NBRU says there is no chance of calling off Sunday’s rail strike

The National Bus and Rail Union says there is no chance of calling off Sunday’s rail strike which will inconvenience thousands of GAA fans travelling to Croke Park A 48-hour work stoppage begins on Sunday, prompted by a row between management and unions over Labour Court-backed pay cuts. NBRU Kerry fans travelling to the All Ireland Senior and Minor Football semi-finals have been forced to find alternative forms of transport. The senior and minor footballers who usually travel by rail, have also had to make alternative plans. In all, five days of strikes will take place in coming weeks. Irish Rail says it won’t close the door on talks with unions. But General Secretary of the NBRU Dermot O’Leary says the company hasn’t been available for talks:

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