European Commission ruled firms enjoyed unfair advantage in €160 million annual deal

Whatever the arguments that have gone before, the European Commission was clear yesterday that the arrangement under which Bus Éireann exclusively ope(...)

The High Court ruled against the company’s original claim that the schools service should be put out to tender on the basis that the relationship between the Department of Education and Bus Éireann is not a commercial contract. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Department of Education plans to ask the Supreme Court, on Friday, to strike out a challenge to Bus Éireann’s exclusive right to operate the €1(...)