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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 12,393 Views 75 Comments

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

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 27,809 Views 93 Comments

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

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 60,896 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 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 11,067 Views 36 Comments

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

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 23,003 Views 97 Comments

The two sides had been negotiating at Workplace Relations Commission.

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 13,247 Views 105 Comments

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

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

Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes

Feb 15th 2017, 7:54 PM 16,133 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 42,974 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.

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 14,771 Views 0 Comments

The things you come across.

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 23,705 Views 43 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 5th 2017, 7:00 PM 26,273 Views 85 Comments

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

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

Feb 2nd 2017, 5:35 PM 34,568 Views 114 Comments

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

Ross urges unions and Bus Éireann to start negotiations with "a blank sheet of paper"
# Strike
# Strike

Ross urges unions and Bus Éireann to start negotiations with "a blank sheet of paper"

Feb 1st 2017, 5:08 PM 6,367 Views 37 Comments

“There is nothing I would like to see more than a satisfactory end to this,” said Minister Shane Ross.

Bus Éireann Unite members vote unanimously to strike
# Transport
# Transport

Bus Éireann Unite members vote unanimously to strike

Jan 31st 2017, 7:27 PM 11,018 Views 62 Comments

The state-run transport service has announced a range of cost-cutting measures.

FactCheck: Did Jim Daly really propose getting rid of the free travel pass?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Jim Daly really propose getting rid of the free travel pass?

Jan 31st 2017, 6:15 AM 12,413 Views 23 Comments

We examine his comments and test the claim of his fellow Cork South-West TD, Fianna Fáil’s Margaret Murphy O’Mahony.

Unions say they're 'ready for battle' as Bus Éireann announces widespread pay cuts
# Travel Chaos Looms
# Travel Chaos Looms

Unions say they're 'ready for battle' as Bus Éireann announces widespread pay cuts

Jan 27th 2017, 6:36 PM 11,461 Views 49 Comments

Strike action now looks inevitable.

'I am not scaremongering': Bus Eireann boss warns all jobs could be lost if drastic action not taken
# Make Or Break
# Make Or Break

'I am not scaremongering': Bus Eireann boss warns all jobs could be lost if drastic action not taken

Jan 25th 2017, 1:16 PM 14,229 Views 101 Comments

Bus Eireann workers have said industrial action remains on the cards.

Union bosses meet with TDs as Bus Éireann industrial action remains on the cards
# Industrial Dispute
# Industrial Dispute

Union bosses meet with TDs as Bus Éireann industrial action remains on the cards

Jan 24th 2017, 9:10 PM 16,554 Views 66 Comments

Bus Éireann has warned of 2,600 job losses

Poll: Should people with a free travel pass have to pay a small charge for it?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should people with a free travel pass have to pay a small charge for it?

Jan 24th 2017, 9:22 AM 32,646 Views 149 Comments

The suggestion has been made by Cork Fine Gael TD Jim Daly as a means of preserving rural bus services.

Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action
# Back In (industrial) Action
# Back In (industrial) Action

Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action

Jan 18th 2017, 10:38 PM 11,642 Views 39 Comments

SIPTU has called the latest plan presented to workers as “horrendous and totally unacceptable”.

'Workers didn't cause the problem': Union warns public will be affected by Bus Éireann cuts
# Dispute
# Dispute

'Workers didn't cause the problem': Union warns public will be affected by Bus Éireann cuts

Jan 16th 2017, 10:03 AM 13,018 Views 81 Comments

Plans to cut overtime emerged last week and unions have warned people in rural areas would be particularly affected.

'Counterproductive' - union dismayed at cash-strapped Bus Éireann's plans to cut overtime
# Cost Cutting
# Cost Cutting

'Counterproductive' - union dismayed at cash-strapped Bus Éireann's plans to cut overtime

Jan 14th 2017, 2:20 PM 12,481 Views 57 Comments

The dire financial situation at the State-owned bus company is such that it could be declared insolvent within 18 months.

Jobs still under threat but Bus Éireann says it will keep Expressway services
# No Expressway
# No Expressway

Jobs still under threat but Bus Éireann says it will keep Expressway services

Jan 11th 2017, 5:47 PM 22,579 Views 85 Comments

Bus Éireann is facing insolvency within the next two years after a period of heavy losses.

Poll: Do you use Bus Éireann?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use Bus Éireann?

Jan 10th 2017, 7:39 PM 25,814 Views 83 Comments

The company is facing insolvency.

Despite a year of strike threats, we took millions more journeys on public transport
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

Despite a year of strike threats, we took millions more journeys on public transport

Jan 5th 2017, 6:35 PM 7,486 Views 22 Comments

The NTA said the 2016 passenger figures show a “clear demand for a safe, efficient and reliable public transport service”.

Inaccurate 'real time' information and food defrosting: Why people get angry at Bus Éireann
# Complaints
# Complaints

Inaccurate 'real time' information and food defrosting: Why people get angry at Bus Éireann

Dec 30th 2016, 10:15 PM 27,847 Views 47 Comments

One passenger described the ‘real time’ system as “more like random number generators as they are never accurate”.

Travelling over Christmas? Here's what public transport will be running
# Getting Home For Christmas
# Getting Home For Christmas

Travelling over Christmas? Here's what public transport will be running

Dec 19th 2016, 6:30 AM 16,060 Views 10 Comments

Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Luas and Iarnród Éireann have all released Christmas schedules for their services

Unions 'dismayed and angry' about Bus Éireann's approach to pay talks
# Bus Stop
# Bus Stop

Unions 'dismayed and angry' about Bus Éireann's approach to pay talks

Dec 6th 2016, 6:20 PM 20,103 Views 125 Comments

Earlier, Transport Minister Shane Ross said the company’s financial situation is “fairly bleak”.

"Whatever way you want to dress it up, this is the start of a privatisation plan."
# Winding Road
# Winding Road

"Whatever way you want to dress it up, this is the start of a privatisation plan."

Oct 5th 2016, 11:55 AM 20,094 Views 85 Comments

Transport Minister Shane Ross came under attack today about plans for Bus Éireann Expressway.

15 things that could only happen on Irish public transport
# Onlyinireland
From The Daily Edge
# Onlyinireland

15 things that could only happen on Irish public transport

Sep 21st 2016, 9:30 PM 14,498 Views 4 Comments

The Wild Wild West.

Bus Éireann may face industrial action as workers told there's no hope of pay rise
# Dispute
# Dispute

Bus Éireann may face industrial action as workers told there's no hope of pay rise

Sep 21st 2016, 3:19 PM 14,410 Views 49 Comments

Today management revealed its Expressway service is continuing to haemorrhage money and would require restructuring measures.

16 experiences every Bus Eireann passenger will relate to
# Stand Clear
From The Daily Edge
# Stand Clear

16 experiences every Bus Eireann passenger will relate to

Jul 10th 2016, 9:30 PM 7,935 Views 1 Comment

Home for the weekend.

After yet another challenge, it's been decided Bus Éireann will stay on the school run
# Getting To School
# Getting To School

After yet another challenge, it's been decided Bus Éireann will stay on the school run

May 27th 2016, 2:38 PM 11,265 Views 12 Comments

The Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that allows the semi-state to operate the service.

Transdev planning to bid for bus routes set to be tendered this year
# Hat In The Ring
# Hat In The Ring

Transdev planning to bid for bus routes set to be tendered this year

May 16th 2016, 11:48 AM 21,292 Views 49 Comments

The French-based company currently operates the Luas service.

16 tweets only regular Bus Eireann passengers will appreciate
# Busaras
From The Daily Edge
# Busaras

16 tweets only regular Bus Eireann passengers will appreciate

Apr 5th 2016, 11:20 AM 6,111 Views 1 Comment

Luggage doors operatin’.

Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend
# Easter Bussing
# Easter Bussing

Bus Éireann to lay on extra services for Easter weekend

Mar 22nd 2016, 4:56 PM 9,846 Views 25 Comments

600,000 people are expected to pass in and out of Dublin over the course of the 1916 Rising centenary commemorations.

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland

Mar 7th 2016, 3:15 PM 26,852 Views 37 Comments

They were snipers, cooks and doctors during the 1916 Rising.

'Black Irishman' wins court case after racist assault by bus driver
# Racial Abuse
# Racial Abuse

'Black Irishman' wins court case after racist assault by bus driver

Feb 5th 2016, 12:28 PM 50,616 Views 78 Comments

Bus Éireann made a financial settlement with the complainant.

This act of kindness by a Cork bus driver to an old lady is just wonderful
# Bus Eireann
From The Daily Edge
# Bus Eireann

This act of kindness by a Cork bus driver to an old lady is just wonderful

Jan 20th 2016, 6:58 PM 8,869 Views 3 Comments

Ah <3

Going out in Dublin over Christmas? There'll be extra late night buses to bring you home
# Christmas Parties
# Christmas Parties

Going out in Dublin over Christmas? There'll be extra late night buses to bring you home

Dec 11th 2015, 2:28 PM 13,603 Views 29 Comments

The services will cover the greater Dublin area.