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# bus-eireann - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Here's how public transport will look over the Christmas period
# Travel Tips
# Travel Tips

Here's how public transport will look over the Christmas period

Updated Dec 24th 2020, 2:18 PM 46,155 Views 21 Comments

Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and Irish Rail are operating revised schedules.

# bus-eireann - Monday 14 December, 2020

Bus Éireann announces 120 new jobs and increase in services across Ireland
# Driver Jobs
# Driver Jobs

Bus Éireann announces 120 new jobs and increase in services across Ireland

Dec 14th 2020, 8:48 AM 13,807 Views 11 Comments

It comes three months after Bus Éireann announced the closure of a number of its intercity routes for financial reasons.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

1,600 drivers, more buses and 650 bus escorts: €137m spend gets green light so school transport can run at 50% capacity
# Students
# Students

1,600 drivers, more buses and 650 bus escorts: €137m spend gets green light so school transport can run at 50% capacity

Sep 29th 2020, 8:04 PM 19,864 Views 26 Comments

Over 97,600 children are being transported daily to school.

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes
# Expressway
# Expressway

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes

Sep 29th 2020, 10:45 AM 19,609 Views 19 Comments

Eamon Ryan confirmed that €460 million is needed to keep public transport running until the end of the year.

# bus-eireann - Monday 28 September, 2020

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons
# Expressway
# Expressway

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons

Sep 28th 2020, 3:25 PM 37,304 Views 56 Comments

Services between Dublin and Cork, Galway, Limerick and Belfast will be affected.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures
# School Transport
# School Transport

Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures

Sep 10th 2020, 7:45 AM 22,741 Views 24 Comments

TD Mattie McGrath said that the ‘archaic’ system was facing a worrying backlog.

# bus-eireann - 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 24,089 Views 48 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:50 AM 24,733 Views 76 Comments

Compliance across various services ranges from 40% to 98%, the National Transport Authority has said.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow

Jun 7th 2020, 8:30 PM 47,900 Views 29 Comments

Phase Two begins tomorrow, but people are still advised to only use public transport when necessary.

# bus-eireann - Monday 11 May, 2020

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'
# Transport
# Transport

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'

May 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,060 Views 64 Comments

The National Bus and Rail Union wants a number of measures introduced to guarantee worker welfare.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Concerns remain about safety of Bus Eireann drivers as they demand screens on all buses
# Protection
# Protection

Concerns remain about safety of Bus Eireann drivers as they demand screens on all buses

Apr 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 44,058 Views 41 Comments

The company said it is rolling out face visors to drivers this week as an interim measure.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year

Jan 8th 2020, 9:31 PM 13,283 Views 31 Comments

Passenger figures across the rail, bus and tram network in Ireland increase last year.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April
# NTA
# NTA

Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April

Dec 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 28,982 Views 22 Comments

NTA CEO Anne Graham said that overall fare revenue will increase by “less than 2%”.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Bus Éireann received more than 12,200 complaints from customers last year
# FOI
# FOI

Bus Éireann received more than 12,200 complaints from customers last year

Oct 15th 2019, 6:05 AM 19,592 Views 37 Comments

This represents 0.04% of the number of people who travelled on the service that year.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Bus Éireann conducting feasibility study for potential future move from Broadstone Depot
# Broadstone Depot
# Broadstone Depot

Bus Éireann conducting feasibility study for potential future move from Broadstone Depot

Sep 22nd 2019, 8:15 AM 19,642 Views 17 Comments

The company said it was looking into potential future locations given expected passenger growth.

# bus-eireann - Friday 13 September, 2019

Bus Éireann steps up security at Busáras after recent attacks on drivers
# Busaras
# Busaras

Bus Éireann steps up security at Busáras after recent attacks on drivers

Sep 13th 2019, 7:36 PM 14,984 Views 28 Comments

The measures come after drivers threatened to stop operating services after 8pm on Monday 16 September.

# bus-eireann - Monday 9 September, 2019

Bus drivers threaten to stop serving Busáras after dark over anti-social behaviour
# Dublin
# Dublin

Bus drivers threaten to stop serving Busáras after dark over anti-social behaviour

Sep 9th 2019, 8:37 AM 23,031 Views 24 Comments

It comes after a driver was allegedly assaulted at the station in recent weeks.

# bus-eireann - 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 12,990 Views 4 Comments

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

# bus-eireann - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Donegal wheelchair user left without accessible bus to Dublin despite booking five days in advance
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Donegal wheelchair user left without accessible bus to Dublin despite booking five days in advance

Aug 10th 2019, 7:15 AM 52,265 Views 47 Comments

Bus Éireann has since apologised and compensated the family, which had to pay for a taxi to the capital.

# bus-eireann - Friday 9 August, 2019

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign
# Racism In Ireland
# Racism In Ireland

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign

Aug 9th 2019, 1:51 PM 42,976 Views 60 Comments

A new anti-racist campaign was launched at Heuston station where trains, the Luas, and Dublin Bus operate from.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Passenger loses personal injury claim over Bus Éireann vehicle involved in 4mph scrape with car
# Courts
# Courts

Passenger loses personal injury claim over Bus Éireann vehicle involved in 4mph scrape with car

Jun 4th 2019, 9:58 PM 54,282 Views 0 Comments

Judge Gerald Keys said that the video of the incident which occurred in June 2016 “speaks for itself”.

# bus-eireann - Monday 20 May, 2019

Passengers back on board with Bus Éireann as company reports a profit for 2018
# Beep Beep
# Beep Beep

Passengers back on board with Bus Éireann as company reports a profit for 2018

May 20th 2019, 11:49 AM 11,539 Views 26 Comments

n 2018, it carried 83.6 million passengers – a marginal increase on the previous year.

# bus-eireann - Monday 15 April, 2019

Fancy being a bus driver? Bus Éireann are hiring in a number of locations
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Fancy being a bus driver? Bus Éireann are hiring in a number of locations

Apr 15th 2019, 7:22 PM 35,739 Views 42 Comments

The national bus service has been in operation for over 30 years.

# bus-eireann - Friday 25 January, 2019

Over 200 claims made against Bus Éireann School Transport Scheme
# Personal Injury
# Personal Injury

Over 200 claims made against Bus Éireann School Transport Scheme

Jan 25th 2019, 6:20 AM 12,814 Views 8 Comments

The School Transport Scheme transports children who reside in remote areas of the country to and from their nearest school.

# bus-eireann - Friday 18 January, 2019

Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats
# Cork
# Cork

Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats

Jan 18th 2019, 6:15 AM 78,726 Views 23 Comments

The discovery was made on the 233 service from Cork to Macroom on Monday morning.

# bus-eireann - Friday 4 January, 2019

269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year

Jan 4th 2019, 2:20 PM 11,869 Views 34 Comments

That’s an increase of almost 19 million (17%) compared to 2017, according to provisional NTA figures.

# bus-eireann - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 10,847 Views 11 Comments

No services on Christmas Day of course, but here’s what else you need to know.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Bus Éireann to give all drivers customer service training for a 'step change' in satisfaction levels
# Year Of The Customer
# Year Of The Customer

Bus Éireann to give all drivers customer service training for a 'step change' in satisfaction levels

Nov 18th 2018, 10:00 PM 19,903 Views 56 Comments

The company wants 2019 to be the “year of the customer”.

# bus-eireann - Monday 22 October, 2018

Bus Éireann charges almost double what NI company does for the exact same Dublin-Belfast service
# Price Difference
# Price Difference

Bus Éireann charges almost double what NI company does for the exact same Dublin-Belfast service

Oct 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 42,436 Views 68 Comments

Translink and Bus Éireann both share operations of the Dublin to Belfast X1 and X2A bus service.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Traffic disruptions continue into the evening as a result of Storm Ali
# Delays
# Delays

Traffic disruptions continue into the evening as a result of Storm Ali

Updated Sep 19th 2018, 8:00 PM 29,262 Views 15 Comments

Work crews have been attempting throughout the day to clear roads and rail lines across the country.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 9 September, 2018

More than half the buses tested on Irish roads have been deemed unsafe
# Bus That Wouldn't Slow Down
# Bus That Wouldn't Slow Down

More than half the buses tested on Irish roads have been deemed unsafe

Sep 9th 2018, 3:32 PM 25,273 Views 60 Comments

More than a third of the buses tested had ‘major or dangerous defects’.

# bus-eireann - Friday 31 August, 2018

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's everything you need to know
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's everything you need to know

Aug 31st 2018, 6:10 AM 17,401 Views 15 Comments

More than 50,000 people are set to descend upon Stradbally in Laois for the biggest event of the Irish festival calendar.

# bus-eireann - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Bus Éireann in €5k payout over subcontractor who wouldn't let boy with autism eat toast in taxi
# Disability
# Disability

Bus Éireann in €5k payout over subcontractor who wouldn't let boy with autism eat toast in taxi

Aug 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 46,683 Views 115 Comments

The taxi driver changed the routine after he bought a new car.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

With over a week to go, Dublin-bound train tickets for the day of the Pope's mass are nearly sold out
# Exodus
# Exodus

With over a week to go, Dublin-bound train tickets for the day of the Pope's mass are nearly sold out

Aug 15th 2018, 2:34 PM 20,340 Views 50 Comments

Irish Rail expects all train tickets to the capital on 26 August to be snapped up within days.

# bus-eireann - Monday 6 August, 2018

Bus Éireann investigates incident where customer was 'trapped by luggage hold door'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Bus Éireann investigates incident where customer was 'trapped by luggage hold door'

Aug 6th 2018, 6:00 AM 25,204 Views 28 Comments

The customer said the incident took place on Friday.

# bus-eireann - Friday 3 August, 2018

Disability advocate says 'it's time to put up or shut up' as she joins board of Irish Rail
# Suzy Byrne
# Suzy Byrne

Disability advocate says 'it's time to put up or shut up' as she joins board of Irish Rail

Aug 3rd 2018, 3:59 PM 19,980 Views 41 Comments

Suzy Byrne is one of five people with experience of disability issues to join transport boards.

# bus-eireann - Monday 30 July, 2018

New 'Baby on Board' badges launched - for pregnant women on public transport
# Give Up Your Seat
# Give Up Your Seat

New 'Baby on Board' badges launched - for pregnant women on public transport

Jul 30th 2018, 12:56 PM 26,843 Views 92 Comments

The badge will hopefully see more people giving up their seats for pregnant people on public transport.

# bus-eireann - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Bus Éireann's chief executive is stepping down
# Ray Hernan
# Ray Hernan

Bus Éireann's chief executive is stepping down

Jul 4th 2018, 6:10 PM 16,659 Views 23 Comments

Ray Hernan had been in the position since November 2016.

# bus-eireann - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Pensioner who sexually assaulted 84-year-old man on rural bus walks free from court
# Court
# Court

Pensioner who sexually assaulted 84-year-old man on rural bus walks free from court

Jun 19th 2018, 8:12 PM 28,017 Views 0 Comments

The married father of three pleaded guilty to sexual assault at an unknown location on the N68 route linking Kilrush to Ennis.

# bus-eireann - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Wheelchair users unable to travel on 'accessible' Bus Éireann routes because of bus stops
# Disability Services
# Disability Services

Wheelchair users unable to travel on 'accessible' Bus Éireann routes because of bus stops

May 20th 2018, 3:30 PM 20,429 Views 29 Comments

Bus Éireann require 24-hour notice of travel for wheelchair users.

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