Dublin Bus services to be re-routed from this weekend

Dublin Bus have announced the re-routing of 24 different bus services as a result of road layout changes on Dawson St in the city centre. The new Luas Cross City line means that there is now no right turn from Dawson St onto Nassau St. Changes are listed below, all beginning on Sunday 1st October: […]

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UK firm to take over Dublin Bus routes

Photo: Dublin Bus A UK company has won the tender to take control two dozen routes on the Dublin Bus network. Go-Ahead, which currently operates 25% of London bus services, will take over 23 routes that serve suburban and outlying areas of Dublin, including the 17 from Rialto to Blackrock, the 33a from Swords to Balbriggan […]

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Leap Card launches ‘kids go free’ scheme

Summer is here, which means school holidays and endless opportunities for hopping onto a bus, tram or train and getting out and about. And if you or your kids are under 19 years old, there’s some very good news in the form of Leap Card’s Kids Go Free scheme. From today (3rd July) until Sunday […]

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Public transport in Ireland: June Bank Holiday 2017

Photo by Flickr user calflier001, used under CC-BY-SA-2.0 licence Compiled by Lauren Beehan and Chris Jones If you’re planning to be out and about over the June Bank Holiday weekend, you can expect changes to public transport schedules. We’ve compiled the major alterations for Dublin Bus, Luas, Irish Rail (including DART) and Bus Éireann. As always on a […]

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Commuter news round-up

Disruption to the Luas Red Line Luas Red Line passengers can expect disruption between 7am and 10am on Sunday 12th March as stops between Drimnagh and James’s will be closed for engineering works. A replacement bus service will serve stops from Blackhorse to Heuston instead. A valid Luas ticket is required to travel on this […]

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Bus Strike – Don’t Get Left Behind

Words Written By Esther O’Moore Donohoe, AA Roadwatch On Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd May, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann plan to take industrial action which will result in significant disruption for passengers. It is expected that more people will commute to work and school by car on these days which will mean increased volumes […]

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Public transport over Christmas: what do I need to know?

Compiled by Chris Jones Many of us will be relying on public transport to get out and about over the Christmas and New Year period. If you are hoping to avoid choked roads and jam-packed car parks, or to get home late after your Christmas parties, then read on for details of extra services and schedule […]

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