Limerick bus services resume as unofficial strike ends

Following unofficial strike action from bus drivers across Limerick, services are resuming today, October 3.

Bus Éireann has welcomed the end of unofficial strikes amongst a small group of bus drivers in Limerick.

The Irish company apologised to customers for the disruptions experienced over the past two days, releasing a statment that services have been resuming in a phased method since last night, Monday, October 2.

A statement from the transport company read: “Bus Éireann welcomes the news that unofficial industrial action taken by a small number of employees at Limerick depot has now ended.

“We apologise to customers for the disruption experienced over the past two days and any inconvenience this has caused.

Bus workers on strike. Image from RTÉ.ie

“We are pleased to announce that services will see a phased resumption this evening, 2 October 2023. We expect full services will resume from tomorrow morning, 3 October 2023 delivering services to the over 20,000 people who use our services everyday in Limerick.”

Services are said to have resumed completely, but customers have been asked to monitor the ‘Service Update’ section of the Bus Eireann website for updates.

Thousands of Limerick commuters were affected across the country and further, after a small number of bus drivers held an unexpected strike.

This wildcat strike began on Sunday and was believed to caused by the news spare driver working arrangements implemented across the country. However, Limerick is the only area where this unofficial industrial action took place.

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