St. Patrick’s Weekend Services @ O’Connell Street Dublin

March 11, 2024
    • DATE:  – 
    • LOCATION: Spire of Dublin, O’Connell Street Upper, North City, Dublin, Ireland

    If you are travelling by public transport to enjoy the festivities this St. Patrick’s weekend, please note that there may be changes to your usual service.


    For all updated timetables and information, please use the below options.

    Below details are provisional and due to be updated closer to the event date.


    Dublin: Parnell Square North will be not be available to buses/ coaches due to the construction of temporary grandstands
    The area will be unavailable from 19:00 on 15th March 2024 to after the parade on 17th March 2024.

    Bus, Tram (Luas) and Train Impact: Dublin

    St Patrick’s Day Parade
    Sunday 17 March 2024, 12pm


    Dublin Bus

    There may be a number of diversions in place from Thursday 14 to Monday 18 March 2024. For further details of diversions, please click on the links below, closer to the event date.

    Nitelink Service
    Details on Nitelinks services will be available nearer to the event date in March 2024.

    24-hour services
    24-hour services are in operation seven days a week across ten routes.

    Sunday 17 March 2024 – St. Patrick’s Day
    A Sunday Timetable will operate on all routes on St. Patrick’s Day and City Tours will not operate. Due to St. Patrick’s Day Parades, real time information will not be available from approximately 08.00 to 18.00.

    Saturday 16 March 2024
    Details of Saturday service will be confirmed closer to the date

    Bus Éireann

    All Bus Éireann and Expressway services may operate to a Sunday schedule on St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday 17 March.

    It is expected that there will be a number of diversions on St. Patricks day due to parades taking place across the country and we will update this page with information on the diversions closer to the time.

    Local Link

    Regular Rural Services will be operating a Sunday schedule. Some diversions are in place due to local parades.

    Go Ahead Ireland

    There will be a number of diversions on routes


    Tram – Luas

    On St. Patrick’s Day (Sunday 17th March), Services on both the Red and Green Lines will run Sunday Operating Hours. There will also be partial closures of the Red and Green Lines to accommodate the parade.


    Sunday schedules will be in operation on March 17th 2024 with some additional services for DART and Commuter services.


    Sources: TfI