Latest: Bus Éireann workers confront Transport Minister; talks adjourned at WRC

Update 2.52pm: Minister for Transport Shane Ross has been confronted by several Bus Éireann workers while attending a function in Athlone this afternoon.

They demanded that Shane Ross personally intervene in the dispute.


Talks between unions and management at Bus Éireann have adjourned without agreement.

Negotiations had been ongoing for 27 hours straight.

Talks will reconvene tomorrow morning, with the Workplace Relations Commission taking stock of the situation overnight.

Dermot O'Leary from the National Bus and Rail Union said: "Well, look, the WRC has decided, after 27 hours of talks through the night, to adjourn proceedings until tomorrow morning, Saturday, at 11am, and they themselves, the Workplace Relations Commission are taking stock of the situation overnight."


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