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#Bus Eireann

# bus-eireann - Monday 3 April, 2017

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action
# Eleventh Hour
# Eleventh Hour

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:15 AM 31,884 Views 156 Comments

Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Michael O'Leary says Shane Ross is 'playing a blinder' in bus dispute
# Strike
# Strike

Michael O'Leary says Shane Ross is 'playing a blinder' in bus dispute

Apr 2nd 2017, 2:56 PM 50,515 Views 149 Comments

The Ryanair CEO said Ross is right to not get involved.

Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike
# Secondary Picketing
# Secondary Picketing

Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike

Apr 2nd 2017, 12:37 PM 19,760 Views 113 Comments

The union said it remains focused on helping resolve the Bus Éireann dispute.

# bus-eireann - Friday 31 March, 2017

Wildcat strike was planned through Whatsapp but union claims it's still in control
# Wildcat Formation
# Wildcat Formation

Wildcat strike was planned through Whatsapp but union claims it's still in control

Mar 31st 2017, 10:20 PM 35,969 Views 118 Comments

One source says that the choice of timing and location means that “there is no doubt this was highly orchestrated”.

School bus drivers to be asked if they want to join strike action
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

School bus drivers to be asked if they want to join strike action

Mar 31st 2017, 4:25 PM 16,455 Views 118 Comments

Bus Éireann workers have been striking for eight days now – but school services hadn’t been affected.

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus back to normal for the journey home
# Bus Strike
# Bus Strike

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus back to normal for the journey home

Mar 31st 2017, 3:57 PM 13,599 Views 39 Comments

Earlier, rail and Dublin Bus workers refused to pass Bus Éireann pickets, causing confusion for morning commuters.

Bus Éireann strikes show 'contempt' for the public: Businesses hit out at dispute
# Time For Leadership
# Time For Leadership

Bus Éireann strikes show 'contempt' for the public: Businesses hit out at dispute

Mar 31st 2017, 11:31 AM 19,176 Views 79 Comments

Commuters have faced chaos as Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services have been cancelled.

As it happened: Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services return to normal after rush hour chaos
# Unofficial Pickets
# Unofficial Pickets

As it happened: Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services return to normal after rush hour chaos

Mar 31st 2017, 10:00 AM 156,852 Views 171 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of passengers were affected by this morning’s cancellations.

Poll: Do you support the secondary picketing in the Bus Éireann strike?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the secondary picketing in the Bus Éireann strike?

Mar 31st 2017, 9:24 AM 45,363 Views 228 Comments

It’s affecting Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services.

'It's just not on': Shane Ross calls travel disruption appalling but says he won't intervene in dispute
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

'It's just not on': Shane Ross calls travel disruption appalling but says he won't intervene in dispute

Mar 31st 2017, 9:18 AM 18,214 Views 115 Comments

He appealed for all picketers to desist and allow workers return to work.

Union boss urges secondary picketers to desist, says action not sanctioned
# Commuter Chaos
# Commuter Chaos

Union boss urges secondary picketers to desist, says action not sanctioned

Mar 31st 2017, 8:45 AM 21,630 Views 104 Comments

In a statement, Minister for Transport Shane Ross said he was “actively monitoring” the situation.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'I can't get to work': Here's how the Bus Éireann strikes have been affecting you
# Day 7
# Day 7

'I can't get to work': Here's how the Bus Éireann strikes have been affecting you

Mar 30th 2017, 6:20 AM 28,876 Views 129 Comments

“If this was a strike in Dublin everything would have been sorted a lot quicker,” one of TheJournal.ie’s commenters said.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Shane Ross says he 'has no ministerial magic wand' that will solve Bus Éireann crisis
# Sticking To The Script
# Sticking To The Script

Shane Ross says he 'has no ministerial magic wand' that will solve Bus Éireann crisis

Mar 29th 2017, 4:30 PM 13,177 Views 89 Comments

Shane Ross answered questions before the Oireachtas Transport committee this afternoon.

'We expected nothing more from the Blueshirts': Hundreds of bus drivers march through Dublin
# Day Six
# Day Six

'We expected nothing more from the Blueshirts': Hundreds of bus drivers march through Dublin

Mar 29th 2017, 3:34 PM 29,558 Views 96 Comments

Speakers repeatedly called on Shane Ross to take action to end the bitter dispute at the transport operator.

Open Thread: How is the Bus Éireann strike affecting you?
# Your Views
# Your Views

Open Thread: How is the Bus Éireann strike affecting you?

Mar 29th 2017, 3:15 PM 16,038 Views 131 Comments

Tell us in the comments.

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus could face delays as Bus Éireann strike comes to Leinster House
# Day 6
# Day 6

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus could face delays as Bus Éireann strike comes to Leinster House

Mar 29th 2017, 7:22 AM 26,940 Views 118 Comments

It has not yet been confirmed if rail and Dublin bus workers will attend today’s protest.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Over half of people don't support the Bus Éireann strike
# Dispute
# Dispute

Over half of people don't support the Bus Éireann strike

Mar 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 23,280 Views 155 Comments

A new poll found that the majority of people do not support the striking workers.

# bus-eireann - Monday 27 March, 2017

Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers to ballot for industrial action
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers to ballot for industrial action

Mar 27th 2017, 5:07 PM 30,771 Views 192 Comments

Bus Éireann has released a statement urging all employees to engage with management to prevent the company becoming insolvent.

Bus Éireann strike day 4: Irish Rail services running fully as unions call for minister to intervene
# Picket
# Picket

Bus Éireann strike day 4: Irish Rail services running fully as unions call for minister to intervene

Mar 27th 2017, 6:59 AM 20,437 Views 99 Comments

The rail service said all trains are running normally this morning.

Bus strike: Students slam 'travel misery' for tens of thousands of students
# Standstill
# Standstill

Bus strike: Students slam 'travel misery' for tens of thousands of students

Mar 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 17,401 Views 29 Comments

Irish Rail services will not be affected by the strike action this week.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Rail and Dublin Bus workers angry over treatment of Bus Éireann staff, says union boss
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Rail and Dublin Bus workers angry over treatment of Bus Éireann staff, says union boss

Mar 26th 2017, 2:48 PM 25,933 Views 59 Comments

There is no end in sight for the Bus Éireann strike, as it continues for its third day today.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Bus Éireann strike latest: Heavy traffic reported on many routes this afternoon
# Day 2
# Day 2

Bus Éireann strike latest: Heavy traffic reported on many routes this afternoon

Mar 25th 2017, 4:35 PM 34,879 Views 94 Comments

The all-out strike is now in its second day.

# bus-eireann - Friday 24 March, 2017

'I've no other choices in life. It's all I know how to do': Bus Éireann staff fear the worst
# Strike
# Strike

'I've no other choices in life. It's all I know how to do': Bus Éireann staff fear the worst

Mar 24th 2017, 12:48 PM 21,303 Views 120 Comments

Workers are trying to keep their spirits up but the outlook is bleak for Bus Éireann.

Poll: Do you support the strike by Bus Éireann workers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the strike by Bus Éireann workers?

Mar 24th 2017, 8:16 AM 48,994 Views 183 Comments

An all-out strike began at midnight.

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around
# Alternative Route
# Alternative Route

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around

Mar 24th 2017, 12:01 AM 38,889 Views 75 Comments

A nationwide indefinite strike begins from midnight tonight.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 23 March, 2017

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight
# Strike
# Strike

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight

Mar 23rd 2017, 3:26 PM 63,937 Views 176 Comments

School bus routes will not be included in the strike.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Bus Éireann crisis talks fail - now management must make a decision quickly
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Bus Éireann crisis talks fail - now management must make a decision quickly

Mar 14th 2017, 8:49 AM 11,021 Views 80 Comments

An all-out indefinite strike is almost inevitable now that negotiations have collapsed.

# bus-eireann - Monday 13 March, 2017

All-out strike at Bus Éireann back on the cards as talks collapse
# Grounded
# Grounded

All-out strike at Bus Éireann back on the cards as talks collapse

Mar 13th 2017, 11:13 PM 12,231 Views 37 Comments

The talks had been going for seven days.

# bus-eireann - Friday 3 March, 2017

The Bus Éireann strike planned for Monday has been called off
# It's Off
# It's Off

The Bus Éireann strike planned for Monday has been called off

Mar 3rd 2017, 3:19 PM 50,068 Views 65 Comments

Both the NBRU and Siptu will enter talks at the Workplace Relations Commission from Monday.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Opinion: 'Taxpayers who earn significantly less than Bus Éireann drivers are being asked to foot the bill'
# Strike
# Strike

Opinion: 'Taxpayers who earn significantly less than Bus Éireann drivers are being asked to foot the bill'

Mar 2nd 2017, 6:15 AM 1,247 Views 121 Comments

If the Minister concedes to the unions’ demands, it will set a dangerous precedent, writes Paddy Smyth.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Shane Ross: 'People want me to come to the Bus Éireann dispute with money. I have none to offer'
# Don't Get Involved
# Don't Get Involved

Shane Ross: 'People want me to come to the Bus Éireann dispute with money. I have none to offer'

Mar 1st 2017, 12:04 PM 12,258 Views 75 Comments

The Transport Minister rejected all calls to intervene in the dispute.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Bus Éireann strike: National Transport Authority to 'step-in' on planned route closures
# Striiike
# Striiike

Bus Éireann strike: National Transport Authority to 'step-in' on planned route closures

Feb 28th 2017, 2:50 PM 27,615 Views 93 Comments

Bus Éireann is pressing ahead with cost-cutting measures. Unions have said they’ll strike in response.

# bus-eireann - Monday 27 February, 2017

Bus Éireann staff to begin indefinite strike from Monday
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

Bus Éireann staff to begin indefinite strike from Monday

Feb 27th 2017, 4:55 PM 60,630 Views 214 Comments

In a statement released this afternoon, the company says that the decision comes as talks with unions at the Workplace Relations Committee have failed.

# bus-eireann - Friday 24 February, 2017

Bus Éireann workers told to 'prepare for protracted strike'
# Battle Cry
# Battle Cry

Bus Éireann workers told to 'prepare for protracted strike'

Feb 24th 2017, 9:34 PM 10,966 Views 36 Comments

Siptu has put its members at the company on strike notice. HSE workers however, have cancelled impending industrial action.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Bus Éireann workers ready to strike as talks between management and unions collapse
# Running Routes
# Running Routes

Bus Éireann workers ready to strike as talks between management and unions collapse

Feb 21st 2017, 5:25 PM 22,883 Views 97 Comments

The two sides had been negotiating at Workplace Relations Commission.

# bus-eireann - Monday 20 February, 2017

Unions accuse Bus Éireann of 'seeking to collapse talks' around averting strike
# Industrial Dispute
# Industrial Dispute

Unions accuse Bus Éireann of 'seeking to collapse talks' around averting strike

Feb 20th 2017, 5:08 PM 13,159 Views 106 Comments

A strike action scheduled for today was cancelled after a breakthrough at the WRC last Wednesday.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes

Feb 15th 2017, 7:54 PM 16,079 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, unions at Bus Eireann have entered talks to see if they can find a way to avoid next week’s strike.

"We weren't even allowed in the station!" - Is it possible to bring pets on Irish transport?
# Furry Passengers
# Furry Passengers

"We weren't even allowed in the station!" - Is it possible to bring pets on Irish transport?

Feb 15th 2017, 6:10 AM 38,177 Views 76 Comments

Croatian national Snjezana Frketic has travelled the world with her dog Onni – Ireland is the first place where she hasn’t been allowed to bring Onni on a train.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

16 times Bus Eireann proved it's a truly unique Irish travelling experience
# Ticket To Ride
From The Daily Edge
# Ticket To Ride

16 times Bus Eireann proved it's a truly unique Irish travelling experience

Feb 7th 2017, 9:31 PM 14,721 Views 0 Comments

The things you come across.

# bus-eireann - Monday 6 February, 2017

Man found with explosives on bus in Dublin is jailed for 7 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man found with explosives on bus in Dublin is jailed for 7 years

Feb 6th 2017, 5:20 PM 23,497 Views 41 Comments

Patrick Brennan pleaded guilty to possessing four blocks of TNT and explosive detonators.