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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Public transport in Ireland: August Bank Holiday 2017

Main image by Flickr user calflier001, used under CC-BY-SA-2.0 licence There will be a number of changes to public transport schedules over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Most significantly, the South Quays in Dublin will be closed from 8pm on Friday until 6am on Saturday 12th August to facilitate Luas Cross City works. Extensive diversions will be […]

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Bray Air Display: how to get there

AA Roadwatch’s Adrian Harmon on the best ways to get to this year’s Bray Air Display – always a spectacular highlight of the Irish summer.
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City Council say College Green plans are “no cause for concern”

Images: DCC In May this year, plans were revealed for a complete revamp of College Green in Dublin city centre, to turn it from the busy thoroughfare that it is today into a pedestrianised, tree-lined ‘plaza’. The AA has given the plans a cautious welcome; recognising the benefits that it would bring to the city […]

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Dublin Pride 2017: the AA Roadwatch guide

This year’s Dublin Pride Parade takes place this Saturday 24th June. Whether you’re joining in the festivities or wondering how to make your way through the city centre on the day, here’s all you need to know.

College Green plaza – Nice for the city but don’t ignore displaced traffic

Artists impressions courtesy of Dublin City Council AA Ireland has cautiously welcomed plans submitted by Dublin City Council to convert College Green in Dublin into a car-free, pedestrianised plaza. If planning permission is granted, the project will see traffic funnelled away from the busy city centre thoroughfare in favour of a large, tree-lined and granite-paved space. Work […]

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How to get to Forbidden Fruit Festival: The AA Roadwatch Guide

AA Roadwatch’s Chris Jones previews Dublin’s Forbidden Fruit Festival – with info on the line-up, tickets and how to get there.
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Irish Heart New Stroke Manifesto Launch

Irish Heart launched a new Stroke Manifesto setting out a 12 point blueprint to eliminate preventable death and disability without increasing the overall cost of stroke to the State in Buswells Hotel, Dublin. Chris Macey, Head of Advocacy with Irish Heart, officially unveiled the Manifesto and the launch was addressed by National Stroke Programme lead […]

The Camogie Association Launches Hurl With Me programme 2017

The Camogie Association, in conjunction with The National Dairy Council, are pleased to announce that registration for the Hurl with Me programme is now open. This programme is aimed at 7-10 year olds and their parents/guardians in camogie clubs across the country. To register go to www.camogie.ie or our social media platforms and follow the […]

Discover Energy Saving Solutions At SEAI’s Energy Show

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is inviting businesses to come to the Energy Show 2017, the premier business energy event taking place at the RDS, Dublin in three weeks time on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th of April.   The annual two-day free event brings together 160 exhibitors of sustainable energy technologies and […]

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