Temple Bar Cultural Trust announces date for 2007 Culture Night
Temple Bar Cultural Trust announced that this year’s Culture Night for Dublin City will be held on Friday 14th September. Building on the massive success of the inaugural Culture Night last year, the number of participating organisations has more than doubled to over 80 cultural venues throughout Dublin City.
Dublin Bus will provide a complimentary bus service on Friday September 14th as part of Culture Night, Dublin 2007 serving many of the 82 cultural venues and attractions open in the city.
Dublin Bus Culture Night buses will leave approximately every 20 minutes from bus stops A, B and C from 5pm. Please note the last Culture Night bus from the city centre is at 9.15pm.
Route A - Bus stop: Bachelor’s Walk going to Parnell Square – North Great Georges Street – Croke Park
Route B – Bus stop: Trinity College (Grafton Street side) going to Merrion Square North – Mount Street – Haddington
Route C – Bus stop: City Hall going to IMMA – Farmleigh – Wolfe Tone Quay – City Hall
Please take note of all cultural venues closing times when planning your bus journey. A small number of organisations close their doors before 10pm.
Fleadh Cheoil Na hEireann, Tullamore, 24th to 27th August 2007
The above event will take place in Tullamore between the 24th and 27th August 2007.
The Garda Síochána have prepared a traffic plan to help minimise disruption during the event.
Motorists attending the Fleadh will be accommodated in designated Car Parks on each of the approach roads to the town and a Shuttle Bus Service will be in operation from all Car Parks. Motorists passing through the town will be diverted via the Ring Road for all routes.
Local Traffic will be allowed to move around the town but not through the main thoroughfare.
Resident Passes: A limited number of Resident Passes will be issued for persons within the streets affected by the closure however due to the volume of people in Tullamore town centre access or egress will not be possible at certain times.
Delivery Vehicles Delivery Vehicles will be allowed access each morning. All deliveries to be completed by 10am. All businesses are being notified in advance.
There are three temporary designated taxi ranks: 1. Church Street – Upper End 2. Water Lane – Outside Elverys Store 3. Convent Road – Outside Convent Area
Hackneys will be permitted to pick up pre-ordered fares on Offaly Street. This area will be maintained for this purpose.
Special Needs parking (with recognised pass): Tara Street i.e. between Loughreys Pub and Bridge Centre will be designated for Special Needs parking throughout the event. In addition there are Special Needs parking bays in all commercial car parks and public parking areas not affected by street closure.
There are three distinct areas catering for temporary accommodation:
1. Charleville Castle grounds is the designated camping area i.e. first field on left inside town entrance gate. 2. O’Brien Park G.A.A. fields – Caravan & Camping (for families) 3. Tullamore Harriers Caravans (family)
To cope with the projected influx of traffic, routes into Tullamore have been divided in Zones, each of which includes temporary Car Parks.
Zone A - Kilbeggan Road:– (Red) (i) Health Centre Arden Road (ii) GAA Field – Bus Parking (iii) Mart Field at rear of Centra (iv) Gloden Vale Cattle Mart Grounds
Zone B - Clara / Rahan Roads:– (Green) (i) Sragh Industrial Estate Grounds
Zone C - Birr Road: (Black) (i) Scoil Mhuire / Scoil Bride Grounds (ii) Iarnrod Eireann (Birr side of railway station) (iii) Aras an Chontae Car Park (iv) Tullamore Harriers Car Park (v) Field at Kinnitty Road (vi) Field opposite Mucklagh School
Zone D - Portlaoise Road – (Blue) (i) Deegans Field (ii) Car parks at Clonminch Business Park (iii) Finlays field at Clonminch (iv) McGraths field at Clonminch
Zone E - Portarlington Road: (Yellow) (i) Car Park Tullamore Auctions (ii) Shortall’s Field No 1 (iii) Shortall’s Field No 2 (iv) Flanagans Car Park (Beside NCT)
Cappincur Road: (Orange) (i) Grounds of Sacred Heart School (ii) McDermotts Car Park Cappincur
Casual Trading by Stalls, Mobile Units etc. will only allowed in the area designated by Tullamore Town Council at Market Square west.
Trading may only be operated by people who have applied for and have been granted a Licence. No Casual Trading will be permitted aside from this and the law on the matter will be strictly enforced whereby Goods and Vehicles will be confiscated and prosecutions will follow.
'Planet Love' concert - Fairyhouse, Co. Meath This Saturday, 8th September 2007, a music event will take place at Fairyhouse Race Course, Co. Meath.
Up to 18,000 people are expected to attend the event which will run from 1pm on Saturday to 2am on Sunday 9th September.
Gardaí have prepared a traffic plan for this event.
Gardaí will be on duty at the N3/Fairyhouse road junction and also in Ratoath village to ensure free flow of traffic. Patrons attending the event are advised to arrive early and not to bring alcohol with them as the taking of alcohol into the venue will not be permitted.
Heavy traffic will be expected in the area from 11am onwards on Saturday morning and motorists travelling to Dunboyne, Ratoath and Dunshaughlin should expect delays.
The majority of patrons are expected to arrive by bus. Car parking will be available on site.
No official camp site will be provided for this event.
Dublin Bus will operate a shuttle service from Parnell Square to Fairyhouse. This service will leave passengers at Fleet Street on the return journey.
Porterstown Lane (a minor road connecting with the N3) has been designated as an emergency route.
Policing arrangements for this event are being coordinated by Gardaí at Ashbourne.
Soccer International Rep of Ireland v Germany by Corporate Communications
Soccer International - Rep of Ireland v Germany Croke Park Sat 13th October 2007
Please note we will be operating an additional service at 23.15hrs from Heuston to Cork, Limerick Junction, Charleville, Mallow and Cork with a connecting service from Limerick Junction to Limerick after this match.
Supporters intending to return on this extra service are advised that they must book their return journey in advance as there is limited accommodation on the return train.
Kid + and DSWA tickets are not allowed on auxiliary services.
We expect to operate a similar return service from Heuston after the Rep of Ireland v Cyprus match on Wednesday 17th October.
Soccer Special service from Dublin -Cork/ Limerick now sold out by Corporate Communications
Please note the additional service at 23.15hrs from Heuston to Cork, Limerick Junction, Charleville, Mallow and Cork with a connecting service from Limerick Junction to Limerick after the Ireland V Germany match is now sold out. Those not in possesion of a valid seat reservation will not be permitted to travel
All services from Cork and Kerry busy this weekend due to FAI Cup Final by Corporate Communications
Iarnród Éireann has advised that the Cork City FC Special Train to Dublin on Sunday, 2nd December 2007 is Sold Out. In addition, advance bookings on the 08.30hrs Cork-Dublin scheduled train and the 10.30hrs Cork-Dublin are sold out online. There is limited availabilty for these 2 services.Iarnród Éireann advises other intending customers that services from Cork and Kerry on Saturday and Sunday morning will be very busy. Return services on Sunday evening are also expected to be busy. Advance booking on www.irishrail.ie is advised.
Six Nations Rugby International - Ireland V Italy - Train travel from Cork, Limerick and Kerry. by Corporate Communications
Six Nations Rugby International - Ireland V Italy - Train travel from Cork, Limerick and Kerry.
Iarnrod Eireann would like to advise customers intending to travel from Cork, Limerick and Kerry to Dublin this Saturday morning to book their tickets in advance as there will be limited availability on peak morning services into Dublin.
Customers travelling to Dublin and not going to the match are asked to travel on later morning trains.
Iarnrod Eireann would like to thank customers for their co-operation.