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Minister Signs Regulation Making Face Coverings on Public Transport a Legal Requirement

The Regulation around the enforcement of the requirement to wear a face covering on public transport has been signed by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly. This means that the requirement for public transport passengers to wear a face covering has full legal effect from Monday 13th July.

Passengers respond positively to face covering requirement with 90% compliance on some services

Public transport customers are responding positively to the requirement to wear face coverings, with up to 90% compliance on some services.

Face coverings to be compulsory on Public Transport as capacity increases

From tomorrow(Monday 29th)., capacity on buses, trains and trams will increase from 20% to about 50%. In conjunction with this move, face coverings will be compulsory on all public transport services.

NTA urges people to use face coverings on public transport

Taoiseach, Minister for Health, Minister for Transport and CEO of the National Transport Authority launch campaign on Face Coverings

PUBLIC TRANSPORT SERVICE LEVELS TO INCREASE FROM MONDAY TO ACCOMMODATE ESSENTIAL JOURNEYS

Services on public transport will increase from Monday as part of Phase 2 of the Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business.

SKY TV feature Mayo Covid Community Response

Helping people to stay at home became the new role of Local Link Mayo rural transport services following the outbreak of coronavirus in Ireland. In response to Covid-19 Local Link Mayo quickly commenced offering a collect and deliver service from pharmacies and local shops for passengers, delivering critical medical supplies and meals to the elderly, the vulnerable and sick within rural areas throughout the county.

COVID-19: Public Transport to Continue to Follow Government and Health Guidelines in Phase One of Reopening

Over the course of the COVID-19 crisis, the National Transport Authority (NTA) has worked closely with the Department of Transport, Tourism, and Sport and our transport operators to continue to provide public transport services for essential trips. In doing so, we continued to follow the guidance from the Department of Health in order to mitigate risk of infection to both staff and passengers.

Coivd-19 Community Collaboration at Local Link Mayo

Helping people to stay at home is the new role of Local Link Mayo rural transport services. Local Link Mayo is offering a collect and deliver service throughout the county, from pharmacies and local shops for passengers, delivering critical medical supplies and meals to the elderly, the vulnerable and sick within rural areas.

Ireland launches “The Community Call” in major nationwide volunteering effort

The Community Call, a major initiative that links local and national Government with the community and voluntary sectors, was announced today by Government

New Public Transport Timetables to Take Effect Starting Monday

Today the National Transport Authority announced that operators of most subsidised public transport services are to move to a new schedule of services on a phased basis from Monday March 30. Local Link services will operate as normal except for the evening services on Door-to-Door routes that may affect some areas.