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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Three extra Galway / Tuam services - including one on Sunday evening

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Tuam St Mary's Cathedral 2009 09 14 Burkes Buses have announced three extra services each way between Tuam and Galway City, including one on Sunday evening, from Mon 29 August 2011.

See their Facebook page for the announcement, and their website for times and intermediate bus stops (from Monday).

See the Galway Regional Buses page for all services operating to and from Galway City.

Photo:  Tuam Cathedral (near the bus stop) Andreas F. Borchert [GFDL (www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Friday, August 26, 2011

New bus stop for Burkes Buses in Galway city

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Burkes commuter buses have a new stop in Galway city for services from Tuam etc.

It is on Eyre Square across from Garvey's pub.   See the regional bus stops map for the exact location, and the regional buses page for a description of all Burkes Buses services.

Buses for the Oranmore Celtic Shore Festival, 2011

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The Celtic Shore Festival is behing held in Oranmore village from 26 - 28 August, 2011. Special bus services are running from surrounding towns on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th.


Tuesday, August 23, 2011

New Bus Éireann 3-day discount ticket

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Bus Éireann have introduced a new three-day Galway Rambler ticket.  

Available between August to October 2011, this ticket allows 3 days unlimited travel on all Bus Éireann's in Galway city, plus regional services between Galway and Doolin, Clifden and Westport.

Price is €25.  Tickets are available from the Galway Travel Centre, Ceannt Station, and are valid for  three consecutive days starting on the day they are purchased.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Extra Galway / Dublin express buses - run by CityLink

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From Monday 15th Aug, CityLink have four extra non-stop express buses on the Galway – Dublin/Dublin Airport – Galway route.

The new services:
  • Leave Galway at 12:15pm and 2:15pm
  • Leave Dublin Airport at 7:45am at 11:45pm
See Regional Buses for details of all companies running Galway - Dublin services, and the regional-bus hubs map for the Galway city bus-stop details.

Barna neighbourhood map

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A map of Barna is now available on the neighbourhood maps page:  it includes Rusheen Bay and Silverstrand, as well as Barna village.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Bus services from Galway to Electric Picnic 2011

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Companies running bus services between Galway and Stradbally, Co Laois for Electric Picnic (2-4 Sept 2011) are listed below.

Book tickets in advance.  Times are subject to change - check with companies for further details.


  • Leaving Galway at 12-noon on Friday morning, returning at 10am on Monday. €35 return.
    (Their original publicity had different times - check with the company to confirm)

  • Leaving Galway at 9am on Friday morning, returning at 12-noon on Monday.

  • Leaving Galway at 9am on Friday morning, returning at 11am on Monday.