Everything You Need to Know About the Papal Visit

Travelling to see the Pope in Croke Park on Saturday, August 25h

If you are travelling to Croke Park on Saturday 25th please avail of our regular service from Dundalk & Drogheda.

Check out our times to suit you here.

No prepayment is required for this service as we normally pass Croke Park. BUT like any large event, Dorset Street will be closed after the ceremony so you are advised to return to Cumberland Street North for the return journey.

Download or print maps here:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?hl=en&mid=1CMaYlbgjsvR1OMeJKM50s_XIZH0&ll=53.357834299732424%2C-6.250495000000001&z=16 – This route is for people exiting from the Cusack Stand. Please follow this route to get to Matthews Coach Hire pick up point on Cumberland Street North.

https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?hl=en&mid=1Ubem7JLEl6vwcZxiVmJUwEaJBEg&ll=53.357109799964334%2C-6.255753949999985&z=16  – This route is for people exiting the ground from the Hogan Stand / Davin Stand. Please follow to this route to get to the Matthews Coaches pick up point on Cumberland Street North.


Changes to stops in Dublin city on Saturday, August 25th

Matthews.ie will pick up and drop off at Parnell Square North on Saturday, Aug 25th rom 9am-5pm, due to the Papal visit.

We will serve normal stops outside of these hours. This does not effect Dorset street or Whitehall.

Check out these maps for directions to our new temporary stop.

Walking from Cumberland street north

Walking from Cathal Brugha street 


Phoneix park Mass, Sunday, August 26th

All our coaches are full and online booking is now closed for transport to the Phoenix Park mass.

If you have booked online, please ensure you bring your ticket to the mass, as you cannot travel without it.

You will receive an armband on arrival to the coach that will be used to guide you to your gate at Phoenix Park.






••• CUSTOMER NOTICE: The 6am service from Dundalk to UCD & the 16.10 from UCD to Dundalk will not operate from Mon, March 16th. •••  
••• CUSTOMER NOTICE: Changes to UCD & IFSC service - effective March 23rd - please see news section •••  
••• CUSTOMER NOTICE: Effective March 25th, the 05:30 Dun-Dub direct and the 11:30 Dub-Dun direct will be temporarily suspended. •••  
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