Press Archive - 2018
Sinéad Kilkelly will join Bus Éireann at the end of August to take up the role of Chief People Officer, reporting directly to the Chief Executive. The position of Chief People Officer is a newly established and critical role to implement the ongoing transformation plan.
Tuesday, 17th July, 2018
Bus Éireann are delighted to announce late night weekend services on two key city routes, for the upcoming Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF).
Tuesday, 10th July, 2018
Bus Éireann are the official transport providers of the International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports (IWAS) World Youth Games. Athletes from all over Ireland and the world have descended onto Athlone IT and the Regional Sports Centre to capitalise on their hard work, talents and dedication in a featured sports programme of Athletics, Table Tennis and Swimming.
Thursday, 5th July, 2018
Bus Éireann Chairman Aidan Murphy has today announced that CEO Ray Hernan will depart in the coming months to take on a senior role in another company.
Wednesday, 4th July, 2018
Bus Éireann Mayo/Galway corridor service improvements to take effect on July 1
Thursday, 28th June, 2018
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
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
Service disruption in the eastern region affecting the following route 109A
Thursday, 14th June, 2018
Service disruption in the eastern region affecting route NX
Monday, 11th June, 2018
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
Bus Éireann Customer Notice – Route 304 , 304A and Route X12. Temporary closure of the bus stop at The Stables UL
Friday, 25th May, 2018
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 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
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
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
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
Extra Services from Kent Station and Lapps Quay to Páirc Uí Chaoimh With only one week to go to a trio of concerts in Cork by the popular performer Ed Sheeran, fans can plan to avail of extra buses to the landmark Marina venue.
Friday, 27th April, 2018
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 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 has announced its Easter timetable, with a full schedule of services to operate throughout the entire weekend.
Thursday, 29th March, 2018
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 nationwide have teamed up with Transition Year students to promote the Bus Éireann ‘Go Places’ competition.
Friday, 9th March, 2018
Service disruption in the eastern region affecting route 109A
Wednesday, 7th March, 2018
Services on the GDA corridor starting to resume this morning
Sunday, 4th March, 2018
Service resumption dependent on local road conditions
Sunday, 4th March, 2018
Phased resumption of services Nationwide on Saturday March 03
Friday, 2nd March, 2018
Bus Èireann wish to advise that all road passenger and school transport services are cancelled today Thursday, March 1 due to a nationwide Status Red weather warning.
Thursday, 1st March, 2018
Bus Éireann wishes to advise customers that due to a Status Red weather warning all road passenger, school transport and Eurolines services remain cancelled today Thursday, March 01st.
Thursday, 1st March, 2018
No services will operate in Leinster and Munster tomorrow but services will be provided in Connacht and Ulster
Wednesday, 28th February, 2018
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
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
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 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