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#Bus Eireann

# 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# bus-eireann - Sunday 9 September, 2018

More than half the buses tested on Irish roads have been deemed unsafe

More than a third of the buses tested had ‘major or dangerous defects’.

# bus-eireann - Friday 31 August, 2018

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's everything you need to know

More than 50,000 people are set to descend upon Stradbally in Laois for the biggest event of the Irish festival calendar.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Bus Éireann in €5k payout over subcontractor who wouldn't let boy with autism eat toast in taxi

The taxi driver changed the routine after he bought a new car.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

With over a week to go, Dublin-bound train tickets for the day of the Pope's mass are nearly sold out

Irish Rail expects all train tickets to the capital on 26 August to be snapped up within days.

# bus-eireann - Monday 6 August, 2018

Bus Éireann investigates incident where customer was 'trapped by luggage hold door'

The customer said the incident took place on Friday.

# bus-eireann - Friday 3 August, 2018

Disability advocate says 'it's time to put up or shut up' as she joins board of Irish Rail Suzy Byrne This post contains videos

Disability advocate says 'it's time to put up or shut up' as she joins board of Irish Rail

Suzy Byrne is one of five people with experience of disability issues to join transport boards.

# bus-eireann - Monday 30 July, 2018

New 'Baby on Board' badges launched - for pregnant women on public transport

The badge will hopefully see more people giving up their seats for pregnant people on public transport.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Bus Éireann's chief executive is stepping down

Ray Hernan had been in the position since November 2016.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Pensioner who sexually assaulted 84-year-old man on rural bus walks free from court

The married father of three pleaded guilty to sexual assault at an unknown location on the N68 route linking Kilrush to Ennis.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Wheelchair users unable to travel on 'accessible' Bus Éireann routes because of bus stops

Bus Éireann require 24-hour notice of travel for wheelchair users.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Bus Éireann is looking for nearly 200 new drivers

The jobs will be based all over the country.

# bus-eireann - Friday 6 April, 2018

Bus Éireann driver attacked at Cork city bus stop

The driver’s Adidas bag was stolen during the incident.

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