Public Transport on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is the biggest party of the year, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to be on the streets to celebrate on Sunday 17th March. Many of you will be on the move around the country, so we’ve put together this guide to using public transport on the day. Below, you will… Continue reading Public Transport on St. Patrick’s Day

Public Transport & Dublin Bus Over Christmas 2018 & New Year

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,… Continue reading Public Transport & Dublin Bus Over Christmas 2018 & New Year

Dublin Bus Christmas Nitelink

Dublin Bus’s late-night Nitelink service is to be expanded over the Christmas and New Year period, with extra services starting from Thursday 6th December. Christmas party-goers will be able to get home from Dublin city centre between midnight on the following dates and 4am the next morning: Thursday 6th, Friday 7th, Saturday 8th Thursday 13th, Friday 14th, Saturday… Continue reading Dublin Bus Christmas Nitelink

BusConnects consultation open in Dublin

You can now have your say on four of the new bus corridors proposed in the BusConnects programme – the overhaul of Dublin’s bus network. The plan would see the city’s bus routes largely based around 16 dedicated Core Bus Corridors. These are key commuter routes where buses will have priority, with 230km of bus… Continue reading BusConnects consultation open in Dublin

Dublin Bus network review – what do I need to know?

Photo: Dublin Bus This is a time of great change for public transport in Dublin. With the new Luas extension to the northside – Luas Cross City – to begin passenger services on Saturday 9th December, work is also underway on a complete redesign of the Dublin Bus network. Dublin Bus is the most visible and… Continue reading Dublin Bus network review – what do I need to know?

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:… Continue reading Dublin Bus services to be re-routed from this weekend

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… Continue reading UK firm to take over Dublin Bus routes

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 1-28 July, child cardholders can… Continue reading Leap Card launches ‘kids go free’ scheme

Public transport in Ireland: June Bank Holiday 2018

Photo by Flickr user calflier001, used under CC-BY-SA-2.0 licence 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 bank holiday, services are expected to be… Continue reading Public transport in Ireland: June Bank Holiday 2018

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… Continue reading Commuter news round-up