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# bus-eireann - Monday 30 May, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: Making public transport accessible, sustainable and efficient
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

The Good Information Podcast: Making public transport accessible, sustainable and efficient

May 30th 2022, 9:42 AM 3,009 Views 1 Comment

Frequent, local and affordable: how to make public transport work.

Dublin's Eblana Theatre to be converted into training centre for Bus Éireann staff
# Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre

Dublin's Eblana Theatre to be converted into training centre for Bus Éireann staff

May 30th 2022, 8:43 AM 19,903 Views 10 Comments

The proposed change of use of the facility is part of Bus Éireann’s plans to move its headquarters from Broadstone to Busáras.

# bus-eireann - Monday 11 April, 2022

Bus fares everywhere outside Dublin are 20% cheaper from today
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Bus fares everywhere outside Dublin are 20% cheaper from today

Apr 11th 2022, 1:07 PM 14,323 Views 30 Comments

On-board machines must be manually updated which means the capital misses out on the discounts for now.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Cost of taxsaver tickets to be reduced by 20% in April as part of cost of living measures
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Cost of taxsaver tickets to be reduced by 20% in April as part of cost of living measures

Mar 9th 2022, 6:15 AM 10,724 Views 16 Comments

A full 20% reduction in public transport costs is set to be implemented in May.

# bus-eireann - Monday 29 November, 2021

The Arts Council has criticised new Busáras HQ plans which would see loss of Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre
# Eblana Theatre

The Arts Council has criticised new Busáras HQ plans which would see loss of Eblana Theatre

Nov 29th 2021, 1:04 PM 19,002 Views 18 Comments

Michael Scott’s original vision for Busáras included plans for a nightclub on the top floor, a newsreel cinema, a crèche, and a barber’s.

# bus-eireann - Friday 26 November, 2021

Bus Éireann warns routes could be cancelled as Waterford staff absent over Covid
# Covid Surge
# Covid Surge

Bus Éireann warns routes could be cancelled as Waterford staff absent over Covid

Nov 26th 2021, 5:00 AM 18,690 Views 11 Comments

The weekend routes may be most impacted, Bus Éireann said.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Over 200 Dart carriages vandalised since January at a cost of over €500k
# Vandalism
# Vandalism

Over 200 Dart carriages vandalised since January at a cost of over €500k

Nov 21st 2021, 1:49 PM 22,942 Views 36 Comments

Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell has called for a dedicated transport police to tackle rising incidents of anti-social behaviour.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Bus Éireann to investigate reports driver took wrong turns before allegedly clipping another bus
# Dublin
# Dublin

Bus Éireann to investigate reports driver took wrong turns before allegedly clipping another bus

Nov 17th 2021, 5:13 PM 32,668 Views 0 Comments

The company said it will interview the driver and examine CCTV footage as part of its investigation.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 7 August, 2021

'We will be strong for him': Victims of Cork bus crash remembered at funerals
# Monkstown Crash
# Monkstown Crash

'We will be strong for him': Victims of Cork bus crash remembered at funerals

Updated Aug 7th 2021, 6:47 PM 35,232 Views 8 Comments

The two funerals took place today.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 29 July, 2021

'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?

Jul 29th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,381 Views 2 Comments

With fewer people commuting to work, how will public transport finances and services look in future?

# bus-eireann - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Here's how public transport will look over the Christmas period
# Travel Tips
# Travel Tips

Here's how public transport will look over the Christmas period

Updated Dec 24th 2020, 2:18 PM 48,592 Views 21 Comments

Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and Irish Rail are operating revised schedules.

# bus-eireann - Monday 14 December, 2020

Bus Éireann announces 120 new jobs and increase in services across Ireland
# Driver Jobs
# Driver Jobs

Bus Éireann announces 120 new jobs and increase in services across Ireland

Dec 14th 2020, 8:48 AM 14,042 Views 11 Comments

It comes three months after Bus Éireann announced the closure of a number of its intercity routes for financial reasons.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

1,600 drivers, more buses and 650 bus escorts: €137m spend gets green light so school transport can run at 50% capacity
# Students
# Students

1,600 drivers, more buses and 650 bus escorts: €137m spend gets green light so school transport can run at 50% capacity

Sep 29th 2020, 8:04 PM 19,997 Views 26 Comments

Over 97,600 children are being transported daily to school.

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes
# Expressway
# Expressway

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes

Sep 29th 2020, 10:45 AM 19,711 Views 20 Comments

Eamon Ryan confirmed that €460 million is needed to keep public transport running until the end of the year.

# bus-eireann - Monday 28 September, 2020

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons
# Expressway
# Expressway

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons

Sep 28th 2020, 3:25 PM 37,910 Views 56 Comments

Services between Dublin and Cork, Galway, Limerick and Belfast will be affected.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures
# School Transport
# School Transport

Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures

Sep 10th 2020, 7:45 AM 22,966 Views 24 Comments

TD Mattie McGrath said that the ‘archaic’ system was facing a worrying backlog.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Secondary school buses to run at 50% capacity only, government confirms
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Secondary school buses to run at 50% capacity only, government confirms

Aug 20th 2020, 7:13 PM 24,232 Views 48 Comments

The Department of Education said it had taken the decision following advice from NPHET.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:50 AM 24,882 Views 76 Comments

Compliance across various services ranges from 40% to 98%, the National Transport Authority has said.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow

Jun 7th 2020, 8:30 PM 48,033 Views 29 Comments

Phase Two begins tomorrow, but people are still advised to only use public transport when necessary.

# bus-eireann - Monday 11 May, 2020

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'
# Transport
# Transport

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'

May 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,087 Views 64 Comments

The National Bus and Rail Union wants a number of measures introduced to guarantee worker welfare.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Concerns remain about safety of Bus Eireann drivers as they demand screens on all buses
# Protection
# Protection

Concerns remain about safety of Bus Eireann drivers as they demand screens on all buses

Apr 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 44,145 Views 41 Comments

The company said it is rolling out face visors to drivers this week as an interim measure.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year

Jan 8th 2020, 9:31 PM 13,434 Views 30 Comments

Passenger figures across the rail, bus and tram network in Ireland increase last year.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April
# NTA
# NTA

Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April

Dec 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 29,058 Views 22 Comments

NTA CEO Anne Graham said that overall fare revenue will increase by “less than 2%”.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Bus Éireann received more than 12,200 complaints from customers last year
# FOI
# FOI

Bus Éireann received more than 12,200 complaints from customers last year

Oct 15th 2019, 6:05 AM 20,443 Views 37 Comments

This represents 0.04% of the number of people who travelled on the service that year.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Bus Éireann conducting feasibility study for potential future move from Broadstone Depot
# Broadstone Depot
# Broadstone Depot

Bus Éireann conducting feasibility study for potential future move from Broadstone Depot

Sep 22nd 2019, 8:15 AM 19,700 Views 17 Comments

The company said it was looking into potential future locations given expected passenger growth.

# bus-eireann - Friday 13 September, 2019

Bus Éireann steps up security at Busáras after recent attacks on drivers
# Busaras
# Busaras

Bus Éireann steps up security at Busáras after recent attacks on drivers

Sep 13th 2019, 7:36 PM 15,082 Views 28 Comments

The measures come after drivers threatened to stop operating services after 8pm on Monday 16 September.

# bus-eireann - Monday 9 September, 2019

Bus drivers threaten to stop serving Busáras after dark over anti-social behaviour
# Dublin
# Dublin

Bus drivers threaten to stop serving Busáras after dark over anti-social behaviour

Sep 9th 2019, 8:37 AM 23,076 Views 24 Comments

It comes after a driver was allegedly assaulted at the station in recent weeks.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Motorcyclist (20) dies following collision with school bus in Leitrim
# Cloone
# Cloone

Motorcyclist (20) dies following collision with school bus in Leitrim

Sep 4th 2019, 11:31 PM 13,023 Views 4 Comments

The driver of the bus, aged in his 60s, received minor injuries.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Donegal wheelchair user left without accessible bus to Dublin despite booking five days in advance
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Donegal wheelchair user left without accessible bus to Dublin despite booking five days in advance

Aug 10th 2019, 7:15 AM 52,347 Views 47 Comments

Bus Éireann has since apologised and compensated the family, which had to pay for a taxi to the capital.

# bus-eireann - Friday 9 August, 2019

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign
# Racism In Ireland
# Racism In Ireland

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign

Aug 9th 2019, 1:51 PM 43,019 Views 60 Comments

A new anti-racist campaign was launched at Heuston station where trains, the Luas, and Dublin Bus operate from.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Passenger loses personal injury claim over Bus Éireann vehicle involved in 4mph scrape with car
# Courts
# Courts

Passenger loses personal injury claim over Bus Éireann vehicle involved in 4mph scrape with car

Jun 4th 2019, 9:58 PM 54,340 Views 0 Comments

Judge Gerald Keys said that the video of the incident which occurred in June 2016 “speaks for itself”.

# bus-eireann - Monday 20 May, 2019

Passengers back on board with Bus Éireann as company reports a profit for 2018
# Beep Beep
# Beep Beep

Passengers back on board with Bus Éireann as company reports a profit for 2018

May 20th 2019, 11:49 AM 11,568 Views 26 Comments

n 2018, it carried 83.6 million passengers – a marginal increase on the previous year.

# bus-eireann - Monday 15 April, 2019

Fancy being a bus driver? Bus Éireann are hiring in a number of locations
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Fancy being a bus driver? Bus Éireann are hiring in a number of locations

Apr 15th 2019, 7:22 PM 35,891 Views 42 Comments

The national bus service has been in operation for over 30 years.

# bus-eireann - Friday 25 January, 2019

Over 200 claims made against Bus Éireann School Transport Scheme
# Personal Injury
# Personal Injury

Over 200 claims made against Bus Éireann School Transport Scheme

Jan 25th 2019, 6:20 AM 12,844 Views 8 Comments

The School Transport Scheme transports children who reside in remote areas of the country to and from their nearest school.

# bus-eireann - Friday 18 January, 2019

Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats
# Cork
# Cork

Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats

Jan 18th 2019, 6:15 AM 78,894 Views 23 Comments

The discovery was made on the 233 service from Cork to Macroom on Monday morning.

# bus-eireann - Friday 4 January, 2019

269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year

Jan 4th 2019, 2:20 PM 11,887 Views 34 Comments

That’s an increase of almost 19 million (17%) compared to 2017, according to provisional NTA figures.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 11,017 Views 11 Comments

No services on Christmas Day of course, but here’s what else you need to know.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Bus Éireann to give all drivers customer service training for a 'step change' in satisfaction levels
# Year Of The Customer
# Year Of The Customer

Bus Éireann to give all drivers customer service training for a 'step change' in satisfaction levels

Nov 18th 2018, 10:00 PM 19,948 Views 56 Comments

The company wants 2019 to be the “year of the customer”.

# bus-eireann - Monday 22 October, 2018

Bus Éireann charges almost double what NI company does for the exact same Dublin-Belfast service
# Price Difference
# Price Difference

Bus Éireann charges almost double what NI company does for the exact same Dublin-Belfast service

Oct 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 42,648 Views 68 Comments

Translink and Bus Éireann both share operations of the Dublin to Belfast X1 and X2A bus service.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Traffic disruptions continue into the evening as a result of Storm Ali
# Delays
# Delays

Traffic disruptions continue into the evening as a result of Storm Ali

Updated Sep 19th 2018, 8:00 PM 29,280 Views 15 Comments

Work crews have been attempting throughout the day to clear roads and rail lines across the country.

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