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16 times Bus Eireann proved it's a truly unique Irish travelling experience

The things you come across.

1. When the driver had to get out to find the owner of a rogue trailer

2. And that time a driver stopped the bus in Cork to help a lady tie her shoe

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The things you come across on a standard bus journey <3

3. The stops sometimes have the best names

4. Other times, you’ll have the worst fellow passengers

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5. You’ve heard the greatest excuses down the years

6. And the conversations you overhear are the bedrock of your on board entertainment when the WIFI is down

7. You might stumble upon some graffiti on your seat

I have never seen a more direct form of protest #buswaslate #buseireann

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8. And characters sitting near you too

9. Sometimes Bus Eireann run their own internal postal service for passengers

10. And who could forget that time a load of potatoes were spotted on board?

Hope they had their tickets stamped.

11. You’ll never know what you might come across

12. And the “luggage doors operatinnn” man is a part of the national conversation

#buseireann #nightmares #standclear

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13. The sights and sounds of a Bus Eireann trip

I saw man asleep with a book over his head awhile ago hehe

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14. With the tunes playing

15. Is just constant entertainment

16. And down the years has proven itself as the most unique Irish travelling experience of them all


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