Airport bus slammed as “disgraceful” after elderly woman is left waiting at roadside

The bus service from Monaghan to the airport has been described as “disgraceful” after an 84 year old lady was left standing on the side of the road for almost an hour.

Last week in Carrickmacross an 84 year old lady waited for the Route 32 Express Bus that was over 45 minutes late only to be told that it was full when she attempted to board it.

A neighbour came to the assistance of the lady and took her to the airport in time to get her flight.

Concerns around the unreliability of the bus have been raised numerous times with local representatives calling for there to be some kind of live update service available.

Speaking on The Wider View, local Fianna Fail Senator Robbie Gallagher says that people are losing faith in public transport: