Bus Éireann announces renewed Sponsorship with Cairn Community Games

Allen Parker, Chief Customer Officer along with four community games children, and Gerry McGuinness President of Cairn Community Games and a bus Éireann Driver stand in front of a Green and Yellow bus


  • Bus Éireann and Transport for Ireland proud to be official travel partners of Cairn Community Games
  • Cairn Community Games is a voluntary organisation which provides up to 160,000 young people, aged between 6 and 16 years, with the opportunity to develop active and healthy lives in a safe environment through sporting and cultural activities.

Bus Éireann is delighted to announce their renewed sponsorship with Cairn Community Games, the voluntary organisation, which operates throughout communities in Ireland with providing opportunities for children and young people aged 6 to 16 to develop active, healthy lives.

Cairn Community Games has a history of connecting communities through a large programme of arts and sporting events  for children. Community is very important to Bus Éireann providing connectivity across the island of Ireland, providing bus services to over 90 million passengers in 2023.

In renewing our sponsorship of the Games, Bus Éireann is also particularly proud to partner with Cairn, who share the same ambition of increasing participation as well as enhancing diversity and inclusion through the medium of sport and arts and cultural activities. At Cairn Community Games, there is something for everyone – no matter the interest, ability, or talent.

Bus Éireann’s significant support of Cairn Community Games is a perfect fit given the company’s strong commitment to sustainability in communities across Ireland. The company is pleased to be involved in the efforts to make this year’s events some of the best so far – highlighting our shared goal of developing healthy lifestyles in a safe and fun environment.

Gerry McGuinness President of Cairn Community Games said: “We are delighted to see TFI and Bus Éireann return as official Travel Partner to Cairn Community Games this year. Their commitment to communities all over Ireland sits very well with our own values.  Their belief and support in Cairn Community Games is a testament to the wonderful work carried out by our Area’s and volunteers at grass roots level.’’ 

David Hoysted CEO of Cairn Community Games said: Communities are at the core of what we deliver so having TFI and Bus Éireann as key partners is very significantWe look forward to working on many key campaigns together enhancing our offering to communities and volunteers throughout the year’’

Allen Parker, Chief Customer Officer, Bus Éireann said: “Bus Éireann is at the heart of communities across the island of Ireland. We are immensely proud to be renewing our sponsorship with Cairn Community Games as official travel partners for the fifth consecutive year. Last year, we transported over 99 million passengers and operated more than 225 million kilometres representing the largest public transport network in the country.

We are delighted to renew our partnership with Cairn Community Games and to provide and encourage the use of public transport to the thousands of children and volunteers who participate in the games nationwide.”

Tuesday, 5th March, 2024