Drivers Blog

‘Rideshare’ in Ireland, a threat to your livelihood

We’ve received an avalanche of enquiries from drivers about the Coalition that was formed late last year. It involves certain groups such as publicans, hoteliers and restaurateurs and is led by two of the international taxi apps here in Ireland.

Lynk Taxi Driver App – Download Here

Are you looking to sign up with Lynk Taxis? Download the Lynk Taxi Driver App today. After you download the app, you can easily register, upload your documents and find out more about driving with Lynk. The app is available for download on IOS and Android.

Renting a Taxi? Here’s what you need to know

Getting started as a taxi driver in Dublin can be expensive and one of the biggest costs involved in getting your taxi on the road is insurance premiums. Nevermind the cost of trying to purchase your own vehicle.

Driver Frequently Asked Questions

Updated driver FAQ’s.

Renting your taxi plate in Ireland – get €2000 a year

If you’re no longer driving but have an active taxi plate, we can help. Transferring or selling your plate is prohibited, but here at Lynk, we’ll be able to find a driver to rent your plate. Interested?

The World Cup – Driver Golden Boot

During the start of the World Cup we set a challenge to all of our drivers. Every time a goal was scored in the World Cup, our drivers must match that by completing a booking!! At the end of the tournament, there was a record breaking 172 goals in the 2022 World Cup. This meant that drivers needed to complete 172 jobs to enter the draw!

Paying too much in taxi app commissions

Did you know an average Lynk driver saves €51 per week? Are you a full time driver working 40 hours per week and paying high commissions to international taxi apps (15%).  We’ve jotted the numbers and here’s how you can save!!

Pay Per Job – South Dublin & North County Dublin

New pay as you go option now available for taxi drivers in Dublin. Sign up now and start accepting bookings throughout South Dublin and North County Dublin with Lynk.

Refer a Driver | Get 2 Weeks Half Price Base

If you’re an active Lynk driver you now have the opportunity to get 2 weeks half price by referring a new driver. Get in touch with your driver friends on the ranks, in your Whatsapp groups or in the pub and get them to sign up with Lynk! When you refer, you get rewarded.

New Drivers – Sign Up Offer

Interested in joining one of Dublin’s biggest and best taxi apps for drivers? We have an exclusive sign up offer for new drivers who are looking to drive with Lynk Taxis.

Taxi Rental Loyalty Bonus

We have a new loyalty bonus for drivers who are looking to rent with Lynk Taxis. Earn up to €300 when you rent with us for 6 months with cash rewards coming every 4 weeks.

How to become a Taxi Driver in Dublin

Have you thought about becoming a taxi driver but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Lynk Taxis has created a simple step by step guide on how you can become a taxi driver.

Taxi Quiz: Have what it takes to be a Dublin Taxi Driver?

How well do you know Dublin? Take this short quiz to see if you have what it takes to be a taxi driver. No GPS allowed!!

Here’s how Lynk Taxis are keeping you safe…

A lot has changed lately, and Lynk taxis are adapting to these changes. Here are some of the ways we are working together to stay safe…

Lynk Taxis CareKit Drive-Thru

Over the past few weeks, our team has been working to support and protect our drivers as they keep Dublin moving. We have been listening closely to Government recommendations as well as drivers’ feedback to plan towards a safe future. The team in Lynk created a number of procedures and services to support our network of drivers. One of the biggest ways we worked to support our drivers was through the introduction of a CareKit Drive-Thru.

Taxi Drivers – Protect yourself and passengers from Coronavirus

Keeping you and your taxi safe – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As more and more people start to move around and return to their normal routines its important that you protect yourself and your customers from the virus. The virus is not gone and maintaining standards is now vitally important to prevent a second wave.

Introducing Lynk Pro

Are you a small local or rural taxi company that wants to expand and offer new technology to your drivers/customers? We’ve created Lynk Pro to help like minded taxi owners join with Lynk but still own and run their own business.

Taxi Fares Increase Nationwide by 3.2%

1st February 2018: As decided by the National Transport Authority (NTA) in September 2017, taxi fares across Ireland will increase by 3.2% and this increase will be in effect from February 1st 2018.

The Pope is on his way

Road Closures/Restrictions for this weekends Papal Visit.

The Pope visits Dublin this weekend and with his visit comes a list of restrictions. The list is endless and each road will open or close at different times throughout the weekend. Keep an eye on Dublin City Council for updates on any changes in plans.

Paddy’s Weekend Promo

Happy Paddy’s Weekend!!

Work with Lynk this weekend and end up with a pot of gold!! This weekend is set to be the busiest one of 2017 so far with Paddy’s Day on Friday and Ireland vs “them across the water” on Saturday.

€5000 Up for Grabs! (Winners Announced)

We would like to thank all the drivers who worked incredibly hard over the Christmas period and got their name in the draw.

Lynk Driver Social Club – Pool Tournament

The Driver Committee launched the new Lynk Driver Social Club this week, hosting a pool tournament as their first gathering on Tuesday 19th January in Colmcilles GAA Club Swords.

Daily Driver Challenge

The Daily Driver Challenge ran for 50 days, in the lead up to the New Year, which saw the top two drivers each day (top drivers were those who completed the most Lynk jobs) receive a reduced freight the following week.

Taxi Drivers’ Open Golf Singles

Attention golfers! On June 22nd, 2015, all taxi drivers are invited to the taxi drivers open golf singles at Beech Park Golf Club. Entry fee will be just €20 and includes a tea or coffee.

Lynk Taxi’s Comment on April Taxi Fare Increases

Lynk Frontman, Noel Ebbs, Explains The National April Taxi Fare Increases


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Lynk is the first Irish owned taxi app in the country and with a community of over 2,500 full-time taxi people, we are already the largest!