IT Tralee SU President urges Transport Minister to intervene in bus dispute

The President of the Students’ Union at IT Tralee is urging the Transport Minister to intervene in the Bus Eireann dispute.

Unions have promised an all-out, indefinite strike from Monday as the company plans to implement pay cuts and avert insolvency.

The Transport Minister says it’s up to management and unions at Bus Eireann to resolve the crisis at the company.

President of IT Tralee Students’ Union Steve Clifford says students from all over the county and beyond use Bus Eireann services to bring them to college.

Mr Clifford says there are also concerns if the strike will affect Irish Rail services and added that something needs to be done quickly: