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To reduce  the spread of COVID-19. We ask our passengers to:

Help us keep our staff & customers safe. We would like to thank everybody working to keep Local Link operating and ask our passengers to work together as we try to reduce  the spread of COVID-19. We ask our passengers to:

COVID-19 – Passenger Numbers on Public Transport Services

Passenger numbers on subsidised public transport services are down significantly when compared with the equivalent week in 2019, but the National Transport Authority (NTA) has confirmed that in the vast majority of cases, services provided by Iarnród Éireann, Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, Go-Ahead Ireland, Luas and Local Link continue to operate as normal throughout the country.

COVID-19 information update

Iarnród Éireann, Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, Go-Ahead Ireland, Luas and Local Link services will be implementing their normal schedule of services on the Saturday, 14th March and Sunday, 15th March.  Other than St Patrick’s Day on the 17th March, public transport services will run a normal scheduled service next week.

Six New Local Link Community Car Schemes for Cork, Kerry, Longford, Westmeath, and Mayo

The National Transport Authority has announced today six new Local Link Community Car schemes in counties Cork, Kerry, Longford, Offaly and Mayo.

Pilot Evening and Night-Time Local Link Services to Become Permanent

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has released its report on the Rural Transport-funded evening and night-time services for the year ending 2019, revealing that 55 performing evening services are now mainstreamed for funding within the Rural Transport Programme.

Red Alert Warnings Storm Jorge - Clare and Galway


National Community Engagement Day; Longford Westmeath Roscommon

Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon joined the An Garda Síochána in Castlepollard, Granard,  Roscommon, Athlone and Mullingar as part of the National Community Engagement Day.

New Local Link route to improve connectivity between Bandon and Kinsale via Innishannon, Ballinspittle, Kilbrittain and Kinsale College.

The 254 provides greater connectivity than ever before for these communities in Bandon and Kinsale who can now avail of quality public transport at local level.

New Kilkenny City bus services to commence on 18 December

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has announced today that two new urban-style bus routes will begin serving the city on Wednesday, 18 December. Routes KK1 and KK2 will be operated by City Direct, as part of the Transport for Ireland public transport network. The two-route city network consisting of 64 stops is fully funded by the National Transport Authority.

New Local Link route to improve connectivity between Thurles, and Limerick City via Newport and the University of Limerick.

Local Link Tipperary today officially launched the new 391 bus service today (2 Dec 2019) in Thurles, Co. Tipperary. This service which has been running since late September is managed and operated by Local Link Tipperary. This Local Link service provides a valuable public transport service between Thurles, Newport and the University of Limerick.