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#Bus Eireann

# bus-eireann - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Will private cars be able to use the empty bus lanes tomorrow?
# Rush Hour
# Rush Hour

Will private cars be able to use the empty bus lanes tomorrow?

Apr 30th 2015, 6:34 PM 24,887 Views 32 Comments

If you’re planning a commute in a car tomorrow morning, it might not be any easier than normal.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Bus Eireann could lose as much as €5 million in revenue if strike days go ahead
# Pull On 'dem Boots
# Pull On 'dem Boots

Bus Eireann could lose as much as €5 million in revenue if strike days go ahead

Apr 21st 2015, 12:11 PM 8,884 Views 50 Comments

The action against 10% of bus routes being put out to private tender is set to take place next month.

# bus-eireann - Monday 20 April, 2015

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Apr 20th 2015, 4:55 PM 7,703 Views 4 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Use the bus? Get ready for seven days of strike next month
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Use the bus? Get ready for seven days of strike next month

Apr 20th 2015, 3:19 PM 18,115 Views 86 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said it is disappointing workers have voted in favour of strikes that will cause “considerable disruption” across the country.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Bus drivers to stop working for two hours - but that may not be enough
# Work Stoppage
# Work Stoppage

Bus drivers to stop working for two hours - but that may not be enough

Apr 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 13,127 Views 61 Comments

A two hour work stoppage is planned for 1 May but one union says this may not be enough.

Poll: Would you support a strike by bus drivers this May?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support a strike by bus drivers this May?

Apr 14th 2015, 9:30 AM 15,131 Views 125 Comments

If the strike goes ahead on 1 May, it is likely to cause significant disruption.

# bus-eireann - Monday 13 April, 2015

Take the bus? Expect some travel headaches coming up to the May bank holiday
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Take the bus? Expect some travel headaches coming up to the May bank holiday

Apr 13th 2015, 10:48 PM 25,326 Views 143 Comments

A protest will take place on 1 May.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

'I recorded it on my iPhone': The new 'luggage doors operating' announcer has spoken out
# Stand Clear
From The Daily Edge
# Stand Clear

'I recorded it on my iPhone': The new 'luggage doors operating' announcer has spoken out

Apr 8th 2015, 8:15 PM 5,437 Views 0 Comments

Nicola Cooke spoke with iRadio today.

Ireland's most badass Bus Éireann stop has been found
# Got The Bends
From The Daily Edge
# Got The Bends

Ireland's most badass Bus Éireann stop has been found

Apr 8th 2015, 9:25 AM 7,782 Views 0 Comments

Prepare yourselves.

# bus-eireann - Monday 6 April, 2015

We have tracked down the new Bus Éireann 'luggage doors operating' announcement
# Stand Clear
From The Daily Edge
# Stand Clear

We have tracked down the new Bus Éireann 'luggage doors operating' announcement

Apr 6th 2015, 9:58 AM 6,793 Views 2 Comments

Take a deep breath.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Bus Eireann have changed the ‘luggage doors operating’ voice
# Nooooooooooo
# Nooooooooooo

Bus Eireann have changed the ‘luggage doors operating’ voice

Apr 5th 2015, 4:58 PM 20,075 Views 25 Comments

A national treasure!

Bus Eireann have changed the 'luggage doors operating' voice
# Noooooooooo
From The Daily Edge
# Noooooooooo

Bus Eireann have changed the 'luggage doors operating' voice

Apr 5th 2015, 4:38 PM 6,341 Views 3 Comments

A national treasure!

# bus-eireann - Monday 30 March, 2015

Threat of national bus and train strike looms
# Commuter Blues
# Commuter Blues

Threat of national bus and train strike looms

Mar 30th 2015, 7:57 PM 16,345 Views 48 Comments

Talks broke down today.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 28 February, 2015

10 little things life in Ireland would be better off without
# Irishproblems
From The Daily Edge
# Irishproblems

10 little things life in Ireland would be better off without

Feb 28th 2015, 9:30 AM 12,962 Views 5 Comments

Just little things. Annoying little things.

# bus-eireann - Monday 23 February, 2015

Is your bus route going to be cut? Almost 100 services are getting the chop
# Stranded
# Stranded

Is your bus route going to be cut? Almost 100 services are getting the chop

Feb 23rd 2015, 5:43 PM 31,117 Views 95 Comments

Bus Éireann is also reviewing some of its Expressway services.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Bus Éireann will meet with workers over 'unprecedented' pay rise hiatus.... eventually
# NBRU
# NBRU

Bus Éireann will meet with workers over 'unprecedented' pay rise hiatus.... eventually

Jan 7th 2015, 3:54 PM 9,343 Views 25 Comments

The company said it will meet with staff from the National Bus and Rail Union in due course’.

# bus-eireann - Friday 2 January, 2015

Bus Éireann passengers made 97,000 journeys EVERY DAY last year
# A Single To Galway Please
# A Single To Galway Please

Bus Éireann passengers made 97,000 journeys EVERY DAY last year

Jan 2nd 2015, 4:11 PM 6,298 Views 17 Comments

Irish setters are no doubt happy with the news.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Bus Éireann has banned its drivers from wearing Santa suits this Christmas
# Santagate
From The Daily Edge
# Santagate

Bus Éireann has banned its drivers from wearing Santa suits this Christmas

Dec 11th 2014, 5:56 PM 20,141 Views 48 Comments

Bah humbug.

# bus-eireann - Friday 14 November, 2014

Privatisation of bus routes stalled to allow for further talks with unions
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Privatisation of bus routes stalled to allow for further talks with unions

Nov 14th 2014, 10:18 PM 6,671 Views 28 Comments

Both Siptu and the NBRU are opposed to the move.

Night buses for Dublin on the table as part of 'D-Day' for privatised bus routes
# Love Me Tender
# Love Me Tender

Night buses for Dublin on the table as part of 'D-Day' for privatised bus routes

Nov 14th 2014, 9:50 AM 14,111 Views 59 Comments

The NBRU is attempting to delay the tender process for 10% of Dublin’s routes.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

It's going to get more expensive to use the bus, Luas and train next year
# Fare Thee Well
# Fare Thee Well

It's going to get more expensive to use the bus, Luas and train next year

Oct 28th 2014, 6:00 PM 26,914 Views 109 Comments

The rises will hit Luas, regional buses and all train routes.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 25 October, 2014

14 weekend transport struggles every student will understand
# Public Transport
From The Daily Edge
# Public Transport

14 weekend transport struggles every student will understand

Oct 25th 2014, 9:30 AM 23,802 Views 18 Comments

People placing their bags on the aisle seat :|

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

EU tells Ireland: You must follow rules for Bus Éireann scheme
# Rural Transport
# Rural Transport

EU tells Ireland: You must follow rules for Bus Éireann scheme

Oct 15th 2014, 1:36 PM 18,347 Views 49 Comments

Compensation under the School Transport Scheme is not in line with current EU rules.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Bus Éireann technical glitch leaves families waiting for yearly tickets
# Along In A Minute
# Along In A Minute

Bus Éireann technical glitch leaves families waiting for yearly tickets

Aug 26th 2014, 7:33 AM 6,429 Views 9 Comments

Thousands of families are still waiting while some schools start this week.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system

Jul 22nd 2014, 3:00 PM 11,938 Views 32 Comments

Concerns are mounting about rural users facing difficulties with the service.

# bus-eireann - Friday 18 July, 2014

Protests called off as bus routes privatisation row heads to the LRC
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

Protests called off as bus routes privatisation row heads to the LRC

Jul 18th 2014, 6:25 PM 4,797 Views 5 Comments

Siptu and the NBRU were due to take part in protests next week.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 13 July, 2014

8 unique experiences you'll only have taking the bus down home
# On The Bus
From The Daily Edge
# On The Bus

8 unique experiences you'll only have taking the bus down home

Jul 13th 2014, 6:00 PM 40,078 Views 63 Comments

Need to travel to an obscure boreen somewhere in the west of Ireland? Jump on board.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Leap Cards to be extended to Cork, but which counties are next in line?
# Get On Board
# Get On Board

Leap Cards to be extended to Cork, but which counties are next in line?

Jul 8th 2014, 11:15 AM 8,208 Views 27 Comments

The cards are already usable on buses in the county and the scheme will extend to trains by early 2015.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Bus Éireann finds "no evidence" to support bribery allegations... but can't say it never happened
# Kickbacks
# Kickbacks

Bus Éireann finds "no evidence" to support bribery allegations... but can't say it never happened

May 15th 2014, 12:52 PM 4,406 Views 9 Comments

It follows an investigation into the ‘kickbacks’ scandal called for by government.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Bus Éireann "willing to co-operate" on corruption allegations
# Kickbacks
# Kickbacks

Bus Éireann "willing to co-operate" on corruption allegations

May 8th 2014, 6:37 PM 8,370 Views 7 Comments

The company said that whistleblowers had held onto their evidence for over two years.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Allegations about Bus Éireann handed over to the gardaí
# Kickbacks
# Kickbacks

Allegations about Bus Éireann handed over to the gardaí

May 7th 2014, 7:22 PM 12,444 Views 5 Comments

The documents contain allegations about individuals within Bus Éireann and bus operators who dealt with the company.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Bus Éireann says 'insinuation of corruption' is a 'totally unjustified smear'
# School Transport
# School Transport

Bus Éireann says 'insinuation of corruption' is a 'totally unjustified smear'

May 4th 2014, 6:10 PM 8,302 Views 11 Comments

The company says that any money made is invested back into the school transport scheme.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Bus Éireann 'expects to be able' to replace school bus services after company goes bust
# Lough Swilly
# Lough Swilly

Bus Éireann 'expects to be able' to replace school bus services after company goes bust

Apr 24th 2014, 1:42 PM 10,883 Views 6 Comments

Lough Swilly Bus Company, Ireland’s oldest bus company, entered receivership earlier this month.

# bus-eireann - Monday 21 April, 2014

Bribery claims 'a coordinated campaign to damage Bus Éireann’s reputation'
# Kickbacks
# Kickbacks

Bribery claims 'a coordinated campaign to damage Bus Éireann’s reputation'

Apr 21st 2014, 7:55 PM 15,044 Views 23 Comments

It added that sworn affidavits received last week have been passed on to gardaí.

# bus-eireann - Monday 14 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Apr 14th 2014, 11:15 PM 16,566 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about corruption claims at Bus Éireann, the anniversary of the Kerry Babies case and water charges.

Bus Éireann: Whistleblower's corruption claims are not backed up by evidence
# Bribery
# Bribery

Bus Éireann: Whistleblower's corruption claims are not backed up by evidence

Apr 14th 2014, 7:55 PM 10,357 Views 22 Comments

A former contractor claims he lost out on a school bus contract because he refused to contribute to a senior staff member’s “cash holiday fund”.

Bus operator didn't get Bus Eireann contract because they 'didn't pay for an inspector's trip to Alicante'
# Kickbacks
# Kickbacks

Bus operator didn't get Bus Eireann contract because they 'didn't pay for an inspector's trip to Alicante'

Apr 14th 2014, 12:10 PM 22,420 Views 46 Comments

The bus operator says that the payments were “the cost of doing business with Bus Eireann”.

Bus Éireann: We treat corruption claims with the utmost gravity
# Kickbacks
# Kickbacks

Bus Éireann: We treat corruption claims with the utmost gravity

Apr 14th 2014, 10:00 AM 6,613 Views 14 Comments

The company said it will publish the content of an affidavit in which a whistleblower claimed managers took ‘kickbacks’ in return for guaranteeing school bus route contracts.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 13th 2014, 9:00 PM 35,058 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about a Bus Éireann whisteblower, John Waters, and wind turbines.

Ministers call on Bus Éireann whistleblower to contact gardaí over bribery claims
# Kickbacks
# Kickbacks

Ministers call on Bus Éireann whistleblower to contact gardaí over bribery claims

Apr 13th 2014, 8:35 PM 40,191 Views 62 Comments

It follows a long-running controversy over how a school bus transport scheme for children with disabilities is run.