The new 981 Coolaney to Sligo Town route will launch on Tuesday November 8th.

The new service will operate seven days a week with four return services per day and additional late evening services on Friday and Saturday.

Local TD and Minister of State Frank Feighan and South Sligo based FG Cllr, Dara Mulvey have both welcomed the announcement from TFI Local Link Donegal/Sligo/Leitrim.

Route 981 will provide greater regularity and flexibility than ever before with areas covered along the route including Rockfield, Collooney, Ballisodare, Ransboro and Maugheraboy with stops in Sligo Town including Markievicz Rd, Sligo University Hospital and ATU Sligo before continuing to St Angela’s College.

The service will run 7 days per week with 4 daily return services to Sligo Town with departures from Coolaney at 7:45, 10:00, 14:10 & 17:10 and return services from Sligo Town at 9:00, 13:05, 16:05 & 18:15. 

Additional services will be provided on Friday and Saturday evenings with departures at 19:20 & 21:20, returning from Sligo Town at 20:15 & 23:15.

Cllr. Mulvey has been giving more details to Midwest News...


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