TRANSPORT - Republic of Ireland
Address: Central Bus Station (Busáras), Store Street, Dublin 1.
Tel: 01 839 6111 (passenger information),01 830 2222 (Head Office)
Bus Átha Cliath - Dublin Bus
Address: Head Office, 59 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1
Tel: 01 873 4222 (passenger information),
01 872 0000 (Head Office)
Dublin Bus are updating their whole fleet and all new buses will be accessible to all. They have also an disability advisor working on a freelance basis. Details can be had from the website.
Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail)
Address: Head Office Depts. Connolly Station, Dublin 1.
Tel: 01 836 6222 (passenger information), 01 836 3333 (Head Office)
fax: 01 703 2515,
Irish Rail recommends that disabled travelers requiring assistance should contact them 24 hours before traveling. Details from website.
Dublin’s tram system operates two lines to the west and south west of the city. All trams and stops are accessible. For further information, go to www.luas.ie
The number of accessible taxis has increased. However there is still a need to book in advance. Contact you local taxi firm. If you need more information, the Republic has a new Taxi Regulator who can be contacted through www.taxiregulator.ie
Disabled Drivers Association (Mayo Office)
Ballindine, Co. Mayo.
Telephone: 094 9364054 Fax: 094 9364336
Disabled Drivers Association (Cork Office)
6 South Terrace, Cork
Telephone: 021 431033
Disabled Drivers Association (Dublin office)
Liffey Valley Shopping Centre,
Telephone: 01 6208731
The association promotes independence and equal opportunity through mobility for people with physical disabilities. Operates a National Driving Assessment Centre and Driving School. Issues EU Parking Cards.
Vantastic Dial-a-Ride Ltd.,
Unit 127 Baldoyle Industrial Estate,
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (enquiries)
Phone: (01) 8392447 (enquiries) / (01) 8392449 (base)
Fax: (01) 8392429
Door to door accessible transport service for people with disabilities in Dublin. You need to be a member of Vantastic to use scheme.
Cork Accessible Transport
20 Commons Road
Telephone: 021 4300804
Fax: 021 4391575
Aims to provide accessible affordable transport
TRANSPORT - Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland’s integrated public transport operations of Metro bus, Easibus, NI Railways, and Ulsterbus are known as ‘Translink’. It is advisable to call your local station 24 hours before you travel
Information on accessible services can be found at www.translink.co.uk/accessibility.asp
Bridge Accessible Transport
Address: 58 Strand Road
Derry BT48 7AJ
Telephone: 028 7137 4556
Fax: 028 7137 4556
Offers a similar service to Vantastic in the City of Derry.
Address: Portside Business Park
189 Airport Road West
Telephone: 028 9029 7880
Operates within Belfast region
Chest, Heart and Stroke Association Northern Ireland
21 Dublin Rd
Tel: 028 9032 0184
Fax: 028 9033 3487
Promotes the prevention of and alleviates the suffering resulting from chest heart and stroke related illnesses. Occasionally runs arts projects.