Fuel prices and ATU students leads to more passengers on Local Link

THE Local Link bus service in Donegal has seen the numbers using their services jump by 75 per cent last month year on year. Growing student numbers accessing the ATU have swelled passenger numbers but also more than 3,000 people used their door to door service last month to combat rural isolation. Fidelma Doherty is Operations Manager with […]

Deputy highlights public transport failures in Donegal

INDEPENDENT TD for Donegal, Thomas Pringle is pressing Government on the need for an integrated and responsive rural transport system for Donegal. Addressing Minister Eamon Ryan in the Dáil, Deputy Pringle asked what the Government’s plans are to develop the Local Link service in Donegal. Deputy Pringle said: “I think key to it as well […]

Local Link thriving across Donegal despite pandemic

LOCAL Link is a great success story and has become a permanent part of Ireland’s public transport system. Last year over one million passenger journeys were taken through Local Link in Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim. All services have continued as normal through the Covid-19 pandemic and at the moment the public transport service is operating […]