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#Bus Eireann

# bus-eireann - Sunday 5 February, 2017

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 25,693 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-eireann - Thursday 2 February, 2017

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 34,414 Views 119 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

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 6,324 Views 37 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

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

Bus Éireann Unite members vote unanimously to strike

Jan 31st 2017, 7:27 PM 10,937 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 12,338 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.

# bus-eireann - Friday 27 January, 2017

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 11,411 Views 50 Comments

Strike action now looks inevitable.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

'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 14,173 Views 101 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

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 16,383 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 32,352 Views 149 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

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 11,497 Views 39 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Monday 16 January, 2017

'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 12,878 Views 81 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'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 12,433 Views 57 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

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 22,493 Views 88 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

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

Poll: Do you use Bus Éireann?

Jan 10th 2017, 7:39 PM 25,767 Views 83 Comments

The company is facing insolvency.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 5 January, 2017

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 7,463 Views 20 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Friday 30 December, 2016

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 27,441 Views 47 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Monday 19 December, 2016

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 16,001 Views 10 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

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 19,931 Views 125 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

"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 19,998 Views 85 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

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 14,454 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 14,233 Views 49 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Sunday 10 July, 2016

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 7,838 Views 1 Comment

Home for the weekend.

# bus-eireann - Friday 27 May, 2016

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 11,237 Views 12 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Monday 16 May, 2016

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 21,246 Views 49 Comments

The French-based company currently operates the Luas service.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

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 6,023 Views 1 Comment

Luggage doors operatin’.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

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 9,781 Views 25 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Monday 7 March, 2016

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 26,514 Views 37 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Friday 5 February, 2016

'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 50,414 Views 78 Comments

Bus Éireann made a financial settlement with the complainant.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

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 8,814 Views 3 Comments

Ah <3

# bus-eireann - Friday 11 December, 2015

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 13,565 Views 29 Comments

The services will cover the greater Dublin area.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Six family members kicked off bus lose defamation claim
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Six family members kicked off bus lose defamation claim

Dec 1st 2015, 8:42 AM 38,105 Views 42 Comments

The court heard Jennifer Dardis had previous convictions for theft and having had possession of “some sort of weapon”.

Your bus, rail and Luas fares are going up today
# Cash Fares
# Cash Fares

Your bus, rail and Luas fares are going up today

Dec 1st 2015, 7:38 AM 20,766 Views 72 Comments

The fare changes have been introduced to encourage more people to use Leap cards, according to the National Transport Authority.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Bus Éireann will no longer take kids to school during severe weather
# School's Out
# School's Out

Bus Éireann will no longer take kids to school during severe weather

Oct 31st 2015, 7:30 AM 26,557 Views 42 Comments

One TD believes that the plans could put kids’ lives in danger.

# bus-eireann - Friday 30 October, 2015

Public transport ticket prices are changing - here's what's happening
# Tickets Please
# Tickets Please

Public transport ticket prices are changing - here's what's happening

Oct 30th 2015, 1:49 PM 32,489 Views 161 Comments

Some go up, some go down, some stay the same.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 20 August, 2015

This Irish lad sat behind the worst bus passenger ever
# Feet Up
From The Daily Edge
# Feet Up

This Irish lad sat behind the worst bus passenger ever

Aug 20th 2015, 9:15 AM 11,321 Views 7 Comments

PLEASE, no.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 12 July, 2015

"Can you get out of that thing?" - Wheelchair user has cringeworthy experience dealing with Bus Éireann
# Rules Are Rules
# Rules Are Rules

"Can you get out of that thing?" - Wheelchair user has cringeworthy experience dealing with Bus Éireann

Jul 12th 2015, 9:16 PM 55,622 Views 69 Comments

Wheelchair-using customers of Bus Éireann are expected to book their seats 24 hours in advance on regional routes.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Bus strike CALLED OFF after (very) early morning breakthrough
# Let's Get On
# Let's Get On

Bus strike CALLED OFF after (very) early morning breakthrough

May 14th 2015, 9:30 PM 23,237 Views 82 Comments

While you were sleeping – unions and management were still talking at the LRC.

# bus-eireann - Monday 11 May, 2015

Can talks prevent the next bus strike, or is the situation 'out of control'?
# Tenders
# Tenders

Can talks prevent the next bus strike, or is the situation 'out of control'?

May 11th 2015, 7:45 AM 20,473 Views 70 Comments

Further talks between unions and management are due to be held today.

# bus-eireann - Friday 1 May, 2015

There are no buses today - here's how to get where you're going
# Bus Stopped
# Bus Stopped

There are no buses today - here's how to get where you're going

May 1st 2015, 5:02 PM 67,938 Views 93 Comments

Getting around today is a bit trickier than usual, but it can be done.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

May 1st 2015, 4:55 PM 6,030 Views 0 Comments

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