Calling all Arcade Fire fans, today is the big day. No, we’re not talking about Varadkar, we’re talking about the concert tonight in Malahide Castle tonight.
Because we’re sound, and care about you, we’re giving you all the information you need to know about the gig tonight.
According to Dublin Live the Arcade Fire set list is as follows:
Here Comes the Night Time
No Cars Go
The Suburbs (Continued)
Ready to Start
Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)
Signs of Life
Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)
Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains).
A bunch of Safety information has been released in the lead up to the concert, so here is what you need to know before going into the concert.
Entrance is as follows:
Wednesday 14th June – Arcade Fire – Gates 5pm
ENTRY TO THE EVENT.
Backpacks and large bags will not be allowed in to the Malahide Castle Concerts, only small bags measuring no bigger than A4 (8.27in/21cm × 11.7/ 29.7cm) will be permitted into the event. Bags will be searched on entry to the event, to avoid lengthy queues we strongly advise that you do not bring a bag.
You will also be searched at the entrance to the event which may include a full body pat down and/or use of hand held metal detectors. Any item(s), which may reasonably be considered for use as a weapon, or which may cause danger or disruption to any other persons at the event, will be confiscated.
Please allow plenty of time to get into the event, and for concert entry procedures, ticket checks and searches.
Persons suspected of carrying items that may be used in an offensive or dangerous manner, or carrying out illegal activities within the arena or other parts of the site may be searched.
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 GATES.
There will be a strict NO Alcohol Policy implemented on all public transport and private buses travelling to the venue.
Please do not arrive at the event intoxicated as you will not be permitted entry.
There is no re-admission to these concerts.
Note that the concert may be recorded for visual and audio broadcast.
BANNED ITEMS THAT SHOULD NOT BE BROUGHT INTO THE GROUNDS.
Backpacks and large bags will not be allowed, only small bags measuring no bigger than A4 (8.27in/21cm × 11.7/ 29.7cm) will be permitted into the event.
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, Chinese lanterns, sound systems, unofficial tabards/high viz.
Illegal/unidentifiable substances, “legal highs, herbal highs or NoS
Anything that can be perceived as a weapon or which could cause danger or disruption to any other persons at the event.
Professional cameras with a detachable lens, recording equipment, Go Pro’s.
Note that catering and bar facilities are available inside the venue. NO ALCOHOL or DRINKS are permitted to be brought into the venue with the exception of water and soft drinks in sealed plastic bottles up to 500ml.
Animals with the exception of guide dogs.
Excessive amounts of cigarettes.
In relation to transport for the evening:
The closest Dart stop to the concert venue is Malahide Train Station. City centre Dart locations include Grand Canal Dock, Pearse, Tara Street and Connolly Stations. The concert entrance is approx. a 10 minute walk from Malahide Train Station. You can find more information including times and fares at www.irishrail.ie.
The DART service will run as per usual time-table schedule for both the 14th and 17th of June. In addition to this special services will run as below:
Wednesday 14th June
22.40hrs to Connolly Station
22.50hrs to Connolly Station
23.20hrs to Connolly Station
Saturday 17th June
22.40hrs to Connolly Station
23.10hrs to Pearse Station
23.25hrs to Pearse Station
There are 2 Dublin Bus routes serving Malahide.
Route 32 which leaves from Dublin City Centre via Portmarnock.
Route 42 which leaves from Dublin City Centre via Marino
Dublin Bus will run extra Route 42 services at the end of the event. This will be on a first come first served basis.
For more information on Dublin Bus timetables please visit www.dublinbus.ie
COACHES, PRIVATE BUSES & MINIBUSES
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 following information:
No. of passengers
Name of driver
Date and time of arrival and departure
PLEASE NOTE THAT CAR PARKING AT THE VENUE IS LIMITED. CAR PARKS OPEN 1 HOUR BEFORE THE GATES OPENING TIME ON YOUR TICKET. VEHICLES WILL ONLY BE PERMITTED THROUGH THE BACK ROAD ENTRANCE.
Plan your approach to Malahide Castle based on the following:
Car parking at Malahide Castle is limited and traffic and parking delays are inevitable – you are strongly advised to use public transport or carpool.
We strongly recommend you plan your journey in advance allowing plenty of travel time to and from the venue.
Photo cred: Lilliane Callegarie