Analysis: TDs brace themselves for annual school bus argument
After soaring demand for school bus transport last year, politicians prepare for their holiday season to be infiltrated by the yearly row over limited ticket supply
One government minister had their family holiday ruined last year by the annual August rush for school transport tickets - not that voters will sympathise. They have their own troubles, many of which centre around the same issue: how they are going to get their kids to and from school?
Bus Éireann transports around 149,000 children to primary and secondary schools on behalf of the Department of Education at a cost of €338 million per ...