The Malahide Castle gig series kicked off earlier this week when LCD Soundsystem packed out the north Dublin venue, but there's still more to come.
Kodaline will take to the stage for the second Malahide gig this evening, and below you'll find all the handy info you need to know.
There's a chance of thunderstorms and showers according to the weather reports, so bring your poncho if you have one.
The Scratch: 5:30pm
Stephanie Rainey: 6:15p
All Tvvins: 7:15pm
Tickets are sold out.
PEDESTRIANS WILL ONLY BE PERMITTED INTO THE GROUNDS OF MALAHIDE CASTLE VIA HOGANS GATE (NEAR DART STATION). PEDESTRIANS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO ENTER THROUGH ANY OTHER PARK GATES.
TRAFFIC AND PARKING DELAYS ARE INEVITABLE. THE PROMOTER STRONGLY ADVISES USING PUBLIC TRANSPORT.
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 Malahide Castle Concerts.
Transport to and from the venue is a matter for individual ticket-holders themselves, whether you go by means of car pooling, Dart, 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.
The closest Dart stop to the concert venue is Malahide Train Station. City centre Dart locations include Grand Canal Dock, Pearse, Tara Street and Connolly Stations. The concert entrance is approx. a 10 minute walk from Malahide Train Station. You can find more information including times and fares at www.irishrail.ie.
Following the event, the Dart will run services at the below times*
To Dublin City Centre:
For more information on DART timetables please visit www.irishrail.ie
*Times are subject to change
CITY CENTRE CONCERT BUS
There will be a direct bus service to George’s Quay following each event from the Dublin Road. Please follow signage from the concert grounds and directions from stewards. Tickets can be purchased following the concert for €10.
COACHES, PRIVATE BUSES & MINIBUSES
There will be coach/bus and minibus parking available within the grounds of Malahide Castle, access is via Back Road. It is very important to us that you notify and register with us in advance, to do so please email [email protected] with the following information:
No. of passengers
Name of driver
Date and time of arrival and departure
PLEASE NOTE THAT CAR PARKING AT THE VENUE IS LIMITED. CAR PARKS OPEN 1 HOUR BEFORE THE GATES OPENING TIME ON YOUR TICKET. VEHICLES WILL ONLY BE PERMITTED THROUGH THE BACK ROAD ENTRANCE.
Plan your approach to Malahide Castle based on the following:
Car parking at Malahide Castle is limited and 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 plenty of 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.
Via M50 – From Dublin City Centre, West and South of Ireland
Exit the M50 at Junction 3 (signposted M1 Belfast / Airport), continuing onto the R139. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit, continuing on the R139 for 2.6km. Turn left onto Malahide Road / R107. Continue straight for 4.2km then take a right onto Back Road. Follow signs for car parks which will be on your left.
Via M1 – From the North of Ireland
Exit M1 at Junction 4 (signposted R132 Swords / Malahide / Donabate). Keep right, merging onto R132. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit, keeping on the R132. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit, staying on R132. Take a slight left, merging onto Swords Rd / R106 and continue for 2.9km. Turn right onto Dublin Rd / R107, continue straight for 700m and then turn left onto Back Road. Follow signs for car parks which will be on your left.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO PARK ILLEGALLY IN AREAS SURROUNDING MALAHIDE CASTLE, IN LOCAL ESTATES OR OUTSIDE LOCAL RESIDENCES. PARKING ENFORCEMENT RULES WILL BE IN OPERATION AND YOUR VEHICLE WILL BE CLAMPED OR TOWED.
ENTRY TO THE EVENT
Backpacks and large bags will not be allowed in to the Malahide Castle 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.
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.
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.