Bus Éireann pays €9,600 rent for resting drivers

Company provides facilities around the country for a pool of up to 250 employees

12th February, 2017

Cash-strapped Bus Éireann is renting an apartment for its rest drivers at a cost of around €10,000 per year.

The company provides facilities around the country for a pool of up to 250 rest drivers to be on standby in case a regular driver is ill, on holidays or in training.

However, the bus company does not have enough space for all of its drivers in one particular location – Athlone bus station – because...

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