Bus Éireann News

Achill Island – Westport Service Improvements

Bus Éireann in conjunction with the National Transport Authority are pleased to announce the introduction of an improved bus service on Route 440 for our customers between Achill Island – Achill Sound - Westport.

Friday, 22nd June, 2018


Take Bus Éireanns Expressway Route 30/X30 to the Sea Sessions Surf Music Festival

Sea Sessions 2018 - Ireland’s largest beach party, surf and music festival – kicks off on Friday, 22 June and whether you are glamping or camping, get there with Bus Éireann!

Monday, 18th June, 2018


New express service between Newry and Dublin Airport/Dublin City

Bus Éireann, in conjunction with Translink, is introducing a new express route between Newry, Dublin Airport and Dublin City. Expressway route X5 will have 12 return services a day between Newry and Dublin, and starts operating this Sunday, June 10th.

Wednesday, 6th June, 2018


Closure of N23 Castleisland/Farranfore to impact some Bus Éireann services in Kerry

The closure of the N23 by Kerry County Council for a three month period to demolish and replace Dysert Bridge will affect four Bus Éireann services that travel on this route. Customers should be aware that certain journeys will take longer because of diversions, and that there may be some delays and timetable alterations to the services affected.

Wednesday, 23rd May, 2018


Bus Éireann announce almost 200 new jobs

Bus Éireann have today announced a campaign to recruit almost 200 new staff for roles across the country. This includes 190 new driver positions and additional mechanic jobs, to service the ongoing expansion of the national network.

Thursday, 10th May, 2018


Galway City Route 401 will carry concert go-ers to Ed Sheeran Concerts in Pearse Stadium

Bus Éireann are pleased to advise Ed Sheeran fans that our Galway City Route 401 from Eyre Square South (Stop No 9 - in front of the AIB Bank) will operate to a temporary terminus at Galway Atlantaquaria in Salthill on Saturday, May 12th & Sunday, May 13th, 2018 every 20 minutes.

Monday, 7th May, 2018


Cork TY student announced as regional winner of Bus Éireann’s ‘Go Places’ competition

The winner of the Bus Éireann ‘Go Places’ competition for the South region has been announced. Jane Tiernan from Christ King Secondary School in Douglas, Co. Cork won the regional prize for the Bus Éireann competition which invited Transition Year students from all over the country to submit projects – in words, photographs, or videos – about their journey to school.

Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018


Meath TY student announced as regional winner of Bus Éireann’s ‘Go Places’ competition

The winner of the Bus Éireann ‘Go Places’ competition from the East has been announced. Ruairí Meehan from Dunshaughlin Community School Co. Meath won the regional prize for the Bus Éireann competition which invited Transition Year students from all over the country to submit projects – in words, photographs, or videos – about their journey to school.

Tuesday, 1st May, 2018


TY student from Blacklion, Co Cavan announced as both West region and overall National winner of Bus

The West of Ireland’s regional winner of the Bus Éireann ‘Go Places’ competition has been announced. Alannah Doherty, a Transition Year student who attends St. Clare Comprehensive school Manorhamilton, won the hearts and minds of the judges with her creative photo diary.

Tuesday, 1st May, 2018


Bus Éireann Statement on Route 52

Bus Éireann has never stated any intention to ‘axe’ Expressway’s Route 52. Current speculation and statements about the route – or transport links being cut – is both speculative and incorrect.

Wednesday, 25th April, 2018


Bus Éireann Statement on new Patrick's St Public transport measures

Bus Éireann welcomes the initiative to alleviate congestion on routes serving Cork city centre with time-regulated bus lanes on St Patrick’s Street.

Friday, 13th April, 2018


Bus Éireann announce Easter service schedule

Bus Éireann has announced its Easter timetable, with a full schedule of services to operate throughout the entire weekend.

Thursday, 29th March, 2018


Bus Éireann bid for tendered routes unsuccessful but focus remains on growth for the future

Bus Éireann chief executive Ray Hernan today expressed his disappointment at the news that the company was unsuccessful in tendering for several routes on the Kildare-Dublin corridor as the incumbent service provider.

Friday, 16th March, 2018


Sport Stars across Ireland team up with TY students to promote Bus Éireann’s Go Places competition

Sport stars nationwide have teamed up with Transition Year students to promote the Bus Éireann ‘Go Places’ competition.

Friday, 9th March, 2018


Bus Éireann Services Update, Sunday March 4, 9.30am

Services on the GDA corridor starting to resume this morning

Sunday, 4th March, 2018