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Dublin: 1 °C Sunday 20 April, 2014

Bus Eireann

# bus-eireann - Monday 14 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about corruption claims at Bus Éireann, the anniversary of the Kerry Babies case and water charges.

Bus Éireann: Whistleblower’s corruption claims are not backed up by evidence

A former contractor claims he lost out on a school bus contract because he refused to contribute to a senior staff member’s “cash holiday fund”.

Bus operator didn’t get Bus Eireann contract because they ‘didn’t pay for an inspector’s trip to Alicante’

The bus operator says that the payments were “the cost of doing business with Bus Eireann”.

Bus Éireann: We treat corruption claims with the utmost gravity

The company said it will publish the content of an affidavit in which a whistleblower claimed managers took ‘kickbacks’ in return for guaranteeing school bus route contracts.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about a Bus Éireann whisteblower, John Waters, and wind turbines.

Ministers call on Bus Éireann whistleblower to contact gardaí over bribery claims

It follows a long-running controversy over how a school bus transport scheme for children with disabilities is run.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Reduced fares, like: Leap Card comes to bus services in Cork

Commuters will be able to available of discounted fares of up to 16 per cent.

# bus-eireann - Monday 10 March, 2014

We take over 1/4 BILLION public transport journeys every year…most on the bus

Buses account for roughly 75 per cent of all public transport travel in the country.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Traffic slow on Cork motorway after bus catches fire

There was nobody on the Bus Éireann vehicle which has now been towed away.

# bus-eireann - Monday 23 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 people you’ll definitely meet on public transport this Christmas Hell On Wheels

8 people you’ll definitely meet on public transport this Christmas

Please someone, give us a lift instead.

# bus-eireann - Friday 6 December, 2013

These bus routes are among over 20 to be privatised in 2016

Over 20 routes operated by Dublin Bus, as well as some Bus Éireann services will be open to private operators as part of a tendering process.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Ireland’s public transport schedule now included in Google Maps

The app will now include schedules from Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Irish Rail, DART and LUAS services.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Train, bus and Luas fares to increase from next week

Monthly and annual tickets will increase from 1 November while cash fares and Leap Card prices will go up from 1 December.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 19 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know this morning as you start your weekend…

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Three people flee the scene after SUV and bus collision in Finglas

Gardaí confirmed that the SUV was stolen.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Plans to reduce services in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann contracts

The NTA said that under new proposals it would open the tendering process to provide removed services through separate contracts.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Top readers’ comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

# bus-eireann - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Bus Éireann passengers terrorised by ‘rowdy’ youths throwing urine around coach

One passenger told TheJournal.ie that she and her boyfriend were threatened and that the bus driver was too intimidated to do anything about it.

# bus-eireann - Monday 26 August, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.

Bus Éireann investigate after woman is trapped in luggage hold

The woman was travelling from Clare to Galway, where she was undergoing treatment for cancer.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From Business ETC Bus Eireann strike accounted for over 90 per cent of industrial action days lost so far this year Industrial Relations

Bus Eireann strike accounted for over 90 per cent of industrial action days lost so far this year

The country is on course to surpass last year’s 7,900 days lost to industrial action, with both state bus companies accounting for the vast majority of lost days.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Call for second bus station in Dublin ‘to ease congestion’ at Busáras

The Green Party wants Busáras opened to private operators and for a second bus station to be opened near Heuston Station.

# bus-eireann - Friday 9 August, 2013

‘Virtual bus lanes’ among plans to increase public transport use in Dublin

The National Transport Authority is to “free up road space” for travel by means other than private cars.

# bus-eireann - Friday 26 July, 2013

NBRU Dublin Bus drivers vote in favour of strike action

An NBRU ballot resulted in a 94 per cent rejection of the LRC proposals with 93 per cent voting in favour of industrial action.

# bus-eireann - Friday 19 July, 2013

Transport companies apply to hike fares in 2014

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has confirmed that both CIE and the RPA are looking for permission to increasse fare next year.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Public service obligation routes should be put out to competitive tender

The government should put public service obligation and school routes out to competitive tender – doing so would save 20 to 30 per cent on simply handing over such cash to public sector monopolies, writes Aaron McKenna.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Planning a trip on public transport in Ireland? There’s an app for that

There is now a national app that integrates real-time updates for all of Ireland, thanks to the National Transport Authority.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Bus Éireann workers vote to accept LRC plan and abandon strike

Almost 77 per cent of workers voted to endorse Labour Relations Commissions plans to avert ongoing industrial action.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: The Gathering at the Dáil; Cabinet clones; Alan Shatter knows what you did last summer.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Tonight’s Evening Fix… now with added thumbs up (and down)

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

UPDATE: Bus Éireann proposals cut executive pay, restore driver premiums

Additional cash savings of €330,000 are expected to be made from contributions by executives, and directors also face a 20 per cent pay cut.

Bus Éireann services to operate as normal today

A minimum of 24 hours notice will be given for any industrial action, unions officials have said.

IBEC wants the law changed so strikes won’t disrupt key services

IBEC wants the government to increase the notice period that needs to be served on companies.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added epic beards

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Bus Éireann services to run as normal tomorrow Row

Bus Éireann services to run as normal tomorrow

No agreement was reached during today’s talks and discussions aimed at resolving the row are expected to continue for some time.

Bus Éireann services running today, but will workers go back on strike tomorrow?

Talks aimed at resolving the dispute between management at workers will continue at the Labour Relations Commission today with the suspension of the strike in place until tomorrow.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Casino Royale made of Lego

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

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