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Friday, September 2, 2011

Bus service changes for Galway Ironman 70.3, 4 Sept 2011

US Navy 091006-N-0555B-422 Lt. Cmdr. Don Cross trains on the Kuakini Highway for the 2009 Ford Ironman World Championship triathlon in Kailua-Kona, There are a number of city and regional bus service changes due to road closures for the Galway Ironman event on Sunday 4 September, 2011.

Bus √Čireann
  • No Salthill (1s and 1k) service until 5pm
  • Knocknacarra (2w) and Newcastle/Rahoon (4xX5w) diverted via Bohermore, Sean Mulvoy Road, Quincentennial Bridge, Seamus Quirke Road until 2pm
  • Regional service route 419 from Galway at 11:10am and from Ougtherard 12:50pm are cancelled.
  • No information is provided about other affected regional services, but it is likely that route 424 services (to Spiddal / Carraroe) will be impacted.
See City Bus Services for regular route maps and timetable links.

For further details, see Bus √Čireann's press release  (dated 23-Aug-2011, visible in their RSS feed on 1-Sept-2011), or contact the company directly (NB  their on-line systems do not show these changes, as at 9pm on 2 Sept).

9am and 12-noon Galway to Clifden services and 7:15am and 9:15am  Clifden to Galway services won't travel via Moycullen, Rosscahil and Oughterard.   They will divert via the Headford Road and delays are likely.