A busy weekend in Dublin as travellers take trains, buses, and planes over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Air, sea, rail and bus services are heavily booked for the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Long queues at Heuston Station in Dublin formed for buses and trains with many city dwellers heading for the country and coast for the bank holiday weekend. 

CIÉ expects to carry several hundred thousand passengers by bus and coach and up a quarter of a million on 350 weekend trains.

Over 10,000 visitors are due to arrive by ferry in Rosslare alone from Britain and the continent, 20% up on the same period in 1976.   

Aer Lingus expects to carry 12,500 passengers over the weekend. 

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 29 July 1977.