Busy day, possible delays in Belfast

November 19, 2016 10:34 am

Busy day, possible delays in Belfast – PSNI Police are advising motorists of possible hold ups due to a number of key events in Belfast today (Saturday). Disruption can be expected in the area of City Hall between 4.30pm and 7.30pm due to the Christmas tree lights switch on. The...

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Thousands affected by Luas strike

May 15, 2016 12:42 am

Drivers at the Luas light rail system in Dublin have staged another one-day strike, the eleventh since the dispute over pay began earlier this year. Drivers will strike for a further two full days this month on 20 and 27 May. Four-hour stoppages are also planned for 26 May, 2 June, 3...

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Irish Rail staff consider strike action

May 1, 2016 1:25 am

Irish Rail workers are to consider strike action as the unions accuse management at Iarnród Éireann of refusing to take pay claims seriously. SIPTU and the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) are believed to be seeking pay increases upwards of 25 pc for workers at Irish Rail, and have...

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Luas workers announce six more days of strike action

April 7, 2016 7:12 am

SIPTU has said there is “no prospect” of a breakthrough in talks between Luasworkers and operator Transdev, as a further six days of strike action were announced. The dates for 24 hour stoppages are: Saturday April 23rd and Sunday April 24th (notice already served) Thursday April 28th Wednesday May 4th...

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More Luas Strike Action On The Way In Late April

April 3, 2016 9:54 am

After another weekend of headaches with the Luas Strike impacting thousands of weekend revellers and tourists. Despite operations returning to normal Monday ,more inconvenience is expected on April 23 & 24 with another strike planned. This will be the 5th Luas stoppage in as many weeks.

Disruptive 48-hour Luas strike underway

March 28, 2016 12:37 pm

The tram system is not running as hundreds of thousands of people visit Dublin city centre to attend events for the centenary of the Easter Rising. The Luas drivers, who are represented by SIPTU, overwhelmingly rejected a pay deal brokered at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) last week. Transdev, the...

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