The lap of luxury in Cork

The luxurious trip on Iarnrod Eireann’s posh new train from Dublin to Cork convinced this hardened motorist that the days of driving four hours to the southern capital are over.

16th September, 2006

The luxurious trip on Iarnrod Eireann’s posh new train from Dublin to Cork convinced this hardened motorist that the days of driving four hours to the southern capital are over.

These newfangled, high-speed trains were, as they say, ‘eagerly awaited’ but their arrival has ushered in a new era of public transport: spacious loos that remind you to lock the door behind you, soap dispensers and hand dryers that work and a coffee...

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