Ex­tra buses for day of Pope’s Mass

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - NEWS -

BUS Éire­ann has an­nounced ex­tra ser­vices on Sun­day, Au­gust 26, for the visit of Pope Fran­cis, in­clud­ing the 133 from Wick­low.

Over 500,000 peo­ple are ex­pected to visit Dublin City that day when a Mass will be cel­e­brated by Pope Fran­cis.

Gar­daí have urged mo­torists and the pub­lic to use pub­lic trans­port to travel there. In or­der to cater for an­tic­i­pated de­mand, Bus Éire­ann will op­er­ate a greatly en­hanced sched­ule which will see over­all ca­pac­ity in­creas­ing by over 100 per cent.

The en­hanced timetable will op­er­ate in the morn­ing and evening peaks to cater for an­tic­i­pated de­mand.

Tick­ets can be pur­chased in ad­vance at bu­seire­ann.ie.

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