Earlier this year, staff at the two State-owned bus companies, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann,  went on strike on foot of a decision by the National Transport Authority to put 10 per cent of existing services out to tender. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Unions representing workers in Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus are pressing the Government to change legislation which they fear could lead to privatisatio(...)

NBRU general secretary Dermot O’Leary: warned CIÉ group against unilateral move on pensions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Further industrial action in the country’s public transport services could be on the cards in the weeks ahead as part of a row over pensions. T(...)

A spokesman for Irish Rail advised passengers on Thursday to plan as if industrial action was going ahead.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

Rail commuters should prepare for delays and possible strike action from 6am-9am on Friday morning as talks at averting a stoppage by Iarnród Éirea(...)

The National Transport Authority said on Friday the cost of  many fares for Dublin Bus, Irish Rail, Luas and Bus Eireann passengers will rise from December.

The cost of using public transport for some commuters is set to go up from the beginning of December although the authority which regulates prices has(...)

A further three-hour rail stoppage is planned for  Friday, November 6th. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Irish Rail drivers will have to drive more, and some jobs may be lost to achieve a desired pay rise and reduced working week, according to a briefing (...)

Sisters Roisin and Aisling Moore from Ballybrophy in Co Laois whose travel plans were disrupted when they turned up at Kent Station in Cork on Friday  to learn of the stoppage by train drivers.

The extent of the disruption caused by a three-hour rail strike for commuters and main line rail passengers in Cork was difficult to assess early on F(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe, pledged that the extra cash would enhance the current level of services.

The Government plans to spend an extra €28 million on boosting bus and rail services in 2016. The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport will rece(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe.  Photograph: Collins

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has rejected claims that he is “softening up” public opinion away from substantial investment in heavy rail,(...)

Cork Ignite, one of this year’s Cork Culture Night events. Photograph:  Culture Night

GAA commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh is to make the journey to Leeside later this month when he will act as cultural ambassador for Cork’s Culture(...)

Minister for Transport and Tourism Paschal Donohoe ahead of a public transport forum in Galway promoted by Bus Éireann, aimed at generating discussion about the future of public transport in regional cities and counties, August 31st, 2015. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Bus Éireann plans to double passenger numbers over the next 10 years in a bid to tackle increasing congestion in regional cities. Chief executive offi(...)