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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Easter 2011 Bus and Train services in Galway

The following information is for an earlier year.

See Easter bus service information for up to date  bus and train details for Easter weekend.








Overall:
Easter 2011 runs from Friday 22nd - Monday 25th April.
Good Friday is not a public or bank holiday in the Republic of Ireland, so most public-transport companies will be operating normal services, but there are some exceptions.  Also, note that a number of companies and public services (banks, post-offices, etc will not be open.

Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday are not public holidays:  regular Sat / Sun timetables apply, in general.

Easter Monday is a public holiday, so in most cases Sunday services will be running.
    Announcements for individual companies are summarised below.  Always check journey details with the company involved.



    Bus √Čireann (city and regional / national services)
    • Good Friday - normal Friday services
    • Easter Saturday - regular Saturday service
    • Easter Sunday - normal Sunday service, except for 3:30pm Dundalk / Galway and 6pm Galway / Dundalk, and 4:45pm Tuam / Athlone and 6:15pm Athlone / Tuam - which are all cancelled
    • Easter Monday - based on the normal Sunday service, with a number of changes.  See their press-release for details


    City Direct buses:
    • Good Friday - regular Friday timetable, except that the last bus leaves Eyre Square at 6:45pm.
    • Easter Saturday - regular Saturday service
    • Easter Sunday AND Monday - regular Sunday service.

    Burkes Buses:
    • Good Friday - based on a Friday timetable, with some alterations on all routes.   See their Timetables page for details
    • Easter Saturday - regular Saturday service
    • Easter Sunday AND Monday - regular Sunday service.

    Other bus companies:
    Have not issued information about their Easter timetables.  Check with individual companies for details.


    Trains:
    • Good Friday - normal weekday services, with some minor changes
    • Easter Saturday - normal Saturday service
    • Easter Sunday - normal Sunday service, with some changes
    • Easter Monday - normal Monday service, except for a few services which are cancelled or altered - see the announcement below for details:
    See the Easter 2011 announcement from Irish Rail for service details in other areas

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