Tag Archives: Dublin Bus

eyem not justa piece of meat . . .

finished work BANG! on @ 5 and walked as fast as Vladimir Kanaykin to the bus stop opposite the central bank and waited . . . not very long.  the journey home was pleasant, as pleasant as a Dublin bus … Continue reading

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Busman’s Holiday

It was inevitable, once the government decided to cut the public transport state subventions, and the various operators’ cost saving proposals were utterly vanquished by obdurate trade unions, that the consumer would pay the price. And hey presto, next week … Continue reading

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Bus shelter mystery

Spotted this morning on the way to work. An entire outfit abandoned at the bus shelter. My curiosity was awakened. Superhero, public transport streaker or the detritus of a romantic encounter… Suggestions welcome…

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Buala Bus

This week our ire is directed at the Bus Eireann staff who went on strike in response to the company implementing seemingly “unreasonable” Labour Court recommendations that they work an extra 3 hours a week, cut Sunday overtime payments from … Continue reading

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You wait for hours then they all arrive together

The long wait on dark mornings, the race to count out exact change in coppers, sweaty bodies pressed too close, steamed up windows, constant hacking coughs… the delights of public transportation on Dublin Bus. A monopoly that has just introduced … Continue reading

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