Bus Éireann Nightrider Services for the Cork Jazz Festival

Jump on board Cork Jazz Festival Nightrider Buses

Jazz fans travelling to this weekend’s fantastic festival line-up in Cork, can avail of several Bus Éireann late night services from the city centre to major suburbs and beyond.

Nightrider buses will run from the city to Carrigaline, Ballincollig and Midleton - up until 3am - over the course of the October Bank Holiday weekend from Friday, 23rd to Monday, 26th October.

Late Bus Éireann services will operate from Cork city centre on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, departing at 01.00, 02.00 and 03.00.

The Carrigaline service will depart from outside Brown Thomas on St Patrick’s Street and will serve Douglas East Village, and travel onwards via Maryborough Hill to Carrigaline.

The Ballincollig service will depart from outside Debenhams on St. Patrick’s Street and will serve Curraheen Road,  Bishopstown and travel via Melbourne Road to Ballincollig.

The Midleton service will depart from outside The Savoy on St Patrick’s Street and serves Glanmire, Glounthaune, Carrigtwohill and Midleton.

Single journey fares are as follows - €3 to Douglas, Bishoptown and Glanmire, €5 to Ballincollig, Carrigaline and Carrigtwohill and €8 to Midleton.

Customers will be spoilt for choice with some top-class jazz acts, featuring electronica, funk, swing and blues varieties. The line-up this year includes: The Coronas, Booka Brass, Gary Numan, The Boomtown Rats, Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow, Aslan, and the New Irish Jazz Orchestra amongst many of the major acts. The festival atmosphere is what most visitors, and locals alike, come to savour.

“Bus Éireann is delighted to play its part in aiding locals and visitors experience the fun and buzz that the Cork Jazz Festival has to offer,” said Martin Walsh, Regional Manager, South, Bus Éireann.

“Our late night services are very popular for groups travelling together, as well as good value for visitors, or others who may be staying with family or friends.”


Wednesday, 21st October, 2015