I read with a bit of shock the other day in the Sunday Independent an article about J.J Kavanagh coaches. For those of you that don’t know them, Kavanaghs are the largest private bus company in the state and run buses from
The only thing I can think of is that there is an attempt to keep Bus Eireann in its monopoly position or certainly to protect it from major competition forcing down prices. In the days when we are trying to cut emissions and get better public transport etc the fact that a good private operator can not start a route it believes the market suggests people want. Is just crazy.