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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C


This year
Dublin Bus services to be suspended in west Tallaght from this evening
The NBRU general secretary said a ‘very small minority’ are damaging the ‘ability of Dublin Bus to provide a proper public transport service’.
Last year
Government TDs 'must' deliver transport police following latest assault, says NBRU
It comes following a violent assault on a Dublin Bus last weekend.
NBRU welcomes cut to public transport fares but warns staff will not 'plug any funding gaps'
The 20% discount will apply from April for the rest of 2022.
All time
Union asks Minister to consider reducing public transport capacity
The capacity on public transport has been at 100% since 1 September.
'Are we waiting for a serious assault to occur?' Renewed call for dedicated transport police
It follows news of a disturbing incident that played out ona nighttime DART service this week.
Bus drivers describe 'mayhem' as Level 5 reduces public transport capacity
The NRBU has called for staggered school and work times to manage public transport demand.
Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons
Services between Dublin and Cork, Galway, Limerick and Belfast will be affected.
Anti-social behaviour and bus curtailments: Efforts to tackle problem in Tallaght a 'great success', union says
The NBRU praised the strong collaboration at local level at helping to address the problem.
Bus drivers concerned about conflict between passengers over mandatory face coverings
There is some confusion around who will police new regulations that make face coverings on public transport mandatory.
Bus and rail union calls for compulsory face masks on public transport as restrictions ease
The NBRU has also called for temperature checks for all public transport workers.
Concerns remain about safety of Bus Eireann drivers as they demand screens on all buses
The company said it is rolling out face visors to drivers this week as an interim measure.
Concerns raised as NBRU to curtail Dublin Bus route on polling day over anti-social behaviour
The NBRU claims drivers haven’t been getting the required assistance from local representatives and gardaí to deal with such problems.
Bus Éireann steps up security at Busáras after recent attacks on drivers
The measures come after drivers threatened to stop operating services after 8pm on Monday 16 September.
Bus drivers threaten to stop serving Busáras after dark over anti-social behaviour
It comes after a driver was allegedly assaulted at the station in recent weeks.
'Enough is enough': Bus and rail services to be withdrawn from anti-social behaviour 'black spots'
The NBRU is calling for a Garda Public Transport Unit due to an “alarming” increase in assaults on staff.
Bus drivers 'resort to urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities
Flyers placed on buses across the country are calling on commuters to support drivers’ demands for sanitary facilities.
Union fears privatisation as Bus Éireann routes 101, 101x and 133 to be put out to tender
The NTA first announced its intentions to put routes up for competitive tender in October.
'Everyday bus users are refusing to fold up their buggies to allow wheelchair users on board'
The transport committee was told that new regulations are needed to force people to fold up their prams.
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.
Dublin Bus drivers 'urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities
Dublin Bus has advised drivers to use toilet facilities of local amenities.
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.
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.
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.
Heading home? Expect delays as Irish Rail strike means there's an extra 155,000 people on the roads
This is the first of five strike days.
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.
Poll: Do you support the striking rail workers?
A one day strike is expected to go ahead from midnight tonight.
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.
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.
Dublin Bus reaches agreement with drivers over anti-social behaviour in Tallaght
Drivers had threatened to curtail a number of routes next week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action
Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.
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.
'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.
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.
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.