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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Go Ahead

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2022
# new bus routes
Bus Connects launches new 24-hour service serving north Dublin
The N4 will be the sixth 24-hour Dublin Bus service.
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# Go Ahead
Government re-affirm commitment to hosting rescheduled Euro 2020 games in Dublin
Uefa asked all hosts to confirm if they are in a position to host the delayed competition.
# Confusion
Ireland's visit to Paris in major doubt as France bans gatherings of more than 1,000
The French rugby federation says ‘there is no official information’ to confirm the game will be postponed.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the privatisation of Irish bus services continue?
British bus firm Go Ahead has failed to meet the targets agreed with the National Transport Authority.
# track record
'It confirms our worst fears about privatisation': Half of Go-Ahead bus routes fail to meet punctuality targets
The British-owned firm began operating 24 routes in Ireland in September 2018.
# Go Ahead
Donald Trump’s Doonbeg golf resort has been granted planning for a €38 million expansion
Trump purchased the hotel and golf course in 2014.
# Privatisation
Recruitment under way for new drivers as routes switch to Go-Ahead buses
Successful applicants will receive training and their pay package will be €32,000 per year.
Three Dublin Bus routes to be operated by Go-Ahead from Sunday
Go-Ahead Ireland won a contract in 2017 to operate 10% of routes previously operated by Dublin Bus.
# tag off
Nine Dublin Bus routes to be operated by Go Ahead from Sunday onwards
The change aims to bring about improvements in frequency and service levels.
# tourism and transport
'If we're not successful in five years, we won't be here': Go-Ahead answers privatisation fears
Ireland manager Ed Wills says he’s quickly learned that bus services are an ‘emotive’ issue.
# Go Ahead
Private operator set to take over four Dublin Bus routes from Sunday
Go-Ahead was awarded a contract last year to operate 10% of bus routes.
# Blue Monday
This is what buses will look like on 24 Dublin routes later this year
The travel experience will stay largely the same for commuters, the company says.
# Dublin routes
Transport company Go-Ahead to recruit 425 bus drivers and other staff
In April, Go-Ahead signed a contract to operate 24 Dublin Bus routes.
# home strip
Calls to 'defend' Dublin Bus brand as blue and yellow colours to be phased out
John Lahart TD says the branding is “iconic” and should be protected.
# change over
British transport company Go-Ahead signs contract to run 24 Dublin Bus routes
Go-Ahead Dublin is expected to begin operating some of these routes by the middle of October 2018.
# track record
What we know about Go-Ahead, the company that will run 24 Dublin Bus routes
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.
# GAA
Páirc Uí Chaoimh redevelopment finally given the green light
An Bord Pleanála granted permission following a series of oral hearings.
# Go Ahead
IBRC can sell Anglo Blackrock Clinic loans says US court
Lawyers for developer John Flynn tried to prevent the proposed loan sale,
# Go Ahead
Punchestown cleared to go ahead after inspection
Yesterday’ meeting at the Co Kildare venue was cancelled but conditions have improved sufficiently to race, officials say.
# Play On
Bolton v Blackburn to go ahead this weekend
Bolton confirm that they will fulfill Saturday’s Premier League fixtures after speaking with Fabrice Muamba’s family.