Thursday 23 October 2014

Extra buses for revellers

Published 14/12/2012 | 05:00

CHRISTMAS revellers in the capital can use the bus or Luas to get home, with late-night services being offered from tonight.

Dublin Bus said all 18 Nitelink routes will have extra services running this weekend and every night from next Tuesday until the following Sunday.

Tickets cost €5. Further information is available at www.dublinbus.ie

Luas customers on the Green line can also use the Night Luas service from tonight, with trams running from St Stephen's Green to Brides Glen every half hour between 1am and 3.30am. The service runs on Friday and Saturday nights, and on New Year's Eve. Tickets cost €4. But there will be no Night Luas on the Red line.

Iarnrod Eireann said there would be no late-night services on Dart or commuter services.

Bus Eireann will provide extra services from Cork city to Carrigaline, Ballincollig and Midleton on Friday and Saturday nights, with buses departing from St Patrick's Street at 1am, 2am and 3am.

Nightrider services will be offered from Dublin to Balbriggan, Drogheda, Dunshaughlin, Navan, Naas, Newsbridge and Clane over the period.

Irish Independent

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