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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

New daily bus between Loughrea and Limerick, via Athenry and Gort


Despite extensive interest being indicated, this service did not get enough custom.   It was cancelled a week after being launched.

Original announcement

Farrells of Athenry have announced that they will run a daily bus between Loughrea and Limerick, via Athenry and Gort, from Monday 4 October.

This is a Monday - Friday service:

  • Leaving Loughrea at 7am and arriving at UL at 8:45am
  • Leaving UL at 6pm and arriving at Loughrea at 7:45pm
  • With an extra UL to Loughrea service at 12-noon on Friday
Bus stops are at Loughrea shopping centre, Swan Gate - Kenny Park carpark in Athenry, Town square Gort (AIB bank), Mary Immaculate - South Circular Road, Limerick IT and University of Limerick.

Tickets are purchased on the coach.   Return and weekly tickets are available.   There are no separate student / adult tickets:   This service is planned for students who cannot find accommodation in Limerick, but is open to anyone.