New stops added to Local Link routes

The extension of two local bus routes for Cavan General has been announced.

TFI Local Link Cavan Monaghan is enhancing two bus services from Kilnaleck to Cavan Hospital and Redhills to Cavan Hospital, from Monday, December 4.

Route C2 will be enhanced to extend from Ballinagh to Kilnaleck. This route will continue to service Ballinagh Health Centre, Cavan General Hospital and Cavan Town Centre.

Route C3 will now service the Swellan area as well as Redhills, Ballyhaise, Cavan Bus Station and Farnham Estate.

Both routes will now operate eight daily return services Monday to Saturday with three additional evening return services on Fridays and Saturdays and will provide a new Sunday service operating seven daily return services.

"Local Link bus routes provide an affordable service connecting communities in Cavan and Monaghan and these enhanced services will help people travel to work, college, healthcare services, social events, training and meeting family or friends," said Local Fianna Fáil TD Niamh Smyth.

"I understand that the enhanced routes will continue to offer peak-time and evening services for commuters and will offer enhanced connectivity to regional bus services to facilitate onward travel.”