Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan said the extra bus routes “will mean that public transport will be a viable option for more people outside Dublin than ever before”. Privacy policy. Some residential areas not previously covered by bus routes will be linked to the town centre as part of the new service. Single tickets are valid for one single journey on date of issue as shown by fare paid and\or other details on the ticket. Once bus route information appears on a bus stop icon, you can click on the Real Time link at the bottom. While there were several Government decisions aimed at mitigating the negative impact of Covid 19 on the public transport system (including on eligible Bus Éireann routes) the board of Bus Éireann have today decided to consolidate the number of Expressway routes from 18 routes to 14. Bus Éireann’s PSO (Public Service Obligation) offer a sensible and cost-effective alternative to driving into city and town centres to get into work. Cash is still ac­cepted by Bus Éire­ann from cus­tomers with no al­ter­na­tive pay­ment op­tion. Bus Éireann 'making all efforts to ensure no passengers are discommoded' Update 8.23pmpm: Bus Éireann says that changes are urgently required to address the company's financial situation. Bus services in Cork city centre will be increased, as well as more frequent services in Navan town, Co Meath, Drogheda, Co Louth, Limerick city, and counties Clare and Tipperary. Child tickets are valid for children under the age of 16. Please do not enter any payment card details into any data fields such as credit/debit card number and/or security codes. Family Return Tickets are issued to family groups consisting of one or two adults and up to a maximum of three children under sixteen years of age. They have made it clear that this is a commercial decision. The logo of Bus Éireann incorporates a red Irish Setter, a breed of dog which originated in Ireland.. During 2016, it was reported that Bus Éireann amassed losses of around €6 million and that these losses were set to rise throughout 2017. Recruitment for some of the new 120 bus drivers is still ongoing, and women make up 15 per cent of the new drivers hired to date. A Bus Éire­ann worker who fell over a ground brake bar in­stalled at a de­pot to stop buses has been awarded over €69,000 by the High Court. We recommended that tickets are purchased in advance to guarantee space on board. The full list of colleges whose Student Identity Cards will be recognised by Bus Éireann for entitlement to student fares is given in "Your Journey/Student Travel" area of website. The announcement comes three months after Bus Éireann announced it was suspending several intercity Expressway services due to financial pressure caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. You will not receive any marketing communications as a result of sending your details via this form. 1 contribution. Call to your nearest Bus Éireann office (See below), buy online at www.buseireann.ie, or call to your local travel agent. For example a Weekly Ticket issued on Tuesday is valid up to and including the following Monday. Full coverage here, Inside Politics - Brexit: Another deadline approaches. This follows efforts in recent years by the company to encourage more women to apply for driver roles. Sarah O’Dwyer. (071) 9160066 : EAST : Dublin : Adrian O'Loughlin, Regional Manager (01) 8302222: Lynn Cullen, Services Manager (01) 7033300: Bus Éireann, Broadstone, Dublin 7 : Dundalk : Joanne Duffy, Services Manager (042) 9334041) Bus … 2007 beförderte das Unternehmen nach eigenen Angaben 96 Millionen Passagiere.. “To be recruiting drivers nine months into a pandemic is very positive and we are delighted to see that more women are starting to see it as a career for them as well,” he said. Operating hours are 07.00 – 1900 Monday to Friday, and 08.00 – 18.00 Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays. The ban, which prevented cars from using the street between 3pm and 6.30pm daily, was “paused” following an emergency meeting of the city council last Friday night amid increasing pressure from businesses in the area, who said their business was impacted. NTA chief executive Anne Graham said each of the new routes had been “carefully considered and created to meet either increased demand or to address gaps in existing services”. The funding for the increased services is provided by the National Transport Authority (NTA), and was announced in the Government’s July stimulus plan. 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Bus Éireann has announced an expansion of bus services in a number of areas, with 120 additional drivers to be hired by the company. The extra routes will include a full town service in Navan from the end of this week, up from one bus a day to two routes running every half hour, served by five buses. Share. Been travelling with bus Éireann for years and this is the first time having an issue. BUS Eireann has described as "disappointing" the decision to pause the Patrick Street private car ban until August 9. Bus Éireann was established in February 1987 when it was split out from Córas Iompair Éireann (CIÉ). A number of routes will be affected due to the storm which is set to sweep the country tonight. Cash is still accepted by Bus Éireann from customers with no alternative payment option. Bus Éireann has announced a significant expansion of bus services in a number of areas, with 120 additional drivers to be hired by the company.. Bus Éireann takes the security of personal data very seriously, as explained in our privacy policy. Bus Éireann or Expressway vehicles will no longer operate on these routes and tickets will no longer be available for sale at www.buseireann.ie or www.expressway.ie. Customers calling from outside of the Republic of Ireland can telephone +353 1 836 6111 Please telephone Bus Éireann if you require assistance at LoCall 1850 836 611. Copyright © 2020 Bus Éireann and Expressway, Expressway Eurolines Conditions of Carriage. Inside Politics - Is Fine Gael versus Sinn Fein the future of Irish politics? He added, "Bus Éireann was the last man standing" and all the companies that the licences were issued to by the NTA, they all disappeared during the Covid-19 crisis, because there was "no … The Dublin-Belfast route was closed in November, while the company said it was also suspending Expressway services from Dublin to Cork, Galway and Limerick. Inside Politics - Brexit: What could scupper a deal? December 11th 2020. Please fill out our form below if you require assistance, information or have a complaint/feedback. Student Tickets are issued at discounted fares on production of current International Student Identity Card (ISIC), or a valid Student Identity Card issued by a recognised third-level college in the Republic of Ireland, but otherwise have the same conditions of validity as ordinary Return Tickets. Pathetic. The development has been described by the semi-State transport company as the “most significant single enhancement of services in more than 15 years”. Timetable valid from 11-12-2020 to 26-06-2021. 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Bus Éireann has announced a significant expansion of bus services in a number of areas, with 120 additional drivers to be hired by the company. Drogheda, Co Louth, is to see an extra two new routes with a combined 15 minute frequency, seven days a week, from December 20th. You can also use the normal pan and zoom controls at the top left hand side of the map to locate bus stops in your chosen area. Read more... Expressway. The buses, which are destined for use in Dublin by Dublin Bus and in Galway by Bus Éireann, will enter service early in the New Year. One child under the age of 4 will be carried free if accompanied by and in the charge of a fare-paying passenger, provided that the child does not occupy a seat to the exclusion of another passenger. 10 Journey Tickets Valid for ten journeys for a period of seven consecutive days inclusive of date of issue and including Sundays, for journey selected only. Mr Jus­tice Kevin Cross said Mark Seery was a most truth­ful wit­ness who in no way ex­ag­ger­ated his in­jury af­ter the ac­ci­dent four years ago at the bus de­pot, Broad­stone in Dublin. Bus Éireann has announced the creation of 120 new jobs, as well as the expansion of its services across the country. More bus stop icons will appear as you zoom in. Get rid! Declan M wrote a review Nov 2020. Bus Éireann operates City & Town bus services in Athlone, Balbriggan, Cork, Drogheda, Dundalk, Galway, Limerick, Navan, Sligo & Waterford. BUS Éireann is set to close inter-city Expressway routes between Cork, Limerick, Galway and Dublin due to the impact of Covid-19. He said this was more timely than ever “as people consider new and more flexible ways of working and living,” due to Covid-19. Latest: Bus Éireann has announced the temporary suspension of a number of Cork city and regional services in response to the Status Red wind warning as Strom Ellen approaches. The additional employment and increased services at Bus Éireann are to be funded by the National Transport Authority under the terms of the Government's July stimulus package. Bus Éire­ann’s Ex­press­way routes be­tween Cork-Dublin and Lim­er­ick­Dublin are to cease, the firm said, and the Dublin to Gal­way route is also be­ing axed. Bus Éireann (Aussprache [bˠʊsˠ ˈeːɾʲən̪ˠ], irisch für „Bus Irlands“) ist ein irisches Busunternehmen, das einen großen Teil des überregionalen öffentlichen Personenverkehrs in der Republik Irland und nach Nordirland abdeckt. Bus Éireann School Transport Office Capwell Cork: 021 4557137 021 4557129: Clare, Limerick Tipperary (North) Bus Éireann School Transport Office Roxboro Road, Limerick: 061 217484: Galway: Bus Éireann School Transport Office Ceannt Station, Eyre Square, Galway: 091 537530: Sligo, Leitrim: Bus Éireann School Transport Office Lord Edward Street, Sligo: 071 9160440: Donegal NO FEE PIC PIC JULIEN BEHAL PHOTOGRAPHY NTA launches hybrid buses for Dublin and Galway city services featuring new Transport for Ireland livery: The National Transport Authority (NTA) has today launched the first of 100 double-deck electric hybrid buses destined for use in Dublin by Dublin Bus and Galway by Bus Éireann. Bus Éireann allays fears over handling of cash. County Hall Park 'n' Ride Christmas 2020. The promoter of these free draws is: Bus Éireann, Broadstone, Dublin 7 (Company Registration No 119570) (“Bus Éireann”). No one should be treated like that! Travel anywhere in Ireland by bus or coach with Bus Éireann. Customers wishing to purchase tickets for travel on these routes in the future should visit the Translink website at www.translink.co.uk. Children under 12 years of age will NOT be carried, unless accompanied by a responsible person over the age of 16, on the following categories of Bus Éireann services: All Expressway services - as detailed in Expressway timetable booklet or Non-Expressway services where the intended journey of the child passenger exceeds 50 kilometres. School buses will operate as normal and carry the same number of pupils as usual in the year ahead, Bus Éireann has confirmed. Passenger numbers have increased by over 70% since its introduction. Stay on top of the latest news with our daily newsletters each morning, lunchtime and evening, For the best site experience please enable JavaScript in your browser settings, Future Dublin bus services may be less frequent than planned due to Covid-19, State transport companies ‘do not have reserves’ to survive future downturn, The Irish Times view on keeping the buses running, Covid-19 vaccination programme ‘could begin before new year’, Fintan O’Toole: Don’t buy your children a digital device for Christmas. Portroe, Co Tipperary, will have a daily bus route to Limerick and Nenagh for the first time, with the existing service between Scarriff in Clare and Limerick to now include weekend buses. BUS Éireann has said there has been “absolutely no discussion” about employees in Cork who refuse to handle cash. T he company … No men­tion of over 60% of buses run­ning empty or near-empty through­out the week and on week­ends due to in­ef­fi­cient blan­ket rather than de­heel” mand-led sched­ul­ing. Dublin Bus and Social Media Dublin Bus Strategy Covid 19 FAQs FAQs Customer Charter Doing Business with Us Dublin Bus Fleet Reports Dublin Bus Language Scheme 2019-2022 Advertising with Us CIÉ Protected Disclosures Policy and Procedures Read more... City & Town Services. Date of experience: November 2020. Telephone Bus Éireann Please telephone Bus Éireann if you require assistance at LoCall 1850 836 611. Employees and contractors of Bus Éireann and their respective agents, representatives and immediate family members are excluded from participating in these free draws. Helpful. The NTA be­lat­edly claim that the main is­sue with achiev­ing agreed stan­dards is due to con­ges­tion. Bus Éireann chief executive Stephen Kent said the improved services would help provide for “more balanced regional development and growth” in towns and cities. … Read more. Where doubt exists as to the eligibility of a child for a reduced fare, it is the responsibility of the passenger claiming the child fare to produce evidence of age. In January, Bus Éireann introduced the 24-hour City service, serving Ballincollig, Cork, and Carrigaline. 3. The new services announced on Monday, and increased frequency on existing routes, will amount to an extra three million kilometres of bus journeys nationwide per year. Bus Éireann, in conjunction with the National Transport Authority (NTA) are pleased to announce the introduction of significant service enhancements on the Navan Town Network from Sunday, 20 December 2020. All information is issued without liability. Bus Éireann, McDiarmada Station, Sligo. A new cross city service will be rolled out in Cork linking Glanmire with Cork University Hospital, with the frequency of services from Glanmire to the city centre increased to three buses an hour. Buy discounted tickets online, and join our loyalty club. Please note, as with any standard email, any emails containing your personal data sent to or from Bus Éireann will travel in a non-encrypted format. Bus Éireann is to create 120 new jobs and provide an increase in services across the country. Return Tickets are valid for one outward journey on date of departure and for one return journey based on the ticket type selected. Other areas that will benefit from the improved services include Limerick city, west Clare, with commuter routes serving the greater Dublin area to see improved punctuality and reliability, Bus Éireann said. You can zoom in to an area by clicking on any of the red bus stops. Operating hours are 07.00 – 1900 Monday to Friday, and 08.00 – 18.00 Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays. Pathetic service. Bus Éireann has had a milestone 2019 which has seen the highest passenger numbers in a decade, as well as the introduction of Ireland’s first 24-hour service in Cork. File photograph: Aidan Crawley. It comes as claims have been made that some drivers said they were threatened with disciplinary action for not handling money from the public. The development has been described by the semi-State company as the ‘most significant single enhancement of services in more than 15 years’. Bus Éireann will continue to provide transport for essential journeys, as we have done throughout the pandemic and we ask our passengers continued understanding and respect for all our frontline employees as we work together to stop the spread of Covid-19,” ” said Allen Parker, Bus Éireann Chief Customer Officer. 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