Bus Éireann's School Transport Portal Opens Today

Thousands of students were impacted by the waiving of fees last year, including a number in Laois.

The portal for Bus Éireann's School Transport opens today for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Thousands of students were impacted last year by the waiving of fees, as those who didn't necessarily need a ticket, availed of one for convenience.

That resulted in other students without a place on the school bus, including 11 in Emo back in October.

This year there'll be new reduced charges of 50 euro per student at primary level and €75 per student at post-primary level, with a cap per family of €125.

Chief Executive of Bus Éireann, Stephen Kent, says they're trying to meet demand:

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