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#Bus Eireann

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Reduced fares, like: Leap Card comes to bus services in Cork
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Reduced fares, like: Leap Card comes to bus services in Cork

Apr 9th 2014, 11:24 AM 8,270 Views 12 Comments

Commuters will be able to available of discounted fares of up to 16 per cent.

# bus-eireann - Monday 10 March, 2014

We take over 1/4 BILLION public transport journeys every year...most on the bus
# Heavy Load
# Heavy Load

We take over 1/4 BILLION public transport journeys every year...most on the bus

Mar 10th 2014, 12:15 PM 31 Views 22 Comments

Buses account for roughly 75 per cent of all public transport travel in the country.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Traffic slow on Cork motorway after bus catches fire
# Roads
# Roads

Traffic slow on Cork motorway after bus catches fire

Jan 16th 2014, 9:49 AM 12,797 Views 14 Comments

There was nobody on the Bus Éireann vehicle which has now been towed away.

# bus-eireann - Monday 23 December, 2013

8 people you'll definitely meet on public transport this Christmas
# Hell On Wheels
From The Daily Edge
# Hell On Wheels

8 people you'll definitely meet on public transport this Christmas

Dec 23rd 2013, 9:30 PM 26,702 Views 24 Comments

Please someone, give us a lift instead.

# bus-eireann - Friday 6 December, 2013

These bus routes are among over 20 to be privatised in 2016
# Change Please
# Change Please

These bus routes are among over 20 to be privatised in 2016

Dec 6th 2013, 9:55 PM 40,648 Views 79 Comments

Over 20 routes operated by Dublin Bus, as well as some Bus Éireann services will be open to private operators as part of a tendering process.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Ireland's public transport schedule now included in Google Maps
# Journey Planner
# Journey Planner

Ireland's public transport schedule now included in Google Maps

Nov 27th 2013, 2:44 PM 11,173 Views 33 Comments

The app will now include schedules from Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Irish Rail, DART and LUAS services.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Train, bus and Luas fares to increase from next week
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Train, bus and Luas fares to increase from next week

Oct 23rd 2013, 10:25 PM 39,018 Views 205 Comments

Monthly and annual tickets will increase from 1 November while cash fares and Leap Card prices will go up from 1 December.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 19 October, 2013

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Three people flee the scene after SUV and bus collision in Finglas
# Finglas
# Finglas

Three people flee the scene after SUV and bus collision in Finglas

Oct 15th 2013, 9:03 AM 20,236 Views 94 Comments

Gardaí confirmed that the SUV was stolen.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Plans to reduce services in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann contracts
# Transport
# Transport

Plans to reduce services in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann contracts

Sep 11th 2013, 2:25 PM 8,815 Views 42 Comments

The NTA said that under new proposals it would open the tendering process to provide removed services through separate contracts.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 7th 2013, 11:00 AM 7,931 Views 11 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

# bus-eireann - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Bus Éireann passengers terrorised by 'rowdy' youths throwing urine around coach
# Anti-social Behaviour
# Anti-social Behaviour

Bus Éireann passengers terrorised by 'rowdy' youths throwing urine around coach

Sep 1st 2013, 8:45 AM 62,107 Views 215 Comments

One passenger told TheJournal.ie that she and her boyfriend were threatened and that the bus driver was too intimidated to do anything about it.

# bus-eireann - Monday 26 August, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Aug 26th 2013, 11:10 PM 17,429 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.

Bus Éireann investigate after woman is trapped in luggage hold
# Complaint
# Complaint

Bus Éireann investigate after woman is trapped in luggage hold

Aug 26th 2013, 11:07 PM 32,543 Views 100 Comments

The woman was travelling from Clare to Galway, where she was undergoing treatment for cancer.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Bus Eireann strike accounted for over 90 per cent of industrial action days lost so far this year
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Bus Eireann strike accounted for over 90 per cent of industrial action days lost so far this year

Aug 22nd 2013, 1:27 PM 4,054 Views 8 Comments

The country is on course to surpass last year’s 7,900 days lost to industrial action, with both state bus companies accounting for the vast majority of lost days.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Call for second bus station in Dublin 'to ease congestion' at Busáras
# Transport
# Transport

Call for second bus station in Dublin 'to ease congestion' at Busáras

Aug 21st 2013, 6:30 AM 8,322 Views 56 Comments

The Green Party wants Busáras opened to private operators and for a second bus station to be opened near Heuston Station.

# bus-eireann - Friday 9 August, 2013

'Virtual bus lanes' among plans to increase public transport use in Dublin
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

'Virtual bus lanes' among plans to increase public transport use in Dublin

Aug 9th 2013, 1:17 PM 14,501 Views 80 Comments

The National Transport Authority is to “free up road space” for travel by means other than private cars.

# bus-eireann - Friday 26 July, 2013

NBRU Dublin Bus drivers vote in favour of strike action
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

NBRU Dublin Bus drivers vote in favour of strike action

Jul 26th 2013, 7:20 PM 6,178 Views 100 Comments

An NBRU ballot resulted in a 94 per cent rejection of the LRC proposals with 93 per cent voting in favour of industrial action.

# bus-eireann - Friday 19 July, 2013

Transport companies apply to hike fares in 2014
# Exact Change Please
# Exact Change Please

Transport companies apply to hike fares in 2014

Jul 19th 2013, 3:31 PM 7,362 Views 103 Comments

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has confirmed that both CIE and the RPA are looking for permission to increasse fare next year.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Public service obligation routes should be put out to competitive tender
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Public service obligation routes should be put out to competitive tender

Jun 29th 2013, 8:00 AM 34 Views 41 Comments

The government should put public service obligation and school routes out to competitive tender – doing so would save 20 to 30 per cent on simply handing over such cash to public sector monopolies, writes Aaron McKenna.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Planning a trip on public transport in Ireland? There's an app for that
# Real-time Info
# Real-time Info

Planning a trip on public transport in Ireland? There's an app for that

Jun 26th 2013, 6:24 PM 10,922 Views 28 Comments

There is now a national app that integrates real-time updates for all of Ireland, thanks to the National Transport Authority.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Bus Éireann workers vote to accept LRC plan and abandon strike
# Driving Ahead
# Driving Ahead

Bus Éireann workers vote to accept LRC plan and abandon strike

May 30th 2013, 7:17 PM 3,713 Views 6 Comments

Almost 77 per cent of workers voted to endorse Labour Relations Commissions plans to avert ongoing industrial action.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed

May 18th 2013, 10:00 AM 12,181 Views 6 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: The Gathering at the Dáil; Cabinet clones; Alan Shatter knows what you did last summer.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Tonight's Evening Fix... now with added thumbs up (and down)
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

Tonight's Evening Fix... now with added thumbs up (and down)

May 16th 2013, 7:02 PM 6,752 Views 6 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

UPDATE: Bus Éireann proposals cut executive pay, restore driver premiums
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

UPDATE: Bus Éireann proposals cut executive pay, restore driver premiums

May 16th 2013, 2:45 PM 15,436 Views 72 Comments

Additional cash savings of €330,000 are expected to be made from contributions by executives, and directors also face a 20 per cent pay cut.

Bus Éireann services to operate as normal today
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Bus Éireann services to operate as normal today

May 16th 2013, 8:06 AM 2,950 Views 28 Comments

A minimum of 24 hours notice will be given for any industrial action, unions officials have said.

IBEC wants the law changed so strikes won't disrupt key services
# Labour
# Labour

IBEC wants the law changed so strikes won't disrupt key services

May 16th 2013, 6:50 AM 4,004 Views 42 Comments

IBEC wants the government to increase the notice period that needs to be served on companies.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added epic beards
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added epic beards

May 15th 2013, 7:00 PM 8,621 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Bus Éireann services to run as normal tomorrow
# Row
# Row

Bus Éireann services to run as normal tomorrow

May 15th 2013, 4:31 PM 6,165 Views 24 Comments

No agreement was reached during today’s talks and discussions aimed at resolving the row are expected to continue for some time.

Bus Éireann services running today, but will workers go back on strike tomorrow?
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Bus Éireann services running today, but will workers go back on strike tomorrow?

May 15th 2013, 8:26 AM 5,956 Views 46 Comments

Talks aimed at resolving the dispute between management at workers will continue at the Labour Relations Commission today with the suspension of the strike in place until tomorrow.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Casino Royale made of Lego
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Casino Royale made of Lego

May 14th 2013, 7:02 PM 6,751 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers consider strike action
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers consider strike action

May 14th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,808 Views 98 Comments

Siptu is to ballot its members for industrial action this Thursday.

Gilmore: Negotiated settlement on Bus Éireann in best interests of everyone
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Gilmore: Negotiated settlement on Bus Éireann in best interests of everyone

May 14th 2013, 9:50 AM 4,882 Views 40 Comments

The Tánaiste was speaking after strike action at the transport company was postponed in order to facilitate talks between unions and management.

Suspended Bus Éireann strike has already cost company €500,000
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Suspended Bus Éireann strike has already cost company €500,000

May 14th 2013, 7:35 AM 6,836 Views 131 Comments

A 48-hour break in industrial action is currently underway, following a decision made last night after intervention from the Labour Relations Commission.

# bus-eireann - Monday 13 May, 2013

Bus Éireann services to resume for next 48 hours
# Strike Postponed
# Strike Postponed

Bus Éireann services to resume for next 48 hours

May 13th 2013, 11:46 PM 8,729 Views 68 Comments

Industrial action – which has crippled transport services for the past two days – has been suspended.