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#Bus Eireann

# bus-eireann - Sunday 2 April, 2017

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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?

Tell us in the comments.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

An all-out strike began at midnight.

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

A nationwide indefinite strike begins from midnight tonight.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 23 March, 2017

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight

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

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

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

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'

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'

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

The things you come across.

# bus-eireann - Monday 6 February, 2017

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

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

# bus-eireann - Sunday 5 February, 2017

FactCheck: Which public transport services get the most state funding?

AAA-PBP TD Brid Smith says the state gives more per journey to rail and tram services than it does to buses. We put her claim to the test.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Bus Éireann workers to go on all-out strike (and there's no end date)

The dispute will come to a head in three weeks’ time.