Bus Éireann Nightrider Services for the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival
Late night services to destinations across the city and county
Jazz fans attending next weekend’s fantastic festival line-up in Cork, can avail of several Bus Éireann late night services, to travel home from the city centre to major suburbs and beyond.
Late night buses will run from the city to Ballincollig, Blarney, Carrigaline and Midleton over the course of the October Bank Holiday weekend on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, departing at 01.00, 02.00 and 03.00 from St Patrick’s Street.
Four different routes
- 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 Bishopstown Road, Curraheen Road and travel via Melbourne Road to Ballincollig
- The Midleton service will depart from outside Eason’s on St Patrick’s Street and serves Dillons Cross, Mayfield, Glanmire, Glounthaune, Carrigtwohill and Midleton
- The Blarney service will depart outside the Savoy and serves Blackpool, Churchfield, Farranree, Killeens, Blarney and Cloghroe
Great value fares
Single journey fares are as follows - €3 to Douglas, Bishopstown, Glanmire, Glounthaune, Blackpool, Mayfield and Farranree. €5 to Ballincollig, Carrigaline, Carrigtwohill, Blarney and Cloghroe and €8 to Midleton.
“The Cork Jazz festival attracts thousands of customers from all over Ireland and abroad,” said Martin Walsh, Regional Manager, South, Bus Éireann. “We are always delighted to play our part in helping jazz-goers experience the fun festive atmosphere by offering these late night services. They are very popular for groups travelling together, as well as good value for locals and visitors, or others who may be staying with family or friends. Customers can leave their car at home or save on taxi fares while enjoying the buzz,” he said.
A top line-up
With over 40,000 people expected to descend on Cork City for the Bank Holiday weekend, customers will be spoilt for choice with some top-class jazz acts, featuring electronica, funk, swing and blues varieties. The festival will host over 1,000 musicians from 20 countries.
The line-up this year includes: Ben Waters, Boogie Band, Interskalactic, the New York Brass Band, Holland’s Oriental Jazz Bank and Jack L amongst much more. The festival atmosphere is what most visitors, and locals alike, come to savour. For full festival details, check out www.guinnessjazzfestival.com.
Friday, 21st October, 2016