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(...)

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(...)

The NBRU has written to the Minister for Transport and said it will not negotiate the transfer of any of its members in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann to private operators regardless of commitments or assurances provided in relation to terms and conditions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has said it will not negotiate the transfer of any of its members in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann to private oper(...)

Bus services operated by Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann set to be disrupted on Friday May 1st.

Bus services operated by Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann are set to be disrupted on Friday, May 1st as staff stage protests against the potential privatisa(...)

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(...)

Dublin Bus vehicles parked  in Conyngham Road garage in Dublin.  The trade union Siptu is to ballot Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann driver members for industrial action, in protest at National Transport Authority plans. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Introducing tendering for some bus routes traditionally operated by State companies has the potential to save taxpayers’ money, according to the Minis(...)

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(...)

A dispute over cost-saving plans at Dublin Bus led to a three-day strike at the company in August 2013

Cuts to terms and conditions for staff at Dublin Bus are to be reversed much earlier than anticipated.The controversial 19-month cost-saving plan was (...)

 Bus Éireann says the “meeting was convened so that both the company, and these unions, could state their position on the matter”. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish times

Talks got under way yesterday on a claim for pay increases for staff at the State-owned transport company Bus Éireann.In January, the company restore(...)

The outcome of talks today between public transport unions and the National Transport Authority means the possibility of nationwide bus strikes in the run-up to Christmas has been avoided. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Fears of nationwide bus strikes were allayed today following talks at the Labour Relations Commission (LRC). Public transport unions and the National (...)