Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Questions (585, 594)

Brian Stanley

Question:

585. Deputy Brian Stanley asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the steps he is taking to ensure that there is an adequate bus service on the Borris-in-Ossory and Mounthrath to Portlaoise route; and when the tender will be completed for same. [21960/19]

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Brian Stanley

Question:

594. Deputy Brian Stanley asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the steps he is taking to ensure that there is an adequate bus service on the Borris-in-Ossory-Mountrath to Portlaoise route; and when the tender will be completed. [22056/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 585 and 594 together.

The issue raised is a matter for the National Transport Authority (NTA) and I have forwarded the Deputy's questions to the NTA for direct reply. Please advise my private office if you do not receive a reply within ten working days.

A referred reply was forwarded to the Deputy under Standing Order 42A