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Friday, April 28, 2017

Buses and trains during the May bank holiday, 2017

Monday 1 May 2017 is a public holiday and bank holiday  (Saoire Bainc na Bealtaine) in Ireland.

This is a summary of the public transport services in the Galway metropolitan area during this weekend.

City Buses

Galway city bus services will run their standard Sunday-timetable on both Sunday 30 April and Monday 1st May 2017.

Regional Buses

Most regional and national bus services will run their standard Sunday-timetable service on both Sunday and Monday.   Exceptions:
  • Bus √Čireann will run regular regional / national services on Sunday, except that one Galway / Dundalk / Galway service is cancelled.   Full details
  • On Monday, Bus √Čireann regional / national services will operate a Sunday timetable, except that one  Galway / Dundalk / Galway is cancelled, and one Clifden service and one Ballina service will run at weekday times not Sunday times.  See their press-release for full details.
  • GoBus (Dublin express) will not run their usual 7:45pm service from Galway.


Due to line-works, there will be many changes to train times on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.   See Irish Rail's announcement for details.