Demand Responsive Transport
Local Link Mayo bus services are Door-to-Door Routes which operate a pick up and drop off at the door service. They operate on a Demand Responsive element and respond to requests for services by intending passengers. Pre booking with the Local Link is required.
Primary Community and Continuing Care
Local Link Mayo are contracted by HSE to deliver transport services where there are gaps in public service provision for adults attending day services, vocational training centre and specialised services. This transport is arranged on a referral basis through the HSE.
Local Link Mayo are contracted to deliver transport services to renal dialysis patients attending Mayo University Hospital. This transport is arranged on a referral basis through the hospital.
Local Link Mayo Demand Responsive Transport is fully wheelchair accessible. To book contact 094 9005150 or email email@example.com
Once Off Social Inclusion Transport Support
Since 2014 Local Link Mayo have administered once off social inclusion transport funded annually by the National Transport Authority. The scheme is aimed at age related, youth, education, integration and cultural activities and funding is prioritised to projects that have clear identifiable social inclusion objectives.
Once the annual allocation is approved by the NTA groups are invited to make an application for funding for consideration. In previous years the scheme has covered trips between July and December and provide up to 80% of the total costs.
An Roinn Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta support the transport needs of Island dwellers from Inis Bigil Island. The service prevents rural isolation and enhances the mobility, accessibility of Islanders and provides much needed opportunities for community participation.
Inis Bigil Island Service operates seven days per week and provides vital access to essential services such as medical appointments, shopping, post office, banking, going to mass as well as providing the opportunity to attend community services provided by Ballycroy Community Council and the social services group.
The ferry service is operated by one of the Islanders Michael Lenaghan using an open boat that accommodates up to 8 passengers per service. A feeder bus meets the service at Doran’s Point and this is provided by Keane Bus Hire, Ballycroy.