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Unread 08-09-2009, 12:56   #1
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Default [14-9-2009] Coldplay in the Phoenix Park

For your information. Also note Ashtown is nearest Maynooth line station to the Phoenix park, not phoenix park station.

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Coldplay with Special Guests Elbow & White Lies Public Information
Ticketmaster would like to take this opportunity to thank you for booking your tickets to Coldplay with us. Please read this carefully as it contains important information regarding the concert.
If you selected "mail" as your delivery method, your tickets should have arrived at their intended destination at this stage. If you have not received your tickets by now please contact Ticketmaster Customer Services:
Phone Number: 0818 903001
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 09.30 to 18.00
Gates Open At 17:00
Show Starts 18:15
No Queuing Allowed Before 16:00

Patrons Are Advised To Be In The Ground At Least 45 Minutes Before Show Time. Please Note Times Are Subject To Change

The Phoenix Park Is The Largest Urban Park In Europe With A Unique History & Ecology. Following Consultation With The Gardai And Park Management The Following Arrangements Have Been Made

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT
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PLEASE USE PUBLIC TRANSPORT AS THERE IS VERY LIMITED PARKING AT THE VENUE IF YOU ARE TRAVELLING FROM DUBLIN CITY CENTRE THE QUICKEST WAY TO THE PHOENIX PARK IS TO WALK. IT IS APPROX. 45 MINUTES FROM O1CONNELL BRIDGE.
IF YOU ARE DRIVING PLEASE USE CITY CENTRE CAR PARKS AND WALK TO THE VENUE AS THERE IS VERY LIMITED PARKING AT THE VENUE.

SHUTTLE BUS
A limited direct shuttle bus service to the Phoenix Park will operate from Custom House Quay in the City Centre. Service will start at 4pm. A limited return service will operate after the show.
DUBLIN BUS
These Dublin Bus routes serve the Parkgate Street entrance of the Phoenix Park approx. 15 minutes walk to the concert site:
10 Donnybrook (UCD Belfield) to Phoenix Park (Infirmary Road)
10a Stillorgan (Shopping Centre) to Phoenix Park (Infirmary Road)
25 Pearse Street to Lucan (Dodsboro)
25a Pearse Street to Lucan (Esker Church)
26 Pearse Street to Palmerstown (Cherry Orchard)
66 Pearse Street to Maynooth (Straffan Road)
66a Pearse Street to Captains Hill (River Forest)
66b Pearse Street to Leixlip (Castletown)
66d Waterloo Road to Leixlip (Easton Road)
67 Pearse Street to Celbridge
68 Aston Quay to Newcastle / Greenogue Business Park
69 Aston Quay to Rathcoole

Routes 37, 38, 39 & 70 serve the Ashtown Gate of Phoenix Park approx. 15 minutes walk to concert site.
For more information tel: 01 873 4222 - 0830hrs 1800hrs (Monday - Saturday excluding Public Holidays) or www.dublinbus.ie. Remember there is no Nitelink service on a Monday night.


LUAS
The closest LUAS Red Line stop to the Phoenix Park is Heuston Station. You can leave the car at the Red Cow Park & Ride site on the N7. Heuston Station is approx 20 minutes walk to the concert site.

IARNROD EIREANN
If you are travelling from the south of the country the closest train
station to the Phoenix Park is Heuston Station. If you are travelling from Connolly Station, Ashtown Station (Connolly to Maynooth line)
is closest. Both stations are approx. 25minutes walk to the concert site.


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PRIVATE TRANSPORT
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AS TRAFFIC & PARKING DELAYS ARE INEVITABLE PLEASE AVOID DRIVING TO THE
VENUE.
USE PUBLIC TRANSPORT OR CARPOOL.
If you have to drive, leave at least an extra 3 hours for your journey to and from the venue.
There is very limited parking available at the venue with at least 15
minutes walk to the concert site.
There will be a minimum 90 minute delay in exiting the park by car after the show.
Before you set out check the AA Roadwatch website or call AA Roadwatch on 1550 131 811 (Premium Rates apply) for updates on road conditions, traffic delays & roadworks on your route.

PLAN YOUR JOURNEY TO THE PHOENIX PARK USING THESE DIRECTIONS:
FROM DUBLIN CITY CENTRE: Use Parkgate Street Entrance
FROM M11, N81, N7, N4: North on M50 to Junction 6 to N3 towards City Centre and follow traffic signs to Concert Car Parks through Castleknock Gate of the Phoenix Park. Please note there are extensive roadworks on the M50 FROM M1, N2, N3: South on M50 to Junction 6 to N3 towards City Centre and follow traffic signs to Concert Car Parks through Castleknock Gate of the Phoenix Park. Please note there are extensive roadworks on the M50

* SPECIAL NEEDS PARKING ON CHESTERFIELD AVENUE IN PHOENIX PARK
* SPECIAL NEEDS INFORMATION HOTLINE TEL. 0818 715 627 OR VISIT WWW.MCD.IE


CREDIT CARD COLLECTIONS AND GUEST LIST AVAILABLE FROM OFFICIAL TICKET OUTLET INSIDE THE PHOENIX PARK

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YOUR SAFETY
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THIS IS AN OUTDOOR EVENT. CONCERT RAIN OR SHINE.

DO
* Dress appropriately and always be prepared for the Irish weatherS bring your Wellington boots!
* Always check the weather forecast before setting off.
* Please note that under 16s must be accompanied by parent/guardian.
* Respect the property and privacy of residents in the vicinity of Phoenix Park.
* For your own safety please co-operate with stewards and Gardaí and follow any loudspeaker announcements.
* For your own & the safety of others please move slowly & quietly when exiting the Concert site & co-operate with stewards1 directions.
* Note that catering & bar facilities are available inside the venue.
* Photo proof of age is required for sale of alcohol.
* Note that official merchandising will be available in side the grounds only.
* Note that the concert is being recorded for visual & audio broadcast.
* Note location of Information Point, Meeting Point, First Aid Areas and Water Points.
* Wear bright clothes or luminous armbands if you are walking in the dark.

DO NOT
* Bring garden furniture, deckchairs, fold up chairs, shooting sticks.
* Do not park illegally. Towing in operation. Please follow signs to carparks.
* Do not buy tickets from unofficial sources.
* Do not bring umbrellas, flagpoles or alcohol into the grounds. These will be confiscated at the ticket barriers.
* Do not rush the exits after the concert.
* Do not bring cameras or recording equipment into the grounds.
* Do not crowd surf or mosh, as you will be removed from the venue without refund.


WE WOULD APPEAL TO ALL FANS TO RESPECT THE LOCAL COMMUNITY BY NOT LITTERING, NOT ENGAGING IN ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR AND BY NOT PARKING ILLEGALLY.

THE SECURITY MEASURES BEING TAKEN ARE FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE - ENJOY THE CONCERT

Customer Services Team
Will throw together directions from ashtown station to the park later.

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http://www.aaroadwatch.ie/events/story.asp?EID=6857
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14/09/2009 to 14/09/2009
Gates Open at 5pm
The Phoenix Park

Coldplay perform at an open-air concert in The Phoenix Park (close to Ashtown Castle) on Monday 14th September. Gates open at 5pm and the show starts at 6:15pm. Up to 40,000 people are expected to attend. * Motorists can expect delays around the Phoenix Park, particularly on the South Quays, Parkgate St, Connyngham Rd, St John’s Rd West, on the N3/Navan Rd, North Circular Rd and Blackhorse Ave. Anyone not attending the event is urged to avoid the area. * A limited direct shuttle bus service (serving approx 4-5,000) will operate to and from Custom House Quay and the Phoenix Park. Services will start at 4pm and will return directly after the concert. The shuttle costs €3 each way. * A number of road closures will be in place in Phoenix Park, from 6pm on Monday to 1am on Tuesday. The roads affected include Chesterfield Ave, Acres Rd and the Cabra to Mountjoy Cross Rd. Also Knockmaroon Gate, Ashtown Gate and Castleknock Gate will close.

The closest Luas Red Line stop to the Phoenix Park is Heuston Station. It is a 20 minute walk to the concert from there. You can leave your car in the Park & Ride at Tallaght on the N81 or the Red Cow on the N7. Luas will run extra services to accommodate concert-goers. * Patrons are strongly urged to make use of the many Dublin Bus services serving The Phoenix Park. See our Bus Section for further details. * The closest train station is Heuston Stn and if you are coming from Connolly Stn, take the Maynooth line and disembark at Ashtown Stn- the concert is a 15 minute walk from there. * There is limited parking available at Phoenix Park and it is another 15 mins walk to the concert. Special event parking is available at Usher's Quay, Q-Park Four Courts for only €3. • From Dublin City Centre use the Parkgate St entrance. • All traffic from the M50 exit at Junction 6 Blanchardstown and follow signs to the Castleknock Gate.
When you get off at Ashtown station, and exit the station, turn left and walk to the top of the road. You will reach a roundabout, halfway house on the left, offices on the right. you will see a narrow road straight ahead, go straight dont turn left or right. its then a few minutes walk to the park.

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How far is the Pheonix Park from Pheonix Park station on the Maynooth Line?
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How far is the Pheonix Park from Pheonix Park station on the Maynooth Line?
[what a way to name a station!, i'm sure there was a better name!]

Seriously though, I wouldn't recommend Phoenix park station. You will only be walking up towards Ashtown station, so it is fairly pointless.

I would say ashtown station would be the most convinient. Its nearer to the park than the phoenix park station in anyway.

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For reference, anyone travelling via the Maynooth line to the park tonight last services from ashtown are ....

Maynooth bound: 23:29hrs all stations to Maynooth

City bound: 23:39hrs all stations to Connolly
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40,000 for a monday night concert not bad !

Without a doubt the quickest way was from the halfway house in ashtown.

Got off the train and a three minute walk to the halfway house. A further three minute to the ashtown gates and we were in the park. A further five or six minutes and we were at the ticket point three not bad.

Walking back to the castleknock gate was a notorious twenty minutes. Doesnt help when you have had a few drinks !

Great concert though !

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