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Members of Dublin Fire Brigade attend to a fire in Bluebell, Dublin on the eve of Halloween last week. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/ For the Irish Times

Trade union leaders have renewed their call for a dedicated transport police unit in An Garda Síochána following a spate of Halloween night attacks on(...)

 Minister for  Transport  Shane Ross: attitude was blamed by unions for wildcat action. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Word about the wildcat strike that affected Iarnród Éireann and Dublin Bus spread “faster than a church-gate collection on a Sunday” among workers on(...)

Bus Éireann suggested in a confidential email to the WRC that funding could be secured to meet the cost of a voluntary redundancy scheme. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bus Éireann may sell assets including property to part fund a voluntary redundancy scheme for staff as part of a revised survival plan for the compan(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross says  a strike at Bus Éireann would be “very damaging to the travelling public, the workforce, rural communities and the company itself”

Unions have warned an indefinite all-out strike by staff at Bus Éireann will begin on February 20th if the company goes ahead with radical cost-saving(...)

 Other transport workers set the 18 per cent increase over four years secured by Luas drivers as the starting point for their own demands. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

For five months, the Luas strike was seemingly intractable, incapable of solution, before a change of heart by one shop steward broke the log-jam late(...)

Passengers from Athlone, on a train which departed before 6am,   arrive at  Hueston Station on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Trade union Siptu has warned that further strike action on the country’s railways is inevitable unless there is change in approach by management at Ia(...)

The dispute centres on claims by drivers for payment for past productivity measures put in place over recent years. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Talks aimed at averting a planned three-hour strike by train drivers on Friday are continuing. The talks process involving management at Iarnród Éire(...)

Heuston and other stations nationwide will go quiet for three hours on Friday morning. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Train passengers can expect to be without services this Friday morning as no progress made over the weekend in scheduling fresh talks to avert a plann(...)

From the start the omens did not look good for a last minute deal to avert the scheduled strike at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann.For the last few days th(...)