Labour Relations Commission  chief executive Kieran Mulvey said every effort would be made to resolve  issues between Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus and workers’ unions before the end of the week.  Further strikes at the bus companies are scheduled this  Friday and Saturday. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

New talks aimed at averting further strikes at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann scheduled to take place on Friday and Saturday are likely to continue for a (...)

Owen Reidy, of Siptu leaving the Labour Relations Committee. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann is set to sue trade unions for losses incurred as a result of the 48-hour strike at the companies on Friday and Saturday.Th(...)

Samir Mansour at the Central Criminal Court, Dublin last week. Photograph: Collins.

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Bus Éireann buses parked up at Broadstone Depot.  Photograph: PA

The strike at Bus Éireann was suspended for 48 hours last night to allow talks at the Labour Relations Commission to continue. Pickets by membe(...)