Bus Éireann News

Bus Éireann celebrates being back #IntheDrivingSeat

Ireland’s largest public transport operator outside of Dublin achieves financial recovery and announces exciting plans for the future

Monday, 20th May, 2019


Explore the Wild Atlantic Way with Bus Éireann’s Route 350

Fancy exploring the Wild Atlantic Way in the west of Ireland by public transport? Now you have the choice to combine your bus ticket with a boat trip with Bill O Brien's Doolin Ferry Company along the Cliffs of Moher or to the Aran Island of Inis Oirr.

Tuesday, 16th April, 2019


New drivers required to join Bus Éireann’s growing team

Bus Éireann has today announced a campaign to recruit more drivers for roles across the country.

Monday, 15th April, 2019


Travel Expressway Route 52 Galway/Ballina for only €5 single

Expressway is promoting the Grand Stretch in the evenings with a great promotional single fare offering of just €5 along our Galway to Ballina route. Customers can travel across the route for only €5 single one-way up until 26 April 2019.

Monday, 1st April, 2019


Bus Éireann’s talented Limerick apprentice wins Ireland Skills Heavy Vehicle Maintenance competition

Bus Éireann is delighted to announce that Limerick apprentice Daniel Curtin based in the Limerick Garage won the recent Ireland Skills 2019 Heavy Vehicle Maintenance Competition in the RDS. Daniel Curtin will now be in with a chance to represent Ireland at the World Skills competition in Russia this coming August.

Friday, 29th March, 2019


Bus Éireann Leadership Appointments

Bus Éireann is delighted to announce the appointment of Eleanor Farrell as Chief Commercial Officer and Seán Loughman as Chief Information Officer. Their appointments follow the conclusion of a competitive recruitment process which attracted a very impressive calibre of candidates.

Friday, 22nd March, 2019


Cork Hero Rob Heffernan launches Cork’s first ever 24 hour Route 220 bus service

Five time Olympian and World Champion race walker, Rob Heffernan today launched the Bus Éireann Route 220 (Ballincollig-City Centre-Carrigaline-Crosshaven) service in conjunction with the National Transport Authority (NTA). The service operates as part of the Transport For Ireland public transport network.

Wednesday, 20th March, 2019


Bus Éireann wants more women in the driving seat

Bus Éireann is hosting a series of open days around the country this weekend for women who are interested in joining the company as bus drivers.

Thursday, 7th March, 2019


Apprenticeship Recruitment Programme 2019: Heavy Vehicle Mechanics

Our Apprenticeship Recruitment Programme is now open and we are hiring in Dublin, Cork, Waterford, Tralee, Limerick, Thurles, Longford, Galway, Athlone, Ballina, Stranorlar and Sligo

Friday, 1st March, 2019


Travel Way Better with Expressway’s Seat Sale, with fares from as little as €7.99

Expressway is promoting its coach services with a special on-line offer from €7.99

Friday, 1st February, 2019


Waterford’s International Rose of Tralee 2018 Kirsten Mate Maher launches €1 Leap Card Fare

Waterford Rose of Tralee and winner of the 2018 International Rose of Tralee, Kirsten Mate Maher, today launched a €1 Leap Card promotional single fare on Bus Éireann’s Waterford city services and Route 360 (Waterford-Tramore), commencing Sunday, 27 January until Saturday, 2 March 2019. All cash fares will remain the same.

Monday, 21st January, 2019


New fleet and improved bus services for Waterford City

Bus Éireann, in conjunction with the National Transport Authority (NTA) are pleased to announce the recent introduction of an enhanced Waterford city service.

Tuesday, 11th December, 2018


Bus Éireann launches ‘Go Places’ Competition 2018/19

Bus Éireann launched its Go Places with Bus Éireann 2018 – 2019 competition for Transition Year students today, in which they invited TY students nationwide to express the ir creativity by documenting their school journeys. Broadcaster and DJ Stephen Byrne joined with TY students from Coláiste Cois Life today to mark the launch. The competition is open for all transport modes to school.

Wednesday, 7th November, 2018


Travel Cork-Dublin for only €9.99 and in just 3 Hours with GoBé

For the month of November GoBé customers can travel between Cork and Dublin for as little €9.99 single / €19.98 return. The non-stop service, with limited stops in Cork, Dublin City and Dublin Airport, has a travel time between the two cities of just 3 hours.

Tuesday, 30th October, 2018


Bus Éireann announce appointment of Stephen Kent as CEO

Bus Éireann Chairman Aidan Murphy has today announced the appointment of Stephen Kent as Bus Éireann Chief Executive Officer. Mr Kent’s appointment follows the conclusion of an independent externally managed search process.

Tuesday, 23rd October, 2018