12th December 2013
By Bryan T. Smyth
Bus Éireann is to provide late night services on the weekends in the run-up to Christmas from Cork city to Carrigaline, Ballincollig and Midleton.
The services will operate from Cork city centre on Friday December 13th, Saturday December 14th, Friday December 20th and Saturday December 21st. Buses on each service will depart from St. Patrick’s Street at 01:00, 02:00 and 03:00 hours.
The Carrigaline service will depart outside Brown Thomas and will serve Douglas East Village, Maryborough Hill and Carrigaline.
The Ballincollig service will depart outside Debenhams and will serve Bishopstown via Curraheen Road, Melbourne Road serving Washington Street, Wilton and Ballincollig.
The Midleton service will depart outside the Savoy and will serve Carrigtwohil, Glanmire, Glounthaune and Midleton.
Single journey fares are €3 to Glanmire, Glounthaune, Douglas & Bishopstown, €5 to Ballincollig, Carrigaline & Carrigtwohill, or €8 to Midleton.
Customers can purchase Cork city Christmas Nightrider tickets from the driver.
“Our Nightrider services over the Christmas period are a fantastic way for customers to enjoy all the festivities and celebrations that Cork has to offer. Customers using the service can shop, eat and enjoy all the partying without the worry and hassle of car parking, fuel costs or the expense involved in using other means of transport,” said Joe Fitzgerald, Regional Manager South, Bus Éireann.