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Busaras, Dublin
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Busáras is the central bus station in Dublin, Ireland for Intercity and regional bus services operated by Bus Éireann. Busáras is also a stop on the Red Line of the Luas system, in Store Street just before the terminus at Dublin Connolly railway station. Áras Mhic Dhiarmada is the official name of the building, which also includes the headquarters of the Department of Social Protection. CIÉ, parent of Bus Éireann, rents the lower floors from the Department. Áras Mhic Dhiarmada is named after Seán Mac Diarmada, a leader of the Easter Rising in 1916.ArchitectureBusáras was designed by Michael Scott and his team of young architects and designers between 1945 and 1953. It was built against a background of public opposition which centred on the external appearance, function and excessive cost – over £1,000,000 before completion in 1953. Simultaneously loathed by some of the populace and loved by architectural purists, the building was designed in an International Modern style between 1945 and 1953. A number of the original fixtures and fittings designed by Scott still exist, including terrazzo floor tiles, and large timber wall panels.
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  • It is a fairly normal, it is not an Atocha (for Madrid) despite being one of the most important in Dublin. It has four seats badly put and guarreteados, a food store that closes at 3 in the afternoon, some vending machines that refuse to operate, a screen which gives bad times and "rare" people to look at you waiting for that you neglect to steal something. That said, if you get to go and wait a couple of hours to get your bus, can finish to the fig and goats.
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  • I went to the Busaras first and so had not otherwise reserved to ride a bus for Cashel. Walk from Temple Bar neighborhood, was about 15 minutes. Ranging from 20 minutes on most, but how you will.
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  • Bus stations and call Buzaraz, no ... Very handy buses leave almost every 15-20 minutes in all sorts of directions, everything is on schedule. Clearly follow the schedule, minute per minute. You can buy a ticket through the cash desk and you can through the machine. Affordable and easy to use interface. The buses are comfortable and with WI-Fi so long trip won't be bored))
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