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All you need to know about the Malahide Castle gigs

All you need to know about the Malahide Castle gigs

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Malahide Castle in North County Dublin is hosting a series of gigs from some big acts in the coming weeks.

Here’s all the essential information from the organisers Festival Republic …

Who is playing each night?

Friday June 21st – Take That, Ollie Murs, St. Lundi
Wednesday June 26th – LCD Soundsystem, IDLES, Young Fathers, Shit Robot
Friday June 28th – Shania Twain, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man
Wednesday July 3rd – SZA
Saturday July 6th – Nicki Minaj
Sunday July 7th – Arcade Fire, Echo & The Bunnymen

Tickets here from Ticketmaster.

What time does the site open?

Wednesday Shows : Gates 5pm
Show Starts 6pm

Fridays, Saturdays & Sunday Shows: Gates 4pm

Show Starts 5pm

Stage times

Added where posted:

⭕️ LCD Soundsystem Stage Times ⭕️

17:00 – Gates
17:00 – Sh!t Robot
18:00 – Young Fathers
19:15 – IDLES
21:00 – LCD Soundsystem

What is the site layout?

What else do I need to know?

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.



All venue bars will be cashless and have contactless card payment facilities. Food vendors will take card and cash payments.

What can I bring in with me?

  • Please allow plenty of time for concert entry procedures, ticket checks and searches. Everyone will be subject 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 Siìochaìna reserve the right to refuse admission to anyone deemed to be under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
  • NO ALCOHOL or DRINKS are permitted to be brought into the park demesne or 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.
  • 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’

Please see full details of prohibited items here:

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 move slowly and quietly when exiting the concert site. Please co-operate with stewards and Gardaiì and follow any loudspeaker announcements.
  • There may be strobe lighting, lasers and pyrotechnics used at these events.

TransportHow to get there?

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

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 gate.

• DART: The Dart will run services each day to and from Malahide Dart Station. It is a 15-minute walk to the arena entrance from this station. For more information visit  

• CONCERT EXPRESS BUS: There will be a direct bus service to Customs House Quay, Dublin 1 following each event from the Dublin Road. This is offered as a single or return service. You can pre-book and find more info at  

Concert Express are operating a single journey bus service into Dublin City Centre following each event. They are also offering a return service to Ratoath, that serves Ashbourne and Swords. You can pre-book and find more info at  

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Following the Event please look out for signs and make sure you follow the correct route to the bus service you have purchased tickets from.

• PRIVATE BUSES: 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 details.

• CAR: There is concert car parking available at the Malahide Castle Concerts. To avoid disappointment we strongly advise that you book your car parking as soon as possible. You can book your concert car parking through Evntz app, to to download Evntz App & get your car parking booked now.

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.

Where is the box office for tickets / guestlist?

Ticketmaster box offices and guestlist facilities are located opposite the arena entrance.

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

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