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# nbru - Thursday 22 October, 2020

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.

# nbru - Monday 28 September, 2020

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons

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

# nbru - Saturday 19 September, 2020

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.

# nbru - Sunday 12 July, 2020

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.

# nbru - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

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.

# nbru - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

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.

# nbru - Thursday 6 February, 2020

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.

# nbru - Friday 13 September, 2019

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.

# nbru - Monday 9 September, 2019

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.

# nbru - Friday 23 August, 2019

'Enough is enough': Bus and rail services to be withdrawn from anti-social behaviour 'black spots'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.

# nbru - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

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.

# nbru - Monday 3 December, 2018

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.

# nbru - Sunday 22 July, 2018

'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.

# 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

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.

# nbru - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

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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.

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