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#Strike

# strike - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Here's how to get your refund if you're affected by the Irish Rail strike
# Strike Day One
# Strike Day One

Here's how to get your refund if you're affected by the Irish Rail strike

Nov 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 10,162 Views 7 Comments

Other transport operators do not accept rail tickets on days of industrial action.

# strike - Friday 20 October, 2017

Irish Rail staff to go on strike on five dates in November and December
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Irish Rail staff to go on strike on five dates in November and December

Oct 20th 2017, 4:20 PM 82,824 Views 182 Comments

Unions have accused the Irish Rail CEO of undercutting his negotiators last night.

# strike - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Special needs assistants vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action
# Impact
# Impact

Special needs assistants vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

Oct 14th 2017, 4:22 PM 16,745 Views 17 Comments

A total of 97% of members voted in favour of the action.

# strike - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks

Sep 27th 2017, 9:43 PM 12,270 Views 28 Comments

The NBRU said its members were “furious” with Irish Rail’s refusal to increase staff pay.

# strike - Friday 22 September, 2017

999 operators in Munster are threatening to strike if their demands are not met
# Strike
# Strike

999 operators in Munster are threatening to strike if their demands are not met

Sep 22nd 2017, 6:05 AM 9,841 Views 23 Comments

Around 25,000 calls are handled each year in the Munster centre.

# strike - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Secondary school teachers' union recommends rejection of public pay deal
# Equal Pay
# Equal Pay

Secondary school teachers' union recommends rejection of public pay deal

Sep 9th 2017, 5:08 PM 13,596 Views 66 Comments

The union will ballot its members on the proposed agreement in the coming weeks.

# strike - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Simon Harris: 'Patients should not be used as pawns in doctors' pay dispute'
# Strike
# Strike

Simon Harris: 'Patients should not be used as pawns in doctors' pay dispute'

Sep 5th 2017, 12:05 PM 9,627 Views 39 Comments

All emergency departments are open today, despite the dispute.

# strike - Monday 4 September, 2017

Emergency department workers pin blame for hospital wildcat strikes on HSE
# Meath
# Meath

Emergency department workers pin blame for hospital wildcat strikes on HSE

Sep 4th 2017, 10:50 PM 28,833 Views 42 Comments

Navan emergency department was just one of many experiencing serious staff shortages as a result of the strikes this evening.

# strike - Monday 31 July, 2017

LA Clipper breaks his hand in fight just a month after signing €55 million contract
# Court Battle
From The42
# Court Battle

LA Clipper breaks his hand in fight just a month after signing €55 million contract

Jul 31st 2017, 8:04 PM 9,314 Views 1 Comment

The forward won’t need surgery, but will have to rest his thumb for a month.

# strike - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Ireland's crane drivers to carry out second day of strike action tomorrow
# Work Stoppage
# Work Stoppage

Ireland's crane drivers to carry out second day of strike action tomorrow

Jul 26th 2017, 4:49 PM 9,951 Views 85 Comments

The workers want their hourly rate of pay increased to €27.

# strike - Monday 22 May, 2017

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations
# Ballot
# Ballot

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations

May 22nd 2017, 1:27 PM 9,030 Views 23 Comments

Their acceptance means that no further strike action is likely at the service in the near-future.

# strike - Friday 12 May, 2017

Bus Éireann staff vote to accept Labour Court recommendations
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Bus Éireann staff vote to accept Labour Court recommendations

May 12th 2017, 1:30 PM 11,852 Views 30 Comments

Siptu and Unite staff have voted to accept the recommendations.

# strike - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Public sector workers should pay more into pensions, government told
# Public Sector Pay
# Public Sector Pay

Public sector workers should pay more into pensions, government told

May 9th 2017, 1:00 PM 18,882 Views 123 Comments

Teachers, gardaí and nurses have all voted in favour of industrial action in the past year.

# strike - 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 93,920 Views 183 Comments

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

# strike - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

'It certainly must stick in the craw of the workers' - Shane Ross lambasted for photo of night out with Amanda Brunker
# Feather Boa
# Feather Boa

'It certainly must stick in the craw of the workers' - Shane Ross lambasted for photo of night out with Amanda Brunker

Apr 11th 2017, 6:17 PM 69,636 Views 164 Comments

Talks aimed at bringing the Bus Éireann strike to an end broke down this morning.

# strike - Friday 7 April, 2017

Light at the end of the tunnel? Bus Éireann talks to resume tomorrow morning
# Drive All Night
# Drive All Night

Light at the end of the tunnel? Bus Éireann talks to resume tomorrow morning

Apr 7th 2017, 7:10 PM 18,320 Views 78 Comments

Both sides were up all night last night trying to reach an agreement.

# strike - Monday 3 April, 2017

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action
# Eleventh Hour
# Eleventh Hour

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:15 AM 31,900 Views 152 Comments

Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.

# strike - 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 50,527 Views 149 Comments

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

# strike - Friday 31 March, 2017

School bus drivers to be asked if they want to join strike action
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

School bus drivers to be asked if they want to join strike action

Mar 31st 2017, 4:25 PM 16,461 Views 118 Comments

Bus Éireann workers have been striking for eight days now – but school services hadn’t been affected.

Bus Éireann strikes show 'contempt' for the public: Businesses hit out at dispute
# Time For Leadership
# Time For Leadership

Bus Éireann strikes show 'contempt' for the public: Businesses hit out at dispute

Mar 31st 2017, 11:31 AM 19,209 Views 79 Comments

Commuters have faced chaos as Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services have been cancelled.

As it happened: Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services return to normal after rush hour chaos
Live Mar 31st 2017, 10:00 AM

As it happened: Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services return to normal after rush hour chaos

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 45,385 Views 228 Comments

It’s affecting Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services.

# strike - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'I can't get to work': Here's how the Bus Éireann strikes have been affecting you
# Day 7
# Day 7

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

Mar 30th 2017, 6:20 AM 28,894 Views 129 Comments

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

# strike - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Shane Ross says he 'has no ministerial magic wand' that will solve Bus Éireann crisis
# Sticking To The Script
# Sticking To The Script

Shane Ross says he 'has no ministerial magic wand' that will solve Bus Éireann crisis

Mar 29th 2017, 4:30 PM 13,188 Views 89 Comments

Shane Ross answered questions before the Oireachtas Transport committee this afternoon.

'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 29,585 Views 96 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 29th 2017, 3:15 PM 16,060 Views 131 Comments

Tell us in the comments.

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 26,961 Views 118 Comments

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

# strike - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Over half of people don't support the Bus Éireann strike
# Dispute
# Dispute

Over half of people don't support the Bus Éireann strike

Mar 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 23,297 Views 148 Comments

A new poll found that the majority of people do not support the striking workers.

# strike - Monday 27 March, 2017

Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers to ballot for industrial action
# SIPTU
# SIPTU

Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers to ballot for industrial action

Mar 27th 2017, 5:07 PM 30,777 Views 183 Comments

Bus Éireann has released a statement urging all employees to engage with management to prevent the company becoming insolvent.

Bus Éireann strike day 4: Irish Rail services running fully as unions call for minister to intervene
# Picket
# Picket

Bus Éireann strike day 4: Irish Rail services running fully as unions call for minister to intervene

Mar 27th 2017, 6:59 AM 20,455 Views 99 Comments

The rail service said all trains are running normally this morning.

# strike - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Bus Éireann strike latest: Heavy traffic reported on many routes this afternoon
# Day 2
# Day 2

Bus Éireann strike latest: Heavy traffic reported on many routes this afternoon

Mar 25th 2017, 4:35 PM 34,901 Views 94 Comments

The all-out strike is now in its second day.

# strike - Friday 24 March, 2017

'I've no other choices in life. It's all I know how to do': Bus Éireann staff fear the worst
# Strike
# Strike

'I've no other choices in life. It's all I know how to do': Bus Éireann staff fear the worst

Mar 24th 2017, 12:48 PM 21,326 Views 120 Comments

Workers are trying to keep their spirits up but the outlook is bleak for Bus Éireann.

Major disruption to Irish Rail services as some workers refuse to pass Bus Éireann picket
# Update
# Update

Major disruption to Irish Rail services as some workers refuse to pass Bus Éireann picket

Mar 24th 2017, 12:00 PM 39,759 Views 123 Comments

There are significant effects for services in Cork, in particular.

Poll: Do you support the strike by Bus Éireann workers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the strike by Bus Éireann workers?

Mar 24th 2017, 8:16 AM 48,997 Views 183 Comments

An all-out strike began at midnight.

# strike - Thursday 23 March, 2017

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight
# Strike
# Strike

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight

Mar 23rd 2017, 3:26 PM 63,952 Views 175 Comments

School bus routes will not be included in the strike.

# strike - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Bus Éireann crisis talks fail - now management must make a decision quickly
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Bus Éireann crisis talks fail - now management must make a decision quickly

Mar 14th 2017, 8:49 AM 11,026 Views 79 Comments

An all-out indefinite strike is almost inevitable now that negotiations have collapsed.

# strike - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Strike4Repeal: Ireland's pro-choice marchers made international headlines
# The World Is Watching
# The World Is Watching

Strike4Repeal: Ireland's pro-choice marchers made international headlines

Mar 9th 2017, 12:55 PM 21,548 Views 112 Comments

BBC, CNN and the Huffington Post were among the outlets to cover it.

# strike - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

"Mo chorp, mo rogha"- O'Connell Bridge brought to a standstill by the Strike 4 Repeal
# Strike 4 Repeal
From The Daily Edge
# Strike 4 Repeal

"Mo chorp, mo rogha"- O'Connell Bridge brought to a standstill by the Strike 4 Repeal

Mar 8th 2017, 1:19 PM 33,547 Views 12 Comments

The Strike 4 Repeal has taken over Ireland.

# strike - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Opinion: 'Taxpayers who earn significantly less than Bus Éireann drivers are being asked to foot the bill'
# Strike
# Strike

Opinion: 'Taxpayers who earn significantly less than Bus Éireann drivers are being asked to foot the bill'

Mar 2nd 2017, 6:15 AM 1,291 Views 121 Comments

If the Minister concedes to the unions’ demands, it will set a dangerous precedent, writes Paddy Smyth.

# strike - Monday 27 February, 2017

Bus Éireann staff to begin indefinite strike from Monday
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

Bus Éireann staff to begin indefinite strike from Monday

Feb 27th 2017, 4:55 PM 60,787 Views 214 Comments

In a statement released this afternoon, the company says that the decision comes as talks with unions at the Workplace Relations Committee have failed.