Irish Election Literature

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“NBRU News- More Bus Strikes/All Ireland Final Replay?” September 22, 2016

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A Leaflet from the NBRU explaining why they are striking that was left on buses on the 21st of September in advance of the next strike days.



A 2004 ‘CIE, Aer Rianta: for a co-ordinated campaign of strike action’ Socialist Party Leaflet July 14, 2013

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From February 2004 a leaflet against privatisation of transport services from the Socialist Party.


A historic moment in Dublin Transport history ..the last scheduled run in Dublin of an open backed bus April 8, 2012

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Something very different from what I usually post…. A historic moment in Dublin Transport history took place on Saturday the 27th of March 1982. It was the last scheduled run in Dublin of an open backed bus (RA 138 model). The run took place on the 23 route to Drimnagh.
My Father, who had heard that the final run was happening, brought me along. A crowd assembled at the Conyngham Road Bus Garage and had their picture taken with 5 different types of bus with the old one (an R 1 ?) coming up from the Transport Museum for the day. The other 4 would have been in service at the time.(I’m 4th from the left in the anorak)
Oddly enough I later worked in Dublin Bus, being one of the last Bus Conductors.
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Leaflet for “Save Our Buses” Protest 1pm Thursday 14th July at Dáil Éireann July 12, 2011

From the Enough campaign a Leaflet for the “Save Our Buses” Protest 1pm Thursday 14th July at Dáil Éireann. In Dublin bus routes have been cut with inadequate replacements put in. Looking at some of the new proposed routes you can take a good guess that its not bus users who thought them up. Dublin Bus are currently in consultation about other route changes.
School bus services are also being cut and new charges introduced.



‘Dublin North Transport Newsletter’ -Clare Daly -Socialist Party – 2007 General Election April 19, 2010

From the 2007 General Election Campaign a Dublin North Transport Newsletter produced by councillor Clare Daly the Socialist Party candidate. Despite getting a creditable 4,872 votes Calre Daly wasn’t elected.
Simple things such as increasing the size of trains and of platforms, school bus services, more bus services are amongst the items mentioned.  There is of course mention of the Gridlock and the poor planning that led to having such a vast commuter belt without proper public transport services.



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