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MARLAY PARK CONCERTS 2015 – TRAVEL & TRANSPORT INFORMATION

Avicii – Friday 3 July 2015

Paolo Nutini – Saturday 4 July

TRAVEL & TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Following consultation with An Garda Siochana and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council 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 Dublin concerts.

Transport to and from the venue is a matter for individual ticket-holders themselves, whether by means of car-pooling, cycling, walking, or by availing of the LUAS, Dublin Bus service (which is providing an enhanced route 16 bus service to take concert-goers directly into the City after the concert), or by making an advance return booking on the ‘Marathon coaches’ special shuttle bus service operating directly between the City Centre and the concert venue, or finally, by hiring a taxi.

Once again we strongly urge all concert goers to heed the advices of An Garda Siochana, transport providers and promoters regarding the pre-planning and advance booking of their return trip to and from venue.

CONCERT SHUTTLE BUS
A shuttle bus will operate for all concerts from Georges Quay in the city centre direct to Marlay Park. Bus tickets are available for sale on a first come first serve basis at the following link http://www.marathonsportsbooking.ie  Price for the Shuttle are €10 when booked online up to 10:00 on the morning of the concert. Walk up on the day €15.
The promoter strongly recommends that you pre book this service.

DUBLIN BUS
Dublin Bus routes serve the Grange Road entrances of Marlay Park in close proximity to the concert site:
16 – Airport / O’Connell Street to Grange Road
116 – Burlington Road to Grange Road
161 – Dundrum Road Luas Station to Grange Road

These Dublin Bus routes serve Ballinteer Shopping Centre approx. 15 minute walk to the concert site:
14 – Beaumont via Amiens Street to Ballinteer Shopping Centre
75 – The Square Tallaght / Dun Laoghaire to Ballinteer Shopping Centre

Please check timetables prior to travel. Note not all services will be operating at the end of the concerts and will be on a first come first served basis. For more information tel: 01 873 4222 – 0830hrs – 1800hrs (Monday to Saturday excluding Public Holidays) or www.dublinbus.ie.

LUAS
The closest Luas stations are Ballaly and Dundrum. It is approx. a 30 minute walk to the concert site. For more details on Luas routes go to www.luas.ie/routes. A shuttle bus will operating between Dundrum Luas station and Stonemasons Way near the concert site, for Luas customers only. The shuttle will depart Dundrum approximately every 15 minutes from 4pm. There will be limited availability, on a first come first served basis.

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 advanced allowing at least an extra 3 hours travel time to and from the venue .
  • Plan your route in advance allowing at least an extra 3 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 R823 Ballyboden. Follow Scholarstown Road, 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 open 2 hours before 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.

PRIVATE BUSES, COACHES & MINIBUSES
This year 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 please email enquiries@festivalrepublic.com.  If you are travelling to site using a private hire bus, coach or minibus please advise your driver to use Junction 13 (Southbound) and Junction 14 (Northbound) off the M50.

PICK UP AREA
Attendees getting picked up by family and friends following the concerts are advised that road closures are in place; our recommended collection point is at Supervalu on Ballinteer Avenue.

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

TICKETMASTER
Credit Card collections will be located at the entrance off the Grange Road opposite Centra and Lidl

DISABLED ACCESS
Disable customer parking is accessed via College Road. Please contact access@festivalrepublic.com to register and for other non-ticket related enquiries.

WE APPEAL TO ALL FANS TO RESPECT THE LOCAL COMMUNITY BY NOT LITTERING,
NOT ENGAGING IN ANTI SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR AND BY NOT PARKING ILLEGALLY OR IN RESIDENTIAL AREAS. THE STEWARDING AND SECURITY MEASURES BEING TAKEN ARE FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL.

AGE POLICY
3rd JULY, 2015 – Avicii
This event is STRICTLY OVER 18’S, anyone under 18 will be refused entry. ID is required: Passport, Garda Age Card, Driving-Licence
Should you have any queries in relation to the age policy please contact enquires@festivalrepublic.com

4th JULY, 2015 – Paolo Nutini
No unaccompanied under 16’s are allowed on site.  Under 16’s must be accompanied by a parent/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

ENTRY TO THE EVENT

  • 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.
  • Allow enough time for concert entry procedures, ticket checks and searches. Body and bag searching will take place on entry to the event.
  • There is no re-admission to these concerts.
  • Our bars operate a Challenge 21 policy.  Acceptable forms of proof of age are: Passport, Garda Age Card, Driving-Licence.
  • Note that the concert may be recorded for visual and audio broadcast.
  • There may be strobe lighting, lasers and pyrotechnics used at these events.

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

BANNED ITEMS THAT SHOULD NOT BE BOUGHT INTO THE GROUNDS

  • Garden furniture, deckchairs, fold up chairs or shooting sticks ETC.
  • Umbrellas, selfie sticks, flagpoles, flares/fireworks, laser pens, Megaphone/airhorns, aerosols
    Illegal 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, or recording equipment into the grounds.
  • Note that catering and bar facilities are available inside the venue. NO ALCOHOL, DRINKS, OR FOOD are permitted to be brought into the venue (with the exception of up to 500ml of water in a sealed plastic bottle)
  • Animals with the exception of guide dogs
  • Excessive amounts of cigarettes
  • Glass including but not limited to drinks and food containersYOUR 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 drinks lots of water
  • If it is raining bring wet weather clothing including wellies. Please note that umbrellas are not allowed.
  • 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 the events.
  • They should ensure the security of personnel belongings while on route to and from the venue i.e. purses/wallets/tickets/mobile phones
  • Any form of antisocial behaviour, crowd surfing or moshing 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 til 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 toilets that have been provided.
  • 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

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