Local Link provides a nationwide bus service in rural areas around Ireland.
The aim of Local Link is to address rural social exclusion and integrate bus services where possible with Bus Éireann and Iarnrod Éireann networks.
The services are operated and managed by 15 local offices throughout the country. Each office manages the day to day requests and delivery of bus services in that area. These offices open from 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday and operate all year round except for Public Holidays.
The majority of Local Link bus services are Door-to-Door Routes which operate a pick up and drop off at the door service. They operate on a Demand Responsive element and respond to requests for services by intending passengers. Pre booking with the Local Link is required.
Scheduled Routes internal link are fixed timetabled bus services that operate on a daily or weekly basis. Door-to-Door pick up is not available on these services.