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'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?
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'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?

Jul 29th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,121 Views 2 Comments

With fewer people commuting to work, how will public transport finances and services look in future?

Here's how public transport will look over the Christmas period
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Here's how public transport will look over the Christmas period

Updated Dec 24th 2020, 2:18 PM 46,435 Views 21 Comments

Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and Irish Rail are operating revised schedules.

Bus Éireann announces 120 new jobs and increase in services across Ireland
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Bus Éireann announces 120 new jobs and increase in services across Ireland

Dec 14th 2020, 8:48 AM 13,960 Views 11 Comments

It comes three months after Bus Éireann announced the closure of a number of its intercity routes for financial reasons.

1,600 drivers, more buses and 650 bus escorts: €137m spend gets green light so school transport can run at 50% capacity
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1,600 drivers, more buses and 650 bus escorts: €137m spend gets green light so school transport can run at 50% capacity

Sep 29th 2020, 8:04 PM 19,960 Views 26 Comments

Over 97,600 children are being transported daily to school.

Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes
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Transport Minister says NTA will make sure 'no town is left behind' after Bus Éireann axes certain routes

Sep 29th 2020, 10:45 AM 19,663 Views 19 Comments

Eamon Ryan confirmed that €460 million is needed to keep public transport running until the end of the year.

Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons
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Bus Éireann to stop several intercity routes for financial reasons

Sep 28th 2020, 3:25 PM 37,808 Views 56 Comments

Services between Dublin and Cork, Galway, Limerick and Belfast will be affected.

Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures
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Over 3,000 students turned down for school bus tickets, according to new figures

Sep 10th 2020, 7:45 AM 22,932 Views 24 Comments

TD Mattie McGrath said that the ‘archaic’ system was facing a worrying backlog.

Secondary school buses to run at 50% capacity only, government confirms
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Secondary school buses to run at 50% capacity only, government confirms

Aug 20th 2020, 7:13 PM 24,213 Views 48 Comments

The Department of Education said it had taken the decision following advice from NPHET.

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely
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Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:50 AM 24,795 Views 76 Comments

Compliance across various services ranges from 40% to 98%, the National Transport Authority has said.

Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow
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Phase Two: Everything you need to know about using public transport from tomorrow

Jun 7th 2020, 8:30 PM 48,016 Views 29 Comments

Phase Two begins tomorrow, but people are still advised to only use public transport when necessary.

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'
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Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'

May 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,072 Views 64 Comments

The National Bus and Rail Union wants a number of measures introduced to guarantee worker welfare.

Concerns remain about safety of Bus Eireann drivers as they demand screens on all buses
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Concerns remain about safety of Bus Eireann drivers as they demand screens on all buses

Apr 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 44,109 Views 41 Comments

The company said it is rolling out face visors to drivers this week as an interim measure.

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year
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'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year

Jan 8th 2020, 9:31 PM 13,353 Views 31 Comments

Passenger figures across the rail, bus and tram network in Ireland increase last year.

Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April
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Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April

Dec 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 29,034 Views 22 Comments

NTA CEO Anne Graham said that overall fare revenue will increase by “less than 2%”.

Bus Éireann received more than 12,200 complaints from customers last year
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Bus Éireann received more than 12,200 complaints from customers last year

Oct 15th 2019, 6:05 AM 20,027 Views 37 Comments

This represents 0.04% of the number of people who travelled on the service that year.

Bus Éireann conducting feasibility study for potential future move from Broadstone Depot
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Bus Éireann conducting feasibility study for potential future move from Broadstone Depot

Sep 22nd 2019, 8:15 AM 19,666 Views 17 Comments

The company said it was looking into potential future locations given expected passenger growth.

Bus Éireann steps up security at Busáras after recent attacks on drivers
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Bus Éireann steps up security at Busáras after recent attacks on drivers

Sep 13th 2019, 7:36 PM 15,027 Views 28 Comments

The measures come after drivers threatened to stop operating services after 8pm on Monday 16 September.

Bus drivers threaten to stop serving Busáras after dark over anti-social behaviour
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Bus drivers threaten to stop serving Busáras after dark over anti-social behaviour

Sep 9th 2019, 8:37 AM 23,053 Views 24 Comments

It comes after a driver was allegedly assaulted at the station in recent weeks.

Motorcyclist (20) dies following collision with school bus in Leitrim
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Motorcyclist (20) dies following collision with school bus in Leitrim

Sep 4th 2019, 11:31 PM 13,000 Views 4 Comments

The driver of the bus, aged in his 60s, received minor injuries.

Donegal wheelchair user left without accessible bus to Dublin despite booking five days in advance
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Donegal wheelchair user left without accessible bus to Dublin despite booking five days in advance

Aug 10th 2019, 7:15 AM 52,304 Views 47 Comments

Bus Éireann has since apologised and compensated the family, which had to pay for a taxi to the capital.

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign
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'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign

Aug 9th 2019, 1:51 PM 42,997 Views 60 Comments

A new anti-racist campaign was launched at Heuston station where trains, the Luas, and Dublin Bus operate from.

Passenger loses personal injury claim over Bus Éireann vehicle involved in 4mph scrape with car
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Passenger loses personal injury claim over Bus Éireann vehicle involved in 4mph scrape with car

Jun 4th 2019, 9:58 PM 54,319 Views 0 Comments

Judge Gerald Keys said that the video of the incident which occurred in June 2016 “speaks for itself”.

Passengers back on board with Bus Éireann as company reports a profit for 2018
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Passengers back on board with Bus Éireann as company reports a profit for 2018

May 20th 2019, 11:49 AM 11,551 Views 26 Comments

n 2018, it carried 83.6 million passengers – a marginal increase on the previous year.

Fancy being a bus driver? Bus Éireann are hiring in a number of locations
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Fancy being a bus driver? Bus Éireann are hiring in a number of locations

Apr 15th 2019, 7:22 PM 35,823 Views 42 Comments

The national bus service has been in operation for over 30 years.

Over 200 claims made against Bus Éireann School Transport Scheme
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Over 200 claims made against Bus Éireann School Transport Scheme

Jan 25th 2019, 6:20 AM 12,832 Views 8 Comments

The School Transport Scheme transports children who reside in remote areas of the country to and from their nearest school.

Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats
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Bus Éireann vehicle pulled from service after passengers discover 'disgusting' fungus on seats

Jan 18th 2019, 6:15 AM 78,831 Views 23 Comments

The discovery was made on the 233 service from Cork to Macroom on Monday morning.

269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year
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269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year

Jan 4th 2019, 2:20 PM 11,879 Views 34 Comments

That’s an increase of almost 19 million (17%) compared to 2017, according to provisional NTA figures.

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport
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Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 10,854 Views 11 Comments

No services on Christmas Day of course, but here’s what else you need to know.

Bus Éireann to give all drivers customer service training for a 'step change' in satisfaction levels
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Bus Éireann to give all drivers customer service training for a 'step change' in satisfaction levels

Nov 18th 2018, 10:00 PM 19,921 Views 56 Comments

The company wants 2019 to be the “year of the customer”.

Bus Éireann charges almost double what NI company does for the exact same Dublin-Belfast service
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Bus Éireann charges almost double what NI company does for the exact same Dublin-Belfast service

Oct 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 42,540 Views 68 Comments

Translink and Bus Éireann both share operations of the Dublin to Belfast X1 and X2A bus service.

Traffic disruptions continue into the evening as a result of Storm Ali
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Traffic disruptions continue into the evening as a result of Storm Ali

Updated Sep 19th 2018, 8:00 PM 29,269 Views 15 Comments

Work crews have been attempting throughout the day to clear roads and rail lines across the country.

More than half the buses tested on Irish roads have been deemed unsafe
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More than half the buses tested on Irish roads have been deemed unsafe

Sep 9th 2018, 3:32 PM 25,301 Views 60 Comments

More than a third of the buses tested had ‘major or dangerous defects’.

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's everything you need to know
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Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's everything you need to know

Aug 31st 2018, 6:10 AM 17,416 Views 15 Comments

More than 50,000 people are set to descend upon Stradbally in Laois for the biggest event of the Irish festival calendar.

Bus Éireann in €5k payout over subcontractor who wouldn't let boy with autism eat toast in taxi
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Bus Éireann in €5k payout over subcontractor who wouldn't let boy with autism eat toast in taxi

Aug 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 46,848 Views 115 Comments

The taxi driver changed the routine after he bought a new car.

With over a week to go, Dublin-bound train tickets for the day of the Pope's mass are nearly sold out
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With over a week to go, Dublin-bound train tickets for the day of the Pope's mass are nearly sold out

Aug 15th 2018, 2:34 PM 20,351 Views 50 Comments

Irish Rail expects all train tickets to the capital on 26 August to be snapped up within days.

Bus Éireann investigates incident where customer was 'trapped by luggage hold door'
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Bus Éireann investigates incident where customer was 'trapped by luggage hold door'

Aug 6th 2018, 6:00 AM 25,230 Views 28 Comments

The customer said the incident took place on Friday.

Disability advocate says 'it's time to put up or shut up' as she joins board of Irish Rail
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Disability advocate says 'it's time to put up or shut up' as she joins board of Irish Rail

Aug 3rd 2018, 3:59 PM 20,152 Views 41 Comments

Suzy Byrne is one of five people with experience of disability issues to join transport boards.

New 'Baby on Board' badges launched - for pregnant women on public transport
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New 'Baby on Board' badges launched - for pregnant women on public transport

Jul 30th 2018, 12:56 PM 26,854 Views 92 Comments

The badge will hopefully see more people giving up their seats for pregnant people on public transport.

Bus Éireann's chief executive is stepping down
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Bus Éireann's chief executive is stepping down

Jul 4th 2018, 6:10 PM 16,674 Views 23 Comments

Ray Hernan had been in the position since November 2016.

Pensioner who sexually assaulted 84-year-old man on rural bus walks free from court
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Pensioner who sexually assaulted 84-year-old man on rural bus walks free from court

Jun 19th 2018, 8:12 PM 28,022 Views 0 Comments

The married father of three pleaded guilty to sexual assault at an unknown location on the N68 route linking Kilrush to Ennis.

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