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Adorable snap shows Dublin Bus driver as family join him on last route before retirement

Tommy McGuirk worked for the transport company for 32 years
Tommy McGuirk with his family on his last day of work at Dublin Bus Pic: Twitter/MichelleGrehan

Tommy McGuirk with his family on his last day of work at Dublin Bus Pic: Twitter/MichelleGrehan

Clodagh Meaney

An adorable snap shared on social media shows a Dublin Bus driver as he is joined by his family on his very last bus route before retiring.

Taking to social media, Michelle Grehen shared the picture and said: “My Granda is retiring after 32 years on Dublin bus & my family went and joined him on his very last bus route today. What a man.”

Responding to the Tweet, Dublin Bus CEO Ray Coyne said: "Great picture Michelle. Sure your Granda is only looking super in his uniform on his last day. A fantastic employee and man. Happy retirement and thanks for the service. "

"P.s. did he charge you all a full fare?" he added jokingly.

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Originally from Finglas, Tommy McGuirk has worked for the transport company for 32 years.

Speaking to the Sunday World, Michelle, who is his eldest granddaughter said that her grandad will be spending his retirement enjoying life.

“He loves gardening so I’d imagine he’ll be spending his retirement planting flowers trying to keep himself busy.”

The father of four is also grandfather to 11.

“He’s also a member of a walking football team in which he trains and plays matches so that’ll keep him busy as well as helping out babysitting the grandkids.”

A huge fan of football, particularly Manchester United, he helps out with his local football clubs Hartstown Huntstown FC.


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