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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# routes

Last year
# run run run
Dublin Marathon: These roads are closing today as run takes place for first time since 2019
The marathon will take runners through a number of residential areas.
All time
# 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
Just five routes account for nearly 30% of overpayments on Dublin Bus services.
# preferred bidder
Bus Éireann loses right to operate six Kildare routes
Services by UK firm GoAhead will start to come into operation at the end of this year or early next year.
# desperately seeking
Trumpets, tiaras, and trainspotting notebooks - a journey through Irish Rail's lost and found
Connolly Station in Dublin deals with a truly heroic amount of lost and found items on a daily basis.
# big deal
Ryanair will offer connecting flights onto rivals' routes starting this year
The Irish budget airline plans to hook up with both Aer Lingus and Norwegian Air.
# arduous journey
The many different routes that migrants are taking to reach western Europe...
Migrants are travelling huge distances even before they reach the Mediterranean and the harrowing voyage across.
Protests called off as bus routes privatisation row heads to the LRC
Siptu and the NBRU were due to take part in protests next week.
# Dublin
New 'Luas on rubber wheels' could cut commute times by almost 40 per cent
Three special ‘Bus Rapid Transit’ routes could be built at a cost of up to €650 million. It’s planned the first will be between the city centre and Swords.
# new routes
Ryanair brings the Netherlands, Scotland and Lithuania to Knock
The budget airline said it hopes to announce further new route and traffic growth plans in the coming weeks.
# sponsored by transport for ireland
6 apps to make your commute a lot easier
Are you a commuter? You need these apps.
# Transport
Plans to reduce services in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann contracts
The NTA said that under new proposals it would open the tendering process to provide removed services through separate contracts.
Aaron McKenna: Public service obligation routes should be put out to competitive tender
The government should put public service obligation and school routes out to competitive tender – doing so would save 20 to 30 per cent on simply handing over such cash to public sector monopolies, writes Aaron McKenna.
# Competition Commission
Ryanair may be forced to reduce its stake in rival Aer Lingus
The UK’s Competition Commission said that the stake could reduce competition on routes between Great Britain and Ireland.
# Aer Arann
Aer Arann announces new routes, 16% rise in passenger numbers
The airline said it has completed a successful restructuring programme which signals a “new beginning” for the company.
# Ryanair
Ryanair announces new bases in Morocco
The bases will offer 11 new routes and create up to 2,500 jobs in Morocco.
# Halloween
Dublin Bus changes routes over 'anti-social behaviour'
The 13 and the 122 have been affected.
# On Yer Bike
€7m investment for cycle routes across the country
Sixteen projects are due to be completed in the next few years, with both off-road and on-road routes.
# Results
Ryanair makes record profits of over €500 million
Average fares rose by 16 per cent and traffic increased by 5 per cent at the no-frills airline.