It's not often you hear good news about the transport system of this country, but today boasts great news for Dublin's best and brightest, as three shiny new bus routes have been announced by Dublin Bus, and they all go to and from DCU.
The North Dublin campus is now catered to by a number of areas, including these three new routes - running from Baldoyle, Portmarnock and Dunboyne.
Route 31d will provide a morning and evening service, running between Baldoyle and DCU, serving Strand Road, Dublin Road, Howth Road and Collins Avenue.
This bus will leave Baldoyle at 7.45am, arrive at DCU at 8.35am, and leave DCU in the evening at 5.15pm.
Route 41d will connect Portmarnock to the Glasnevin campus twice a day, serving Strand Road, Wendell Avenue, Blackwood Lane, The Hill, Malahide Village, Yellow Walls Road, Swords Road, Holywell, M1 and M50, Ballymun Road and finally, Collins Avenue.
It will leave Portmarnock at 7.30am - getting to DCU at 8.40am - and leave the college again at 5.10pm.
A morning and evening service will also link Dunboyne to DCU, serving Clonee, Blanchardstown Village, Castleknock Road, Navan Road, Nephin Road, Ratoath Road, Ballyboggan Road, Finglas Road, Old Finglas Road, Griffith Avenue Extension and Ballymun Road.
The 70d will leave from Dunboyne at 7.15am, arriving at the Collins Avenue campus at 8.30am, and leave again at 5.05pm.
These brand new services will kick off next Monday, October 17, making it alot easier for the commuters of the country to actually make their 9am lectures.
(H/T - www.dublinlive.ie)