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Bus Éireann’s  acting chief executive  said changes needed to be implemented “otherwise this company will not exist this time next year”.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bus Éireann will be insolvent by the end of the current calendar year if losses continue at existing levels, the company’s acting chief executive has (...)

Bus Éireann chairman Aidan Murphy said:  “We are ready to implement, as a matter of urgency, the structural changes and efficiency initiatives which are required to position the business for future growth and viability.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Significant changes at top management level in Bus Éireann have taken place in recent days with chief executive Martin Nolan announcing his departure (...)

Bus Éireann could be insolvent within two years, according to Transport Minister Shane Ross. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has warned that Bus Éireann is facing insolvency within two years unless difficult decisions are made. Mr Ross told(...)

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has criticised his constituency colleague, Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly, for taking part in a sod-turning cer(...)

Almost 25% of children in first class have interacted with a stranger online

Almost one in five children in first class at primary school has spoken to or interacted with a stranger online. By the time they are in sixth class,(...)

Labour Relations Commission  chief executive Kieran Mulvey said every effort would be made to resolve  issues between Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus and workers’ unions before the end of the week.  Further strikes at the bus companies are scheduled this  Friday and Saturday. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

New talks aimed at averting further strikes at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann scheduled to take place on Friday and Saturday are likely to continue for a (...)

Owen Reidy, of Siptu leaving the Labour Relations Committee. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann is set to sue trade unions for losses incurred as a result of the 48-hour strike at the companies on Friday and Saturday.Th(...)

Samir Mansour at the Central Criminal Court, Dublin last week. Photograph: Collins.

A Westmeath chef who raped a young woman after inviting her back to his apartment for a party has been given a seven year sentence.Samir Mansour (48) (...)

Bus Éireann buses parked up at Broadstone Depot.  Photograph: PA

The strike at Bus Éireann was suspended for 48 hours last night to allow talks at the Labour Relations Commission to continue. Pickets by membe(...)