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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What do I need to know about the Bus Éireann strike?

Many thousands of commuters face ongoing disruption due to an all-out strike called by Bus Éireann unions. HOW LONG WILL THE STRIKE LAST? We don’t know. The unions have said that the strike, which commenced on Friday 23rd March, will continue indefinitely. ARE ALL SERVICES AFFECTED? A spokesman for the unions says that the strike affects all services except for […]

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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?

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 long delays and busy car parks, or to get home late after your Christmas parties, then read on for details of extra services and schedule changes for Dublin Bus, […]

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Laois Tourism: The Rock of Dunamase

The Rock of Dunamase, or Dún Masc in Irish meaning ‘the fort of the Masc’, in Co. Laois, is one of the most historic sites in Ireland.  Its ruins date back many hundreds of years.  The Rock rises 150 feet off the ground in the middle of what is otherwise a flat plain.  The Rock […]