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Dublin: 4 °C Monday 19 March, 2018


# nbru - Friday 8 December, 2017

Irish Rail staff accept Labour Court pay deal recommendation

Irish Rail staff last month held a series of strikes in protest of their pay levels.

# nbru - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Dublin Bus drivers 'urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities

Dublin Bus has advised drivers to use toilet facilities of local amenities.

# nbru - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

New 'improved' rosters for Bus Éireann drivers in Navan from Sunday - NBRU

Discussions have been taking place between management and unions over pay, rosters, and drivers’ productivity.

# nbru - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Decision time as Labour Court to issue recommendation on ending Irish Rail strike

The Labour Court agreed to issue a recommendation for how the dispute could be resolved tomorrow afternoon.

# nbru - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'

They’re also not happy with Transport Minister Shane Ross’ lack of intervention in the dispute.

# nbru - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

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

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

# nbru - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Poll: Do you support the striking rail workers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the striking rail workers?

A one day strike is expected to go ahead from midnight tonight.

# nbru - Friday 13 October, 2017

Bus Éireann row: Minister hits back after unions slam her for 'unofficial labour dispute' comment

The employment minister said that 299 replacement buses were needed on the Eastern corridor last week.

# nbru - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

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

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

# nbru - Friday 8 September, 2017

Dublin Bus reaches agreement with drivers over anti-social behaviour in Tallaght

Drivers had threatened to curtail a number of routes next week.

# nbru - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase

Iarnród Éireann says it has to address an annual shortfall of €100 million.

# nbru - Monday 28 August, 2017

Row breaks out in Dublin Bus over youths 'scutting' on the back of new buses

Representatives for drivers have said there are ongoing issues with anti-social behaviour in Tallaght and Finglas.

# nbru - Monday 22 May, 2017

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations

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

# nbru - Monday 10 April, 2017

Bus Éireann strike: 'All sides committed to conclusion in next 24 hours'

All sides will be back around the table at the WRC at around 10am.

# nbru - Friday 7 April, 2017

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

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

# nbru - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Unions agree to talks with Bus Éireann management - but pickets stay put

During the last round of talks both sides accused each other of not being ‘flexible’ enough.

# nbru - Monday 3 April, 2017

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action

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

# nbru - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike

The union said it remains focused on helping resolve the Bus Éireann dispute.

# nbru - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

'We expected nothing more from the Blueshirts': Hundreds of bus drivers march through Dublin

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

# nbru - Monday 27 March, 2017

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

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

# nbru - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Rail and Dublin Bus workers angry over treatment of Bus Éireann staff, says union boss

There is no end in sight for the Bus Éireann strike, as it continues for its third day today.

# nbru - Friday 24 March, 2017

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around

A nationwide indefinite strike begins from midnight tonight.

# nbru - Thursday 23 March, 2017

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight

School bus routes will not be included in the strike.

# nbru - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

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

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

# nbru - Monday 13 March, 2017

All-out strike at Bus Éireann back on the cards as talks collapse

The talks had been going for seven days.

# nbru - Friday 3 March, 2017

The Bus Éireann strike planned for Monday has been called off

Both the NBRU and Siptu will enter talks at the Workplace Relations Commission from Monday.

# nbru - Monday 20 February, 2017

Unions accuse Bus Éireann of 'seeking to collapse talks' around averting strike

A strike action scheduled for today was cancelled after a breakthrough at the WRC last Wednesday.

# nbru - Friday 10 February, 2017

Dublin Bus to ballot for strike action

Bus Éireann have already announced strike action in two weeks’ time.

# nbru - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Union bosses meet with TDs as Bus Éireann industrial action remains on the cards

Bus Éireann has warned of 2,600 job losses

# nbru - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action

SIPTU has called the latest plan presented to workers as “horrendous and totally unacceptable”.

# nbru - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'Counterproductive' - union dismayed at cash-strapped Bus Éireann's plans to cut overtime

The dire financial situation at the State-owned bus company is such that it could be declared insolvent within 18 months.

# nbru - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Jobs still under threat but Bus Éireann says it will keep Expressway services

Bus Éireann is facing insolvency within the next two years after a period of heavy losses.

# nbru - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Unions 'dismayed and angry' about Bus Éireann's approach to pay talks

Earlier, Transport Minister Shane Ross said the company’s financial situation is “fairly bleak”.

# nbru - Monday 26 September, 2016

Over half of people don't support Dublin Bus drivers' strike

A poll conducted by RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live and Amárach Research has found that 54% of people don’t support the drivers.

# nbru - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Bus Éireann may face industrial action as workers told there's no hope of pay rise

Today management revealed its Expressway service is continuing to haemorrhage money and would require restructuring measures.

# nbru - Monday 19 September, 2016

Union says asking Dublin Bus workers to cancel strike on day of All-Ireland replay is 'insulting'

NBRU’s Dermot O’Leary said if negotiations don’t place before 1 October drivers’ resolve will have hardened.

# nbru - Thursday 15 September, 2016

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school." Bus Strike Day Three This post contains videos

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school."

Dublin commuters are being hit by the bus strike.

# nbru - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Free Culture Night buses around Dublin city won't run because of strike action

Dublin Bus has a long association with the arts event, and is described as its Transport Partner.

# nbru - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

FactCheck: Does this Dublin Bus drivers' leaflet stand up to scrutiny?

We got out the red pen on a leaflet circulated by Dublin Bus driver unions ahead of tomorrow’s strike action.

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