Green Party express delight with the increase use of rural public transport

There’s been a major increase in rural transport passenger numbers.



The Transport Minister Eamon Ryan has revealed figures have shot up by 366 per cent since 2020.


The increase reflects the expansion of the Local Link network in recent years, with Department of Transport figures showing that 66 new services have been introduced since 2020.


This includes 16 new services in the Donegal-Sligo-Leitrim area.



Green Party Rural Development spokesperson, Senator Roisin Garvey says more buses are being laid in rural Ireland: