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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 24,196 Views 48 Comments

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

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.

Emergency services attend scene of collision involving school bus in west Cork
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Emergency services attend scene of collision involving school bus in west Cork

Updated May 7th 2019, 11:04 AM 26,772 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened near Durrus in the west of the county.

Around 10 children taken to hospital after school bus crashes into bridge in Dublin
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Around 10 children taken to hospital after school bus crashes into bridge in Dublin

Jan 29th 2019, 12:40 PM 40,053 Views 23 Comments

The incident happened at around 10.45am at Blakestown Road, Mulhuddart.

Parents to protest march children 10km to school after access denied to bus service two weeks before term
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Parents to protest march children 10km to school after access denied to bus service two weeks before term

Sep 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 20,984 Views 75 Comments

Some students who were granted tickets in previous years have been denied them for the coming school term.

Catholic mother loses case after claiming girl turned down for school bus scheme on religious grounds
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Catholic mother loses case after claiming girl turned down for school bus scheme on religious grounds

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:26 PM 31,534 Views 0 Comments

The family were told the girl wasn’t eligible for the free scheme because there was a suitable school nearby.

23 children killed after Indian school bus plunged off mountain
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23 children killed after Indian school bus plunged off mountain

Apr 10th 2018, 7:21 AM 10,186 Views 8 Comments

Initial reports indicated the bus driver was speeding as he took the children home and lost control at the edge of the gorge.

Witnesses sought to Limerick school bus collision
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Witnesses sought to Limerick school bus collision

Feb 9th 2018, 1:26 PM 10,196 Views 9 Comments

The incident occurred on Wednesday morning.

School bus stopped by gardaí due to badly worn tyres and rust is taken out of service
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School bus stopped by gardaí due to badly worn tyres and rust is taken out of service

Feb 9th 2018, 6:01 AM 23,893 Views 27 Comments

The Department of Education said the “safety of children travelling on the school transport service is of paramount importance”.

Death toll from French school bus crash rises to six
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Death toll from French school bus crash rises to six

Dec 15th 2017, 12:50 PM 16,433 Views 4 Comments

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said the process of identifying the victims was “extremely difficult”.

Four children dead after school bus and train collide in France
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Four children dead after school bus and train collide in France

Dec 14th 2017, 5:11 PM 13,461 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened this afternoon, close to the city of Perpignan.

Eight children taken to hospital after school bus crash
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Eight children taken to hospital after school bus crash

Sep 14th 2017, 11:05 AM 12,194 Views 17 Comments

None of the children received serious injuries.

Lucky escape for schoolchildren after plank of wood goes through school bus windscreen
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Lucky escape for schoolchildren after plank of wood goes through school bus windscreen

Jan 27th 2017, 11:35 AM 20,608 Views 23 Comments

The bus driver told Highland Radio: “When you step back and look at it, it’s scary.”

'No child should be left on the side of the road': Rural TDs row over school buses
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'No child should be left on the side of the road': Rural TDs row over school buses

Aug 27th 2016, 7:15 AM 12,466 Views 23 Comments

John Halligan said all children that are eligible are getting a seat on their local school bus.

Six children and eight adults killed as school bus plunges into canal in Turkey
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Six children and eight adults killed as school bus plunges into canal in Turkey

Jun 6th 2016, 3:25 PM 13,321 Views 8 Comments

The bus was returning from a school trip to a park and museum late last night.

12 things that happened on every Irish school tour bus
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# Hail To The Bus Driver

12 things that happened on every Irish school tour bus

May 21st 2016, 8:15 PM 11,033 Views 3 Comments

The wheels on the bus go round and round…

'The bus flipped and we all dropped to one side': Four students hospitalised after school bus overturns
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'The bus flipped and we all dropped to one side': Four students hospitalised after school bus overturns

Sep 14th 2015, 10:33 PM 73,505 Views 34 Comments

The cause of the accident is not yet clear.

Allegations about Bus Éireann handed over to the gardaí
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Allegations about Bus Éireann handed over to the gardaí

May 7th 2014, 7:22 PM 12,451 Views 5 Comments

The documents contain allegations about individuals within Bus Éireann and bus operators who dealt with the company.

Bus Éireann 'expects to be able' to replace school bus services after company goes bust
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Bus Éireann 'expects to be able' to replace school bus services after company goes bust

Apr 24th 2014, 1:42 PM 10,890 Views 6 Comments

Lough Swilly Bus Company, Ireland’s oldest bus company, entered receivership earlier this month.

16 children die in Pakistan school bus fire
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16 children die in Pakistan school bus fire

May 25th 2013, 8:43 AM 2,383 Views 13 Comments

The blaze was apparently caused by a spark when the driver of the dual-fuel van switched from gas to petrol.

GALLERY: Check out how quiet Busaras is during the strike
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GALLERY: Check out how quiet Busaras is during the strike

May 12th 2013, 6:04 PM 12,340 Views 23 Comments

For context, it’s usually busier than this.

Some school pupils will be affected by Bus Éireann strike tomorrow
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Some school pupils will be affected by Bus Éireann strike tomorrow

May 12th 2013, 3:52 PM 10,252 Views 31 Comments

Most school pupils will be unaffected by the strike action by workers at the bus company.

Woman who drove on pavement ordered to wear 'idiot' sign
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Woman who drove on pavement ordered to wear 'idiot' sign

Nov 6th 2012, 7:12 PM 41,600 Views 49 Comments

The woman was caught on camera driving on a pavement to avoid a school bus that was unloading children.

Bus Éireann welcomes High Court ruling on school transport scheme
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Bus Éireann welcomes High Court ruling on school transport scheme

Oct 23rd 2012, 1:18 PM 9,511 Views 10 Comments

The court found that the Bus Éireann does not have a contract with the Government, so the scheme does not have to be put out to tender.

Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist
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Pakistan medics remove bullet from shot child activist

Oct 10th 2012, 10:19 PM 7,807 Views 42 Comments

14-year-old Malala Yosafzai is intensive care after being shot in the head by the Taliban on her school bus.

Condemnation after Pakistan child rights activist (14) shot in head
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Condemnation after Pakistan child rights activist (14) shot in head

Oct 9th 2012, 9:23 PM 12,121 Views 58 Comments

Malala Yousafzai led a campaign for the right to education for children. She was shot in the head on her school bus.

VIDEO: Living on a bus, living on an old school bus
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VIDEO: Living on a bus, living on an old school bus

Jul 30th 2012, 7:00 PM 7,680 Views 12 Comments

A US couple have converted a school bus (which still goes) into a two-storey home.

VIDEO: 13-year-old boy saves school bus as driver passes out
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VIDEO: 13-year-old boy saves school bus as driver passes out

Apr 11th 2012, 8:47 AM 6,532 Views 16 Comments

Quick-thinking pupil Jeremy Wuitschick managed to guide the bus to a stop – as this clip shows…

Two children found living in abandoned school bus in Texas
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Two children found living in abandoned school bus in Texas

Mar 8th 2012, 2:43 PM 6,239 Views 14 Comments

The parents of the children, who are aged 5 and 11, are believed to be in prison for embezzling money from hurricane victims.

15 children killed in Chinese school bus crash
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15 children killed in Chinese school bus crash

Dec 13th 2011, 9:23 AM 965 Views 4 Comments

Locals said that they tried to pull children from the wreckage after a bus crashed into a ditch, but that some of those killed drowned in the waist-high water.

Displaced Priory Hall children will be bussed to old schools
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Displaced Priory Hall children will be bussed to old schools

Oct 21st 2011, 10:03 PM 771 Views 15 Comments

Funding has been provided for a school bus to bring the children from their temporary accommodation.