Bus Éireann staff picketing outside the Broadstone Bus Éireann depot, in Dublin, on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has no plans to let private operators cover Bus Éireann timetables during the strike, though companies will be (...)

Bus Feda driver Donal Sweeney at IT Sligo on the company’s Donegal/Galway route. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Brian O’Donnell, who runs the Donegal-based private bus company, Bus Feda, will not entertain charges that he has cherry-picked a lucrative bus route(...)