Greg Ennis

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The Bord na Móna Edenderry power station in Co Offaly. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A new “just transition fund” should be established to give financial support and redeployment options to workers in companies such as Bord na Móna who(...)

Prof Alan Barrett, director of the ESRI, and  Minister for Transport Shane Ross  at the round table discussion on public transport  held in the  Mansion House, Dublin. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has suggested a new profit-sharing scheme could be introduced for thousands of staff in the State-owned CIÉ group of(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross  taking a photo with his phone at the roundtable discussion on Public Transport Policy in the Mansion House on Monday morning.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

Independent TDs Mattie McGrath or Danny Healy Rae will not be allowed to obstruct reforms in local public transport plans, the Minister for Transport (...)

Siptu official Greg Ennis said CIÉ could owe “hundreds of millions of euro in unpaid contributions to its two defined-benefit pension schemes from 2009 to date”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Workers claim State public transport group CIÉ owes hundreds of millions of euro in unpaid contributions to its two pension schemes, TDs and senators (...)

Trains sit idle on the platforms at Heuston Station, Dublin last month  during a  second one-day strike by Irish Rail train drivers over pay and conditions. Photograph: PA

Workers at Irish Rail have strongly backed proposals aimed at resolving a dispute over pay at the company which led to two 24-hour strikes last month.(...)

Empty tracks and train platforms at the Navan Parkway station as a result of strike action by Iarnród Éireann over pay. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

The pay dispute at Iarnród Éireann, which halted train services around the country on Wednesday, could drag on until Christmas and into the New Year, (...)

“This dispute could escalate beyond the five strike days already planned unless a serious attempt is made to engage meaningfully with unions.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

As tens of thousands of rail passengers face disruption as a result of the first of a series of rail strikes, the Minster for Transport Shane Ross has(...)

File photograph: Aidan Crawley

A surge in absenteeism by drivers is the single most significant factor that has resulted in a spate of cancellation of services in recent days, Bus É(...)

Shane Ross held talks on Monday with the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu), Siptu, the National Bus and Rail Union, Unite , the TSSA and the TEEU. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new forum is to be set up to give transport companies and the people using their services a chance to have an input into Government policy. Minist(...)

Anne Graham of the National Transport Authority. She  has rejected a claim there is saturation in the inter-city bus market.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A final decision by Bus Éireann on whether to introduce unilaterally widespread cuts in staff pay as part of a radical survival plan is not now expec(...)

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