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Monday, August 21, 2017

GoCar car-sharing / short-term-rental in Galway City

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GoCar, a car-sharing company offering for short-term (1+ hour) vehicle hire / rental, now has one vehicle based in Galway city.

It is based in the carpark beside Ceannt-Galway Railway Station.

The company is in discussions with the Galway City Council about adding other locations around the city.

See vehicle-rentals in Galway city for other car and bicycle hire options.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Bus and train services for the August bank holiday, 2017

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Monday 7 August 2017 is a bank / public holiday in Ireland, so there are some changes to public transport:




City Bus Services

Bus Éireann and City Direct will run their their standard Sunday city services in Galway on Sunday 6 and Monday 7 August.



Regional Bus Services    

A standard Sunday timetable applies for most regional and national public transport services on both Sunday and Monday.

However:
  • On Sunday 6th August, Bus Éireann will operate a Sunday timetable, except that the 3:30pm Dundalk to Galway and 6pm Galway to Dundalk services are cancelled.
  • On Monday 7th August, Bus Éireann will operate a Sunday timetable with a number of changes (both cancellations and additions) that affect Galway services.    See their announcement for full detail.
  • Bus Feda (Galway - Donegal) will run a limited service on Sunday, and an extended service on the Monday.   See their announcement for details.


Train services

On Sunday Irish Rail will run a normal Sunday service, except that these services are cancelled:
  • 5pm Galway to Dublin
  • 8:30pm Dublin to Galway, 
Also, the 7:25pm Galway to Athlone is replaced with a Galway to Dublin train.

On Monday, Irish Rail will run a timetable based on the normal Monday service, but with these services cancelled:
  • 5:30am Galway to Dublin
  • 5:55am Limerick to Galway
  • 6:20am Galway to Limerick
  • 8:40am Galway to Athenry 
  • 9:05an Athenry to Galway
  • 6:30pm Dublin to Galway
  • 10:15pm Galway to Athlone.



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Sunday, July 30, 2017

Clifden Citylink timetable changes, July 2017

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Citylink have announced that from Monday 31 July 2017,  their Route 923 Galway / Cliften - Cleggan bus-service has some timetable changes.
  • Newcastle Post Office is an official timetabled stop in both directions.
  • The 9am Galway to Clifden bus is cancelled.
  • There are new Galway to Clifden buses at 8:30am (through to Letterfrack) and 10am (to  Clifden only)
  • The 7:15am Clifden to Galway service will depart at the earlier time of 7am.
  • There is a new 1:15pm service from Clifden to Galway.


See Regional Buses - West for other buses in this area, and the Clifden Neighbourhood Map for Clifden bus-stop locations.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Bus and train services for the Galway Races, July / August 2017

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The Galway Races Summer Meeting is from Monday 31 July - Sunday 6 August 2017.



This is a summary of the public transport and traffic-management plans.
  • Bus Éireann special races shuttle buses will run from Eyre Square.  
  • Hotels are coordinating shuttle services from several towns. 
  • There are some changes to regular regional buses during race week and the next week.