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All you need to know about the Iveagh Gardens gigs

All you need to know about the Iveagh Gardens gigs

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The Iveagh Gardens hosts a series of outdoor live gigs this July, along with the Paddy Power Comedy Festival. Here’s all you need to know about what’s happening.

Who is playing each night?

Thursday July 4th – Van Morrison
Friday July 5th – Sugababes
SaturdayJuly 6th – Glen Hansard
Sunday July 7th – Dropkick Murphys
Thursday July 11th – Christy Moore
Saturday July 13th – Pillow Queens, Morgana
Sunday July 14th – Passenger
Thursday July 18th – Phoenix
Friday & Saturday July 19th / 20th – Damien Dempsey
Sunday July 21st – Paloma Faith.

Tickets here from Ticketmaster.

What’s the venue like?

The Iveagh Gardens summer series takes place outdoors on a sunken pitch in the park, that is situated just off Harcourt Street. Capacity is about 5,000 people per night.

Stage times & supports?

Thursday July 4th – Van Morrison
Doors 6pm
8pm Start – Van Morrison
No Support

Friday July 5th – Sugababes
Doors 6:30pm
8pm January Winters
9pm Sugababes

Saturday July 6th – Glen Hansard

Doors 6:30pm
7:30pm Josh O’Keefe
8:20pm Glen Hansard

Sunday July 7th – Dropkick Murphys
Doors 6:30pm
8pm Ispíní na hÉireann
9pm DropKick Murphys

What else do I need to know?

  • Please follow directions from stewards and concert signage. The entry point is via Harcourt Street, just off St. Stephen’s Green.

TransportHow to get there?

Public Transport is strongly advised for everybody who has a ticket to the 2024 outdoor gigs.

• Plan and book your return travel arrangements in advance. As traffic and parking delays are inevitable you are encouraged to walk, cycle, use public transport.

• Promoters do not operate transport to/from venue. There will be no parking facilities provided at the concert site. Please leave plenty of time to get to and from the venue.

Most buses serve the city centre, and stop near Iveagh Gardens. Check the Dublin Bus website for up to date schedules. The Luas tram green line also terminates nearby; get out at the stop for St Stephen’s Green.

Iveagh Gardens – Transport for Ireland


Dublin Bus
to Dublin City Centre from Iveagh Gardens

See TFI’s search for the buses which go there.

Camden Street, which runs parallel with the Harcourt street Luas stop offers tonnes of bus options from around the town, and city.


From Heuston Station
Red Line Heuston to Abbey Street (city centre) – to transfer to the Green Line – from Marlbrough.

From Dublin city centre:

Green Line
stop Marlborough towards Sandyford / Brides Glen

3 / 4 stops to St Stephen’s Green / Harcourt

See Also

6 minutes walk: Iveagh Gardens, Clonmel Street

walk from there to Connolly train station, Busarus (Bus Eireann nationwide)  – or
Transfer to Red Line – at Abbey Street – (towards Tallaght) to get to Heuston train Station


PLEASE NOTE: There will be NO parking facilities available on site.

Q-Park Stephen’s Green is the closest public cark park and is 24 hours.

What can I bring in with me?

  • Due to health and safety, there are strictly no camping/collapsible chairs/stools permitted on site. Please do not bring these items as security will have to refuse you entry with them.
  • Show your ticket at the ticket barrier outside the site for inspection.
  • Strict security checks will be in operation. Everyone will be subject to a search permissible under law. It is a condition of entry, to protect everyone’s safety. Additional searches may take place once inside the venue.
  • Patrons are especially advised not to bring large bags/backpacks as they may experience delays or be refused entry. There will be no storage facilities on site. Any items left at entrances/in surrounding areas will be removed and disposed of accordingly.
  • Bags larger than A4, glass or cans, umbrellas, alcohol, garden furniture, selfie sticks, flares, professional cameras and audio recording equipment will not be permitted.
  • There are no re-admissions to the concert. If you leave, there is no re-entry.

Where is the box office for ticket collection?

A ticket collection bus will be parked at the Harcourt Street entrance for all ticket collection and guestlist.

Please download your tickets to your phone ahead of the event – don’t wait until the day.

What’s the age policy?

Damien Dempsey gigs are 18s+, all others are listed with U18s must attend with a adult guardian -see the ticket page for the final policy.

Strict age monitoring will be in place and any under 18’s will be refused entry without refund. The promoter reserves the right to refuse admission without refund to anyone who fails to comply.


The main area is floored with plastic tiles, and there are ramps to get up and down the verges. On the higher ground, there is an accessible viewing platform available to all patrons. Toilet areas include separate accessible facilities.

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