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#Leap Card

# leap-card - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

iPhone users can now top up their Leap cards from their phones
# Great Leap Forward
# Great Leap Forward

iPhone users can now top up their Leap cards from their phones

Apr 27th 2021, 1:20 PM 20,628 Views 50 Comments

The Android app has been around since 2016.

# leap-card - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Poll: Would you like the Leap card replaced with a cashless payment system?
# Leap Forward
# Leap Forward

Poll: Would you like the Leap card replaced with a cashless payment system?

Nov 21st 2019, 9:30 AM 29,518 Views 80 Comments

Plans are being advanced to introduce a cashless payment system on public transport by 2027.

# leap-card - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Plans progress to replace Leap cards with cashless payments by 2027
# Account Based Ticketing
# Account Based Ticketing

Plans progress to replace Leap cards with cashless payments by 2027

Nov 20th 2019, 6:00 AM 27,289 Views 44 Comments

The plans would see contactless debit and credit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay, and possibly QR codes being used to pay.

# leap-card - Sunday 13 October, 2019

NTA says it would like to expand free public transport for kids after 'phenomenal' summer uptake
# Giant Leap
# Giant Leap

NTA says it would like to expand free public transport for kids after 'phenomenal' summer uptake

Oct 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,598 Views 29 Comments

Irish Rail, Luas, Bus Eireann and Go Ahead all saw child journey’s jump by over 100% during Kids Go Free August initiative.

# leap-card - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Free travel for Dublin homeless families in August
# Leap Card
# Leap Card

Free travel for Dublin homeless families in August

Jul 23rd 2019, 11:19 AM 19,130 Views 68 Comments

Homeless children in emergency accommodation currently get free travel to school.

# leap-card - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Dublin Bus investigating footage of man hanging onto back of moving bus
# Leap Card
# Leap Card

Dublin Bus investigating footage of man hanging onto back of moving bus

Mar 14th 2019, 9:36 AM 24,700 Views 27 Comments

The company said the man’s actions were “extremely dangerous” and should not be repeated.

# leap-card - Friday 26 October, 2018

Using phones instead of physical Leap Cards part of NTA's plans to shake up commuter travel
# Digital Cards
# Digital Cards

Using phones instead of physical Leap Cards part of NTA's plans to shake up commuter travel

Oct 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 25,898 Views 59 Comments

The provision of a new digital card is included in a fresh contract notice issued by the National Transport Authority.

# leap-card - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Dublin Bus raked in €5.7 million in unclaimed change in six years - these are the routes it makes its money on
# Nice Little Earner
# Nice Little Earner

Dublin Bus raked in €5.7 million in unclaimed change in six years - these are the routes it makes its money on

May 9th 2018, 12:05 AM 59,349 Views 44 Comments

Just five routes account for nearly 30% of overpayments on Dublin Bus services.

# leap-card - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Over 2.5 million Leap cards sold in under six years
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Over 2.5 million Leap cards sold in under six years

Sep 19th 2017, 7:29 PM 13,902 Views 36 Comments

The Leap card was first rolled out in 2011.

# leap-card - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Children with Leap cards to get free access to public transport for two weeks
# Tag On
# Tag On

Children with Leap cards to get free access to public transport for two weeks

Jun 29th 2017, 8:02 PM 14,682 Views 22 Comments

The promotion will cover a range of Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas services.

# leap-card - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

The 17 little frustrations of using a Leap Card
# Take A Running Leap
From The Daily Edge
# Take A Running Leap

The 17 little frustrations of using a Leap Card

Jan 31st 2017, 9:30 PM 24,347 Views 8 Comments

*jolts awake in the middle of the night* “I FORGOT TO TOP UP MY LEAP!”

# leap-card - Thursday 3 November, 2016

National Transport Authority has announced its plans for fare changes on Ireland's public transport
# Ticket Please
# Ticket Please

National Transport Authority has announced its plans for fare changes on Ireland's public transport

Nov 3rd 2016, 1:17 PM 27,548 Views 64 Comments

It covers Luas, Dublin Bus, Iarnród Eireann and Bus Éireann.

# leap-card - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

If you have a Leap card you can now ditch your DublinBikes card
# Good News
# Good News

If you have a Leap card you can now ditch your DublinBikes card

Sep 20th 2016, 10:29 AM 27,931 Views 21 Comments

The initiative won’t allow people to pay for their DublinBikes trips from their Leap Card account, but will allow them to use the same card for the bikeshare as for the bus, Luas or Dart.

# leap-card - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Apple restrictions mean there's still no Leap Card iPhone app
# Appy Days For Android
# Appy Days For Android

Apple restrictions mean there's still no Leap Card iPhone app

May 11th 2016, 4:59 PM 19,461 Views 18 Comments

However it’s good news for Android owners, who just got an update of the app.

# leap-card - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Shops are charging commuters extra to top up their Leap cards
# Cha-ching!
# Cha-ching!

Shops are charging commuters extra to top up their Leap cards

May 5th 2016, 3:06 PM 26,593 Views 79 Comments

TheJournal.ie found a number of shops in the city centre engaging in the practice which the NTA is not happy about.

# leap-card - Friday 26 February, 2016

6 weird and wonderful things you didn't know about Leap Day
# Sponsored By Leap Card
# Sponsored By Leap Card

6 weird and wonderful things you didn't know about Leap Day

Feb 26th 2016, 3:48 PM 40,729 Views 25 Comments

It’s more than just the worst birthday going, ya know.

# leap-card - Monday 14 December, 2015

You'll soon be able to top up your Leap Card on your phone from January
# Touch And Go
# Touch And Go

You'll soon be able to top up your Leap Card on your phone from January

Dec 14th 2015, 5:36 PM 15,025 Views 44 Comments

The NTA is currently trialing a method which allows users to top up their Leap Card by touching it against their smartphone.

# leap-card - Monday 30 November, 2015

The 14 unwritten real rules of Dublin Bus
# Road Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Road Wars

The 14 unwritten real rules of Dublin Bus

Nov 30th 2015, 12:01 PM 20,626 Views 19 Comments

Please observe.

# leap-card - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

The new Leap Card ad made an absolute hames of the map of Ireland
# Hames
From The Daily Edge
# Hames

The new Leap Card ad made an absolute hames of the map of Ireland

Oct 27th 2015, 8:37 AM 8,478 Views 0 Comments

Limerick is now in Galway, apparently.

# leap-card - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Here's what public transport your kids won't have to pay for next week
# Hurrah
# Hurrah

Here's what public transport your kids won't have to pay for next week

Jul 1st 2015, 1:16 PM 23,951 Views 17 Comments

Holders of child Leap cards will be able to avail of free travel on services across the country.

# leap-card - Friday 17 April, 2015

The Leap card has made a LOT of money since it was launched
# Not Loose Change
# Not Loose Change

The Leap card has made a LOT of money since it was launched

Apr 17th 2015, 5:27 PM 16,666 Views 23 Comments

The one millionth card was sold today.

# leap-card - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Dublin Bus fares are going up again
# So UNFARE
# So UNFARE

Dublin Bus fares are going up again

Oct 28th 2014, 10:40 AM 35,817 Views 139 Comments

“€3.30, please.”

# leap-card - Friday 10 October, 2014

Soon you'll be able to top up your Leap card by touching it against your smartphone
# Great Leap Forward
# Great Leap Forward

Soon you'll be able to top up your Leap card by touching it against your smartphone

Oct 10th 2014, 3:44 PM 14,455 Views 39 Comments

(Exact) change is on the way.

# leap-card - Monday 28 July, 2014

One more bonus to being a teen? Cheaper Luas and bus travel
# Teen Age Riot
# Teen Age Riot

One more bonus to being a teen? Cheaper Luas and bus travel

Jul 28th 2014, 3:13 PM 9,545 Views 23 Comments

Leap cards are now a few euro cheaper for young ‘uns.

# leap-card - Thursday 19 June, 2014

It just got easier and a bit cheaper for tourists to travel around Dublin
# Especially For Tourists
# Especially For Tourists

It just got easier and a bit cheaper for tourists to travel around Dublin

Jun 19th 2014, 11:55 AM 12,659 Views 44 Comments

A new Leap Visitor Card was launched today.

# leap-card - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Half a million people now own a Leap Card
# One Giant Leap
# One Giant Leap

Half a million people now own a Leap Card

May 13th 2014, 3:00 PM 13,788 Views 33 Comments

The Department of Transport launched a new enhancement of the service which will allow users to top-up their cards automatically from their bank account once their balance drops below a certain level.

# leap-card - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Reduced fares, like: Leap Card comes to bus services in Cork
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Reduced fares, like: Leap Card comes to bus services in Cork

Apr 9th 2014, 11:24 AM 8,270 Views 12 Comments

Commuters will be able to available of discounted fares of up to 16 per cent.

# leap-card - Monday 3 March, 2014

Take off-peak buses in Dublin? You could be in line for a fare decrease...
# Fare Deal
# Fare Deal

Take off-peak buses in Dublin? You could be in line for a fare decrease...

Mar 3rd 2014, 10:50 AM 14,729 Views 29 Comments

The company is considering dropping fares outside of rush hour in order to boost passenger numbers.

# leap-card - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Leap Card users will pay no more than €10 a day
# Fare Cap
# Fare Cap

Leap Card users will pay no more than €10 a day

Nov 13th 2013, 4:04 PM 19,640 Views 32 Comments

The new maximum limit also caps fares at €40 per week across Dublin Bus, Iarnród Éireann and Luas but users of only one service could end up paying more.

# leap-card - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Leap card: Daily Luas spend capped, and auto-top-up on the way
# Leap Card
# Leap Card

Leap card: Daily Luas spend capped, and auto-top-up on the way

Jan 10th 2013, 12:10 PM 13,205 Views 27 Comments

The National Transport Authority introduced the cap, and plans to roll it out for Irish Rail and Dublin Bus in the near future.

# leap-card - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Good news, students: New travelcard will have Leap-style capabilities
# Great Leap Forward
# Great Leap Forward

Good news, students: New travelcard will have Leap-style capabilities

Aug 11th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,308 Views 12 Comments

Third level students will be able to use the new style travelcard to get Leap Card fare on transport.

# leap-card - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Good news, Dublin commuters: Leap cards can now be topped up at DART stations
# Getting Around
# Getting Around

Good news, Dublin commuters: Leap cards can now be topped up at DART stations

Aug 7th 2012, 11:54 AM 4,358 Views 20 Comments

The 53 stations in the Greater Dublin Area have now been upgraded to cater for Leap Cards, eight months after the system was first brought in.

# leap-card - Saturday 18 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Feb 18th 2012, 7:46 PM 5,281 Views 5 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

35,000 daily trips on Leap cards in first two months
# Leap Card
# Leap Card

35,000 daily trips on Leap cards in first two months

Feb 18th 2012, 4:12 PM 3,514 Views 22 Comments

Public transport minister Alan Kelly says there are 57,000 Leap cards in circulation, with only a small number of complaints lodged.

# leap-card - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Dublin Bus to raise cash fares by 15pc in January
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Dublin Bus to raise cash fares by 15pc in January

Dec 22nd 2011, 5:39 PM 4,036 Views 22 Comments

Dublin Bus blames rising fuel costs and falling advertising income as it confirms its biggest increase to cash fares in years.

# leap-card - Monday 12 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Dec 12th 2011, 7:56 PM 5,055 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Good news for Kevin Cardiff, new twists in the hacking scandal; a challenge to Putin; and the buzz for ‘Tallafornia’ is only mighty.

Leap Card goes live today for Dublin commuters
# Transport
# Transport

Leap Card goes live today for Dublin commuters

Dec 12th 2011, 12:09 PM 10,110 Views 42 Comments

Dublin commuters will now be able to switch between Dublin Bus, Luas, DART and Commuter Rail Services with a single card.

# leap-card - Friday 9 December, 2011

Fare increases announced for Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas passengers
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Fare increases announced for Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas passengers

Dec 9th 2011, 3:34 PM 4,566 Views 50 Comments

The fare hikes are due to take effect in January 2012.