Press Archive - 2010

24 December 2010

Most Bus Éireann services around the country are operating as per normal this morning with some delays and diversions in affected areas.

Friday, 24th December, 2010


Proposed services – Christmas Day 2010

Bus Éireann is to operate a limited inter-city service to and from Dublin Airport and Dublin (Busáras) on Christmas Day 2010 to main destinations around the island. More....

Thursday, 23rd December, 2010


Christmas & New Year Travel Arrangements 2010/2011

Bus Éireann services are operating with some delays to the Christmas timetable........

Sunday, 19th December, 2010


Bus Eireann Update

Due to weather conditions in parts of the country, some Bus Eireann services are experiencing delays and disruption.

Thursday, 2nd December, 2010


Bus Éireann Update 0810 November 28th 2010

Due to weather conditions in the east, some Bus Eireann services operating in that part of the country are experiencing delays and distribution.

Sunday, 28th November, 2010


School Transport Services During Bad Weather

Parents/guardians of children using school transport services are advised that due to bad weather conditions in some parts of the country there may be disruption to services over the next week.

Sunday, 28th November, 2010


Bus Éireann has introduced a revamped Limerick-Shannon Airport route

that will provide an increase in frequency of services at peak hours between Limerick, Shannon town, Shannon Industrial Estate and Shannon Airport.

Friday, 19th November, 2010


Travel Limerick-Galway in Just 80 Minutes with High Frequency X51 Express Service

Our high frequency X51 Express service between Limerick and Galway just got even quicker:

Wednesday, 17th November, 2010


Donate Your Toys For Christmas at Bus Éireann stations

Bus Éireann stations across the country are accepting donations of new toys for the Tubridy Show’s Toys for Tubs appeal.

Wednesday, 17th November, 2010


Special Promotion -

Bus Éireann in co-operation with Cork Opera House are offering Passengers a very special offer for their shows running on the 17th, 18th November 2010.

Tuesday, 16th November, 2010


Bus Éireann Increases Service Frequency on Route 111

Bus Éireann is to increase the frequency of services on its Route 111 Cavan-Granard-Athboy-Trim-Dublin.

Tuesday, 9th November, 2010


Commuters Can Cut Travel Costs by Hundreds of Euro with Bus Éireann Taxsaver Ticket

Commuters can save themselves up to 51 per cent on the cost of annual and monthly tickets.

Tuesday, 9th November, 2010


Delays to Bus Éireann services in Dublin from USI March

Delays to Bus Éireann services in Dublin from USI March Bus Éireann is advising customers to expect delays to services operating to and from Dublin tomorrow (November 3 2010) between 1300 and 1500 due to the USI march in Dublin city centre.

Tuesday, 2nd November, 2010


Bus Éireann and GCG Cinema Offer

Buy two cinema tickets for GCG Cinema, Sligo and get third ticket free with Bus Éireann.

Friday, 29th October, 2010


Special service from Sligo for FAI Cup Final

Bus Éireann is to run a special return service for Sligo Rovers fans to the FAI Cup Final on Sunday, 14 November

Friday, 29th October, 2010


Special 10 Journey Student Weekly Ticket Promotion

Bus Éireann wishes to advise students of a special 10 Journey Student Weekly Ticket Promotion

Friday, 29th October, 2010


Special service from Sligo for FAI Cup Final

Bus Éireann is to run a special return service for Sligo Rovers fans to the FAI Cup Final on Sunday November 14th. The direct coach service will depart Sligo Bus Station at 10am and travel to the Aviva Stadium and return to Sligo straight after the final whistle.

Friday, 29th October, 2010


October Bank Holiday Travel Arrangements.

Bus Éireann wishes to advise customers of alterations to services over the October Bank Holiday Weekend.

Friday, 22nd October, 2010


October Jazz Weekend Special Promotion

Bus Éireann in co-operation with Cork Opera House are offering Passengers a very special offer this Jazz weekend.

Thursday, 21st October, 2010


Bus Éireann Has the X-Factor – New X20 is Fastest Coach Service from Galway to Dublin Airport, Trave

- X20 service enables customers to travel in comfort from Galway to Dublin Airport in just 2hrs 40 mins

Monday, 18th October, 2010


Bus Éireann to Provide Late Night Services for Cork Jazz Festival

Bus Éireann is to provide late night services during the Cork Jazz Festival from the city centre to Carrigaline, Ballincollig and Midleton.

Monday, 18th October, 2010


Races October 2010

Special bus services for the upcoming races will operate from Busarás as follows.....

Friday, 8th October, 2010


Cork Special Fares on Saturdays

Bus Éireann Offers Special Fares to Cork City from County Destinations on Saturdays

Thursday, 7th October, 2010


Visit Newgrange and Glendalough with Great Value Day Tours

Visiting some of Ireland’s best known historical sites has never been easier with great value Day Tours.

Wednesday, 6th October, 2010


Bus Éireann Introduces Additional Services from Newmarket and Kanturk

Bus Éireann is to introduce additional new services linking Newmarket and Kanturk to Cork.

Tuesday, 28th September, 2010


Bus Éireann Introduces Additional Services from Newmarket and Kanturk

Bus Éireann is to introduce additional new services linking Newmarket and Kanturk to Cork from Monday, October 4th 2010.

Tuesday, 28th September, 2010


Cork Students Shuttle Service

Shuttle services from UCC & CIT to Cork bus station

Tuesday, 28th September, 2010


Homecoming Cork Football Team (All Ireland Champions)

Road Closures – Monday, 20th September 2010

Monday, 20th September, 2010


Revised New Ross Service

Bus Éireann Revises One Day a Week Services from New Ross

Friday, 17th September, 2010


Culture Night in Cork on Friday 24th September 2010.

See details of Bus Eireann services to the Cork Culture Night on Friday 24th Sept 2010.

Thursday, 16th September, 2010


Roadworks on the N24

Roadworks are taking place on the N24 between Tipperary Town and Cahir over the next month. Eurolines passengers are advised to take earlier services to make connections.

Wednesday, 15th September, 2010


The National Ploughing Championships 2010

The National Championships will take place from Tuesday 21st – Thursday 23rd ......

Monday, 13th September, 2010


Bus Éireann to Expand Network of Services in Wexford and Waterford

Bus Éireann will significantly enhance its current route 370 which will see a much increased frequency of services from rural locations...

Friday, 10th September, 2010


Cork Students Shuttle Service

Shuttle services from UCC & CIT to Cork bus station

Wednesday, 8th September, 2010


Travel to Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2010 with Bus Éireann

The Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2010 Festival is being held in Cavan Town starting Monday 16th to 22nd August. The main routes serving Cavan are 109 Dublin/Cavan and Route 30 Service Dublin /Dublin Airport/Cavan/Donegal and reverse to Cavan. For further details see: www.busireann.ie www.fleadh2010.ie

Thursday, 19th August, 2010


ReachOut.com - Support Service for Young People

ReachOut.com is a mental health support service for young people who are going through a tough time......

Wednesday, 18th August, 2010


Travel Limerick-Galway in Just 90 minutes with New High Frequency X51 Service from Bus Éireann

Bus Éireann has launched a new high frequency Express service between Limerick and Galway with a journey time of just 90 minutes.

Friday, 13th August, 2010


Bus Éireann Introduces Fastest Coach Service from Galway to Dublin Airport

- X20 services enables customers to travel in comfort from Galway to Dublin Airport in just 2hrs 40 mins

Tuesday, 10th August, 2010


Manchester United and Liverpool Service to Home Games

Manchester United and Liverpool Fans Can Beat the Recession with Bus Éireann Service to Home Games for €79 return

Tuesday, 3rd August, 2010


Races August 2010

Special bus services for the upcoming races will operate from Busarás as follows.....

Friday, 30th July, 2010


AUGUST PUBLIC HOLIDAY 2010

NORMAL SUNDAY SERVICES WILL OPERATE WITH THE FOLLOWING ALTERATIONS:

Thursday, 29th July, 2010


2010 IRISH OPEN GOLF – Killarney –29 July to 1 August

In the lead up to and during the 3 Irish Open, Killarney will host its annual festival - “SummerFest”

Wednesday, 28th July, 2010


Limerick vs Cork, Gaelic Ground – Limerick, Saturday 24th July

Why not avoid the hassle of driving and travel with Bus Eireann?

Friday, 23rd July, 2010


Bus Éireann to Operate Special Services to Galway Races

Bus Éireann is to once again operate its special services from Galway city to the Galway Races from Monday 26th July 2010 to Sunday, 1st August 2010.

Tuesday, 20th July, 2010


Avoid Travel Tax and Baggage Charges with New Eurolines Service from Dublin to London

Due to customer demand that has seen a significant increase in passengers using Eurolines services to the UK and the continent.....

Thursday, 15th July, 2010


Save on Summer Days Out with Bus Éireann’s Passport to Summer

Bus Éireann customers can enjoy major savings on exciting family activities this summer like visiting the Zoo, sky climbing, mixing with Viking and Victorians, holidaying in Clifden and enjoying the sights of one of the top ten cities in the world.

Thursday, 1st July, 2010


Special Coach Service from Galway to Leinster Final

Bus Eireann are operating a Special Coach Service to the Leinster Final in Croke Park on Sunday next July 4th

Tuesday, 29th June, 2010


Bus Éireann to Run Great Value Day Trips to Trim Swift Festival

Bus Éireann is to run great value trips from Dublin and Drogheda to Trim for the Trim Swift Festival, which runs from 1 July to 4 July 2010.

Friday, 25th June, 2010


Bus Éireann Takes the Hassle Out of Getting to the Big Gigs This Summer

Bus Éireann is to take the hassle of getting to and from the biggest music concerts this summer with regular services from Dublin city centre to Oxegen, Electric Picnic, Leonard Cohen, Westlife, and Bundoran Sea Sessions. Services will also operate from Cork to Oxegen,

Monday, 21st June, 2010


Bus Eireann Staff at Top of Their Game for Special Olympics

Bus Eireann staff in Limerick were at the top of their game this past week as they successfully transported more than 12,500 people to and from the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games.

Tuesday, 15th June, 2010


Bus Éireann Introduces Additional Early Morning Eurolines Service to UK

Due to customer demand that has seen an increase in passengers using Eurolines services to the UK and the continent, Bus Eireann, in conjunction with Irish Ferries and National Express, has introduced an early morning service from Dublin to London via Birmingham.

Tuesday, 8th June, 2010


€5.00 Special Day Return to Galway for Powerboat

Travel to Salthill for €5 (Special Day Return) during the POWERBOAT RACING EVENT IN SALTHILL

Thursday, 3rd June, 2010


Bus Éireann Reduces Waterford Commuter Prices & Introduces Waterford City Day Saver

Bus Éireann has reduced its fares on commuter routes into Waterford by around 10 per cent and introduced a great value city day saver fare to make getting the bus even more attractive.

Thursday, 3rd June, 2010


Bus Éireann Reduces Waterford Commuter Prices & Introduces Waterford City Day Saver

Bus Éireann has reduced its fares on commuter routes into Waterford by around 10 per cent and introduced a great value city day saver fare to make getting the bus even more attractive.

Thursday, 27th May, 2010


Bus Éireann & SelfCatering.ie Offer

Bus Éireann and SelfCatering.ie are delighted to offer a 10 per cent discount on accommodation costs when you book any of the following properties in Ireland

Tuesday, 25th May, 2010


Timetable 222/223

Bus Éireann wishes to inform customers that from Monday 24/05/2010 timetables for routes 222 and 223 will be revised, details as follows:

Wednesday, 19th May, 2010


Bus Éireann/Daily Mail Special Offer

Bus Éireann and the Irish Mail on Sunday have teamed-up to bring you a great value deal on coach travel across the country.

Tuesday, 11th May, 2010


Special Day Return Fares to/from Cork

Bus Éireann wishes to advise passengers of special Day Return Fares to/from Cork.

Thursday, 6th May, 2010


Additional Eurolines Services to the U.K.

In response to the Ash crisis Bus Éireann has increased the number of coaches ex-Dublin today and tomorrow. Bus Éireann has added additional Euroline services to the U.K. ex-Dublin today and tomorrow. Passengers are advised to pre-book their journey at www.buseireann.ie or Visit http://bit.ly/EurolineServices

Wednesday, 5th May, 2010


Students - go green and mean.

Check out our Eurolines coach and ferry service to Britain - London from €50 return.

Tuesday, 4th May, 2010


Bus Éireann/Eurolines eTicketing

Bus Éireann wishes to advise customers of eTicketing on Eurolines services.

Wednesday, 28th April, 2010


Temporary Interruptions to Bus Éireann Website

Bus Éireann would like to advise its customers that they may experience some temporary website interruptions today between 10am - 2pm due to important service updates to the system. We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Tuesday, 27th April, 2010


Bus Éireann Operating 600 Daily Services to and from Irish Airports

Following the return of travel through Irish airports, Bus Éireann would like to make intending air passengers aware that it operates over 600 daily services to and from Irish airports from destinations across the country. The following services are available to and from Irish airports:

Wednesday, 21st April, 2010


New Daytime Dublin-London service

Bus Eireann has a new daytime service from Dublin (Busáras) to Birmingham/London starting from tomorrow morning (April 20th 2010) at 7.15am. Seats are available to buy now at www.buseireann.ie. The service to Dublin will leave London at 6am on Wednesday, April 21st 2010.

Monday, 19th April, 2010


Additional Euroline Services

Additional Eurolines Service to UK this Week Bus Eireann, in conjunction with Stena Line and Irish Ferries, has put in place additional coaches for the following services to the UK today (April 19th 2010) and for the rest of the week while disruption to air traffic remains:

Monday, 19th April, 2010


Additional Eurolines services to London this weekend

Bus Eireann has put in place additional coaches for its 7.30pm Eurolines Dublin (Busáras) – London (city centre) service on Saturday (April 17 2010) and Sunday (April 18 2010) and also its Dublin-Liverpool-Manchester-Leeds services.

Saturday, 17th April, 2010


Additional Euroline Services to the U.K.

Eurolines have added extra coaches to the U.K. on their Euroline Services for anyone wishing to travel to the U.K. Limited availability so Pre-booking is essential as there are no standby seats. For more information visit our EurolineServices at www.buseireann.ie

Thursday, 15th April, 2010


Travel to Anfield with Bus Éireann

Travel to Anfield to see Liverpool V Chelsea, 1 May 2010.

Monday, 12th April, 2010


Travel to Anfield with Bus Éireann

Travel to Anfield to see Liverpool V West Ham, 17 April 2010.

Monday, 12th April, 2010


Bus Éireann Customers Can Now Get Up-To-The-Second Arrival and Departure Times

Bus Éireann has launched a new website – www.whensmybus.ie – to promote its real-time information system, which enables customers to know exactly when buses will arrive and depart at stops across the country via the Web or text.

Monday, 12th April, 2010


SCHOOL TRANSPORT SERVICES

Applications are invited from owners of buses and taxis who may be interested in undertaking, on a contractual basis, the operation of a Transport Service to School Centres throughout Ireland.

Thursday, 1st April, 2010


Cork/Macroom - Table 233

Bus Éireann wishes to advise customers of alterations to Table 233

Wednesday, 31st March, 2010


Easter Travel Arrangements

Bus Éireann wishes to advise customers of alterations to services over the Easter Period.

Wednesday, 31st March, 2010


Clock change , Saturday 27th March 2010

Service Schedule due to Clock change , Saturday 27th March 2010

Friday, 26th March, 2010


Bus Éireann Services Alteration

The following service changes to come into effect from 28th March 2010:.........

Wednesday, 24th March, 2010


Meath County Council – Road Closure

Service Notice for Route 103

Monday, 22nd March, 2010


St Patrick's Day Travel Arrangements

Bus Éireann wishes to advise passengers of alterations to services on St. Patrick's Day.

Friday, 12th March, 2010


Statement from Bus Éireann

Bus Éireann has today said that the implementation of the next stage of the first phase of changes....

Wednesday, 10th March, 2010


Giant €8 On-line Seat Sale

€8 On-line Ticket Sale: Single Journey valid between designated points on Selected Departures.

Monday, 8th March, 2010


Eurolines e-tickets Now Available

Please note that as and from Monday 8th March 2010, Customers will be now be able to print e-tickets for travel on Eurolines services from Ireland to Great Britain

Tuesday, 2nd March, 2010


Statement from Bus Éireann on Service Changes

Bus Éireann has today (January 29th 2010) said that the implementation of changes to services

Friday, 29th January, 2010


Statement from Bus Éireann on Service Changes

Bus Éireann has today (29 January 2010) said that the implementation of changes to services....

Friday, 29th January, 2010


New Services to Ireland West Airport Knock

Bus Éireann is to introduce seven direct coach services a day to Ireland West Airport Knock from Sligo and Galway from 31st January 2010

Friday, 22nd January, 2010


Travel on Inter-City Bus Services for Just €2 with Latest Bus Éireann Twitter Offers

Due to popular demand, Bus Éireann’s €2 Twitter offers have returned

Tuesday, 19th January, 2010


Bus Eireann Service Update Jan 17th 2010

The Bridge in Arklow has reopened and normal services have resumed. In Co. Cork Yesterdays flooding on the Park Rd. in Mallow, has now receded.

Sunday, 17th January, 2010


Bus Eireann Service Update 16th Jan

Mallow Town Park bus stop in Co. Cork is flooded, for boarding details please see details here.

Saturday, 16th January, 2010


Service Update 15th Jan 2010

Services operating as normal around the country with some delays.

Friday, 15th January, 2010


Service Update 14th Jan

The vast majority of services around the country are operating as normal with some delays. There is some disruption and delays to services in Cork and Galway due to black ice.

Thursday, 14th January, 2010


Service Update 13th Jan 2010

Vast majority of services around the country operating as normal with some delays. Most services in Cork are operating normally with some delays.

Wednesday, 13th January, 2010


Service Update 12th Jan 2010

Subject to road and weather conditions, the vast majority of services around the country including Cork, Limerick and Kerry are currently operating to schedule.

Tuesday, 12th January, 2010


Service Update 11th Jan

Subject to road and weather conditions, most services are currently operating with some delays. Some services in Cork and Kerry are disrupted.

Monday, 11th January, 2010


Service Update 10th Jan

The majority of services in the rest of the country are operating with some delays.

Sunday, 10th January, 2010


Service Update 9th Jan

Subject to road and weather conditions, the vast majority of services in the east of the country are currently operating with some delays. Some local services operating on secondary roads are disrupted.

Saturday, 9th January, 2010


Bus Eireann Service Updates 8th Jan 2010

Road conditions in the east of the country continue to be very icy which may cause disruption to services.

Friday, 8th January, 2010


Bus Eireann School Bus Services Update 7th Jan 2010

The majority of schools served by Bus Eireann School Bus Services have decided to close for today and tomorrow

Thursday, 7th January, 2010


Service Update 7th Jan

Due to continuing adverse weather and road conditions, the following services are affected in the east: Service updates also available at: www.facebook.com/buseireann www.twitter.com/buseireanndeals

Wednesday, 6th January, 2010


Bus Eireann Service Update 5th January 2010 1300hrs

Due to continuing adverse weather and road conditions, some services are disrupted in Cork, the south west, north Leinster, and the north west.

Tuesday, 5th January, 2010


Notice: Euroline Service Cancellation 5th Jan 2010

Please note all Eurolines services are cancelled this evening from Dublin 871, Cork/Waterford 890, Leeds 880 and London 871 and 890 in both directions due to severe weather in Wales and north of England.

Tuesday, 5th January, 2010


Bus Eireann Service Updates - Sat 2nd Jan

Due to bad road conditions, particularly in Leinster, a number of Bus Eireann services are cancelled, delayed or disrupted today (January 2, 2010).

Saturday, 2nd January, 2010


Cork Service update - 2nd Jan

Please see the following Service notice for the Cork region:

Saturday, 2nd January, 2010


Bus Eireann service update 1 January 2010

Due to bad road conditions, particularly in Leinster, a number of Bus Eireann services are cancelled, delayed or disrupted today (January 1 2010).

Friday, 1st January, 2010