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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Public transport to Electric Picnic 2012, from Galway

Picture of the crowd at the stage one night at Electric Picnic music festival in 2006
Electric Picnic 2012

Stradbally Hall, Co Laois, 

 Fri 31st Aug  -  Sun 2nd Sept 2012.

Travelling from Galway:

Irish Concert Transport 

Rre running buses from Galway Cathedral (8:30am - returning 10:30am Monday) - and also from Donegal, Sligo, Westport / Castlebar / Claremorris, €35 return. Book on-line.

Reaneys of Galway

Running a coach from Galway, leaving at 11:30am on Friday.  Bookings are essential.  Contact them for details / bookings, through their website.

An un-named company

Running a bus from Galway Cathedral, Friday at 11.30 AM and returning 10 AM on Monday morning. €34 return. Tickets on sale in OMG@ZHIVAGO, 5 Shop St., Phone 50 99 60.

Bus Eireann 

Will be running a service from teh Bus Station in Eyre Square at 12-noon on Friday, returning at 10am on Monday 3 September.  Tickets must be purchased in advance. Fare is €35.00 return. –


If you travel from Galway to Portlaoise by train, there is a shuttle bus from Portlaoise  railway station.  See the Electric Picnic website for details.

From other towns and cities:

Kelly's are running buses from Limerick, Tipperary and Cork.

Furey's may run services from Sligo, Carrick On Shannon, Longford and Mullingar.

Bus companies:  please email if you would like your service from the west-of-Ireland to be listed here.