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#Bus Eireann

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More than half the buses tested on Irish roads have been deemed unsafe
# Bus That Wouldn't Slow Down
# Bus That Wouldn't Slow Down

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

Sep 9th 2018, 3:32 PM 25,357 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 31st 2018, 6:10 AM 17,448 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 47,095 Views 115 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 15th 2018, 2:34 PM 20,372 Views 50 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 6th 2018, 6:00 AM 25,417 Views 28 Comments

The customer said the incident took place on Friday.

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

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

Aug 3rd 2018, 3:59 PM 20,238 Views 41 Comments

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

New 'Baby on Board' badges launched - for pregnant women on public transport
# Give Up Your Seat
# Give Up Your Seat

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

Jul 30th 2018, 12:56 PM 26,933 Views 92 Comments

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

Bus Éireann's chief executive is stepping down
# Ray Hernan
# Ray Hernan

Bus Éireann's chief executive is stepping down

Jul 4th 2018, 6:10 PM 16,733 Views 23 Comments

Ray Hernan had been in the position since November 2016.

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

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

Jun 19th 2018, 8:12 PM 28,029 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

May 20th 2018, 3:30 PM 20,710 Views 29 Comments

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

Bus Éireann is looking for nearly 200 new drivers
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

Bus Éireann is looking for nearly 200 new drivers

May 10th 2018, 7:35 AM 33,671 Views 30 Comments

The jobs will be based all over the country.

Bus Éireann driver attacked at Cork city bus stop
# Mayfield
# Mayfield

Bus Éireann driver attacked at Cork city bus stop

Apr 6th 2018, 10:19 AM 28,501 Views 43 Comments

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

Here's what you need to know about public transport today
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Here's what you need to know about public transport today

Apr 1st 2018, 8:00 AM 11,140 Views 8 Comments

Some services will be affected by events to commemorate the Easter Rising.

Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country
# East Coast
# East Coast

Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country

Mar 18th 2018, 12:31 PM 32,798 Views 12 Comments

A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for several counties.

Bus Éireann loses right to operate six Kildare routes
# Preferred Bidder
# Preferred Bidder

Bus Éireann loses right to operate six Kildare routes

Mar 16th 2018, 1:41 PM 23,802 Views 55 Comments

Services by UK firm GoAhead will start to come into operation at the end of this year or early next year.

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running

Mar 5th 2018, 7:32 AM 10,834 Views 8 Comments

Customers have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys.

Public transport is returning to normal but the advice is to check in with provider before setting off
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Public transport is returning to normal but the advice is to check in with provider before setting off

Mar 4th 2018, 8:12 AM 26,931 Views 6 Comments

The road conditions are still being considered treacherous.

Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action
# Transport
# Transport

Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action

Mar 3rd 2018, 7:38 PM 118,546 Views 30 Comments

Transport options are gradually, slowly, returning to normal.

What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now

Mar 2nd 2018, 10:45 PM 79,561 Views 50 Comments

The transport services said that these were subject to change depending on the severity of the weather in the morning.

No Dublin Buses from tonight, flights cancelled and trains delayed
# Road And Rail
# Road And Rail

No Dublin Buses from tonight, flights cancelled and trains delayed

Feb 28th 2018, 7:30 PM 68,960 Views 44 Comments

The wintry weather is continuing to impact transport providers – here’s the latest.

Dart passengers are less satisfied than most commuters - but Luas users are delighted
# Commuters
# Commuters

Dart passengers are less satisfied than most commuters - but Luas users are delighted

Feb 12th 2018, 5:39 PM 21,246 Views 49 Comments

Bus Eireann is in a close second for least satisfaction.

School bus stopped by gardaí due to badly worn tyres and rust is taken out of service
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

School bus stopped by gardaí due to badly worn tyres and rust is taken out of service

Feb 9th 2018, 6:01 AM 23,928 Views 27 Comments

The Department of Education said the “safety of children travelling on the school transport service is of paramount importance”.

Not driving home for Christmas? Here's all you need to know about public transport instead
# Christmas Schedule
# Christmas Schedule

Not driving home for Christmas? Here's all you need to know about public transport instead

Dec 21st 2017, 9:30 PM 16,730 Views 12 Comments

Here’s what you need to know if you’re going to be using public transport this festive season.

'When are you going to bring in the army to drive the buses?': Complaints made during Bus Éireann strike
# Dear Minister
# Dear Minister

'When are you going to bring in the army to drive the buses?': Complaints made during Bus Éireann strike

Dec 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 11,989 Views 25 Comments

Commuters were affected by three weeks of industrial action earlier this year.

New 'improved' rosters for Bus Éireann drivers in Navan from Sunday - NBRU
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

New 'improved' rosters for Bus Éireann drivers in Navan from Sunday - NBRU

Nov 21st 2017, 10:08 AM 9,716 Views 14 Comments

Discussions have been taking place between management and unions over pay, rosters, and drivers’ productivity.

Some Leap Card users travelling on Bus Éireann for free due to lack of correct ticket machines
# Leap Of Faith
# Leap Of Faith

Some Leap Card users travelling on Bus Éireann for free due to lack of correct ticket machines

Nov 20th 2017, 12:05 AM 24,973 Views 14 Comments

Privately contracted vehicles driving for the State company in particular are often driven with no machine capable of recognising Leap Cards.

'A vote of confidence': Bus Éireann wins rights to run five bus routes in Waterford
# Transport
# Transport

'A vote of confidence': Bus Éireann wins rights to run five bus routes in Waterford

Nov 16th 2017, 3:00 PM 12,241 Views 27 Comments

This follows a competitive process with five bids from Irish and international companies.

Bus Éireann staff say problems with northeast services 'have nothing to do with absenteeism'
# Broadstone
# Broadstone

Bus Éireann staff say problems with northeast services 'have nothing to do with absenteeism'

Nov 13th 2017, 6:15 AM 18,002 Views 29 Comments

They’re to do with a lack of buses and too many impractical services, say drivers. And they’re not one bit impressed with the situation.

Bus Éireann services delayed as Irish Rail strike adds to traffic congestion
# Knock-on Effects
# Knock-on Effects

Bus Éireann services delayed as Irish Rail strike adds to traffic congestion

Nov 7th 2017, 12:28 PM 12,893 Views 40 Comments

The park and ride services on the Luas are also nearing capacity.

Some Dublin Bus, rail, and Luas prices will go up from January - others will go down

Some Dublin Bus, rail, and Luas prices will go up from January - others will go down

Oct 27th 2017, 8:29 PM 14,303 Views 34 Comments

Kids can go free for longer, too.

Ophelia transport update: No buses or trains in the country until tomorrow at the earliest
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Ophelia transport update: No buses or trains in the country until tomorrow at the earliest

Oct 16th 2017, 7:32 PM 141,135 Views 55 Comments

The Luas will also not operate tomorrow morning.

What on earth is going on with Bus Éireann services (or the lack of them) in the north east?
# As Seirbhís
# As Seirbhís

What on earth is going on with Bus Éireann services (or the lack of them) in the north east?

Oct 14th 2017, 6:00 AM 18,256 Views 31 Comments

It has been a rough six weeks for commuters on the Dublin-Navan-Cavan 109 Bus Éireann route.

Bus Éireann row: Minister hits back after unions slam her for 'unofficial labour dispute' comment
# Unofficial Dispute
# Unofficial Dispute

Bus Éireann row: Minister hits back after unions slam her for 'unofficial labour dispute' comment

Oct 13th 2017, 7:00 PM 21,266 Views 90 Comments

The employment minister said that 299 replacement buses were needed on the Eastern corridor last week.

Bus Éireann management and unions argue over new rosters in latest dispute
# Stranded Commuters
# Stranded Commuters

Bus Éireann management and unions argue over new rosters in latest dispute

Sep 26th 2017, 10:27 PM 12,079 Views 40 Comments

For three weeks in April, industrial action at the company brought the State-run transport services to a halt.

This lovely story about a Bus Eireann driver's act of kindness in Cork is taking over Facebook
# Go On Gabor
From The Daily Edge
# Go On Gabor

This lovely story about a Bus Eireann driver's act of kindness in Cork is taking over Facebook

Sep 5th 2017, 6:20 PM 10,753 Views 4 Comments

Driver Gabor stopped to help a man with dementia and has become a local hero.

Children with Leap cards to get free access to public transport for two weeks
# Tag On
# Tag On

Children with Leap cards to get free access to public transport for two weeks

Jun 29th 2017, 8:02 PM 14,786 Views 22 Comments

The promotion will cover a range of Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas services.

The 16 worst types of people on the bus
# Bus Tales
From The Daily Edge
# Bus Tales

The 16 worst types of people on the bus

May 28th 2017, 7:00 PM 12,652 Views 11 Comments

Guaranteed to rile you up on any given day.

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations
# Ballot
# Ballot

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations

May 22nd 2017, 1:27 PM 9,079 Views 23 Comments

Their acceptance means that no further strike action is likely at the service in the near-future.

Bus Éireann staff vote to accept Labour Court recommendations
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Bus Éireann staff vote to accept Labour Court recommendations

May 12th 2017, 1:30 PM 11,946 Views 30 Comments

Siptu and Unite staff have voted to accept the recommendations.

Brendan Howlin hits out at 'sham' government and 'racist' Trump
# Trying To Rebuild
# Trying To Rebuild

Brendan Howlin hits out at 'sham' government and 'racist' Trump

Apr 23rd 2017, 9:18 AM 13,298 Views 87 Comments

The Labour leader also accused Shane Ross of “sitting in his office hiding”.