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# dublin-bus - Monday 14 August, 2017

Extra bus lanes for Dublin city as cars will be reduced to one lane on quays
# From This Weekend
# From This Weekend

Extra bus lanes for Dublin city as cars will be reduced to one lane on quays

Aug 14th 2017, 11:52 AM 30,794 Views 90 Comments

Cars will also be banned from turning right onto O’Connell Bridge from Bachelors Walk.

# dublin-bus - Friday 11 August, 2017

What we know about Go-Ahead, the company that will run 24 Dublin Bus routes
# Track Record
# Track Record

What we know about Go-Ahead, the company that will run 24 Dublin Bus routes

Aug 11th 2017, 6:05 AM 34,856 Views 43 Comments

Yesterday was a day of highs and lows for the UK company – it won the Dublin bus contract but lost another for train services in the British West Midlands.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Dublin Bus has lost out on a tender for 10% of its own routes
# Tender Is The Night
# Tender Is The Night

Dublin Bus has lost out on a tender for 10% of its own routes

Aug 10th 2017, 10:58 AM 45,871 Views 139 Comments

The company had tendered to operate 24 suburban routes over a five-year period.

Do you use these buses in Dublin? A new operator on 10% of routes will be announced today
# Out To Tender
# Out To Tender

Do you use these buses in Dublin? A new operator on 10% of routes will be announced today

Aug 10th 2017, 7:02 AM 36,224 Views 51 Comments

The ones out to tender are suburban routes that do not travel into the city centre.

# dublin-bus - Friday 4 August, 2017

Major Dublin city diversions have just come into effect
# South Quay
# South Quay

Major Dublin city diversions have just come into effect

Aug 4th 2017, 9:30 PM 32,254 Views 24 Comments

Have a look at what route is closed so you don’t spend too much of the Bank Holiday weekend stuck in traffic.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Good news: you can now charge your phone on Dublin Bus
# Usb Port In A Storm
From The Daily Edge
# Usb Port In A Storm

Good news: you can now charge your phone on Dublin Bus

Aug 3rd 2017, 5:52 PM 10,409 Views 9 Comments

(Well, some.)

# dublin-bus - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

A bunny on the bus, a seagull on the head and a saucy surprise: 30 years of Dublin Bus
# Bus Tales
# Bus Tales

A bunny on the bus, a seagull on the head and a saucy surprise: 30 years of Dublin Bus

Aug 2nd 2017, 6:30 PM 13,650 Views 26 Comments

The company is celebrating 30 years in existence today.

# dublin-bus - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

New routes, new buses and paying by card: 7,000 people have say on future of Dublin bus network
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

New routes, new buses and paying by card: 7,000 people have say on future of Dublin bus network

Jul 5th 2017, 4:31 PM 17,758 Views 27 Comments

The consultation is closing on Friday 7 July, and people are being urged to give their responses before then.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Children with Leap cards to get free access to public transport for two weeks
# Tag On
# Tag On

Children with Leap cards to get free access to public transport for two weeks

Jun 29th 2017, 8:02 PM 14,697 Views 22 Comments

The promotion will cover a range of Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas services.

# dublin-bus - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

If you were in charge, how would you change Dublin's bus routes?
# Bus Connects
# Bus Connects

If you were in charge, how would you change Dublin's bus routes?

Jun 6th 2017, 4:14 PM 37,774 Views 61 Comments

Would you be more likely to get the bus if they arrived more frequently?

# dublin-bus - Sunday 28 May, 2017

The 16 worst types of people on the bus
# Bus Tales
From The Daily Edge
# Bus Tales

The 16 worst types of people on the bus

May 28th 2017, 7:00 PM 12,581 Views 11 Comments

Guaranteed to rile you up on any given day.

# dublin-bus - Monday 22 May, 2017

Dublin Bus ordered to compensate driver over 'systematic' rostering breach
# Working Time
# Working Time

Dublin Bus ordered to compensate driver over 'systematic' rostering breach

May 22nd 2017, 6:15 AM 26,231 Views 26 Comments

A Labour Court ruling has highlighted the company’s failure to tell drivers of their specific start and finish times at least 24 hours in advance.

# dublin-bus - Friday 14 April, 2017

Dublin Bus is selling 67 of its double-decker buses
# Hop On
# Hop On

Dublin Bus is selling 67 of its double-decker buses

Apr 14th 2017, 4:28 PM 40,400 Views 37 Comments

Last year the company added more than 100 new buses to the fleet.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Strike over: Bus Éireann says some services may resume tonight but most will be back tomorrow
# Easter Weekend
# Easter Weekend

Strike over: Bus Éireann says some services may resume tonight but most will be back tomorrow

Apr 13th 2017, 6:28 PM 96,153 Views 215 Comments

They had been on strike for 21 days.

# dublin-bus - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Dublin Bus drivers expected to vote in favour of 'sympathy strike' with Bus Éireann
# Striiiiiikkkke 2
# Striiiiiikkkke 2

Dublin Bus drivers expected to vote in favour of 'sympathy strike' with Bus Éireann

Apr 12th 2017, 4:44 PM 93,915 Views 183 Comments

The Bus Éireann strike is now in its 20th day.

# dublin-bus - Monday 3 April, 2017

Dental nurse called 'a f***ing skankhole' by Dublin Bus driver loses 75k damages claim
# Wash Your Mouth Out
# Wash Your Mouth Out

Dental nurse called 'a f***ing skankhole' by Dublin Bus driver loses 75k damages claim

Apr 3rd 2017, 2:58 PM 71,269 Views 0 Comments

The bus driver cursed at her for not picking up litter, a court had heard.

# dublin-bus - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Michael O'Leary says Shane Ross is 'playing a blinder' in bus dispute
# Strike
# Strike

Michael O'Leary says Shane Ross is 'playing a blinder' in bus dispute

Apr 2nd 2017, 2:56 PM 50,526 Views 149 Comments

The Ryanair CEO said Ross is right to not get involved.

Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike
# Secondary Picketing
# Secondary Picketing

Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike

Apr 2nd 2017, 12:37 PM 19,775 Views 100 Comments

The union said it remains focused on helping resolve the Bus Éireann dispute.

# dublin-bus - Friday 31 March, 2017

Wildcat strike was planned through Whatsapp but union claims it's still in control
# Wildcat Formation
# Wildcat Formation

Wildcat strike was planned through Whatsapp but union claims it's still in control

Mar 31st 2017, 10:20 PM 36,058 Views 118 Comments

One source says that the choice of timing and location means that “there is no doubt this was highly orchestrated”.

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

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

Mar 31st 2017, 3:57 PM 13,615 Views 39 Comments

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

11 examples of Dubliners being exceptionally sound during the strikes this morning
# Bus Strikes
From The Daily Edge
# Bus Strikes

11 examples of Dubliners being exceptionally sound during the strikes this morning

Mar 31st 2017, 11:39 AM 19,393 Views 1 Comment

We’re not a bad lot.

Poll: Do you support the secondary picketing in the Bus Éireann strike?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the secondary picketing in the Bus Éireann strike?

Mar 31st 2017, 9:24 AM 45,375 Views 228 Comments

It’s affecting Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services.

'It's just not on': Shane Ross calls travel disruption appalling but says he won't intervene in dispute
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

'It's just not on': Shane Ross calls travel disruption appalling but says he won't intervene in dispute

Mar 31st 2017, 9:18 AM 18,223 Views 115 Comments

He appealed for all picketers to desist and allow workers return to work.

Union boss urges secondary picketers to desist, says action not sanctioned
# Commuter Chaos
# Commuter Chaos

Union boss urges secondary picketers to desist, says action not sanctioned

Mar 31st 2017, 8:45 AM 21,632 Views 104 Comments

In a statement, Minister for Transport Shane Ross said he was “actively monitoring” the situation.

Chaos for commuters with severe disruption to Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services this morning
# Bus Eireann Strike
# Bus Eireann Strike

Chaos for commuters with severe disruption to Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services this morning

Mar 31st 2017, 7:24 AM 98,423 Views 214 Comments

The companies said it is due to “orchestrated picketing” associated with Bus Éireann strike.

# dublin-bus - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

'We expected nothing more from the Blueshirts': Hundreds of bus drivers march through Dublin
# Day Six
# Day Six

'We expected nothing more from the Blueshirts': Hundreds of bus drivers march through Dublin

Mar 29th 2017, 3:34 PM 29,568 Views 96 Comments

Speakers repeatedly called on Shane Ross to take action to end the bitter dispute at the transport operator.

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus could face delays as Bus Éireann strike comes to Leinster House
# Day 6
# Day 6

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus could face delays as Bus Éireann strike comes to Leinster House

Mar 29th 2017, 7:22 AM 26,957 Views 118 Comments

It has not yet been confirmed if rail and Dublin bus workers will attend today’s protest.

# dublin-bus - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Rail and Dublin Bus workers angry over treatment of Bus Éireann staff, says union boss
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Rail and Dublin Bus workers angry over treatment of Bus Éireann staff, says union boss

Mar 26th 2017, 2:48 PM 25,946 Views 59 Comments

There is no end in sight for the Bus Éireann strike, as it continues for its third day today.

# dublin-bus - Friday 24 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 24th 2017, 12:01 AM 38,902 Views 75 Comments

A nationwide indefinite strike begins from midnight tonight.

# dublin-bus - Friday 10 March, 2017

Man wins damages after claiming Dublin Bus ruined his family trip to Ireland
# On The Bus
# On The Bus

Man wins damages after claiming Dublin Bus ruined his family trip to Ireland

Mar 10th 2017, 2:42 PM 77,184 Views 73 Comments

“Ireland is now a nightmare for us,” the man said.

# dublin-bus - Friday 24 February, 2017

Bus driver awarded €12,500 damages over 'very offending' graffiti on toilet door
# Donnybrook Garage
# Donnybrook Garage

Bus driver awarded €12,500 damages over 'very offending' graffiti on toilet door

Feb 24th 2017, 6:20 AM 36,332 Views 0 Comments

The driver said he had been defamed by the graffiti.

# dublin-bus - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Everyone loved Christy the Dublin bus driver on Toughest Place to Be
# Christy Carey
From The Daily Edge
# Christy Carey

Everyone loved Christy the Dublin bus driver on Toughest Place to Be

Feb 21st 2017, 8:38 AM 10,652 Views 0 Comments

Ah Christy you hero.

# dublin-bus - Monday 20 February, 2017

Unions accuse Bus Éireann of 'seeking to collapse talks' around averting strike
# Industrial Dispute
# Industrial Dispute

Unions accuse Bus Éireann of 'seeking to collapse talks' around averting strike

Feb 20th 2017, 5:08 PM 13,171 Views 105 Comments

A strike action scheduled for today was cancelled after a breakthrough at the WRC last Wednesday.

# dublin-bus - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Breakthrough in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann disputes

Feb 15th 2017, 7:54 PM 16,086 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, unions at Bus Eireann have entered talks to see if they can find a way to avoid next week’s strike.

"We weren't even allowed in the station!" - Is it possible to bring pets on Irish transport?
# Furry Passengers
# Furry Passengers

"We weren't even allowed in the station!" - Is it possible to bring pets on Irish transport?

Feb 15th 2017, 6:10 AM 39,553 Views 74 Comments

Croatian national Snjezana Frketic has travelled the world with her dog Onni – Ireland is the first place where she hasn’t been allowed to bring Onni on a train.

# dublin-bus - Friday 10 February, 2017

Dublin Bus to ballot for strike action
# Here We Go Again
# Here We Go Again

Dublin Bus to ballot for strike action

Feb 10th 2017, 5:30 PM 15,547 Views 61 Comments

Bus Éireann have already announced strike action in two weeks’ time.

# dublin-bus - 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 25,858 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.

# dublin-bus - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

The 17 little frustrations of using a Leap Card
# Take A Running Leap
From The Daily Edge
# Take A Running Leap

The 17 little frustrations of using a Leap Card

Jan 31st 2017, 9:30 PM 24,376 Views 8 Comments

*jolts awake in the middle of the night* “I FORGOT TO TOP UP MY LEAP!”

# dublin-bus - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Dublin Bus still has three single-decker buses
# Nippers
# Nippers

Dublin Bus still has three single-decker buses

Jan 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 32,512 Views 31 Comments

They mainly service the 44B route.

# dublin-bus - 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 7,464 Views 22 Comments

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