TFI Local Link Galway will launch its new route 432 Carraroe to Clifden this Wednesday, 16 November.
The new seven days a week service will run three return services daily, covering Carraroe, Costelloe, Screebe, Derryrush, Kilkeran, Carna, Leheenagh, Roundstone, Ballyconeely and Clifden, creating a new connection between Roundstone and Costelloe.
The service will also provide commuters with a new peak-time service that interchanges with direct services to Galway, and improved connectivity to regional bus services from Costelloe.
This new route is funded by the National Transport Authority as part of the Transport for Ireland Network.
Speaking ahead of the launch, Galway West TD Hildegarde Naughton said she is very aware of the need to connect people and places, especially in rural areas.
“High quality, accessible, affordable and safe services for all can play a crucial role in ensuring a modal shift from private to public transport,” said Minister Naughton.
“Public transport is not only an environmentally friendly option but also socially inclusive and economically accessible. This new service is especially timely as we head into winter with rising fuel and other costs.”