JJ Kavanagh & Sons Christmas & New Year Schedule 2020 – 2021



Christmas is a time for celebrating so we want to make sure you get home to spend it with the ones you love.That’s why we are running services all across the Christmas period. 




Main Routes & Airport Routes

Christmas Day is the only day when our Main Routes & Airport Routes are not in action. Our bus drivers need to take a little rest with their families! These services will resume fully on St Stephen’s Day and run as normal over New Years’.



Daily College Routes

Carlow IT


All buses serving Carlow IT will finish up on Friday 18th December 2020. 


All services will start back on Monday 11th January 2021. 




Maynooth University Routes

All buses serving Maynooth University will finish up on Friday 18th December and will start back on Monday, 1st February 2021.



Weekend College Routes

The Carlow – Limerick service will be finishing up for Christmas on Friday 18th December and will start back on Sunday 24th January 2021.


Local Services


The following Town/Local services will finish on Thursday 24th December and recommence for the 29th to 31st inclusive. We will not be operating on New Years Day and will fully commence services on the 4th of January 2021. 



Naas – Clane and Newbridge – Kilcullen will be operating as normal on Saturday 2nd and all services will be operating as scheduled from Monday 4th January.


The Urlingford – Kilkenny Service will finish up on Saturday 19th December and will fully resume on the 29th December 2020.



Waterford City Service

The Waterford City Service will finish up on Christmas Eve.  The last service from Clock Tower to Dunmore road will be at 18:15hrs and the last service to Slieverue will leave the Quays at 17:45hrs. The service will fully resume on the Tuesday 29th of December 2020. We will not be operating on New Years Day and operating as normal from the 2nd January 2021. 



139 Naas – Blanchardstown Service

The latest time for a service to commence shall be 21:00 on the 24th of December 2020.


St. Stephens Day 

No services shall commence prior to 09:00 on the 26th of December 2020.


New Years Eve and New Years Day

All other services during the Christmas period to run as planned including the 31st of December 2020 and the 1st of January 2021.


Waterford Local Link Service

363 Dungarvan – Tallow:  Sunday service timetable will operate on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.


367A Dungarvan – Waterford: Operating as scheduled on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.


No services will operate on Christmas Day, St. Stephen’s Day and New Years Day.



183 Glendalough – Wicklow Service

Christmas Eve will operate on the normal weekday schedule.


No services will operate on Christmas Day.


St. Stephen’s Day and New Years’ Day will operate on the Sunday schedule.


Happy Travelling ?