Important Information For Fans Attending Concerts At Royal Hospital Kilmainham

If you’re heading to the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for concerts this summer here is everything you need to know ahead of time.

GATES OPEN: 5:00PM 

SUPPORT 5:30PM 

DUE TO INCREASED TRAFFIC AND SECURITY MEASURES PATRONS ARE ADVISED TO BE AT THE VENUE IN SUFFICIENT TIME.

IMPORTANT: NO QUEUING ALLOWED PRIOR TO GATES OPENING 

If patrons do turn up they will be turned away at restricted area points around the venue. Queuing in streets around the venue will cause disruption to local residents and we appeal to patrons to heed this advice and respect the community living in the vicinity of the venue.  

FOR YOUR SAFETY & ENJOYMENT 

Do not bring backpacks or large handbags. There will be no cloakroom or storage facilities on site. Bags must not be left at entrances or surrounding areas. Any items left will be removed and disposed of accordingly.

This is a standing only concert (with the exception of the ticketed accessible platform). This event is outdoors and the concert will take place rain or shine. Please check weather conditions and dress appropriately, but remember no umbrellas. This is a greenfield site. No sandals/heels – sturdy boots/ wellies/runners only.

Show your ticket at the ticket barrier outside the venue for inspection.

Strict security checks will be in operation. Patrons are especially advised not to bring backpacks
or large handbags as you may be refused entry or experience delays on entry. See www.mcd.ie for details. 

Glass or cans, umbrellas, alcohol, folding chairs, garden furniture, selfie sticks, flares will not be permitted, see the full list of prohibited items on www.mcd.ie

No professional cameras or cameras with a detachable lens, video cameras & audio.

Obey the stewards and Gardaí and instructions given over the public address for your own safety.

Don’t rush to exits after the concerts. 

There are no re-admissions to the concert. If you leave, there is no re-entry.

There are no re-admissions to the concert. If you leave, there is no re-entry.

The Promoters and An Garda Siìochaìna reserve the right to refuse admission to anyone under the influence of alcohol.

Searching is a condition of entry to protect your safety and that of others.

Due to increased security measures we strongly advise you allow sufficient time to get through security checks to gain entry to the venue in a safe and timely manner.

To ensure as smooth an access as possible and to avoid any unnecessary delays we strongly suggest that you bring as little personal belongings with you as possible with you to the event.

We recommend if you are bringing personal bag, purses or clutch bag, you should only bring those of smaller sizes i.e. those measuring no greater than A4, Everyone will be subject to a search.

We will also conduct additional further security searches of clothing, bags and other items, as determined by us in our reasonable discretion, including on entry and exit.

Please see full details of prohibited items here: www.mcd.ie/prohibited-items.

TRANSPORT 

We are instructing all concert goers to walk, bike, or use public transportation to the show.

There will be no parking facilities provided at the concert site.

Plan and book your return travel arrangements in advance allowing at least an extra 1.5hrs travel time to/from the venue. Promoters do not operate transport to/from venue this is matter for customers to arrange in advance.

BY LUAS: 

Red Line to Heuston Station Please check timetable here: www.luas.ie

By TRAIN: 

From Greystones, Balbriggan, Maynooth to Connolly Station.

From Connolly take LUAS Red Line to Heuston Station. 

Please check timetables here: www.irishrail.ie

By BUS: 

Route Nos 40/123/13 FROM: Upper O’Connell Street / College Green

STOP: St James Hospital 

Route Nos 79 / 79A FROM: Aston Quay, Temple Bar
STOP: Saint John’s Road West 

Route No 25A
FROM: 
Wellington Quay, Temple Bar
STOP: Heuston Train Station 

Please check the timetables  www.dublinbus.ie

PLEASE NOTE: There will be NO parking facilities available locally. Please do NOT park illegally or in residential areas. Plan your route in advance.

APPROACH ROUTES 

Please follow the signage to direct you to the concert entrance. The entrance is the EAST GATE on Military Road. 

AGE POLICY 

All of the concerts are STRICTLY OVER 18’s. Strict age monitoring will be in place at all entrances. Important Information for Fans The promoter reserves the right to refuse admission without refund to anyone who fails to comply.

TICKETING QUERIES 

There will be one box office location located inside the concert entry point.

ADDITIONAL ACCESSIBLE REQUIREMENTS 

If your circumstances have changed and your tickets are no longer suitable, or if you have any other accessible queries re: medication, toilets, dietary requirements etc. please visit www.mcd.ie/contact-us

Accessible parking available by prior arrangement only (event permit required to pass road closures). Spaces limited.