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Dublin: 16 °C Thursday 30 October, 2014

#Bus Eireann

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

It’s going to get more expensive to use the bus, Luas and train next year

The rises will hit Luas, regional buses and all train routes.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 14 weekend transport struggles every student will understand Public Transport

14 weekend transport struggles every student will understand

People placing their bags on the aisle seat :|

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From Business ETC EU tells Ireland: You must follow rules for Bus Éireann scheme Rural Transport

EU tells Ireland: You must follow rules for Bus Éireann scheme

Compensation under the School Transport Scheme is not in line with current EU rules.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Bus Éireann technical glitch leaves families waiting for yearly tickets

Thousands of families are still waiting while some schools start this week.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system

Concerns are mounting about rural users facing difficulties with the service.

# bus-eireann - Friday 18 July, 2014

Protests called off as bus routes privatisation row heads to the LRC

Siptu and the NBRU were due to take part in protests next week.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 unique experiences you’ll only have taking the bus down home On The Bus

8 unique experiences you’ll only have taking the bus down home

Need to travel to an obscure boreen somewhere in the west of Ireland? Jump on board.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Leap Cards to be extended to Cork, but which counties are next in line?

The cards are already usable on buses in the county and the scheme will extend to trains by early 2015.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Bus Éireann finds “no evidence” to support bribery allegations… but can’t say it never happened

It follows an investigation into the ‘kickbacks’ scandal called for by government.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Bus Éireann “willing to co-operate” on corruption allegations

The company said that whistleblowers had held onto their evidence for over two years.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Allegations about Bus Éireann handed over to the gardaí

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

# bus-eireann - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From Business ETC Bus Éireann says ‘insinuation of corruption’ is a ‘totally unjustified smear’ School Transport

Bus Éireann says ‘insinuation of corruption’ is a ‘totally unjustified smear’

The company says that any money made is invested back into the school transport scheme.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 24 April, 2014

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

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

# bus-eireann - Monday 21 April, 2014

Bribery claims ‘a coordinated campaign to damage Bus Éireann’s reputation’

It added that sworn affidavits received last week have been passed on to gardaí.

# 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.

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