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 Connolly Station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Connolly Station is one of the main railway stations in Dublin, Ireland, and is a focal point in the Irish route network.
Connolly station is connected to Heuston via the Luas tram system.
During the late 1990s, Connolly Station was completely renovated and partially rebuilt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Connolly_Station

  
 Luas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Connolly Station, through the IFSC to terminate at the Point Depot.
In the original plans, the Red Line was subdivided into Line A from Tallaght to Abbey Street and Line C from Abbey Street to Connolly Station.
There are also more tentative plans to extend the Red line eastwards past
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Luas

  
 RAILWAY LINES OF IRELAND - CONNOLLY STATION TO SLIGO
There is a footbridge at the Connolly station end of the station, with lift only access at each end for wheelchair users.
The station building and car park are on the Down side with a footbridge at the Connolly Station end of the station.
Nothing remains of the original station which was located between the 18½ mile post and the road overbridge to the west of it, the latter the location of a new, single patformed station opened in 1998 on the Down side.
www.irishrailways.info /routedescriptions/ConnollySligo.htm

  
 RTE News - Drivers defer strike action at Connolly Station
The 65 drivers at Connolly station are split into two depots, those who drive on Northern routes and those who travel West and on some Southern routes.
Train services have returned to normal after locomotive drivers at Iarnrod Eireann's Connolly station voted to return to work.
Thousands of commuters were effected by the action, which followed drivers' rejection of a proposal to amalgamate two depots at Connolly station.
www.rte.ie /news/1999/1215/connolly.html

  
 BUG -- The Backpackers Ultimate Guide - Dublin, Ireland
Connolly Station is the more centrally located of the two and handles trains to Belfast and Derry in Northern Ireland as well as destinations in the north of the Republic such as Sligo.
This bus terminal is centrally located near Connolly Station.
operates trains to most major destinations in Ireland with departures from Dublin's two main train stations, Connolly and Heuston.
www.bugeurope.com /dublin/gta.html

  
 Dublin Rail - Connolly Station
Connolly Station is situated between Clontarf Road in the north, Drumcondra in the northwest and Tara Street in the south.
Arrow railcars at the 'suburban' platform of Connolly Station.
At the right intercity cariages are waiting for a loco to haul them to Rosslare Europort.
homepage.eircom.net /~tulips/ei/stations/connolly.htm

  
 Welcome to the Gatelodge Guest House
Connolly rail Station serves the west of Ireland and is on the DART route.
The simplest route to the Gate Lodge for travellers arriving at Connolly Station is via the bus.
Come out of the Station and take the connection bus (#90) to Heuston Station and from Heuston the Gate Lodge is but a 5 minute walk.
www.dublingatelodge.com /location/directions.html

  
 Ireland 1992
Monday morning got off to a bumpy start, our instruction to be at Connolly station at 09.00 to meet Tom Devoy was obeyed to the letter, however as 09.20 approached I decided to find out why Mr Devoy had not appeared.
The remainder of the journey from Connolly station to the Clarence Hotel was made in a fleet of five taxis.
A brief look was made into the room which housed the emergency panel controlling Connolly station, this being in use at the time because of engineering work.
www.lococarriage.org.uk /ireland_1992.htm

  
 Wexford Festival Opera : How to get to Wexford
If you are travelling into Dublin Airport there is a connecting coach service from the Airport to Busárus, the central bus station, which is very close to Connolly Station.
Trains depart from Connolly Station in Dublin City Centre on weekdays at 08:00, 13:40 and 18:30.
Trains depart from Wexford to Dublin Connolly Station on weekdays at 07:55, 13:50 and 18:40.
www.wexfordopera.com /lang/travel.php

  
 Dublin's LUAS Tramway construction 9: Line C (Connolly Station to Abbey Street Lower)
ABOVE: We start at the main rail passanger concourse of Connolly Station, looking out through the glass of the sliding doors that formerly lead to the famous ramp, where the number 90 bus and the taxi rank were located.
Line C, which extends from the end of A at Abbey Street on to Connolly Station still has major construction ongoing, although all track is laid.
ABOVE: Down at ground level and looking back towards Connolly Station - the windows through which the previous picture was taken are the ones in the centre of the picture - you can see how they will lead through to the balcony, which has stairs and escalators down to LUAS platform level.
www.allaboutbuses.com /luas/40223-8-c.html

  
 Dublin Docklands Development Authority
Connolly Station also serves DART and suburban services to Howth and Balbriggan in the north and Bray and Arklow in the south.
One of the capital’s two mainline stations is located within the Docklands area at Connolly Station for rail services to Belfast, Rosslare/Wexford and Sligo.
The Tallaght to Connolly Station line will be in service in August 2004.
www.ddda.ie /cold_fusion/dublin_docklands/where_is_it/where_is_it.cfm

  
 Dublin docklands body is opposed to Luas plan for Connolly station - Irish Architectural News
The Dublin Docklands Development Authority is opposing plans to remove the ramp at Connolly Station to make way for a street-level Luas terminus, even though it stands to gain up to €20 million from its demolition.
The rail agency's board recently reaffirmed plans to demolish the ramp on the basis that this was the scheme approved in October 2000 following a public inquiry into revised plans for the Luas line from Middle Abbey Street to Connolly Station.
July 25 2002: Dublin docklands body is opposed to Luas plan for Connolly station
www.archeire.com /news/2002/000198.htm

  
 The Vaults - the vaults - dublin bars
The Vaults is a large Dublin cellar bar and pub, restaurant, events venue and club underneath Connolly station.
You get to it by going in the main IFSC entrance and hanging a left and going parallel to the road up to the station.
The Vaults is a cavernous den of comfy seats with lots of them, which is a nice change of pace for those of us used to being forever jostled at in Dublin pubs, only to take up position against a wall.
www.dublinks.ie /index.cfm/loc/11/pt/0/spid/654B0D51-76E4-4EFE-8AF260368AE1543D.htm

  
 travel.htm
Connolly station is the main station for all northbound trains from Dublin, serving Belfast and Dundalk.
Note: Trains to Dublin from all other parts of Ireland will stop at either Connolly station or Heuston station (from where a bus can be caught to Connolly station).
Getting to Dublin city centre from the airport couldn't be easier: There are many varieties of buses, but the best are probably the Aircoach and the Dublin Bus Airlink; these both go directly into the city centre and call at Connolly train station and Busarus (the central Bus station).
www.theycameandshavedus.com /travel.htm

  
 Directions from City Centre
In the alternative, you may use the Connolly Station public carpark directly opposite our own car park which offers pay and display parking to the public.
If travelling by car from the Clontarf Direction, come down Amiens Street and just before after you pass under the railway bridge (immediately before Connolly Station) turn left into Sherrif Street.
If travelling by train, Luas or DART, exit at Connolly Station, go into the station itself and down the escalator, turning right into the IFSC, and then immediately left into number 5 Harbourmaster Place.
www.mckeeverrowan.ie /pages/clontarf.html

  
 Ireland
The light rail trains are expected to travel from Dublin airport, through O’Connell Street, the capital’s main thoroughfare, to Connolly station before finishing at St Stephen’s Green.
The metro will then cut across to O’Connell Street to a stop near the Gresham hotel and from there to Connolly station on Amiens Street.
If commuters wanted to go to Connolly Station they would have to get a Dart from Tara Street.
www.subways.net /ireland/Ireland.htm

  
 Album 19A - Dublin, 18th August 1981
2912 - driving trailer 6105 is seen here again, this time at the through platforms of Dublin Connolly station.
2915 - Metropolitan-Vickers "C" Class locomotive number 231 is seen here at Dublin Connolly station with a local push-pull train.
I didn't catch this train, but instead looked around the town for a while and caught a train from the main line station.
www.garry-brookes.com /id59.htm

  
 Platform 11 - Developing Ireland Railways
The Ramp at Connolly Station - removing a pile of rubble for €30 million, and for no good reason.
This would have allowed passengers to journey from Connolly to the Point without first having to enter the station and be 'reversed out back out.
With the coming of LUAS and the redevelopment of the Dublin docks region, Connolly Station should have benefited from an intelligent redevelopment blueprint to truly make it a functional and strategic transport hub.
www.platform11.org /ramp.html

  
 Dublin Apartments, Clarion Quay Apartments in Dublin Ireland
One or two bedroom apartments just 10 minutes walk to O'Connell Street, 20 minutes to Grafton Street, 5 minutes to the Dart Stations at Connolly and Tara Street and Bus Aras - the Central Bus Station.
Airlink from Dublin Airport every 10 minutes to Busaras and Connolly Station.
These apartments are located in the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC), near Dublin City Centre, overlooking the River Liffey.
www.euracom.co.uk /dublin_apartments_clarionquay.htm

  
 Translink Press Release: GAA All Ireland Final
This service departs Portadown station, at 1123hrs and will depart Dublin Connolly Station at 1920hrs calling at Portadown Station.
This service departs Newry station at 1206hrs and will depart Dublin Connolly Station at 1935hrs for calling at Newry Station.
Rail tickets will also be available from Dunagannon Bus Station on 16th September ONLY, customers who purchase their tickets here will have the option of purchasing tickets for a special shuttle bus connecting Dungannon Bus Station with Portadown Rail Station on the day of the match which costs £5.50 return.
www.translink.co.uk /lowgraphic/20030912gaafinal.asp

  
 IHT: Expatriates have a vote at Democratic convention
The chapter in Ireland meets the first Wednesday of every month at The Vaults Pub in Dublin’s Connolly Station.
The Hong Kong chapter is inviting members to attend a debate by local Democrats and Republicans sponsored by the League of Women Voters in October.
The group works at registering voters overseas, raising money and organizing political forums.
www.iht.com /articles/531303.htm

  
 Irish News Online
There will also be limited Maynooth and Drogheda commuter services in and out of Connolly Station.
The upgrading means that there will be no services from today to January 3 between Pearse Station and Howth/Malahide.
Iarnród Éireann is carrying out upgrading works on the DART lines between Pearse Station and Howth/Malahide until January 3.
www.irishnews.com /access/breakingnews/story.asp?j=157246367&p=y57z47z3x&n=157247258&x=

  
 TASCQ: Tourist Info - Getting to Temple Bar
Temple Bar is only a short taxi ride from Connolly Station and should cost approximately €5 to €8 depending on traffic and the number of people travelling.
A regular feeder bus runs from Connolly Station passing through the city centre approximately every 10 minutes.
Visitors arriving from the North, North West and the South East will arrive at Connolly Station.
www.tascq.ie /sh763x4790.html

  
 Platform 11 - Developing Ireland Railways
Connolly is chronically congested, all DART, Western, Northern, Southern, Belfast, Rosslare and Sligo services must pass through this one station.
However due to the complete lack of capacity at Connolly station it cannot be used during peak hours.
Kildare Dublin and Drogheda Dublin are very similar routes, similar length of 30 miles, similar number of stations and spacing between them, both lines are currently fit for 90mph and do not have any level crossings.
www.platform11.org /inter_faq.html

  
 ireland.com - The Irish Times - PROPERTY
The intelligent renovation of Connolly Station will be severely compromised by CIÉ's revised plan to demolish its ramp for a Luas terminus, writes Frank McDonald, Environment Editor
Yet, the re-making of Connolly was barely completed when CIÉ's Luas light rail project team announced that its preferred option to serve the station would involve demolishing the ramp in its entirety so that trams could enter the station compound at street level.
ARCHITECTURE : Connolly Station used to be one of the gloomiest places in Dublin.
www.ireland.com /newspaper/property/2000/0629/prop3.htm

  
 Adelphi Guesthouse, Dublin City Centre, Ireland
This bus terminates at Connolly Station so from here one can use the directions above to locate The Adelphi.
Station- Terminus for trains from West of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Dart Services from Dun Laoghaire Ferrryport.
Walk outside the front door of the station and in front of you there are bus stops for a number of routes.
www.adelphidublin.com /findus.htm

  
 Rinbad 2002 second quarter
Stations are clean and orderly, and well sited for hotels, shops and offices.
In early 2002 the service on the temporarily single-track line was mainly provided by a single train-set shuttling back and forth, advertised only at the stations served, and not shown either in the national timetables or on the normal Circumvesuviana wall-posters.
Here, just short of the Amtrak station, the Sunset is ‘wyed’ and propels north into the station ready for its southward run via Edgewood to Orlando.
www.rinbad.demon.co.uk /2002q2.htm

  
 New Light rail in Dublin - LUAS
The route runs along Abbey Street Lower, Beresford Place, Store Street (Busaras), terminating at Harbourmaster Place at the back entrance of the newly remodelled Connolly Station.
Underground rail link through south central Dublin from the National Conference Centre or Connolly Station to Heuston Station via Pearce Station and St. Stephens Green.
This short route is designed to link Line A (and the city centre) at Abbey Street Middle with Connolly mainline train station and Busaras, the provincial bus station.
www.paulsymonds.com /luas.html

  
 Dublin Connolly Station from Talbot St (bw) Photo by Aidan O'Rourke
Dublin Connolly Station from Talbot St (bw) The Italianate tower and facade of Dublin's Connolly Station, once known as Amiens Street Station seen here from Talbot Street.
The station is named after James Connolly who played a key role in the 1916 uprising.
Dublin Connolly Station from Talbot St (bw)
www.imagesofcities.com /photo802.htm

  
 Regency North Star Hotel (SDA Accommodation)
Stay here and you're across the road from a main railway station (Connolly Station) and around the corner from the central bus station (Busarus).
The North Star Hotel itself was built in the early 19th Century, predating the railway station by four decades, and is mentioned in James Joyce's masterpiece 'Ulysses'.
Better still you're only a short walk away from some of Dublin's historical and cultural highlights, including Trinity College, Temple Bar (Dublin's "Left Bank") and the Custom House.
sdaq.wtsn.net /ie/listing/91131480

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