Stephen Kent

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Bus Éireann ’s Expressway service turned a profit last year and will be the focus of improving the company’s position. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Passenger numbers at Bus Éireann rose to their highest in more than 10 years, as the Republic’s largest public transport operator saw growth of 20 per(...)

A total of 117,000 children are being transported to school daily  but an estimated 35 per cent of seats on school buses are empty, the Public Accounts Committee heard.

A “damning” investigation of the €190 million publicly-funded school transport scheme has found there are about 50,000 spare seats on buses that are n(...)

Bus Éireann workers Leona White (left) from Finglas and Ailish Delaney from Clonsilla picketing outside the Broadstone bus  depot in  Dublin as part of an indefinite all-out strike over the company’s implementation of cost-reduction measures without union agreement. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The strike at Bus Éireann, which disrupted the travel plans of over 100,000 people yesterday, will continue this weekend, but could escalate significa(...)