Rail travellers face disruption this morning

Hundreds of commuters across the North West face disruption this morning as rail drivers begin a strike.

Trains stopped from midnight in the first of five planned strike days.

Irish Rail workers argue they haven’t got a pay rise since 2008 – and they’re looking for 3.75 per cent a year for each of the next three years.

These people at Sligo Train Station gave a mixed reaction to Ocean FM News on the strike action:

Irish Rail say the pay rise being sought is unaffordable – Barry Kenny from the company says they apologise for a lack of services today: