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# bus-strike - Friday 31 March, 2017

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus back to normal for the journey home

Earlier, rail and Dublin Bus workers refused to pass Bus Éireann pickets, causing confusion for morning commuters.

# bus-strike - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'I can't get to work': Here's how the Bus Éireann strikes have been affecting you

“If this was a strike in Dublin everything would have been sorted a lot quicker,” one of’s commenters said.

# bus-strike - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Open Thread: How is the Bus Éireann strike affecting you?

Tell us in the comments.

# bus-strike - Monday 27 March, 2017

Bus strike: Students slam 'travel misery' for tens of thousands of students

Irish Rail services will not be affected by the strike action this week.

# bus-strike - Friday 24 March, 2017

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around

A nationwide indefinite strike begins from midnight tonight.

# bus-strike - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'Privatise the bloody service': The complaints sent to Shane Ross during the Dublin Bus strike

People urged the transport minister to intervene, saying the strike was having a negative impact on their lives.

# bus-strike - Thursday 29 September, 2016

FactCheck: How do Dublin Bus drivers' earnings compare with their European counterparts?

Are bus drivers in the capital really the third-highest paid in Europe?

# bus-strike - Monday 26 September, 2016

Bus drivers and gardaí will be talking about pay today

Another set of strikes sees services stop at 9pm tonight.

# bus-strike - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Ross welcomes Dublin Bus talks, says both sides now need to be given "space"

Dublin Bus says that the ongoing strikes have already cost it €4 million.

# bus-strike - Thursday 22 September, 2016

The next bus strike starts at 9 tonight, and there are NO Nitelinks this weekend

Here are the main points you need to know…

# bus-strike - Friday 16 September, 2016

Bus strike latest: Passenger falls ill on Dart as commuters face more disruption

Unions say that the company has done nothing to stop the dispute.

# bus-strike - Friday 9 September, 2016

Rush hour: Heavy rain, fallen trees and a bus strike make for miserable commute

Three weather warnings, and the tail end of a bus strike

# bus-strike - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'For some reason in this country, you actually have to go on strike before people take you seriously'

Today is the first day of a two-day action for Dublin Bus drivers.

From The Daily Edge 10 tweets that perfectly sum up the chaos of the Dublin Bus strike Sardines

10 tweets that perfectly sum up the chaos of the Dublin Bus strike

Newbie cyclists! Luas queues! People roaring ‘thank you’ at train drivers!

# bus-strike - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Gardaí tell drivers to stay out of bus lanes during strike

Shane Ross says that the government can’t “open the cheque book” to fix the strike.

Dublin Bus accused of 'chicanery' over 9pm service shut-down

It was announced yesterday by the transport firm that all services would end at 9pm today.

# bus-strike - Monday 11 May, 2015

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

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

# bus-strike - Friday 1 May, 2015

How are you getting around? Travel disruption widespread as bus drivers strike

Did the strike action impact your day?

From The Daily Edge 8 people you definitely won't miss on the bus today Wheels On The Bus

8 people you definitely won't miss on the bus today

Walking aint so bad.

From The Daily Edge This amazing Vine shows just how busy Hailo is today I CAN SEE YOUR HAILO

This amazing Vine shows just how busy Hailo is today

You kill me boy, Hailo.

# bus-strike - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about tonight’s road crash involving a toddler, the proposals aimed at ending the Dublin Bus dispute and the start of the water metering process.

Dublin Bus staff to be balloted after all-night talks

The Labour Court is to make recommendations on cost-cutting measures that saw Dublin Bus staff strike for three days earlier this week.

# bus-strike - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 inevitable Twitter jokes about the Dublin Bus strike Striking Out

7 inevitable Twitter jokes about the Dublin Bus strike

Now it’s all over, we can just read the gags.

400,000 commuters affected as Dublin Bus strike enters third day

Dublin Bus will lose an estimated €600,000 today with no end in sight to the industrial action by drivers.

# bus-strike - Monday 5 August, 2013

No sign of renewed talks as Dublin Bus strike enters second day

It’s looking increasingly likely the action could continue into the working week.

# bus-strike - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about the problems caused by the Dublin Bus strike, the arrest of a man over a 2007 murder and an unusual drug seizure involving ingested cannabis ‘pellets’.

Varadkar: I’m not going to get involved in ‘nitty gritty’ of Dublin Bus negotiations

The Transport Minister has ruled out getting involved directly in talks to end the all-out strike at Dublin Bus.

# bus-strike - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about the looming Dublin Bus strike, the horrific car crash in Donegal and what the son of Bishop Eamon Casey had to say about Gay Byrne…

# bus-strike - Saturday 18 May, 2013

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

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

# bus-strike - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Bus Éireann services to operate as normal today

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

# bus-strike - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Spare a thought for this poor American man trying to pronounce Donegal on the news SLEEGO This post contains videos

# bus-strike - Monday 13 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 ways to get through the Bus Eireann strike Bussed A Move

13 ways to get through the Bus Eireann strike

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