41% of people less likely to use public transport now – AA Ireland

Around 2 in 5 people (41%) say they’re less likely to use public transport now compared to before the pandemic, while 4% say they are more likely to use it now. Those are the findings of a recent poll of 8,241 people (AA Customers) by AA Ireland.  It comes as data from the Central Statistics Office… Continue reading 41% of people less likely to use public transport now – AA Ireland

Budget 2022 hits lowest earning motorists hardest – AA Ireland

Budget 2022. AA Ireland.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath delivered Budget 2022 on Tuesday 12th October, which is a package that sees the Government attempt to tackle the rising cost of living. The total budget package is €4.7 billion. So what does Budget 2022 mean in terms of public transport,… Continue reading Budget 2022 hits lowest earning motorists hardest – AA Ireland

August Bank Holiday Public Transport Arrangements 2020

The bank holiday weekend is finally upon us, and who knows what the weather has in store! What we do know though, is that schedules for Irish Rail, Luas, Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus and Go Ahead are all slightly different this weekend. Whether you need to grab your floppy sun hat or your umbrella as you head out the door,… Continue reading August Bank Holiday Public Transport Arrangements 2020

Public transport in a pandemic – keeping payments contactless

Updated October 2021 Public transport has faced 18 months of restrictions, but now the buses, trams and trains can use 100% of their capacity again. You are still required to wear a face covering (see details here), and it’s still a good idea to use contactless payment methods. This minimises interactions and handling coins, but,… Continue reading Public transport in a pandemic – keeping payments contactless

Public Transport Changes for the June Bank Holiday 2020

This Bank Holiday weekend, continue to follow the government’s travel restrictions – staying within 5km of your home, unless for essential journeys. If you need to take public transport this weekend, remember that it’s running with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Schedules for Irish Rail, Luas, Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus and Go Ahead… Continue reading Public Transport Changes for the June Bank Holiday 2020

May 2020 Bank Holiday Timetable Changes

Written by Anna Cullen With government restrictions relating to Covid-19 still in place, only essential journeys should be made at this time: those involving essential work, medical appointments, providing vital care and shopping for necessities. Public transport is running to cater for such journeys, but with a reduced capacity to allow for social distancing in… Continue reading May 2020 Bank Holiday Timetable Changes