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All you need to know about the Marlay Park gigs & Longitude Festival

All you need to know about the Marlay Park gigs & Longitude Festival

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Marlay Park hosts a series of big outdoor concerts in coming weeks including Hozier, Pearl Jam, Green Day and Longitude Festival.

Here’s all the essential public information from the organisers…

Who is playing each night?

Saturday June 22nd – Pearl Jam, Richard Ashcroft, The Murder Capital
Thursday June 27th – Green Day, Nothing But Thieves, Maid of Ace
Saturday June 29th & Sunday June 30th – Longitude Festival
Friday July 5th – Hozier, Brittany Howard, Lord Huron, Ye Vagabonds
Saturday July 6th – Kings Of Leon, The War On Drugs

Tickets here from Ticketmaster.

What time does the site open?

Gates – 4:00 pm
Show Starts – 5:00 pm

What else do I need to know?

  • Marlay is an outdoor standing event.
  • Please dress appropriately for Irish weather and check weather prior to arrival.
  • Due to increased traffic & security measures, attendees are advised to be at the venue in sufficient time.
  • No overnight or early queuing
  • Please respect local residents and other park users by not engaging in anti-social behaviour.

What can I bring in with me?

Strict security checks will be in operation. Everyone will be subject to a search permissible under law, per Purchase Policy. It is a condition of entry, to protect everyone’s safety. Additional searches may take place once inside the venue.

  • Please allow plenty of time for concert entry procedures, ticket checks and searches. Everyone will be subiect to a search permissible under law and a condition of ticket purchase and entry. Additional security checks may take place once inside the venue.
  • There will be a strict NO Alcohol policy implemented on all transport and private buses travelling to the venue. Please do not arrive at the event intoxicated as you will not be permitted entry.
  • The Promoters and An Garda Siochána reserve the right to refuse admission without refund to anyone deemed to be under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
  • NO ALCOHOL or DRINKS are permitted to be brought into the venue with the exception of water and soft drinks in sealed plastic bottles up to 500ml. Empty reusable plastic bottles are permitted into the venue. There are drinking water points onsite.
  • NO backpacks, large handbags, bags over A4 size, 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’, professional cameras with a detachable lens, video cameras, audio recording devices. Items left unattended will be removed and disposed of accordingly. Confiscated items will not be returned.
  • Please move slowly and quietly when exiting the concert site.
  • Please co-operate with stewards and Gardaí and follow any loudspeaker announcements.

Please see full details of prohibited items here:

TransportHow to get there?

Plan and book your return travel arrangements in advance allowing at least an extra 3hrs travel time to/from the venue, as traffic and parking delays are inevitable you are encouraged to use the special event transport and coach services. Promoters do not operate transport to/from venue this is a matter for customers to arrange in advance.

BY CAR: Car parking at Marlay Park is extremely limited and must be pre-booked in advance of the event. Parking tickets will cost €25 per car. The car park entrance is located at College Rd and is accessed via Whitechurch Rd. Onlv attendees who have pre-booked parking for Marlay Park will be permitted entry into the car park. Tickets for the Marlay Park car park can be purchased via

DUNDRUM TOWN CENTRE PARK & RIDE: Marathon Coaches are operating a Park & Ride shuttle service from Dundrum. Customers park in Dundrum Town Centre and then take the Dundrum Luas Shuttle to Stonemasons Way.

Tickets are purchased per car & number of persons within the car and should be purchased in advance from

By BUS –

CITY CENTRE SHUTTLE: Marathon Travel are operating a return bus service from the City Centre direct to the Marlay Park Coach Park. Buses depart from Earlsfort Terrace. Tickets can be purchased at

COACH & BUSES: A number of national and regional operators are providing bus services to Marlay Park events. Tickets can be purchased in advance online. Coach and bus parking will be facilitated within the grounds of Marlay Park, access is via the College Road. Details included on

BY PRIVATE BUSES: If you are travelling to Marlay Park in a private minibus, coach or bus please register the details in advance at [email protected]

LUAS: Marathon Travel will operate a shuttle bus between Dundrum Luas station and Stonemasons Way, near the Marlay Park pedestrian entrance. Tickets can be purchased at

BY BICYCLE: There will be a secure cycle parking facility located within the car park at College Road. There will be no charge for this. Please bring your own bike lock.

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PICK UP & DROP OFF: Our recommended drop off and collection point is in the Supervalu car park on Ballinteer Avenue. Attendees getting picked up by family and friends following the event are advised that road closures are in place on the roads surrounding Marlay Park.

TAXIS: Following the events, a passenger pick up point will be facilitated on the Brehon Field Road. The Promoter cannot guarantee there will be taxis available after the event. It is not recommended that passengers use rick shaws.

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

Where is the box office for tickets / guestlist?

Ticketmaster box offices and guestlist are located at the Grange Road and College Road entrances.

What’s the age policy?

Under 16’s MUST be accompanied at all times by a Parent/Guardian over 25, who take full responsibility and remain with them throughout the event. Strict age monitoring in place. Unaccompanied under 16’s will be refused entry without refund. Recommended: no under 5s. All attendees must have a ticket.


We cannot amend or move any ticket bookings, but if you are attending on general admission tickets and would benefit from Accessible facilities, please fill out this form, Malahide Castle Access Enquiries Form. Accessible ticketholders do not need to contact us. They will be contacted directly regarding accessible parking and our accessible facilities onsite. If you need further assistance, please contact the Access team [email protected]. For accessible ticket queries please contact  

Card Payments

All venue bars will be cashless. You can use debit/credit cards or apps on your phone, such as Google Pay and Apple Pay. Food vendors will take cash and card payments.

The Promoter reserves the right to refuse admission or evict without refund anyone who fails to comply with the event terms and conditions (T&C’s) of entry.

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