The buses are back in action but here are the travel restrictions you need to know about

14 April 2017 Author :  

Around 90pc of services were back in action by early morning on Friday. However, restrictions remain in place on public transport today due to the Bank Holiday weekend. Here is everything you need to know:

Bus Eireann:

Most services are now running according to Bus Éireann as drivers return to work after 21 days on the picket line.

All services in the southwest, west and eastern region are running the company said, as are Athlone town services.

The 7.25am service from Doon was delayed this morning due to technical issues.

In Dublin the nightrider service will not run on Friday night.

Tomorrow normal Saturday services will be in place, while on Easrer Sunday a number of services will be cancelled. Details of which can be found here.

Irish Rail:

A number of upgrades on routes are underway this weekend which will affect the Northside DART and Northern Commuter which will run on a Saturday schedule from 7pm.

No Dart services will operate between Connolly and Malahide/Howth between 7pm Friday and close of business Sunday.

Northern Commuter services will operate between Skerries and Drogheda and Dundalk only.

Bus transfers will operate between Connolly and Skerries, serving Donabate.

Rush and Lusk station will remain closed for the duration of the works and Dublin Bus will honour tickets to and from Rush and Lusk.

Intercity services will also be hit by alterations.

Enterprise services after 7pm will operate between Drogheda and Belfast with a bus transfer between Connolly and Drogheda.

The Maynooth/M3 Parkway services will operate to a Saturday schedule with the addition of the 06.15 Longford-Pearse and 17.15 Connolly-Longford services. 

The Docklands Station is also closed today.

Portlaoise/Kildare/Newbridge Commuter services will operate to a Friday schedule with some alterations. 

There will also be a limited peak Newbridge/Hazelhatch to Grand Canal Dock service. 

Cork Commuter will operate to a Saturday schedule.

Dublin Bus:

A normal weekday service will operate on all routes with the exception of the routes listed below:

Routes 25x, 27x, 32x, 46e, 51x, 116, 118 and all Nitelink services will not operate according to the company.


Red and Green Line services will run on a Saturday schedule today.

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