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School Transport News 2024-2025 1st year 2024-2025

15th Apr 2024


As you are aware Bus Éireann operates the school transport scheme on behalf of the Department of Education. 

The local school transport office has concerns due to the decreased numbers that families have not yet enrolled their children and they could miss out in securing a seat on the school bus.

Applications for School Transport for the new school year are currently open and can be accessed online at

  • Details of the scheme are also available on Bus Éireann’s website and Department of Education’s website
  • The closing date for NEW school transport applications is Friday 26th April 2024 – critical date, 2 weeks to go
  • Existing school transport applications will automatically roll over into the new school year
  • Payments or medical cards can be received up to Friday 7th June 2024