Children across Ireland have been left without seats on school buses.
The Transport Minister is to look at using Local Link vehicles to fill the gaps in school bus services.
During a meeting with Fine Gael TDs and Senators yesterday, Eamon Ryan said he'll work with Education Minister Norma Foley on the matter.
Children around the country, including seven in Emo and The Rock, are without a place on the bus for this school term as a result of driver shortages.
Longford Westmeath Fine Gael TD Peter Burke was among those at the meeting - he says the School Transport Scheme needs to looked at: