Greg Ennis

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“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(...)

 Dermot O’Leary of the National Bus and Rail Union at the Workplace Relations Commission in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An all-out indefinite strike in Bus Éireann, which could spread to other parts of the public transport sector, now seems likely after the collapse of (...)

Bus Éireann buses in Busáras, Dublin. The company faces losing up to €125,000 per day in State funding if a planned all-out strike by staff goes ahead. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Bus Éireann faces losing up to €125,000 per day in State funding if a planned all-out strike by unions at the company goes ahead later this month. On(...)

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(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross: has insisted he will not personally become involved in the Bus Éireann crisis and it is a matter for unions and management to resolve.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Transport Shane Ross will come under pressure in the Dáil next week to intervene in the crisis threatening the future of the State-owned (...)

Bus Éireann said the unions’ decision not to attend talks was “a very regrettable situation”.

The Minister for Transport Shane Ross needs to realise that the only solution to the crisis at Bus Éireann will be for him to convene talks involving (...)

Dublin Airport Authority chief executive Kevin Toland. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) chief, Kevin Toland, warned trade unionists yesterday that workers at the State company could lose close to €200 millio(...)

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