Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has set out some new assurances for staff working at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann. Photograph: Collins 3:43

The Government is to provide assurances to staff at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann that they will not have to transfer to a private operator, even if the (...)

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(...)

The National Bus and Rail Workers Union has taken a High Court challenge to decisions by the National Transport Authority to put certain routes operated by Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus out to tender. File photograph by Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A trade union representing bus drivers has taken a High Court challenge to decisions by the National Transport Authority to put certain routes operate(...)

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(...)

A slow journey

Make haste slowly seems to be the advice those responsible for the development of Dublin’s transport infrastructure have heeded over the past 21 years(...)

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(...)

NTA decided in 2013 that 10 per cent of the existing market should be tendered following a wide-ranging consultation.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called on bus drivers not to stop work on May 1st over proposed privatisation plans for 10 per cent of public routes.“The st(...)

Discarded plan? A computer-generated image of what a Metro North train arriving at Swords could look like

A Luas link from Dublin city centre to the airport is emerging as the favoured option to replace the controversial Metro North project. Minister for T(...)