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Ahead of an all out strike there are fears that the management of the bus depot in Sligo and three sub-depots in Donegal will soon come under the remit of Galway. Siptu’s transport spokesperson Willie Noone told Ocean FM he has seen leaked documents which claim to show Bus Eireann…

The General Secretary of the National Bus and Rail Drivers Union says unions will do their best to minimise the impact of potential industrial action on people in rural areas. Dermot O’Leary believes strike action by drivers is inevitable after Bus Eireann announced widespread cuts last Friday. Staff were told…

Unions have accused Bus Eireann of trying to condition staff into accepting cuts to terms and conditions. It comes amid reports that the company are about to introduce radical changes within weeks, after warning that it could be insolvent within 18 months. SIPTU’s demanding the company start talking to their…

There are new fears the North West will be particularly hit by cuts to Expressway routes, job losses and lower pay for new recruits under a plan by Bus Eireann to save €7 million. The plan, drawn up by consultants Grant Thornton, has reportedly been agreed by the board of…

SIPTU and the National Bus & Rail Workers Union are on the same page in dealing with threats to the Bus Eireann expressway routes. That’s according to the general secretary of the NBRU Dermot O’Leary following concerns raised at a public meeting in Donegal town last night. The NBRU have…

Bus Drivers are calling on the Department of Transport to intervene to save services at Bus Éireann. It’s feared routes are under threat as the company struggles to deal with multi-million euro losses. Five unions representing workers at the bus company met with the Labour Court yesterday and are due…