Bus Eireann is to provide four new and improved routes linking Limerick to its hinterland.
Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton, attended the launch event in Limerick City.
One of the routes is to link Cashel to Limerick. The service will begin on Sunday October 23rd. The route will be known as Route 332. The service will serve Cashel, Dundrum, Annacarty, Cappawhite, Doon, Cappamore, Drumsall Cross, Murroe, Cappahana Cross, Newport, Shower Cross, Bog Road, Annacotty Cross Bridge, the University of Limerick and stops in Limerick city prior to the final stop at Colbert Station.
Departures from the Bake House Main Street Cashel, will be at 6.30am, 9am, 11.30am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm and 8pm. Services will depart Limerick, Colbert Station, at 6.30am, 9.30am,noon, 2.30pm, 5.40pm and 8.30pm. A one way fare from Cashel to Limerick will be €13, a day return €22 and an open return ticket will cost €23.50.
In addition, Limerick is now linked to Ballybunion, Mitchelstown and Scarriff. In all the changes will lead to almost 50 new jobs.