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MARLAY PARK CONCERTS 2018

PUBLIC INFORMATION NOTICE

 

Thursday 12th July

BRUNO MARS

SISTER SLEDGE

DNCE

DJ RASHIDA

 

DOORS 5.30pm – FIRST ACT: DNCE 6.15pm

 

ADVANCE TRAVEL AND SECURITY ADVICE FOR ALL TICKET HOLDERS ATTENDING BRUNO MARS CONCERT ON THURSDAY 12 JULY 2018

 An Garda Siochána & MCD strongly recommend ticket holders attending Bruno Mars’ concert this Thursday to use public transport.

Those attending MUST plan and book return journeys in advance, allowing at least an extra 2 hours travel time to and from the venue.

Transport to and from the venue is a matter for individual ticket-holders themselves, by means of car-pooling, public transport or coach.

There is limited parking available in Marlay Park. As a priority please use other means of transport.

Book your return journey now on – www.bushiredublin.net and download evntzapp www.eventzapp.ie for all the latest event transport information.

Total journey time from Stephens Green Luas stop to the festival could be as quick as 25 – 30mins. This year the Cross-City Luas will be operational. For more details on Luas routes go to www.luas.ie/routes.

Please note Dublin Bus will only be operating their normal scheduled service and will not be running additional services for these concerts. The promoter strongly recommends you plan alternative means of transport to and from the event. See

www.dublinbus.ie

Plan your route in advance and check The AA Roadwatch website for reports on traffic on your route. www.theaa.ie/roadwatch/newsroom.

Traffic management plan in operation: www.garda.ie.

Please allow plenty of time for increased security checks at venue.

Please note only small bags measuring no bigger than A4 size (8.27in/21cm × 11.7/ 29.7cm) will be permitted. Do not bring a bag bigger than this as they will not be allowed into the event. There will be no cloakroom or storage facilities. Bags must not be left at entrances or surrounding areas. Any items left will be removed and disposed of accordingly.

 

ENTRY TO THE EVENT

Backpacks and large bags will not be allowed in to the Marlay Park Concerts, only small bags measuring no bigger than A4 (8.27in/21cm × 11.7/ 29.7cm) will be permitted into the event. Bags will be searched on entry to the event, to avoid lengthy queues we strongly advise that you do not bring a bag.

 You will also be searched at the entrance to the event which may include a full body pat down and/or use of hand held metal detectors. Any item(s), which may reasonably be considered for use as a weapon, or which may cause danger or disruption to any other persons at the event, will be confiscated.

Please allow plenty of time to get into the event, and for concert entry procedures, ticket checks and searches.

Persons suspected of carrying items that may be used in an offensive or dangerous manner, or carrying out illegal activities within the arena or other parts of the site may be searched.

 

PEDESTRIANS WILL ONLY BE PERMITTED INTO THE GROUNDS OF MARLAY PARK THROUGH THE GRANGE ROAD ENTRANCE. PEDESTRIANS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO ENTER THROUGH ANY OTHER PARK GATES.

  • Early queueing will not be facilitated at the venue. Concert goers who do turn up prior to gates opening will be turned away.
  • There will be a strict NO Alcohol Policy implemented on all public transport and private buses travelling to the venue.
  • Please do not arrive at the event intoxicated as you will not be permitted entry.
  • There is no re-admission to these concerts.
  • Note that the concert may be recorded for visual and audio broadcast.

 

PLEASE NOTE TICKETMASTER IS THE TICKETING AGENT FOR THIS EVENT. THE PROMOTER STRONGLY ADVISES YOU DO NOT BUY TICKETS FROM UNOFFICIAL SOURCE.

BANNED ITEMS THAT SHOULD NOT BE BROUGHT INTO THE GROUNDS

  • Backpacks and large bags will not be allowed, only small bags measuring no bigger than A4 (8.27in/21cm × 11.7/ 29.7cm) will be permitted into the event.
  • 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.
  • Garden furniture, deckchairs, fold up chairs or shooting sticks, umbrellas, selfie sticks, flares/fireworks, laser pens, megaphone/air horns, aerosols, spray cans, smoke & gas canisters, nitrous oxide & any associated equipment, glass, drones, Chinese lanterns, sound systems, unofficial tabards/high viz.
  • Illegal/unidentifiable substances, “legal highs, herbal highs or NoS.
  • Anything that can be perceived as a weapon or which could cause danger or disruption to any other persons at the event.
  • Professional cameras with a detachable lens, recording equipment, Go Pro’s.
  • Note that catering and bar facilities are available inside the venue. NO ALCOHOL or DRINKS are permitted to be brought into the venue with the exception of water and softdrinks in sealed plastic bottles up to 500ml.
  • Animals with the exception of guide dogs.
  • Excessive amounts of cigarettes.

 

BANNED ITEMS WILL BE CONFISCATED AND WILL NOT BE RETURNED.

AGE POLICY

No unaccompanied under 16’s are allowed on site. All under 16’s require a ticket to the event and must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult, parent or guardian over 25. Note you may be asked to prove your age with photo ID or you will be refused admission.

Acceptable forms are: Passport, Garda Age Card, Driving Licence

Acceptable forms of ID for Under 18’s are: School or College ID PLUS a colour copy of your in-date passport.

Please note that if you look significantly younger or different in your passport photo, you may be asked for an additional proof of ID. All ID’s must be in date.

Please note that our bars operate a Challenge 21 policy.

Acceptable proofs of age are: Passport, Garda Age Card, and Driver’s Licence.

 

YOUR SAFETY

  • These are outdoor events. Concerts will take place rain or shine
    • Always check the weather forecast before setting off.
    • Wear outdoor footwear, as the grass may be wet, muddy or uneven.
    • If it is sunny bring sun-cream, a hat and drink lots of water.
    • If it is raining bring wet weather clothing including wellies. Please note that umbrellas are not allowed.
  • There may be strobe lighting, lasers and pyrotechnics used at these events.
  • Note location of Entry / Exit Gates, Emergency Exits, First Aid Posts and Water Points.
  • Patrons are advised to be aware of their own personnel safety and security while attending these events. They should ensure the security of personnel belongings while on route to and from the venue and during the event i.e. purses/wallets/tickets/mobile phones. The promoter excepts no responsibility for lost or stolen items.
  • Any form of antisocial behaviour, crowd surfing, moshing and public urination will not be tolerated. The same goes for illegal activity. The promoter reserves the right to refuse admission to, or remove from, the venue anyone taking part in these activities, without a refund.
  • Please move slowly and quietly when exiting the concert site and co-operate with stewards’ directions. Do not rush the exits, hang back until the main throng has dispersed for an easier journey home.
  • Please co-operate with stewards and Gardaí and follow any loudspeaker announcements.

 

LOCAL AREA

  • An Garda Síochána will operate a Zero tolerance policy regarding alcohol consumption in public areas, any illegal criminal or anti-social behaviour.
  • Please respect the property and privacy of residents in the vicinity.
  • Please use the car, coach and bus parks provided, do not park illegally or in residential areas.
  • Note that official merchandising will be available inside the grounds only.

 

ONCE AGAIN WE URGE ALL CONCERT-GOERS TO RESPECT LOCAL RESIDENTS AND THEIR COMMUNITY BY NOT ENGAGING IN ANY ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR AND BY NOT PARKING ILLEGALLY OR IN RESIDENTIAL AREAS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE AND ENJOY THE SHOWS

www.mcd.ie

 

TRAVEL & TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Following consultation with An Garda Síochána and relevant authorities the following arrangements have been made.

You MUST plan and book your return travel arrangements in advance.

The Promoter is not licensed to, nor do they operate any transport to and from the Marlay Park Concerts.

Transport to and from the venue is a matter for individual ticket-holders themselves, whether you go by means of car-pooling, public transport or coach.

We strongly urge all concert goers to heed the advices of An Garda Síochána, transport providers and promoters regarding the pre-planning and advance booking of their return trip to and from venue. Leave plenty of time to get to and from the venue.

 

LUAS

Total journey time from Stephens Green Luas stop to the festival could be as quick as 25 – 30mins. This year the Cross-City Luas will be operational. For more details on Luas routes go to www.luas.ie/routes.

 

8th July – Queen & Adam Lambert

Last Luas to Broombridge (via City Centre) is at 23:25hrs.

Last Luas to Sandyford is at 23:45hrs.

 

12th July – Bruno Mars

Last Luas to Broombridge (via City Centre) is at 00:25hrs.

Last Luas to Sandyford is at 00:45hrs.

 

DUNDRUM LUAS SHUTTLE

 A shuttle bus will operate between Dundrum Luas station and Stonemasons Way, near the festival entrance. The shuttle will depart Dundrum approximately every 30 minutes from 3pm until 6.30pm. Online price is €8 return or €10 return when purchased on the day. You can purchase tickets on the day from the bus stop outside Dundrum Luas stop. Return buses to Dundrum Luas from Marlay Park will depart from 22:30 until Midnight each evening and will leave on first come first serve basis.

 

Please visit www.bushiredublin.net for full details and to purchase your online ticket.

 

COACHES, PRIVATE BUSES & MINIBUSES

Marathon City Centre Shuttle

 

Queen & Adam Lambert

The buses will depart from: Custom House Quay, Bus Stop in front of Custom House

Return buses to Custom House Quay from Marlay Park will depart from 22:30 until Midnight each evening and will leave on first come first serve basis. Due to the nature of the travel please expect waiting time.

Discount Online Fare – €12 (from 17:00 on Friday 29th June 2018 until 17:00 Wednesday 04th July)

Full Fare (Online or walk up on the day) – €15 will be charged after 17:00 on Wednesday 04th July.

People who booked online are guaranteed to depart at the time booked.

Tickets can be purchased at the bus at Custom House Quay each day.

Fares will be charged at €15 return or €10 one way – subject to availability.

www.bushiredublin.net

Bruno Mars

The buses will depart from: Custom House Quay, Bus Stop in front of Custom House

Return buses to Custom House Quay from Marlay Park will depart from 22:30 until Midnight each evening and will leave on first come first serve basis. Due to the nature of the travel please expect waiting time.

Discount Online Fare 1 – €10 (until 17:00 on Thursday 05th July 2018)

Discount Online Fare 2 – €12 (from 17:00 on Thursday 05th July 2018 until 17:00 Monday 09th July 2018)

Full Fare (Online or walk up on the day) – €15 will be charged after 17:00 on Monday 09th July 2018.

People who booked online are guaranteed to depart at the time booked.

Tickets can be purchased at the bus at Custom House Quay each day.

Fares will be charged at €15 return or €10 one way – subject to availability.

www.bushiredublin.net

 

The promoter strongly recommends that you pre-book this service. Tickets are limited and may sell out in advance, as per previous years. Priority will be given to pre-booked customers on the day.

 

Private Buses

There WILL be coach/bus and minibus parking available within Marlay Park, access is via College Road. It is however very important to us that you notify and register with us in advance, to do so please email enquiries@festivalrepublic.com with the following information:

  • Your name
  • of passengers
  • Coach company
  • Name of driver
  • Date and time of arrival and departure

If you are travelling to site using a private hire bus, coach or minibus please advise your driver to use Junction 13 off the M50.

National Coach Services

 

Matthew’s Coach Hire

Matthew’s are operating a return service from Dundalk to Marlay Park,

 

Please go to www.matthews.ie for more information on the route.

 

JJ Kavanagh & Sons

JJ Kavanagh & Sons is operating a service from Limerick, Clonmel and Waterford direct to Marley Park.

Prices start from €25 for day return. Please go to www.coachhire-ireland.com for further information.

 

Wexford Bus

Wexford Bus will be operating a service from Wexford to Marlay Park. Tickets are €23 return and must be pre-booked. Please visit www.wexfordbus.com for information on the route.

 

Ulsterbus

Ulsterbus are operating a service from Belfast to Marlay Park. For more information about their routes and fares, please visit www.translink.co.uk

 

Sevens Cabs and Coaches

Sevens cabs and coaches will operate a service from Dundalk to Marlay Park for the Bruno Mars concert on the 12th July. Tickets are €20.00 each and can be pre-booked from www.sevens.ie.

 

Andy’s of Naas

Andy’s of Naas will run services from Naas for the concerts in Marlay Park. Please see their website or get in touch at www.andysofnaas.com for more information.

 

Halpenny Travel

Halpenny Travel will operate services from Drogheda and Dundalk to Marlay Park for €16 return. Please see their website or get in touch at www.halpennytravel.com for tickets.

 

BY CAR

 

Plan your approach to Marlay Park based on the following:

  • Traffic and parking delays are inevitable you are strongly advised to use public transport or carpool.
  • We strongly recommend you plan your journey in advance allowing at least an extra 2 hours travel time 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.

Recommended Routes:

From Dublin City Centre – via Ranelagh, Clonskeagh, Goatstown, and Sandyford, Grange Road and then onto College Road for car parks.

From M50-

Exit the M50 at Junction 12 interchange, signposted R113 Knocklyon / Firhouse. Follow Scholarstown Road, Ballyboden Way, Taylors Lane, turn right onto Whitechurch Road and then left onto College Road. Entrance to the car parks is off College Road.

 

Please note that there is limited parking available in Marlay Park.

Car Parks will open 1 hour prior to the gates opening time on your ticket.

 

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO PARK ILLEGALLY IN AREAS SURROUNDING MARLAY PARK, IN LOCAL ESTATES OR OUTSIDE LOCAL RESIDENCES. PARKING ENFORCEMENT RULES WILL BE IN OPERATION AND YOUR VEHICLE WILL BE CLAMPED OR TOWED.

DUBLIN BUS

Please note Dublin Bus will only be operating their normal scheduled service and will not be running additional services for these concerts. The promoter strongly recommends you plan alternative means of transport to and from the event.

 PICK UP AREA

 Attendees getting picked up by family and friends following the festival are advised that road closures are in place; our recommended collection point is at Supervalu on Ballinteer Avenue. Buses, including minibuses, will not be permitted to pick-up/drop-off at Supervalu or in the local area, but must use the College Road carpark instead.

 TAXIS

 A taxi pick up area will be facilitated at Our Lady’s National School on Ballinteer Avenue.

 LOCAL AREA

  • An Garda Síochána will operate a Zero tolerance policy regarding alcohol consumption in public areas, any illegal criminal or anti-social behaviour.
  • Please respect the property and privacy of residents in the vicinity.
  • Please use the car, coach and bus parks provided, do not park illegally or in residential areas.
  • Note that official merchandising will be available inside the grounds only.

 

ONCE AGAIN WE URGE ALL CONCERT-GOERS TO RESPECT LOCAL RESIDENTS AND THEIR COMMUNITY BY NOT ENGAGING IN ANY ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR AND BY NOT PARKING ILLEGALLY OR IN RESIDENTIAL AREAS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE AND ENJOY THE SHOWS

  

CONTACTLESS PAYMENT

VISA will be providing contactless card payment facilities at the onsite bars.

 TICKETMASTER

Credit Card / Box Office collections will be located at the entrance off Grange Road, opposite Centra and Lidl, and College Road Arena Entrance near coach and carparks.

 ACCESS

For accessible ticket queries please contact Ticketmaster:

  • Republic of Ireland: 0818 903001
  • Northern Ireland & UK: 0333 321 9996
  • International Customers: 00 353 818 903001

 

Accessible customer parking is available in a designated area of the car parks, which is accessed via College Road. Please contact access@festivalrepublic.com to register and for other non-ticket related access queries. Please contact us well in advance to register.

 FURTHER ENQUIRIES

For non-ticket related queries please email enquiries@festivalrepublic.com. If during the event you have a query or wish to provide feedback, please notify a member of staff. It is your responsibility to bring any issues you have to a member of staff at the event.

 

www.mcd.ie

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