Bus Éireann News

Bus Éireann Statement on school bus accident in Limerick

At approximately 8.50am this morning, there was an accident involving a sub-contracted vehicle on one of the company’s school transport services.

Wednesday, 7th February, 2018


New timetable for Expressway Route 30/X30

Bus Éireann will introduce a new route 30 / X30 timetable from this Sunday, 11 February. The enhanced timetable will offer additional services between Donegal – Ballyshannon – Enniskillen – Cavan – Virginia – Dublin Airport – Dublin City and provide a service every 90 minutes in each direction throughout the day.

Monday, 5th February, 2018


Chairman announces Senior Appointments at Bus Éireann

Today, Bus Éireann are pleased to announce a number of senior management positions led by the formal appointment of Mr Ray Hernan as Chief Executive Officer of Bus Éireann. Mr Hernan has held this position in an acting capacity for the last year, leading a significant change programme for the company, to restore the finances of the business and strengthen its competitive position in the market.

Thursday, 1st February, 2018


Limerick hurling star visits Hospital school to promote Bus Éireann’s Go Places competition

Limerick hurling star Tom Morrissey and Limerick’s under 21’s Hurling Manager, Pat Donnelly visited St John the Baptist Community School in Hospital, Co Limerick to promote the Bus Éireann competition for transition year students – ‘Go Places’.

Wednesday, 31st January, 2018


Bus Éireann announce Christmas service schedule

Bus Éireann today announced its timetables for the Christmas and New Year period, with some extra services over the festive season.

Wednesday, 13th December, 2017


Bus Éireann to provide Park & Ride services and €10 Special Christmas Fares for Galway customers

Enjoy the festivities in Galway City this Christmas with Bus Éireann with a park and ride service at Ballybrit Racecourse as well our special seasonal fares on scheduled services– only €10 day return on our Galway commuter services.

Tuesday, 5th December, 2017


Bus Éireann celebrates 30 years of Making Better Connections in Cork

Bus Éireann marked its 30th birthday in Cork today, December 1st as new reduced Leap Card fares launched across the city and suburbs.

Friday, 1st December, 2017


Fare reduction on three million Bus Éireann city journeys from today, December 1

Tens of thousands of Bus Éireann customers are set to benefit from lower fares today, with the National Transport Authority’s (NTA) expansion of fare zones in regional cities and other fare changes.

Friday, 1st December, 2017


2017 Fare Changes

We wish to notify customers of the following changes to our fares from 1 December 2017.

Wednesday, 29th November, 2017


Bus Éireann statement re WRC

Bus Éireann would like to thank the Workplace Relations Commission for facilitating discussions with Trade Unions.

Tuesday, 21st November, 2017


Bus Éireann welcome winning bid for Waterford City services contract

The decision of the National Transport Authority (NTA) to select Bus Éireann as the successful bidders for a new five year contract for the provision of public bus services for Waterford City is a very proud achievement for our staff and the company. These services were part of 10% of routes publicly tendered, and as the incumbent provider of existing services, we are delighted to have been granted preferred bidder status following a competitive process between five bidders, that included international companies.

Thursday, 16th November, 2017


Bus Éireann Statement on the Comptroller & Auditor General Report on School Transport Provision

Bus Éireann was made aware today of the publication of the Comptroller & Auditor General Report on School Transport, and has not yet received an official copy of this.

Wednesday, 25th October, 2017


Jump on board Bus Éireann Cork Jazz Festival late night buses

Late night bus services will operate from Cork city to suburbs on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, departing at 01.00, 02.00 and 03.00

Friday, 20th October, 2017


Bus Éireann suspend all services for the rest of day but will resume tomorrow (October 17) from 5am

Bus Éireann will continue suspension of all services for the remainder of the day (October 16th), in line with advice to the public not to travel.

Monday, 16th October, 2017


Updated Statement 18.00 hrs, Monday, October 16th

Bus Éireann plan to operate a full schedule of services tomorrow (October 17) from 0500 hours, with the exception of services provided under the School Transport Scheme. This is due to the decision of the Department of Education and Skills that all schools should remain closed tomorrow.

Monday, 16th October, 2017