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Email: info@matthews.ie

 

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At Matthews Coach Hire Ltd we operate a regular and affordable commuter bus service operating between Dundalk, Drogheda & Dublin and more recently a commuter bus service between Bettystown - Laytown & Dublin.

If you work in the IFSC or Dublin City Centre and commute from Dundalk or Drogheda, please check our Dundalk - Drogheda - IFSC & Bettystown - Laytown - IFSC Timetable >>

If you are a student in UCD and travelling to college form Dundalk or Drogheda, please check our Dundalk - Drogheda - UCD Bus Timetable >>

If you are a student in DKIT and travelling to Dundalk from Dublin or Drogheda please check our Dublin - Drogheda - DKIT - Dundalk timetable >>

Matthews Coach Hire Ltd is based in Ireland and is a member of The Coach Tourism Council of Ireland providing Coach Tours of Ireland and the UK and Commuter Services. All our vehicles are Board Failte approved ensuring that your trip with us is a pleasant and a relaxing experience.

 

UCD Service

With the academic year ended the service will operate as follows:


Bettystown 07:00 UCD Service: This will operate throughout the summer.

 

Dundalk 06:30 UCD Service: From 16/06/2014 anyone wishing to travel to UCD can get the Parnell Street 06:30 service Ex Dundalk via Drogheda to City North and connect with the Bettystown UCD service from there.


UCD 1:15 Service: 13/06/2013 is the last day for this service.

 

Dundalk – UCD 18:30 Sunday Service: 15/06/2014 is the last day for this service

 

The 5:15pm UCD - Bettystown service will be operating. Dundalk/Drogheda passengers can avail of this service from UCD and meet a connecting service at Drumcondra.

 

 

Full service will resume when the academic year recommences.

 


One Direction - Croke Park May 23rd - 25th

As our service stops at Drumcondra Dart Station (Quinns Pub) near Croke Park we will not be putting on a specific concert service.
Passengers who wish to use our service should check our service timetables for service times.
We recommend that passengers contact our office on 042 9378188 to indicate what service they wish to get.  We will use this information to schedule extra coaches.
There may be traffic disruptions in Drumcondra which may mean that we are unable to collect at our Drumcondra and Whitehall stops.  We will make every effort to collect at these stops but we recommend
ALL PASSENGERS SHOULD RETURN TO PARNELL STREET FOR RETURN SERVICES.



Giro D'Italia May 11th
The following services will NOT be operating on Sunday May 11th.
Dundalk - Drogheda - Dublin Service
Ex Dundalk - Drogheda - Dublin
12.00
14.00
Ex Dublin - Drogheda - Dundalk
11.30
12.30
13.30
Bettystown - Laytown - Dublin Service
Ex Bettystown - Laytown - Dublin
11.00
12.00
14.00
15.00
Ex Dublin - Laytown - Bettystown
12.00
13.00


Friday April 18th - Good Friday
Services will be running on a normal timetable with limited directs
Saturday April 19th - Holy Saturday
Services will be running on a normal Saturday timetable
Sunday April 20th - Easter Sunday
Services will be running on a normal Sunday timetable.
Monday April 21st - Easter Monday
Services will be running on a Sunday timetable.

Monday March 17th 2014 - St Patrick's Day

All services will be running on a Sunday timetable on St. Patrick's Day.

If we are unable to get into Parnell St., we will be collecting and dropping off passengers at DID Electric on Mountjoy Square.

Drogheda - The 11.30am and 12.30pm ex Drogheda to Dublin may be effected by the Drogheda St. Patrick's Day Parade.

 


Wednesday 5th March 2014 - IFSC Service

Due to road closures on The North Wall Quay on the 6th & 7th of March, we will pick up and drop off at our Sherriff Street stops only with an additional stop and pick up at The 5 Lamps at the top of Amiens Street.


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12th July Dual Race Day

Matthews.ie Announces Sponsorship of 12th July Dual Race Day

Matthews.ie and Dundalk Stadium has announced a new sponsorship agreement for the 12th July Dual Race Meeting that will see Matthews.ie become the new title sponsors of this racing event.

This unique racing event commences at 2pm with a 7 race horse card featuring the Matthews.ie Handicap.  The night’s greyhound racing will commence at 7:30pm with the Matthews.ie Dundalk International.  The Dundalk International is an invitation only race with a total prize fund of €37,000 and is the richest one-off greyhound race in Ireland and the UK.

The winner will pocket a grand total of €20,000 whilst the runner-up will receive €6,000. €3,500 is on offer for third place and the remaining entrants will €2,500 each.

Matthews.ie with a head office in Inniskeen, Co Monaghan are the leading transport providers in the north east, providing commuter coach services between Dublin-Drogheda-Dundalk daily, and Bettystown-Laytown-Dublin.

Matthews run a range of superb day and extended tours as well as their renowned racing tours to the top festivals in the UK and Ireland.

Their tours brochure can be downloaded from www.matthews.ie.

Paddy Matthews, Managing Director of Matthews.ie, said: “We are delighted to be involved in the Dual Race Day, and to continue our association with Dundalk track – and local racing fans.

“We have our own dual celebration this year – this is the tenth anniversary of our commuter services and we have just launched our new weekly tours to The Titanic Centre in Belfast.

“We hope that the racing fans who come with us to Aintree, Cheltenham and Irish festivals will have an enjoyable and lucky night tonight.”

Jim Martin, Chief Executive of Dundalk Stadium, said “We are delighted to welcome Matthews.ie as sponsors of our 12th July dual race day featuring the Dundalk International and on behalf of Dundalk Stadium I would like to thank Paddy Matthews and his team for their support.  The 12th July dual race day is a race day experience like no other combining an afternoon of horse racing and an evening of greyhound racing.  This event also marks our annual Ladies Day with a super prize of €5,000 vouchers sponsored by Marshes Shopping Centre. We look forward to an exciting event with two leading local sponsors on board, namely, Matthews.ie and Marshes Shopping Centre.”

The Marshes Shopping Centre Ladies Day will take place in the afternoon with one lucky lady walking away with a €5,000 voucher.  The judging panel for Ladies Day 2014 will feature Irish Fashion Blogger, SoSueMe (Suzanne Jackson), Eamonn McGill, Stylist & Fashion Designer and Caroline McElroy, Marshes Personal Stylist.

Tickets are not required for this event and doors open at 12:30pm.  All ladies wishing to take part in Ladies Day can register on the race day.

Hospitality packages are currently available for both the afternoon and evening, so please book now to avoid disappointment.

 


 

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