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# 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”.

# dublin-bus - Friday 30 December, 2016

This hands-on Dublin Bus driver helped a Mam boarding the bus in the best way possible
# Hail To The Bus Driver
From The Daily Edge
# Hail To The Bus Driver

This hands-on Dublin Bus driver helped a Mam boarding the bus in the best way possible

Dec 30th 2016, 9:22 AM 17,082 Views 3 Comments

Absolutely wonderful.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 29 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 29th 2016, 7:15 AM 10,301 Views 22 Comments

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

# dublin-bus - Monday 19 December, 2016

Travelling over Christmas? Here's what public transport will be running
# Getting Home For Christmas
# Getting Home For Christmas

Travelling over Christmas? Here's what public transport will be running

Dec 19th 2016, 6:30 AM 16,007 Views 10 Comments

Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Luas and Iarnród Éireann have all released Christmas schedules for their services

# dublin-bus - Thursday 15 December, 2016

This Dublin bus driver delighted his passengers today by dressing up as Santa
# Where's Rudolph
From The Daily Edge
# Where's Rudolph

This Dublin bus driver delighted his passengers today by dressing up as Santa

Dec 15th 2016, 6:00 PM 4,273 Views 1 Comment

Drivin’ home for Christmas…

# dublin-bus - Friday 7 October, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers have accepted a new pay deal
# Strike Off
# Strike Off

Dublin Bus drivers have accepted a new pay deal

Oct 7th 2016, 5:02 PM 22,457 Views 96 Comments

The acceptance means that no further strike days will go ahead.

# dublin-bus - Friday 30 September, 2016

First the buses, now the gardaí: Government fears 'domino effect' in public sector pay demands
# Mo Money Mo Problems
# Mo Money Mo Problems

First the buses, now the gardaí: Government fears 'domino effect' in public sector pay demands

Sep 30th 2016, 12:46 PM 11,504 Views 105 Comments

Minister Donohoe reiterated that any public sector pay claims must be settled through the Lansdowne Agreement.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 29 September, 2016

All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks

Sep 29th 2016, 7:30 PM 79,569 Views 59 Comments

The breakthrough follows marathon talks at the Workplace Relations Commission.

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

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

Sep 29th 2016, 4:56 PM 50,800 Views 74 Comments

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

# dublin-bus - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Strike at Dublin Bus called off for today ... but what about the 11 other days in October?
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Strike at Dublin Bus called off for today ... but what about the 11 other days in October?

Sep 27th 2016, 8:15 AM 19,801 Views 38 Comments

A planned strike for this coming Saturday is still on the cards.

# dublin-bus - Monday 26 September, 2016

Over half of people don't support Dublin Bus drivers' strike
# Poll
# Poll

Over half of people don't support Dublin Bus drivers' strike

Sep 26th 2016, 11:35 PM 8,307 Views 44 Comments

A poll conducted by RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live and Amárach Research has found that 54% of people don’t support the drivers.

The Dublin Bus strike is OFF tomorrow and Wednesday
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

The Dublin Bus strike is OFF tomorrow and Wednesday

Sep 26th 2016, 5:56 PM 85,545 Views 97 Comments

A planned strike for this coming Saturday is still going ahead.

Bus drivers and gardaí will be talking about pay today
# Let's Talk About Pay
# Let's Talk About Pay

Bus drivers and gardaí will be talking about pay today

Sep 26th 2016, 7:30 AM 12,755 Views 92 Comments

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

# dublin-bus - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Ross welcomes Dublin Bus talks, says both sides now need to be given "space"
# Back On The Road Again
# Back On The Road Again

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

Sep 25th 2016, 7:17 PM 39,532 Views 81 Comments

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

# dublin-bus - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Surge for taxis as Dublin Bus enters strike during the weekend
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Surge for taxis as Dublin Bus enters strike during the weekend

Sep 24th 2016, 6:10 AM 13,271 Views 34 Comments

Retailers are concerned about the impact the strike will have during the busiest shopping day of the week.

# dublin-bus - Friday 23 September, 2016

Dublin Bus says strikes "will have a catastrophic impact" on company's finances
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Dublin Bus says strikes "will have a catastrophic impact" on company's finances

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:00 AM 11,129 Views 114 Comments

The company said the current stoppage will cost €2m.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 22 September, 2016

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

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

Sep 22nd 2016, 7:58 AM 24,826 Views 74 Comments

Here are the main points you need to know…

# dublin-bus - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

15 things that could only happen on Irish public transport
# Onlyinireland
From The Daily Edge
# Onlyinireland

15 things that could only happen on Irish public transport

Sep 21st 2016, 9:30 PM 14,472 Views 4 Comments

The Wild Wild West.

Shane Ross says he won't ride in on a white horse to stop the Dublin Bus strikes
# No End In Sight
# No End In Sight

Shane Ross says he won't ride in on a white horse to stop the Dublin Bus strikes

Sep 21st 2016, 4:00 PM 15,055 Views 90 Comments

He said he will not open the State cheque book to solve the issue and says the two sides have to start talking.

# dublin-bus - Monday 19 September, 2016

Top deck of Dublin bus damaged after crashing into tree branch
# Clonsilla
# Clonsilla

Top deck of Dublin bus damaged after crashing into tree branch

Sep 19th 2016, 5:12 PM 66,257 Views 64 Comments

There were no injuries in the incident.

Union says asking Dublin Bus workers to cancel strike on day of All-Ireland replay is 'insulting'
# Letter To Ross
# Letter To Ross

Union says asking Dublin Bus workers to cancel strike on day of All-Ireland replay is 'insulting'

Sep 19th 2016, 8:50 AM 41,023 Views 112 Comments

NBRU’s Dermot O’Leary said if negotiations don’t place before 1 October drivers’ resolve will have hardened.

# dublin-bus - Friday 16 September, 2016

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

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

Sep 16th 2016, 8:58 AM 33,041 Views 168 Comments

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

# dublin-bus - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Poll: Do you support Dublin Bus workers in their continuing strike action?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support Dublin Bus workers in their continuing strike action?

Sep 15th 2016, 10:35 PM 48,120 Views 172 Comments

A further 13 days of strike action were announced today – do you support workers?

Escalation: Dublin Bus drivers will strike for an additional 13 days
# Escalation
# Escalation

Escalation: Dublin Bus drivers will strike for an additional 13 days

Sep 15th 2016, 1:22 PM 45,828 Views 155 Comments

The dispute is going into October.

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school."
# Bus Strike Day Three
# Bus Strike Day Three

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school."

Sep 15th 2016, 9:13 AM 29,537 Views 121 Comments

Dublin commuters are being hit by the bus strike.

# dublin-bus - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Here we go again: The next bus strike starts at 9pm TONIGHT
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Here we go again: The next bus strike starts at 9pm TONIGHT

Sep 14th 2016, 4:00 PM 24,390 Views 100 Comments

The NBRU has accused Shane Ross and ‘Official Ireland’ of playing “footloose and fancy free” with the service.

# dublin-bus - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students
# Cutting The Cost
# Cutting The Cost

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students

Sep 13th 2016, 12:15 PM 19,851 Views 59 Comments

That party wants the Tax Saver scheme rolled out to students.

Free Culture Night buses around Dublin city won't run because of strike action
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Free Culture Night buses around Dublin city won't run because of strike action

Sep 13th 2016, 6:07 AM 15,917 Views 15 Comments

Dublin Bus has a long association with the arts event, and is described as its Transport Partner.

# dublin-bus - Monday 12 September, 2016

'I've got my mojo back': Enda Kenny is moving on from a tough few months
# Endapendent Alliance
# Endapendent Alliance

'I've got my mojo back': Enda Kenny is moving on from a tough few months

Sep 12th 2016, 10:22 AM 14,878 Views 102 Comments

The Taoiseach has also given his thoughts on THAT John Halligan interview.

# dublin-bus - Friday 9 September, 2016

Rush hour: Heavy rain, fallen trees and a bus strike make for miserable commute
# Fliuch It's Friday
# Fliuch It's Friday

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

Sep 9th 2016, 5:05 PM 21,153 Views 31 Comments

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

Dublin Bus drivers are on strike again today - but you can get cheap taxis
# Day Two
# Day Two

Dublin Bus drivers are on strike again today - but you can get cheap taxis

Sep 9th 2016, 6:00 AM 26,113 Views 70 Comments

But that’s not something drivers have an issue with.

# dublin-bus - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'All we want is fair pay for a job that we do well' - a Dublin Bus driver gives his take on their strike
# Dublin Bus Strike
# Dublin Bus Strike

'All we want is fair pay for a job that we do well' - a Dublin Bus driver gives his take on their strike

Sep 8th 2016, 9:00 PM 597 Views 88 Comments

Bus driver Fergal Fay talks about why he and his fellow drivers are striking.

Bus unions may consider ramping up strike action
# Fresh Talks
# Fresh Talks

Bus unions may consider ramping up strike action

Sep 8th 2016, 7:00 PM 14,521 Views 31 Comments

A union official said that if workers on the picket say they want to escalate action,he will bring to talks next week.

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

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

Sep 8th 2016, 11:30 AM 28,464 Views 125 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 8th 2016, 10:23 AM 10,563 Views 1 Comment

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

# dublin-bus - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

FactCheck: Does this Dublin Bus drivers' leaflet stand up to scrutiny?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does this Dublin Bus drivers' leaflet stand up to scrutiny?

Sep 7th 2016, 9:23 PM 57,956 Views 105 Comments

We got out the red pen on a leaflet circulated by Dublin Bus driver unions ahead of tomorrow’s strike action.

Gardaí tell drivers to stay out of bus lanes during strike
# Changing Lanes
# Changing Lanes

Gardaí tell drivers to stay out of bus lanes during strike

Sep 7th 2016, 4:13 PM 24,961 Views 72 Comments

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
# Bus Strike
# Bus Strike

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

Sep 7th 2016, 7:01 AM 24,887 Views 80 Comments

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