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#School bus

# school-bus - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Secondary school buses to run at 50% capacity only, government confirms
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Secondary school buses to run at 50% capacity only, government confirms

Aug 20th 2020, 7:13 PM 24,060 Views 48 Comments

The Department of Education said it had taken the decision following advice from NPHET.

# school-bus - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Motorcyclist (20) dies following collision with school bus in Leitrim
# Cloone
# Cloone

Motorcyclist (20) dies following collision with school bus in Leitrim

Sep 4th 2019, 11:31 PM 12,984 Views 4 Comments

The driver of the bus, aged in his 60s, received minor injuries.

# school-bus - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Emergency services attend scene of collision involving school bus in west Cork
# Durrus
# Durrus

Emergency services attend scene of collision involving school bus in west Cork

Updated May 7th 2019, 11:04 AM 26,754 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened near Durrus in the west of the county.

# school-bus - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Around 10 children taken to hospital after school bus crashes into bridge in Dublin
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Around 10 children taken to hospital after school bus crashes into bridge in Dublin

Jan 29th 2019, 12:40 PM 40,031 Views 24 Comments

The incident happened at around 10.45am at Blakestown Road, Mulhuddart.

# school-bus - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Parents to protest march children 10km to school after access denied to bus service two weeks before term
# Concession Only
# Concession Only

Parents to protest march children 10km to school after access denied to bus service two weeks before term

Sep 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 20,929 Views 75 Comments

Some students who were granted tickets in previous years have been denied them for the coming school term.

# school-bus - Monday 23 July, 2018

Catholic mother loses case after claiming girl turned down for school bus scheme on religious grounds
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Catholic mother loses case after claiming girl turned down for school bus scheme on religious grounds

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:26 PM 31,504 Views 0 Comments

The family were told the girl wasn’t eligible for the free scheme because there was a suitable school nearby.

# school-bus - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

23 children killed after Indian school bus plunged off mountain
# Kangra Valley
# Kangra Valley

23 children killed after Indian school bus plunged off mountain

Apr 10th 2018, 7:21 AM 10,168 Views 8 Comments

Initial reports indicated the bus driver was speeding as he took the children home and lost control at the edge of the gorge.

# school-bus - Friday 9 February, 2018

Witnesses sought to Limerick school bus collision
# Caherconlish
# Caherconlish

Witnesses sought to Limerick school bus collision

Feb 9th 2018, 1:26 PM 10,182 Views 9 Comments

The incident occurred on Wednesday morning.

School bus stopped by gardaí due to badly worn tyres and rust is taken out of service
# Child Safety
# Child Safety

School bus stopped by gardaí due to badly worn tyres and rust is taken out of service

Feb 9th 2018, 6:01 AM 23,858 Views 27 Comments

The Department of Education said the “safety of children travelling on the school transport service is of paramount importance”.

# school-bus - Friday 15 December, 2017

Death toll from French school bus crash rises to six
# Perpignan
# Perpignan

Death toll from French school bus crash rises to six

Dec 15th 2017, 12:50 PM 16,432 Views 4 Comments

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said the process of identifying the victims was “extremely difficult”.

# school-bus - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Four children dead after school bus and train collide in France
# Millas
# Millas

Four children dead after school bus and train collide in France

Dec 14th 2017, 5:11 PM 13,460 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened this afternoon, close to the city of Perpignan.

# school-bus - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Eight children taken to hospital after school bus crash
# Donegal
# Donegal

Eight children taken to hospital after school bus crash

Sep 14th 2017, 11:05 AM 12,190 Views 17 Comments

None of the children received serious injuries.

# school-bus - Friday 27 January, 2017

Lucky escape for schoolchildren after plank of wood goes through school bus windscreen
# Donegal
# Donegal

Lucky escape for schoolchildren after plank of wood goes through school bus windscreen

Jan 27th 2017, 11:35 AM 20,601 Views 23 Comments

The bus driver told Highland Radio: “When you step back and look at it, it’s scary.”

# school-bus - Saturday 27 August, 2016

'No child should be left on the side of the road': Rural TDs row over school buses
# Wheels Of Government
# Wheels Of Government

'No child should be left on the side of the road': Rural TDs row over school buses

Aug 27th 2016, 7:15 AM 12,441 Views 23 Comments

John Halligan said all children that are eligible are getting a seat on their local school bus.

# school-bus - Monday 6 June, 2016

Six children and eight adults killed as school bus plunges into canal in Turkey
# Osmaniye
# Osmaniye

Six children and eight adults killed as school bus plunges into canal in Turkey

Jun 6th 2016, 3:25 PM 13,308 Views 8 Comments

The bus was returning from a school trip to a park and museum late last night.

# school-bus - Saturday 21 May, 2016

12 things that happened on every Irish school tour bus
# Hail To The Bus Driver
From The Daily Edge
# Hail To The Bus Driver

12 things that happened on every Irish school tour bus

May 21st 2016, 8:15 PM 11,023 Views 3 Comments

The wheels on the bus go round and round…

# school-bus - Monday 14 September, 2015

'The bus flipped and we all dropped to one side': Four students hospitalised after school bus overturns
# Cork
# Cork

'The bus flipped and we all dropped to one side': Four students hospitalised after school bus overturns

Sep 14th 2015, 10:33 PM 73,425 Views 34 Comments

The cause of the accident is not yet clear.

# school-bus - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Allegations about Bus Éireann handed over to the gardaí
# Kickbacks
# Kickbacks

Allegations about Bus Éireann handed over to the gardaí

May 7th 2014, 7:22 PM 12,444 Views 5 Comments

The documents contain allegations about individuals within Bus Éireann and bus operators who dealt with the company.

# school-bus - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Bus Éireann 'expects to be able' to replace school bus services after company goes bust
# Lough Swilly
# Lough Swilly

Bus Éireann 'expects to be able' to replace school bus services after company goes bust

Apr 24th 2014, 1:42 PM 10,883 Views 6 Comments

Lough Swilly Bus Company, Ireland’s oldest bus company, entered receivership earlier this month.

# school-bus - Saturday 25 May, 2013

16 children die in Pakistan school bus fire
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

16 children die in Pakistan school bus fire

May 25th 2013, 8:43 AM 2,382 Views 13 Comments

The blaze was apparently caused by a spark when the driver of the dual-fuel van switched from gas to petrol.

# school-bus - Sunday 12 May, 2013

GALLERY: Check out how quiet Busaras is during the strike
# Busaras
# Busaras

GALLERY: Check out how quiet Busaras is during the strike

May 12th 2013, 6:04 PM 12,329 Views 23 Comments

For context, it’s usually busier than this.

Some school pupils will be affected by Bus Éireann strike tomorrow
# School Bus
# School Bus

Some school pupils will be affected by Bus Éireann strike tomorrow

May 12th 2013, 3:52 PM 10,249 Views 31 Comments

Most school pupils will be unaffected by the strike action by workers at the bus company.

# school-bus - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Woman who drove on pavement ordered to wear 'idiot' sign
# Idiot
# Idiot

Woman who drove on pavement ordered to wear 'idiot' sign

Nov 6th 2012, 7:12 PM 41,582 Views 49 Comments

The woman was caught on camera driving on a pavement to avoid a school bus that was unloading children.

# school-bus - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Bus Éireann welcomes High Court ruling on school transport scheme
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Bus Éireann welcomes High Court ruling on school transport scheme

Oct 23rd 2012, 1:18 PM 9,479 Views 10 Comments

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.

# school-bus - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist
# Taliban
# Taliban

Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist

Oct 10th 2012, 10:19 PM 7,786 Views 42 Comments

14-year-old Malala Yosafzai is intensive care after being shot in the head by the Taliban on her school bus.

# school-bus - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Condemnation after Pakistan child rights activist (14) shot in head
# Taliban
# Taliban

Condemnation after Pakistan child rights activist (14) shot in head

Oct 9th 2012, 9:23 PM 12,068 Views 58 Comments

Malala Yousafzai led a campaign for the right to education for children. She was shot in the head on her school bus.

# school-bus - Monday 30 July, 2012

VIDEO: Living on a bus, living on an old school bus
# Bus Living
From The Daily Edge
# Bus Living

VIDEO: Living on a bus, living on an old school bus

Jul 30th 2012, 7:00 PM 7,624 Views 12 Comments

A US couple have converted a school bus (which still goes) into a two-storey home.

# school-bus - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

VIDEO: 13-year-old boy saves school bus as driver passes out
# Pupil Of The Month
# Pupil Of The Month

VIDEO: 13-year-old boy saves school bus as driver passes out

Apr 11th 2012, 8:47 AM 6,360 Views 16 Comments

Quick-thinking pupil Jeremy Wuitschick managed to guide the bus to a stop – as this clip shows…

# school-bus - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Two children found living in abandoned school bus in Texas
# Abandoned
# Abandoned

Two children found living in abandoned school bus in Texas

Mar 8th 2012, 2:43 PM 6,234 Views 14 Comments

The parents of the children, who are aged 5 and 11, are believed to be in prison for embezzling money from hurricane victims.

# school-bus - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

15 children killed in Chinese school bus crash
# China
# China

15 children killed in Chinese school bus crash

Dec 13th 2011, 9:23 AM 960 Views 4 Comments

Locals said that they tried to pull children from the wreckage after a bus crashed into a ditch, but that some of those killed drowned in the waist-high water.

# school-bus - Friday 21 October, 2011

Displaced Priory Hall children will be bussed to old schools
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Displaced Priory Hall children will be bussed to old schools

Oct 21st 2011, 10:03 PM 771 Views 15 Comments

Funding has been provided for a school bus to bring the children from their temporary accommodation.