Small group of drivers behind bus strike

A core of around 100 bus drivers at the Harristown depot in north Dublin was behind last week’s bus strikes, which left tens of thousands of commuters without a service for almost three days.

2nd May, 2009

A core of around 100 bus drivers at the Harristown depot in north Dublin was behind last week’s bus strikes, which left tens of thousands of commuters without a service for almost three days.

The wildcat strike originated with the group, which calls itself the Bus Workers Action Group, last Sunday, but then spread to other depots. It was not supported by the drivers’ unions, and followed a recent ballot by drivers to accept...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month, €19.99 Monthly thereafter

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago