Bus Éireann News

Minister at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD, Bus Éireann driver Caroline Feeney

Galway West TD and Minister of State at the Department of Transport Hildegard Naughton today marked the first year since the introduction of hybrid double-deck buses to Bus Éireann’s Galway fleet. The new buses were purchased by the National Transport Authority and by this week will have delivered 200,000 kilometres of emission-free public transport in the city, saving almost 230 tonnes of carbon tailpipe emissions.

Monday, 16th May, 2022


Bus Éireann encouraging people in Mayo to travel to Climb with Charlie by bus

Bus Éireann is encouraging people in Mayo who travel to Climb with Charlie on Saturday, 2 April to leave their cars at home or at their accommodation if staying locally where possible, and take the bus to Croagh Patrick.

Wednesday, 30th March, 2022


150,000 emission-free kilometres on Bus Éireann network in 2021

New, more sustainable buses, procured through the NTA, allowed passengers to travel over 150,000 emission-free kilometres in 2021, according to Bus Éireann’s first Annual Sustainability Report.

Monday, 28th March, 2022


Stories of Hope and Recovery go on tour at Drogheda and Dundalk Bus Stations

Expressway, Ireland’s premium inter-regional coach service has partnered up with Grow Mental Health to raise awareness of mental health challenges. Customers will see a photo exhibition with Stories of Recovery and Hope in Drogheda and Dundalk bus stations for two weeks. The display has toured nationwide and this partnership initiative is to promote positive mental health and raise vital funds for Grow Mental Health, the non-profit group.

Wednesday, 2nd February, 2022


Bus Éireann launches new Travel Around Dundalk and Drogheda brochures

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is launching new Travel Around Dundalk and Travel Around Drogheda brochures informing the public of Bus Éireann services in Dundalk, Drogheda and surrounding towns and villages across the County and which connect Louth to Counties Dublin, Cavan, Monaghan, Meath and Tyrone. They are also highlighting that Louth passengers can get 30% discounts on single fares with a TFI Leap Card when travelling on Bus Éireann PSO services.

Wednesday, 26th January, 2022


Bus Éireann advises customers to check service updates online

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is reminding customers to take some time to plan their journeys and to please check the Bus Éireann website where a list of service disruptions is available, and our Twitter feed.

Tuesday, 4th January, 2022


Bus Éireann proud to support Just A Minute Cards with Minister Anne Rabbitte at Ceannt Station

500,000 people living in Ireland have invisible disabilities and Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is proud to support Just a Minute Cards to assist customers who need a little extra time when using our bus services in Galway and nationwide.

Wednesday, 15th December, 2021


Bus Éireann marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities with Minister Anne Rabbitte promoti

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is proud to support the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities by promoting the JAM card.

Friday, 3rd December, 2021


Stories of Hope and Recovery go on tour at Limerick Bus Station

Expressway, Ireland’s premium inter-regional coach service has partnered up with Grow Mental Health to raise awareness of mental health issues. Customers will see a photo exhibition with stories of recovery and hope in the bus station in Limerick. The display started in early October in Busáras, Dublin and moved to Waterford, Cork and Galway Bus Stations before moving to Limerick this week and will move to other regional locations over the coming weeks. This partnership initiative is to promote positive mental health and raise vital funds for Grow Mental Health, the non-profit group.

Thursday, 2nd December, 2021


Stories of Hope and Recovery go on tour at Ceannt Station in Galway

Expressway, Ireland’s premium inter-regional coach service has partnered up with Grow Mental Health to raise awareness of mental health issues. Customers will see a photo exhibition with stories of recovery and hope in the Ceannt Station in Galway. The display started in early October in Busáras, Dublin and moved to Waterford and Cork Bus Stations before moving to Galway and Limerick this week and will move to other regional locations over the coming weeks. This partnership initiative is to promote positive mental health and raise vital funds for Grow Mental Health, the non-profit group.

Wednesday, 1st December, 2021


Bus Éireann announces sponsorship of new Wicklow and District Lions Club jackets for 2022

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is sponsoring new jackets for Wicklow and District Lions Club for 2022. Members of the club will receive their jackets this November, part of an ongoing partnership between Bus Éireann and the Wicklow and District Lions Club.

Monday, 29th November, 2021


Bus Éireann issues travel advice for Waterford

As has been widely reported, Waterford is experiencing a high incidence of Covid-19 in the community, currently the sixth highest in the country at 1,418 cases per 100,000 population.

Thursday, 25th November, 2021


Bus Éireann partners with Cork Penny Dinners for Christmas Fill-A-Bus food and toy appeal

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is partnering with local community organisation Cork Penny Dinners for its annual Christmas Fill-A-Bus food and toy appeal this Saturday, 27 November from 10:30-17:30 at Cork Bus Station, Parnell Place.

Wednesday, 24th November, 2021


Bus Éireann partners with We Care Letterkenny for Fill-A-Bus food appeal this Friday

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is partnering with local community organisation We Care Letterkenny Foodback for a Fill-A-Bus food appeal this Friday, 19 November from 12-5pm at Letterkenny Bus Station.

Tuesday, 16th November, 2021


Bus Éireann encourages Sustainable Shopping with services to Mahon Point Shopping Centre

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is encouraging members of the public to leave their cars at home by travelling to Mahon Point Shopping Centre on one of the new Bus Éireann services to the shopping centre which were introduced earlier this year.

Monday, 15th November, 2021