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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# bus drivers

This year
Transport Minister says recruiting drivers is ‘biggest constraint’ on rolling out new bus routes
Eamon Ryan was speaking at the National Transport Authority launch of a plan for 67 new or enhanced’ rural bus routes in the year ahead.
All time
Bus drivers describe 'mayhem' as Level 5 reduces public transport capacity
The NRBU has called for staggered school and work times to manage public transport demand.
Recruitment under way for new drivers as routes switch to Go-Ahead buses
Successful applicants will receive training and their pay package will be €32,000 per year.
A bus driver shortage has forced Aircoach to take matters into its own hands
The coach group is facing tougher competition for workers from rivals Bus Éireann and Go-Ahead.
This lovely story about a Bus Eireann driver's act of kindness in Cork is taking over Facebook
Driver Gabor stopped to help a man with dementia and has become a local hero.
FactCheck: How do Dublin Bus drivers' earnings compare with their European counterparts?
Are bus drivers in the capital really the third-highest paid in Europe?
Bus drivers and gardaí will be talking about pay today
Another set of strikes sees services stop at 9pm tonight.
Dublin Bus drivers mightn't go on strike but instead take 'no fares' from commuters
Drivers at the NBRU have voted for industrial action.
Dublin Bus drivers reject 8.25% pay increase
That means a strike could be on the table.
Kid attempts to troll bus driver, fails miserably
Go home mate, go home.
How are you getting around? Travel disruption widespread as bus drivers strike
Did the strike action impact your day?
Bus Éireann has banned its drivers from wearing Santa suits this Christmas
Bah humbug.
13 times Dublin bus drivers were actually quite sound
They’re not all bad.
Ever wanted to drive one of these bad boys? Now's your chance...
… Licence pending.
Opinion: A story of a good bus driver and a cyclist on Dublin's quays
After I was hit by a driver on the quays, I was overwhelmed by the kindness of strangers.
Dublin Bus to implement cost reduction plans despite SIPTU ballot
SIPTU is due to ballot its members for industrial action again next week.
Dublin Bus to implement cost-cutting plans as unions split on proposals
Both unions balloted members on the proposals put forward by the company to cut costs in order to reduce its €52 million deficit.
Dublin Bus drivers vote on new company plan
The drivers have been voting since yesterday and the result is due later today.
'We could end up in a Dublin, without a Dublin Bus' says former union official
Noel Dowling, who carried out a report on Dublin Bus, said he was ‘extremely worried’ about the company’s current situation.
Labour Court recommends cuts to overtime and sick leave for Dublin Bus drivers
The court said that there is no proposal to reduce core or basic pay but acknowledged that many of the proposals would “impact significantly” on employees.