AA Ireland supports new measures that encourage public transport use

In an effort to encourage more people to use public transport, the National Transport Authority (NTA) has announced the introduction of a 90-minute fare across services in Dublin, which will come into effect on Sunday, November 28th. The second phase of the BusConnects programme will also come into effect in Dublin from this date. This… Continue reading AA Ireland supports new measures that encourage public transport use

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

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

October Bank Holiday Transport Changes

If you’re planning to be out and about over the Halloween Bank Holiday weekend, you can expect changes to public transport schedules. Irish Rail (including DART) users will be most affected due to engineering works on some lines. We’ve also compiled the major alterations for Dublin Bus, Luas and Bus Éireann. As always on a bank holiday, services are expected to be… Continue reading October Bank Holiday Transport Changes

Public transport in Ireland: August Bank Holiday 2018

Main image by Flickr user calflier001, used under CC-BY-SA-2.0 licence There will be disruption to some public transport services over the August bank holiday weekend, particularly affecting Luas passengers. Here’s all the latest information for Luas, Bus Éireann, Irish Rail and Dublin Bus: LUAS Red Line stops between Blackhorse and Connolly/The Point will be closed… Continue reading Public transport in Ireland: August Bank Holiday 2018

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?