The drivers are to hold work stoppages on Friday, 1st May, Saturday 2nd May, Friday, 15th May and Saturday, 16th May.

Hundreds of thousands of bus passengers face massive transport disruption in the weeks ahead with drivers at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann planning to st(...)

Drivers at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann have voted overwhlemingly in favour of for strike action. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Drivers at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann have voted overwhelmingly to back strike action in protest at the potential privatisation of routes, a move that(...)

Under  current privatisation plans, orbital routes in Dublin rather than city centre services, such as those between Blackrock and Rialto, and Chapelizod and the Square shopping centre in Tallaght, will be put out to tender. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The prospect of industrial action in the State-run transport sector has increased following the collapse of talks over the potential privatisation of(...)

The union Siptu will seek assurances on the future of 1,500 Aer Lingus jobs before deciding whether or not to back the bid. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Britain’s competition regulator could end up playing a key role in International Consolidated Airlines Group’s (IAG) €1.36 billion bid to take over Ae(...)

IAG chief Willie Walsh has already conceded that some jobs could be lost in the Aer Lingus head office and in areas such as IT. Photograph: The Irish Times

Trade union Siptu will seek assurances on the future of 1,500 Aer Lingus jobs before deciding whether or not to back a €1.36 billion bid for the carri(...)

TDs in constituencies where many Aer Lingus workers live fear losing votes if there is negative fallout from an IAG takeover. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Labour TDs are to seek a debate on IAG’s €1.36 billion bid for Aer Lingus during its conference next weekend.The party’s Ministers and Dáil deputies (...)

The National Transport Authority  has determined that tendering about 10 per cent of  Dublin Bus or Bus Éireann’s routes represents little threat to the firms’ overall operations.

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has defended controversial plans to put out to tender 10 per cent of bus routes currently operated by Dublin Bu(...)

Pay cuts at the centre of the dispute were introduced last week and will remain in place for 28 months.

Talks aimed at averting futher industrial action at Iarnród Éireann are continuing at the Labour Relations Commission tonight. Trade unions and(...)

 A picket on Monday outside  Greyhound Recycling by supporters and workers at Crag Avenue, Clondalkin Industrial Estate, Dublin.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Representatives of workers at Dublin waste management firm Greyhound are to attend the Labour Relations Commission today to discuss a pay-related dis(...)

 Workers on strike at the Greyhound Recycling and Recovery buildings at Knockmitten Lane last week. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Siptu has said a protestor at an ongoing picket outside a Greyhound waste facility in Dublin suffered “severe spinal injuries” when he was struck by a(...)