Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said the seven days of strike action planned by bus drivers’ unions next month was “disproportionate and unprecedented”. He was speaking during the announcement of the 10 millionth journey on a Dublin Bikes scheme bicycle. 1:21

The seven days of strike action planned by bus drivers’ unions next month has been described as “disproportionate and unprecedented” by Minister for T(...)

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has proposed that the terms and conditions of Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann staff who had to transfer to private operators under proposed reforms should be guaranteed.

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has proposed that the existing terms and conditions could be retained by any Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann staff w(...)

Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann are planning strikes next month. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said the planned seven days of strikes at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann next month would cause grave diffi(...)

Joan Collins TD: “I break laws that are immoral and never should have been brought in.” Photograph: Collins

United Left TD Joan Collins was arrested yesterday for her role in a protest. The TD for Dublin South Central was one of 13 people arrested for(...)

On average Dublin Bus carries 410,000 passengers on a Friday and approximately 253,000 on a Saturday

Who will be affected if the strikes go ahead? The likelihood is that all Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann services nationwide will come to a halt on 7 (...)

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(...)

Ryanair plans to appeal the original ruling to the British supreme court. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

British Airways’ parent, International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG), has backed the UK competition regulator’s ruling that Ryanair should cut i(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has called for the debate on the forthcoming same-sex marriage referendum to have a  ‘responsible tone’. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The debate on the same-sex marriage referendum should have a “responsible tone”, Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said. Mr Donohoe said the (...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said there are a variety of views in Government in relation to the State’s stake in Aer Lingus. Photograph: PA

There is no Government consensus on the sale of the State’s stake in Aer Lingus to International Airlines Group (IAG), Minister for Transport Pasch(...)

Germany’s Dax, down 1.9 percent, underperformed the wider market, after a recent sharp rally and as the euro gained against the dollar. Photograph: Reuters/Pawel Kopczynski

European stocks slipped on Thursday due to Greece’s worsening financial predicament, while euro zone government borrowing costs, including Ireland’(...)