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 (...)

Conventional Dublin Bus services currently run until 11.30pm or midnight, but the company also operates late-night Nitelink services until 4am in some cases. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dublin Bus is looking at the potential of introducing all-night services in the capital. The State-owned transport company said it was examining this (...)

Siptu and National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) members at Iarnrod Éireann have both voted to accept proposals aimed at ending a dispute over pay cuts.Me(...)

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(...)

Empty platforms and idle trains are seen at  Heuston Station in Dublin during last week’s strike. Talks aimed at averting a second two-day strike are due to  resume  at the Labour Relations Commission today. Photograph: PA

Further strike action by union members at Irish Rail is “not going to sort out anything other than do damage to the company,” Taoiseach Enda Kenny ins(...)

Representatives of the National Bus and Rail Union (NRBU), SIPTU and Irish Rail attended exploratory talks this afternoon. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photography

Exploratory talks involving Irish rail management and unions have concluded for the weekend but will resume on Monday.The Labour Relations Commission (...)

The Labour Relations Commission has intervened in the dispute at Iarnród Éireann which saw services hit by a two-day strike last Sunday and Monday.

Iarnród Éireann is facing losses of €20 million even after the implementation of its controversial temporary pay cuts for staff which led to 2-day str(...)

Clean-up at Connolly station in Dublin yesterday. Siptu does not yet have a mandate for an all-out strike. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

With three further days of strikes planned for next month, unions yesterday warned that the dispute over pay cuts at Iarnród Éireann, which brought(...)

 Workers strike at Connolly  station yesterday. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Frustrated commuters and rail strikers converged yesterday at a Dublin city centre train station on the second day of industrial action that brought (...)

Siptu is warning the ongoing railway dispute will escalate if Iarnród Éireann persists with employee pay cuts. Photograph: Erin McGuire 1:45

Further rail strikes will take place next month unless management at Iarnród Éireann abandons plans for pay cuts and enters into serious talks on the (...)