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Bus Éireann is looking for nearly 200 new drivers
The jobs will be based all over the country.
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Dublin adults over 10 times more likely to rely on public transport than those in rural areas
The report found that just one in 10 older adults in Ireland relied on public transport.
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Bus Éireann staff to begin indefinite strike from Monday
In a statement released this afternoon, the company says that the decision comes as talks with unions at the Workplace Relations Committee have failed.
# Running Routes
Bus Éireann workers ready to strike as talks between management and unions collapse
The two sides had been negotiating at Workplace Relations Commission.
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Quiz: Can you tell the Dublin Bus route by the start and end points?
Could you get where you’re going on an unfamiliar route?
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The 13 most Dublin Bus things that have ever happened
And that’s not including Network Noel.
# what a circus
Pictures: London's having another 24-hour Tube strike (and it doesn't look at all fun)
It’s not quite chaos, but it’s not fun either.
# Naked advertising
Bus company drops ad campaign that had topless woman with "Ride me all day" sign
The £3 promotion has caused some uproar.
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How many journeys were there on Dublin Bus last year?
Loads. And loads and loads and loads.
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Gay couple claim they were threatened by bus driver for kissing
‘[I]t’s my bus it is my rules and I don’t want to watch that, it’s disgusting, get off the bus.’
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New figures show a number of 20-year-old buses are still on the road
The National Transport Authority has released new statistics about bus usage.
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Efforts to get people out of cars and onto public transport aren't working
The train network is also unsustainable, a report says.
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Transport Minister defends bus route privatisation plan
Around 10% of bus routes will be privatised.
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"Hands off": Older voters send warning to Government on Free Travel Pass
The scheme is currently being reviewed, but Age Action is warning that any negative changes will be vehemently opposed by older people.
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How does Dublin Bus deal with anti-social behaviour?
Cameras, control centres and community. Apparently.
# kickbacks
Bus Éireann "willing to co-operate" on corruption allegations
The company said that whistleblowers had held onto their evidence for over two years.
# dublin on move
London Tube-style map shows how Dublin public transport will link up
It’ll be pretty if it works out, we’ll give them that.
# buscot
Have you seen Dublin Bus's new mascot?
He’s called Noel, and he’s a football on a stick.