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Throughout the North West this morning, Bus Eireann passengers can expect most services to be running as normal. Drivers agreed to go back to work yesterday while they consider Labour Court recommendations to solve their dispute. The proposals include around 200 job losses and a 10 per-cent pay cut. Nicola…

Bus drivers on the picket line in Sligo say they are not hopeful that anything will be achieved at today’s Labour Court hearing. Talks aimed at resolving the Bus Eireann dispute have broken down overnight. Unions say they offered 18 million euro in savings to the company – but that…

It’s the 14th day in a row of no services for Bus Eireann commuters. Talks at the WRC broke up overnight without a deal on cuts – management and unions will be back round the table today. (09.30AM) Drivers have refused to call off their strike during the discussions. Workers…

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services are resuming after being disrupted by Bus Éireann pickets this morning. Virtually all trains and buses were cancelled by the action, with management saying it was completely unexpected. This included the Sligo/Dublin train service. Union bosses say they were also taken by surprise, and…

Service on the Sligo/Dublin rail line has been hit by industrial action this morning. Tens of thousands of public transport passengers have been left stranded throughout the country as the Bus Éireann strike has spread to Irish Rail and Dublin Bus. Pickets by workers from all three CIE firms are…

As the Bus Eireann strike continues, there are now fears there may be a delay in payments to private operators who do work, such as school runs, for the commercial semi-state bus company. Bus Eireann has told private school bus operators that all payments will continue to be made but…