Education Minister Urged To Complete Review Into School Bus Services

Hundreds of students are without a seat on the bus this term.

The Minister for Education is being called on to complete a long overdue review into school bus services around the country.

Hundreds of children are without a school bus place this term, after Bus Éireann said ‘difficulties had arisen’ with some routes.

The operator says it's suffering from a driver shortage which is leading to headaches for parents.

There are seven post-primary students without a seat on the bus from Emo and The Rock to Mountmellick Community School.

Independent TD Sean Canney says the current system is archaic and needs to be changed.

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