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#Bus Eireann

# bus-eireann - Friday 14 December, 2012

Bus Eireann to cut some payments after unions reject Labour Court hearing

The company has said that it is to cut overtime, shift, premium and rota payments after trade unions rejected the offer, it said today.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Numbers taking buses and trains to work down since 2006

New Census figures show that the numbers in cars and on bikes is up, but mass transit options are less popular than before.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

40th anniversary of Dublin Sackville bombings marked today

Justice for the Forgotten will mark the occasion with a wreath-laying ceremony at 11.30am tomorrow. The bombs were the first car-bombs to explode in the Republic of Ireland.

# bus-eireann - Monday 3 December, 2012

Commuters see price increases on buses, trains and trams

The cost of one-off bus and train trips increased on Saturday.

# bus-eireann - Friday 16 November, 2012

Public transport fares to increase over coming weeks

The National Transport Authority has sanctioned increases for Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, Irish Rail and the Luas.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Bus Éireann welcomes High Court ruling on school transport scheme

The court found that the Bus Éireann does not have a contract with the Government, so the scheme does not have to be put out to tender.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Poll: Would you welcome more privatisation of bus routes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome more privatisation of bus routes?

Private bus operators have said they could save the State up to €30 million a year if they take over some subsidised bus routes. But would you welcome more privatisation of bus routes?

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Route changes essential for survival says Bus Éireann

At least 20 stops from Wexford to Cavan will be scrapped or receive reduced services.

# bus-eireann - Friday 5 October, 2012

Bus Eireann "understand concerns" about curtailing of services

The changes are taking place on its Expressway route and Bus Éireann apologised for any inconvenience they may cause.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

WNL round-up: Four-star Wexford too strong for Cork

Rianna Jarrett hit a hat-trick for the Slaneysiders at Turner’s Cross.

# bus-eireann - Monday 24 September, 2012

Bus, rail and tram fare increases to kick in from November

The increases in monthly and annual tickets have been approved by the National Transport Authority.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Varadkar wants to install Wi-Fi across all public transport in 2013

The Minister has set the target as trials are carried out on some bus and tram services this year.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Good news, students: New travelcard will have Leap-style capabilities

Third level students will be able to use the new style travelcard to get Leap Card fare on transport.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Pictures: Bus collision causes disruption on Luas Red Line Breaking This post contains images

Pictures: Bus collision causes disruption on Luas Red Line

Services on the Luas Red Line have since returned to normal.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Varadkar says CIE transport fares could increase

However the Minister for Transport said a rise in fares could have a damaging impact on the demand for CIE services.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Bus Eireann introduces first natural gas-powered bus

The trial bus will operate across a number of city routes in Cork until August, in partnership with Bord Gáis Networks.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

In pictures: Bus bursts into flames on the M1 Bus Fire This post contains images

In pictures: Bus bursts into flames on the M1

The blaze broke out on the Bus Eireann coach at around 8am this morning.

Eleven evacuated from bus fire at M1 toll plaza

A Bus Eireann vehicle caught fire in a southbound lane at 8am.

# bus-eireann - Monday 18 June, 2012

Elderly pedestrian knocked down by bus in Cork

The man – who is in his early 80s – sustained serious injuries and has been taken to CUH.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Public invited to have its say on bus contracts

The National Transport Authority is looking for the opinions of the public as it prepares to roll out its next round of bus contracts.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 9 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed….

Five Bus Éireann vehicles destroyed in Thurles fire

Gardaí are investigating the possibility that the fires were the result of a suspected arson attack.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Bus Eireann seeking savings of €20m, but no redundancies... yet

Reduction in overtime, changes to sick leave and annual leave, and an increase in working hours are all on the table for Bus Éireann workers.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

From The42 Happy days: Lawlor named Player of the Year Winning

Happy days: Lawlor named Player of the Year

She was also named in the Team of the Year alongside three of her Peamount teammates.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Bus Éireann rolls out WiFi on 88 new buses

23 commuter coaches in the Greater Dublin Area have been given WiFi services, with more in Cork and Galway.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Dublin Bus to begin free WiFi trials next week

The capital’s bus provider will kick off a trial run of its proposed free WiFi service on a small number of buses next week.

# bus-eireann - Friday 23 December, 2011

Poll: Is the bus good value for money? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the bus good value for money?

After Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus confirmed their cash fares would rise in the New Year, we’re asking if you think taking the bus is worth the fare?

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Equality Tribunal finds Bus Éireann discriminated against disabled passenger

The bus company has said it has taken the findings of the tribunal on-board and is already working to address the issues raised.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Fine Gael senator hits out at "serious discrepancies" in bus fares

Catherine Noone says there is little or no rationale or consistency to Bus Éireann fares.

# bus-eireann - Monday 12 December, 2011

Leap Card goes live today for Dublin commuters

Dublin commuters will now be able to switch between Dublin Bus, Luas, DART and Commuter Rail Services with a single card.

# bus-eireann - Friday 9 December, 2011

Fare increases announced for Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas passengers

The fare hikes are due to take effect in January 2012.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Bus Eireann to upgrade fleet in 2012

New buses will be added to the company’s fleet in early 2012, which will “enhance the service” it already gives.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Transport between Ireland and UK disrupted as general strike begins

Bus and train services to the North are among those affected by the action, with delays expected at UK airports.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Transport operators launch EU challenge over school transport system

The Coach Tourism & Transport Council will ask the European Commission to investigate how Ireland organises school transport.

# bus-eireann - Friday 7 October, 2011

Woman dies after being hit by a bus in Cork city

The woman died after she was struck near the city’s bus station this evening.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Bus Éireann vehicles to get a makeover

Free wi-fi, ‘real-time’ displays and upgraded bus shelters will all be provided as part of a €1.1m investment in Bus Éireann.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Oireachtas committee to vet chairs of State boards

“Scrutiny” of new appointments to CIE, Dublin Bus, Iarnrod Eireann and Dublin Bus is to prove that State boards are not a “closed shop”.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Passengers must expect higher public transport fares - Varadkar

The Transport Minister says CIE is losing money – and that passengers should also anticipate cuts to services.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Dublin Airport closed until 5am as chaos continues

The main runway at Ireland’s biggest airport freezes over again, causing further headaches for tens of thousands.