Follow Lovin Dublin

Fears That Dublin Bus And Irish Rail Will Join In Transport Strike

By Sarah

March 28, 2017 at 1:53pm


Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers will join in a Bus Eireann protest outside Leinster House tomorrow to show support for the strike, which has now entered its fifth day.

Siptu say that Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers believe that they are next in the firing line if management in Bus Eireann is allowed to force through cuts to wages and changes to conditions of employment of their staff.

Siptu has also warned that the anger felt by those working in the transport sector is the highest it has been in decades.

According to SIPTU Sector Organiser, Willie Noone, their meeting this morning also "gave a mandate for a ballot for industrial action of union members in Dublin Bus and Irish Rail in sympathy with and in support of their colleagues in Bus Eireann."

More to follow...

READ NEXT: Gardaí Appeal For Witnesses After Cyclist Dies Following Collision With Truck


Join the Lovin Dublin Newsletter

* indicates required


Marketing Permissions

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from Lovin Media Group:

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.