by / August 13th, 2008 /

Marlay Park gigs public information

This information concerns the following shows – Muse (13 Aug), Lenny Kravitz (19 Aug), Metallica (20 Aug), The Killers (21 Aug) and Lovebox (23 Aug)

Patrons are advised to be in the ground at least 45 minutes before show time. Please note times are subject to change

Following consultation with the gardai the following arrangements have been made:

Approach routes to Marlay Park

Garda Traffic Management Plan:
An Garda síochána will have a traffic management plan in operation.
for further details please see

Plan your approach to Marlay Park based on the following:
‘¢ As traffic and parking delays are inevitable you are strongly advised to use public transport or car pool.
‘¢ It is strongly recommended that you leave plenty of time if driving to and from the venue.
‘¢ Plan your route in advance and check the AA Roadwatch website for reports on traffic, road works, delays etc. on your route
‘¢ For latest live show day traffic updates telephone AA Roadwatch 1550 131 811 ( AA Roadwatch premium rates apply ) or tune in to RTÉ 2fm.
‘¢ Traffic from M1, N2, N3, N4, N7, N81 travel southbound on the M50 to junction 12 or 13 then first exit off roundabout and follow traffic signs to concert car parks.
‘¢ Traffic from M11 / N11 take M50 to junction 14 for Sandyford and follow traffic signs to concert car parks.
‘¢ Traffic from N11 and South Dublin via Leopardstown Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate and Green Route to concert car parks.
‘¢ Traffic from Dublin city centre travel via N81 to Terenure cross roads then Rathfarnham Road to Grange Road, College Road and concert car parks.
‘¢ Alternative route from Dublin City centre via Ranelagh, Clonskeagh and Goatstown then follow traffic signs to concert car park. The approach routes will be signposted.

Disabled pedestrians use entrance on Grange rd. Special needs parking is in the College Road carpark – please note this is quite a distance from the concert site.
Special needs phoneline: 0818 715 627


‘¢ Dublin Bus will run a direct service to Marlay Park departing from and returning to Burgh Quay in the city centre ( service will commence 1 hour before gates open ).
Ԣ The 75 bus leaves from The Square Tallaght and travels through Knocklyon, Firhouse, Rathfarnham ( Nutgrove Shopping Centre ) and on to Ballinteer Shopping Centre. This route also comes from D̼n Laoghaire taking in York Road, Bakers Corner, Deansgrange, Stillorgan dual carriageway, Stillorgan village, Kilmacud, Dundrum and Ballinteer Shopping Centre, the recommended stop for the venue, a 10-minute walk to the pedestrian entrance for the venue.
‘¢ The 48a departs from the city centre ( Hawkins St ). This is a very frequent service leaving approximately every 10 minutes ( less on sundays ). It stops outside Pearse Street station, which is convenient for any ticket holders travelling by Dart from Howth, etc. It then goes on through Merrion Sq., Stephen’s Green, Adelaide Rd, Ranelagh, Milltown, Dundrum village and on to the terminus at Ballinteer Shopping Centre, a 10 minute walk to the pedestrian entrance for the venue. For more information tel: 873 4222 or

For information on private local bus transport to and from event please contact your nearest Ticketmaster agent for details.

This is an outdoor event. Concert rain or shine.
‘¢ Please dress appropriately and always be prepared for the Irish weather… so bring your wellington boots!
‘¢ Always check the weather forecast before setting off.
‘¢ Please note that for concerts August 13th – 21st, under 16s must be accompanied by parent/guardian. Please note that for Lovebox ( August 23rd ) under 17s must be accompanied by person( s ) 25 years plus.
‘¢ Respect the property and privacy of residents in the vicinity of Marlay Park.
‘¢ For your own safety please co-operate with stewards and Gardai and follow any loudspeaker announcements.
‘¢ For your own and the safety of others please move slowly and quietly when exiting the Concert site and co-operate with stewards’ directions.
‘¢ Note that catering and bar facilities are available inside the venue.
‘¢ Photo proof of age is required for sale of alcohol.
‘¢ Note that official merchandising will be available inside the grounds only.
‘¢ Note that the concert is being recorded for visual and audio broadcast.
‘¢ Note location of Information Point, Meeting Point, First Aid Areas and Water Points.
‘¢ Wear bright clothes or luminous armbands if you are walking in the dark.

‘¢ Bring garden furniture, deckchairs, fold up chairs or shooting sticks.
‘¢ Do not park illegally. Towing in operation. Please follow signs to carparks.
‘¢ Do not buy tickets from unofficial sources.
‘¢ Do not bring umbrellas, flag poles or alcohol into the grounds. These will be confiscated at the ticket barriers.
‘¢ Do not rush the exits after the concert.
‘¢ Do not bring cameras or recording equipment into the grounds.
‘¢ Do not crowd surf or mosh as you will be removed from the venue without refund.

‘¢ Do not buy tickets from unofficial sources
‘¢ If you have not purchased your ticket from an official Ticketmaster outlet it may be a forgery.
‘¢ Tickets can be checked in advance of concerts at any of the 97 Ticketmaster outlets nationwide.
‘¢ Please note on show days stringent security checks will be carried out on every ticket and anyone found in possession of counterfeit tickets will be turned away and may be prosecuted.