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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

PastedImage-91352 Source: Facebook Bus Eireann

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

3. The stops sometimes have the best names

Tweet by @Alan Source: Alan/Twitter

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

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

Tweet by @Kevin McGahern Source: Kevin McGahern/Twitter

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

Tweet by @Saoirse Findlay Source: Saoirse Findlay/Twitter

7. You might stumble upon some graffiti on your seat

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

A photo posted by Ro Carey (@ronancareless) on

8. And characters sitting near you too

Tweet by @Darren Cassidy Source: Darren Cassidy/Twitter

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?

Tweet by @Laura Cronin Source: Laura Cronin/Twitter

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

A photo posted by Blaine Mulligan (@blnmulligan) on

13. The sights and sounds of a Bus Eireann trip

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

A photo posted by lucy Marshall (@spongecake135) on

14. With the tunes playing

15. Is just constant entertainment

Tweet by @Laura Murphy Source: Laura Murphy/Twitter

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


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David Elkin

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