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Unread 30-07-2009, 17:26   #1
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Default [02-03/08/2009] All Ireland Football Quarter Finals 2009

Are there any rail specials for this?

Note Luas Red Line will be terminating at Abbey Street. http://www.railusers.ie/forum/showthread.php?t=9938

http://www.gaa.ie/page/gaa_football_...pionship3.html
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Default Garda notice

http://www.garda.ie/Controller.aspx?Page=4126
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All Ireland Football Quarter Finals 2009
These are being held at Croke Park Stadium on Sunday, the 2nd August and Monday 3rd August, 2009.


These games takes place at Croke Park Stadium on Sunday and Monday the 2nd and 3rd August 2009:-
Sunday, 2/8/09 2 p.m. Cork V Donegal.
Sunday, 2/8/09 4 p.m. Tyrone V Kildare.
Bank Holiday Monday, 3/8/09 2 p.m. Dublin V Kerry.



Crowds of 60,000+ for Sunday and 80,000+ for Monday are expected to attend these fixtures attracting large volumes of traffic from around the country.


Patrons Travelling to Croke Park:

All patrons travelling to Croke Park Stadium for the event are advised to utilise public transport and the park and ride facilities. Croke Park stadium is serviced by bus, train and Luas transport facilities.

Patrons who travel by road are advised to travel early to avail of the limited parking facilities.

There are two supervised car parks available in the vicinity of Croke Park on both Sunday and Monday.

1. Clonliffe College, Drumcondra Road (Access from Lower Drumcondra Road) 3,100 spaces

2. O’Connell’s School, North Richmond Street. (Access from the North Circular Road) 400 Spaces

No Traffic will be permitted to leave the car parks for a period after the game, in order to allow foot patrons leave the area safely.

Patrons should park responsibly and not cause obstruction or inconvenience when parking in residential areas. Patrons should be aware that illegally parked vehicles will be impounded or clamped and will be liable to a fine of €130.00.

Drivers should be aware that illegally or improperly parked vehicles have the potential to cause traffic disruption, obstruction and difficulty to emergency vehicles that may need to access the narrow residential streets that surround Croke Park Stadium.

Patrons are advised to travel to Croke Park via the M50 motorway to Drumcondra Road or M50 to Navan Road / Finglas Road / North Circular Road. These routes lead directly to Croke Park. Supporters arriving for the game are advised to allow time for traffic delays.

After the game patrons will have the option of travelling on the M50 to the (N1) Belfast Road (N2) Ashbourne Road, (N3), Navan Road, (N4) Lucan Road and (N7) Naas Road.


Special Needs Parking:

There are no special needs parking facilities on the public streets within the Croke Park cordon area. The parking facility in Clonliffe College does have a large and very good special needs parking facility very close to the stadium.


Bus/Coach Parking:

There is a bus/coach parking facility at Mountjoy Square and a secondary facility at Western Way (off Phibsboro Road)


Park and Ride Facility:

There will be two park and ride facilities in operation for both these events on Sunday and Monday. They will be from the following locations. Patrons availing of the facility will be transported by bus to and from Croke Park.
1. Fingallians G.A.A Club, Swords, Co Dublin.

2. Naas GAA Club, Naas, Co Kildare.


Pre Event Traffic Restrictions:

As with all events at Croke Park, a Garda Cordon will be in effect on the streets that lead to Croke Park. Only accredited vehicles will be permitted to pass by this cordon. All vehicles will be checked for accreditation.
Local residents, their immediate families, local business community are in possession of passes and will be facilitated at the barriers. Passes however do not guarantee entry through the cordon where pedestrian volumes exist.
As a guideline the Garda cordon will be in place one hour prior to stiles opening time and one hour post event on both days to enable match patrons to arrive and depart safely.


Patron Search:

All patrons entering the Garda cordon will be the subject of a ticket check by Stewards and search by Gardai. Any offensive articles, e.g. glass bottles, air horns, large flagpoles will be seized. Patrons are advised not to bring any unnecessary baggage with them and are advised to travel early to the stadium to avoid any unnecessary delays.


Ticket Outlets Outside Croke Park on Sunday, the 2nd August 2009:

There will be ticket sales outlets on the day of the event. There will be four offices operated by Croke Park and will be located as follows:
1. Gills Corner.
2. Dorset Street.
3. Archbishops palace.
4. Ballybough Road.


Ticket Outlets Outside Croke Park on Monday, the 3rd August 2009 (for collection of tickets):

There will be ticket sales outlets on the day of the event. There will be two offices operated by Croke Park and will be located as follows:

1. Gills Corner.
2. Dorset Street.


Public Order:

Patrons are advised that the Gardaí will not permit the consumption of alcohol outside public houses, while walking along the street or in any other public place.

Patrons are asked to have consideration for local residents and refrain from anti-social behaviour (drinking and urinating).


Crime:

Patrons are advised to be aware of their own personal safety and security while attending the event. They should ensure the security of personal belongings while on route to and from the stadium i.e. purses / wallets / tickets / Mobile Phones.

Patrons who arrive by vehicle should also ensure that property is not left exposed in parked vehicles. They should ensure that car windows, sunroofs are correctly closed.


Croke Park Hotel Car Park:

All residents of the Croke Park Hotel will be permitted entry subject to pedestrian presence at the time and are requested to access the hotel via North Circular Road / Russell Street junction where there will be a register of all guest vehicles.


Persons travelling to the match should also take care and -

• Reduce speed
• Wear seat belts
• Never ever drink and drive
• Arrive alive
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Default [3-8-2009] maynooth services before and after dublin game

Maynooth services before and after the dublin match (as per last time 2pm kick off) for bank holiday monday 3rd aug. These are mentioned on the online timetable.

Services from maynooth before match
10.30 maynooth connolly
11.00 maynooth connolly special
11.35 maynooth connolly
12.00 maynooth connolly special
12.30 maynooth connolly
12.45 maynooth connolly special

Services from drumcondra after match
(15.41 drumcondra maynooth)
16.05 drumcondra maynooth special
16.20 drumcondra maynooth special
16.41 drumcondra maynooth

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Default Extra train for Cork supporters

http://www.irishrail.ie/news_centre/news.asp?action=view&news_id=425
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Extra train for Cork supporters for All-Ireland Football Quarter-Final by Corporate Communicatons

Iarnród Éireann is delighted to announce that train arrangements have been put in place to cater for Cork GAA fans and all intending passengers wishing to travel from Cork, Mallow or Charleville to Dublin this August Bank Holiday Sunday (2nd August).

The regular 08.30hrs Cork-Dublin train is sold out and intending passengers can now book tickets for the extra train which operates as follows:

Outward Journey – Sunday, 2nd August 2009:
08.15hrs Depart Kent Station, Cork.
08.37hrs Depart Mallow Station
08.52hrs Depart Charleville Station.
11.02hrs Arrive Dublin Heuston Station.


Return Journey – Sunday, 2nd August 2009 (extra train – return journey):
19.20hrs Depart Dublin Heuston Station.
21.24hrs Arrive Charleville Station
21.40hrs Arrive Mallow Station
22.10hrs Arrive Cork Station.

Seats are still available on all Dublin-Cork trains at this moment – but reservations are essential. All intending passengers, including Cork GAA fans are being asked to purchase their rail tickets in advance or reserve their seats on-line by clicking onto www.irishrail.ie
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Default Revised Garda Notice

http://www.garda.ie/Controller.aspx?Page=4126
Quote:
All Ireland Football Quarter Finals 2009
These are being held at Croke Park Stadium on Sunday, the 2nd August and Monday 3rd August, 2009.



These games takes place at Croke Park Stadium on Sunday and Monday the 2nd and 3rd August 2009:-
Sunday, 2/8/09 2 p.m. Cork V Donegal.
Sunday, 2/8/09 4 p.m. Tyrone V Kildare.
Bank Holiday Monday, 3/8/09 2 p.m. Dublin V Kerry.



Crowds of 60,000+ for Sunday and 80,000+ for Monday are expected to attend these fixtures attracting large volumes of traffic from around the country.

Patrons Travelling to Croke Park:

All patrons travelling to Croke Park Stadium for the event are advised to utilise public transport and the park and ride facilities. Croke Park stadium is serviced by bus, train and Luas transport facilities.

Please be informed that there will be a restricted service on the Red Line this August Bank Holiday Weekend.

Trams will run from Tallaght to Abbey Street only, from first service Saturday to end of service Monday night.

This service restriction is in place to facilitate the ongoing works at Bus Aras and Connolly.

Please note last tram in service on the Red Line on Monday, 3rd August will be at 23.30hrs. There will be no change to service on the Green Line, last tram at 00.30hrs.


Patrons who travel by road are advised to travel early to avail of the limited parking facilities.

There are two supervised car parks available in the vicinity of Croke Park on both Sunday and Monday.

1. Clonliffe College, Drumcondra Road 3,100 spaces
(Access from Lower Drumcondra Road)

2. O’Connell’s School, North Richmond Street. 400 Spaces
(Access from the North Circular Road)

No Traffic will be permitted to leave the car parks for a period after the game, in order to allow foot patrons leave the area safely.

Patrons should park responsibly and not cause obstruction or inconvenience when parking in residential areas. Patrons should be aware that illegally parked vehicles will be impounded or clamped and will be liable to a fine of €130.00.

Drivers should be aware that illegally or improperly parked vehicles have the potential to cause traffic disruption, obstruction and difficulty to emergency vehicles that may need to access the narrow residential streets that surround Croke Park Stadium.

Patrons are advised to travel to Croke Park via the M50 motorway to Drumcondra Road or M50 to Navan Road / Finglas Road / North Circular Road. These routes lead directly to Croke Park. Supporters arriving for the game are advised to allow time for traffic delays.

After the game patrons will have the option of travelling on the M50 to the (N1) Belfast Road (N2) Ashbourne Road, (N3), Navan Road, (N4) Lucan Road and (N7) Naas Road.


Special Needs Parking:

There are no special needs parking facilities on the public streets within the Croke Park cordon area. The parking facility in Clonliffe College does have a large and very good special needs parking facility very close to the stadium.

Bus/Coach Parking:

There is a bus/coach parking facility at Mountjoy Square and a secondary facility at Western Way (off Phibsboro Road)

Park and Ride Facility:

There will be two park and ride facilities in operation for both these events on Sunday and Monday. They will be from the following locations. Patrons availing of the facility will be transported by bus to and from Croke Park.

1. Fingallians G.A.A Club, Swords, Co Dublin.

2. Naas GAA Club, Naas, Co Kildare.

Pre Event Traffic Restrictions:

As with all events at Croke Park, a Garda Cordon will be in effect on the streets that lead to Croke Park. Only accredited vehicles will be permitted to pass by this cordon. All vehicles will be checked for accreditation.

Local residents, their immediate families, local business community are in possession of passes and will be facilitated at the barriers. Passes however do not guarantee entry through the cordon where pedestrian volumes exist.

As a guideline the Garda cordon will be in place one hour prior to stiles opening time and one hour post event on both days to enable match patrons to arrive and depart safely.


Patron Search:

All patrons entering the Garda cordon will be the subject of a ticket check by Stewards and search by Gardai. Any offensive articles, e.g. glass bottles, air horns, large flagpoles will be seized. Patrons are advised not to bring any unnecessary baggage with them and are advised to travel early to the stadium to avoid any unnecessary delays.

Ticket Outlets Outside Croke Park on Sunday, the 2nd August 2009:

There will be ticket sales outlets on the day of the event. There will be four offices operated by Croke Park and will be located as follows:

1. Gills Corner.

2. Dorset Street.

3. Archbishops palace.

4. Ballybough Road.


Ticket Outlets Outside Croke Park on Monday, the 3rd August 2009 (for collection of tickets):

There will be ticket sales outlets on the day of the event. There will be two offices operated by Croke Park and will be located as follows:

1. Gills Corner.

2. Dorset Street.

Public Order:

Patrons are advised that the Gardaí will not permit the consumption of alcohol outside public houses, while walking along the street or in any other public place.

Patrons are asked to have consideration for local residents and refrain from anti-social behaviour (drinking and urinating).

Crime:

Patrons are advised to be aware of their own personal safety and security while attending the event. They should ensure the security of personal belongings while on route to and from the stadium i.e. purses / wallets / tickets / Mobile Phones.

Patrons who arrive by vehicle should also ensure that property is not left exposed in parked vehicles. They should ensure that car windows, sunroofs are correctly closed.

Croke Park Hotel Car Park:

All residents of the Croke Park Hotel will be permitted entry subject to pedestrian presence at the time and are requested to access the hotel via North Circular Road / Russell Street junction where there will be a register of all guest vehicles.

Persons travelling to the match should also take care and -

• Reduce speed
• Wear seat belts
• Never ever drink and drive
• Arrive alive
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