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Information given to the school by Bus Eireann
Who is eligible?
Children who reside at least 3.2 kilometres from and attending their nearest school are eligible for primary school transport.
How do I apply?
Online to Bus Eireann at www.buseireann.ie
When do I apply?
Applications should be submitted before the last Friday in April. Late applications are not guaranteed a seat.
What is the charge?
The current annual charge is €100 per child with a family maximum at primary level of €220
Can I spreade the payment over the school year?
Payments may be made in two instalments in June and December
Are some children exempt from paying?
Yes. Only eligible children i.e. children at least 3.2 kilometres from and attending their nearest school, who hold a valid Medical Card (GMS Scheme) do not pay. All others must pay.
Where can I get more details on the scheme?
Full terms of the Primary School Transport Scheme are available at www.education.ie and www.buseireann.ie