St Patrick’s Festival Bus Schedule 2023
JJ Kavanagh & Sons has a full schedule of services to operate throughout the St Patrick’s Festival. A normal schedule of services will operate from St Patrick’s Day through to the weekend, with some minor exceptions to third level college and local timetables.
St Patrick’s Festival week is traditionally one of the busiest periods for JJ Kavanagh & Sons. This includes customers returning home for the Festival, those heading on getaways and international visitors.
Customers are advised to pre-book their tickets online to be guaranteed their seats during this busy period.
Friday – 17th March 2023
- 736 Waterford – Dublin Airport Service
- 717 Clonmel – Dublin Airport Service
- 735 Limerick – Dublin Airport Service
Diversions when departing from Dublin City Centre
From 04.00hrs to 15.00hrs the following services will divert and pick up and drop off at Heuston Station for St Patrick’s Day. All services after 15:00hrs will leave Ulster Bank (Georges Quay) as normal.
Diversions when arriving into Dublin City Centre
From 04.00hrs to 15.00hrs the following services will divert to Heuston Station for St Patrick’s Day.
NO SERVICES during this period will drop off at North Wall, Way and Eden Quay.
Diversions when arriving into and departing Limerick City
Limerick (Arthurs Quay) will be closed from 07.00hrs to 15.30hrs on Friday, 17th March and from 04.00hrs to 15.30hrs on Sunday, 19th March. All pickup and drop off points during these times in Limerick City will be the bus stop at William St/Mulgrave St, which is located below from the Fire Station and across from St. John’s Pavillion,
Diversions when arriving into and departing Waterford City
Diversions will be in place across Waterford City between 11:00hrs and 16:00hrs. The following stops will not be served for the duration:
– Parnell Street
– Dooley’s Hotel
All pickup and drop off points in Waterford City will be at WIT for the duration of this time.
Local Link Routes
The following services will be operating on a Bank Holiday Schedule:
- 139 Naas – Blanchardstown Service
- 828 Cashel – Thurles – Portlaoise Service
- 367A Dungarvan – Waterford City Service
- 363 Tallow – Dungarvan Service
- 183 Arklow – Sallins Service
- 358 Tramore – Waterford Service
The following local services will not be operating on Friday, 17th of March 2023:
- 607/627/617 Waterford City Services
- Urlingford – Kilkenny Service
- Hacketstown – Carlow Service
Maynooth University Bus Schedule
Maynooth University services will be finished up for Study Week from 13rd- 17th March 2023. We will be back running as normal from Monday 20th March 2023.
SETU Carlow Bus Schedule
SETU Carlow Campus will be closed on the 17th March 2023. We will be back running as normal from Monday 20th March 2023.
You can also get travel updates on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @JJKavanaghBuses or call our customer service line on (0818 333 222), lines open from 09:00 – 17:30hrs (Mon – Fri).