Update 8pm: Irish Rail management say they will not be affected by tomorrow's Bus Eireann strike.
Latest: Siptu representatives have criticised an attempt by the management of Bus Éireann to force through an inequitable wage cuts at the company which overwhelmingly focus on the earnings of bus drivers and other staff while ignoring senior management.
It looks like industrial action at Bus Éireann could be back on the cards, after talks between management and unions broke down.
Latest: SIPTU's Willie Noone says a lot of progress had been made and they are willing to continue the talks.
Both sides in the Bus Eireann dispute are back around the talks table at the WRC today.
Update - 5.35pm: The Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, has welcomed the latest move.
The Transport Minister Shane Ross has been dubbed 'the invisible man' in the Dáil.
A public meeting to discuss the closure of the Dublin-Clonmel bus route takes place this evening.
Transport Minister Shane Ross is set to face questions before an Oireachtas committee today over his handling of the Bus Éireann dispute.
Update 2.30pm: Siptu has condemned a plan released by the National Transport Authority (NTA) which the union says envisages the replacement of Bus Éireann services by private bus operators on vital routes across the country.
LATEST: Talks between unions and management to avoid strike action at Bus Éireann have adjourned for the day.
Talks aimed at averting next week's all-out strike at Bus Éireann take place today.
The National Bus & Rail Union (NBRU) has formally served notice of all-out strike action at Bus Éireann, beginning on February 20.
Update 6pm: Bus Éireann's Acting CEO Ray Hernan has said that the company is "more than willing to hear any alternative proposals they have for achieving savings of €30m" after unions announced plans for an all-out strike earlier today.
The Transport Minister Shane Ross is only concerned with issues affecting his own constituency, according to the National Bus and Rail Union.
The transport minister says he won't intervene in the Bus Éireann dispute, because it would undermine the legacy of Seán Lemass.
Unions at Bus Éireann will meet this week to discuss strike action at the company.
SIPTU says their members in Bus Éireann are ’prepared for war’, when it comes to planned pay cuts at the company.
Update 5.12pm: Unions say industrial action at Bus Éireann is now "an inevitability", after the company outlined a new series of cost-saving measures.