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Monday, August 28, 2017

Healy bus Loughrea / Oranmore / Galway fare increase

Healy Buses have announced that there are some fare increases on their Loughrea to Galway via Oranmore service from Monday 4 September 2017.

The new adult full-journey fares are:

  • Single €7
  • Day Return €10
  • Weekly €42

See Regional Buses - East for other options on these routes.

Monday, August 21, 2017

GoCar car-sharing / short-term-rental in Galway City

GoCar, a car-sharing company offering for short-term (1+ hour) vehicle hire / rental, now has one vehicle based in Galway city.

It is based in the carpark beside Ceannt-Galway Railway Station.

The company is in discussions with the Galway City Council about adding other locations around the city.

See vehicle-rentals in Galway city for other car and bicycle hire options.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Bus and train services for the August bank holiday, 2017

Monday 7 August 2017 is a bank / public holiday in Ireland, so there are some changes to public transport:

City Bus Services

Bus √Čireann and City Direct will run their their standard Sunday city services in Galway on Sunday 6 and Monday 7 August.

Regional Bus Services    

A standard Sunday timetable applies for most regional and national public transport services on both Sunday and Monday.

  • On Sunday 6th August, Bus √Čireann will operate a Sunday timetable, except that the 3:30pm Dundalk to Galway and 6pm Galway to Dundalk services are cancelled.
  • On Monday 7th August, Bus √Čireann will operate a Sunday timetable with a number of changes (both cancellations and additions) that affect Galway services.    See their announcement for full detail.
  • Bus Feda (Galway - Donegal) will run a limited service on Sunday, and an extended service on the Monday.   See their announcement for details.

Train services

On Sunday Irish Rail will run a normal Sunday service, except that these services are cancelled:
  • 5pm Galway to Dublin
  • 8:30pm Dublin to Galway, 
Also, the 7:25pm Galway to Athlone is replaced with a Galway to Dublin train.

On Monday, Irish Rail will run a timetable based on the normal Monday service, but with these services cancelled:
  • 5:30am Galway to Dublin
  • 5:55am Limerick to Galway
  • 6:20am Galway to Limerick
  • 8:40am Galway to Athenry 
  • 9:05an Athenry to Galway
  • 6:30pm Dublin to Galway
  • 10:15pm Galway to Athlone.

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