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Transport Services Schedule During Storm Emma

As Storm Emma hits the country Irish people are urged by Met Eireann to stay indoors from 4pm today (March 1st) until 3pm tomorrow (March 2nd).

The “Beast from the East” is causing disruptions and cancellations to many public transport services.

Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus services are not operating today or tomorrow (Friday) due to the Red Weather Warning.

A spokesperson for Dublin Bus said:

“Please note in addition to the above service update, our Nitelink services will also not operate Friday night / Saturday morning.

“We expect to operate services on Saturday, 3 March. This is dependent on road and weather conditions. We are continuously monitoring the situation closely and taking advice from Met Éireann and the National Emergency Co-ordination Committee.

Bus Eireann

Bus Eireann has cancelled all road passenger and school transport services for Thursday (March 1st). The company will review the situation for Friday later on today but say “significant disruption is likely then too”.


Luas Red and Green Line services were suspended today at midday and will not operate tomorrow (Friday).

A Luas spokesperson said:

“A meeting is scheduled for tomorrow midday to assess the impact of the severe weather on the Luas network and Luas will publish an update at 1pm on the timelines associated with the resumption of service on, twitter and Facebook.

“Media and AA Roadwatch will be updated too.

“Transdev would like to thank the many staff who are working  throughout the severe weather and staying in hotel accommodation close to Luas Lines to ensure service resumes as early as possible, and when safe for staff and customers.”

Irish Rail

There will be no Irish Rail services after 2pm today and operations are cancelled for all of tomorrow (Friday).

Services are expected to resume on Saturday (March 3rd), however, the exact details will be published on Friday afternoon.

Speaking about refunds, a spokesperson for Iarnrod Eireann said:

“Customers who booked tickets online for travel tomorrow, Friday 2nd March will receive automatic refunds, back on to the cards that were used to make the booking.”

Dublin Airport

Aer Lingus will cancel all flight operations at Dublin Airport from 3pm today while Ryanair has said it will suspend
flight operations to and from Dublin Airport by 4pm today. Both airlines plan to resume flight operations on Saturday morning.

All other airlines are suspending operations from about 3pm today.

Dublin Airport has said it is unlikely there will be any flights tomorrow (Friday).


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