’s like to fly over the world.
# taxis - Thursday 14 July, 2011
The HSE spent almost €2 million staff taxis alone between 2008 and 2010 – but has defended this, saying this was a “cost-effective solution”.