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# leap-card - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Poll: Would you like the Leap card replaced with a cashless payment system? Leap Forward This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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 Exclusive

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

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 This post contains a poll

Over 2.5 million Leap cards sold in under six years

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

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

# leap-card - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

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

The 17 little frustrations of using a Leap Card

*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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

The 14 unwritten real rules of Dublin Bus

Please observe.

# leap-card - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

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

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

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

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

The one millionth card was sold today.

# leap-card - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Dublin Bus fares are going up again

“€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

(Exact) change is on the way.

# leap-card - Monday 28 July, 2014

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

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

A new Leap Visitor Card was launched today.

# leap-card - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Half a million people now own a Leap Card

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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