We will be running a limited service this coming weekend!
Unless you have been under a rock the past few days, you will now know Pope Francis is coming to Dublin this weekend and let’s face it, the city will be on lockdown, but what does that mean for Dublin’s favourite hop-on-hop-off service?
On Saturday, August 25th, we will not be stopping at the following bus stops
- Stop 1 – O’Connell Street
- Stop 4 – Leinster Street
- Stop 8 – College Green
- Stop 9 – Dame Street (Temple Bar)
- Stop 10 – Dublin Castle
- Stop 11 – Christ Church Cathedral
- Stop 13 – High Street
- Stop 18 – Parkgate Street
- Stop 19 – The Phoenix Park
- Stop 22 – Bachelor’s Walk
The tour will start from Parnell Square on Saturday bringing you to places such as EPIC, the Jeannie Johnston Tall Ships, the Bord Gais Energy Teather, Merrion Square, the Mansion House, St Stephen’s Green, Teelings Whiskey Distillery, the Guinness Storehouse , IMMA, Kilmainham Gaol, the National Museum of Decorative Arts/Collins Barracks , the Lighthouse Cinema, Constitutional Hill and then will make its way back to Parnell Square via Dominick Street Upper and Dorset Street. We will have no access to Ormand Quay, Bachelor’s Walk or O’Connell Street on the day.
On Sunday, August 26th, we will not be stopping at the following bus stops
- Stop 14a – Pearse Lyons Distillery
- Stop 15 – Royal Hospital Kilmainham
- Stop 16– Kilmainham Gaol
- Stop 16a– Memorial Garden
- Stop 17– Heuston Station
- Stop 18– Parkgate Street
- Stop 19– The Phoenix Park
- Stop 20– National Museum of Decorative Arts/Collins Barracks
- Stop 21– Arran Quay
- Stop 22 – Bachelor’s Walk
- Stop 21b – St Michan’s Church
- Stop 21d – Brian Boru Pub
- Stop 21e – Glasnevin Cemetary
- Stop 24 – Croke Park
- Stop 21g – Mountjoy Square
The tour will start from Upper O’Connell Street on Sunday bringing you to places such as Trinity College, Merrion Square, St Stephen’s Green, the Mansion House, Dublin Castle, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Teelings Whiskey Distillery, the Guinness Storehouse, and then will make its way back to Upper O’ Connell Street via Dame Street, and Westmorland Street, returning to Stop 1 by performing a loop around Parnell Square. We will have no access to almost all attractions North of O’Connell Bridge on the day.
Please know, there will be no Blue Route Service on Sunday and the Northside of Dublin is on lockdown.
Please note that our last bus will be at 17.00h on both the Saturday and Sunday!
Save €40 with our new Deluxe Ticket – Perfect for those looking for something to do after mass!
We too will be the only Hop-on-Hop-off in Dublin running a service on the Sunday of the Pope’s visit, so be sure to hop on after mass as we would love to hear how the whole thing went. We too offer a €40 discount on our Deluxe Ticket, which includes a complementary whiskey in Pearse Lyons Distillery, which, in my opinion, is the perfect way to celebrate such a significant event! Book your tickets here today!
FYI – We will be stopping at the Guinness Storehouse on both days this weekend, so you will still be able to get a pint of the black stuff after the Pope’s service!