Life in the bus lane

Dublin Bus driver Colm Meaghar talks to Sam Cox about daily life on the road.


The mechanical snap-shut of the door, followed by a loud banging on the glass as a soaked passenger begs to be let in. The impassive bus driver sits in his impenetrable Plexiglas cab and journeys on. One or two onlookers


Everything you need to know if you’re an incoming international student

All your pending questions answered


As an international student, the prospect of moving to a new city, country, or even continent can be daunting for even the most courageous student. A plethora of questions flow through your mind before you step foot on Irish soil. …


Don’t blame bus drivers for this month’s strikes

Irish media elites have been trying to stoke up cheap, unjustified resentment towards striking bus drivers. Don’t fall for it.

comment1The absence of buses throughout the country was undoubtedly a cause of frustration and annoyance for many commuters on Friday and Saturday. National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) and SIPTU-affiliated employees of Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann undertook a 48-hour …