Ahhh so you want one global defined toolbar at the bottom… 'Just like putting it in the index.html in Ionic 1, a global footer. I guess that isn’t working (for now). Most logical place would be in app.html, but then (as you experienced) it won’t obey the position=“bottom”. I don’t know if it’s by design or just a bug or feature not yet implemented, but you’re absolutely right.
I suggest you make 1 footer component and add all the html you need for the footer in that template. Inject the small piece of directive html into every template where you need your footer… I know it isn’t exactly the DRY solution you’re looking for, but at least it solves your problem and keeps the code you need to change if you wan’t to change your footer to a minimum.