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The NTA’s plans to purchase a further 200 diesel buses “epitomise the lack of real action on climate change”, Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said. Photograph: Alan Betson

Two hundred diesel buses are to be bought by State transport bodies before next July’s ban announced yesterday by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe(...)

Some commuter services between towns in the east and Dublin, could be put out to the market in 2021. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has warned of potential public transport strikes over new proposals to put out to tender up to 10 per cent of s(...)

Bus Éireann’s acting chief executive, Stephen Kent, acknowledged that the service could do better, but insisted that ‘98-99 per cent’ of children were getting to school.

Huge numbers of children are being “left at the side of the road” and unable to get to school due to problems accessing State-funded school bus servic(...)

A man looks at debris at the scene in Claddaghduff, near Clifden in Co Galway where a woman died after her caravan was blown off a cliff in Storm Ali which has brought gusts of 91mph. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

A north Connemara community has expressed shock at the death of a Swiss woman whose caravan was swept off the coast in violent storm force winds early(...)

Bus Éireann staff may strike in a dispute over pay, the NBRU has warned. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times/File

There could be disruption to Bus Éireann services in the future unless staff at the State-owned transport company receive a pay rise, a trade union ha(...)

Some 51 per cent of the 873 buses inspected by the RSA in the past year were not compliant with roads safety standards. Photograph: iStock

More than half of buses inspected by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) in the past year have failed road safety tests, according to data released by the(...)

Children from Kildalkey in Co Meath walk to school on Monday accompanied by Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín (left),  FG Cllr Noel French and Sinn Féin Cllr Caroline Lynch.

‘Where’s my seat - I’ve got sore feet,’ was the message on placards to Bus Éireann on Monday morning as a dozen Meath post-primary students walked 10k(...)

One of the main points of conflict was Ryanair. Photograph: Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images

There were three industrial disputes in progress in the second quarter of 2018 involving 888 workers and three firms resulting in an estimated 1,923 d(...)

In a statement, Bus Éireann said the availability of concessionary transport may vary from year to year.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Growing numbers of parents have voiced their frustration over a shortage of school bus places for their children just days before the new school year (...)

The parents contacted Bus Éireann and spoke to an inspector who indicated the taxi driver was being reasonable.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bus Éireann has been ordered to pay €5,000 to an autistic teenager who was told he was no longer allowed to eat toast in the back seat of his school t(...)

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