Irish public transport: Passengers face fare increase

Image caption Public transport fare increases in the Republic of Ireland will not affect cross-border passengers

Public transport passengers in the Republic of Ireland are to face fare increases of between 1% and 28%.

The increases will affect train, bus and Dublin city's Luas tram system from Saturday.

Adult, student and child tickets on the Republic's bus service, Bus √Čireann, can expect fare increases of between 2.5% and 5%.

Fares on cross-border bus and rail services were not included in the fare increases.