Where will the Irish stop of Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series take place?
Dún Laoghaire Harbour on 11th and 12th May at 5.00 PM
Why is the event not taking place in Grand Canal Square?
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the event planned for Grand Canal Square will no longer take place.
I bought a ticket for the Grand Canal Square event. Can I get a refund?
Absolutely. Those who have purchased tickets will be contacted directly to a arrange full refund.
Do I need a ticket for Dun Laoghaire?
Both days will be FREE and no ticket will be required.
Where is the best place to watch the event in Dún Laoghaire?
The best spot to watch the show will be from the East Pier in Dún Laoghaire. To ensure best viewing for all, a number of large TV screens will be positioned throughout the event area.
How do I get to the East Pier?
There will be signage throughout Dún Laoghaire, directing you to the viewing area. From Dún Laoghaire DART Station, walk along Queen's Road towards the East Pier. From Dún Laoghaire town centre, you need to walk down Marine Road and turn onto Queen's Road towards the East Pier.
Is there a viewing area for persons with disability?
Yes, it will be located on Carlisle Pier. Entrance to the area is beside the Royal St. George Yacht club. Carlisle Pier is the pier that will have the Red Bull Cliff Diving board positioned on.
Parking for persons with disabilities is located to the side of the Royal St George Yacht Club (next to the ferry terminal building). Space is limited and will be on a first come first serve basis. When the parking has reached capacity, the area will be used as a drop off only.
Temporary signage will be placed by the road to advise motorists of impending diversions.
A number of road closures will be in place for the event weekend. This will be outlined here in the coming weeks.
Red Bull and An Garda Síochána wish to encourage patrons to use public transport to access the event. This will be the easiest and quickest way to travel to and from Red Bull Cliff Diving. The event location is easily accessible for DART and Dublin Bus services.
The venue is readily accessible from DART and bus services.
• From City Centre, 7 and 46A operates to Dún Laoghaire
• From Tallaght, 75 operates to Dún Laoghaire
• From Loughlinstown, 111 operates to Dún Laoghaire
• From Kilmacanogue, Route 45A from Kilmacanogue via Bray to Dún Laoghaire
• From Killiney Druids Pub, Route 59 to Dún Laoghaire
• From Kilternan, Route 63 to Dún Laoghaire
Note – Additional buses will be added on event day. Full timetables are available on the Dublin Bus website at www.dublinbus.ie
• DART services run every 15-20 minutes on Saturday and Sundays.
• Extra capacity will be provided during event times
• Irish Rail advise purchasing return tickets to avoid queues in Dún Laoghaire DART Station on return
• Travel time on the DART from city centre stations (Connolly/Tara Street/Pearse Street) is approximately 20-25 minutes
No parking will be permitted on Queen's Road and on Harbour Road, between Harbour Plaza roundabout and East Pier. In the interest of safety, unauthorised vehicles parked in these areas will be removed. Elsewhere in Dún Laoghaire, normal parking availability and restrictions apply.
Car parking facilities will be available at:
• Park Rite Car Park, Pavilion Theatre, Queens Road (321 spaces)
• Q Park, Bloomfield's Shopping Centre, Lower George's Street (550 spaces)
• IMC Cinema's Car Park, Library Road (off Lower George's Street)
• DLR Lexicon Car Park (100 spaces)
What should I bring?
Not much! You can get food and drink at local restaurants, cafes and shops, but spectators are welcome to bring their own picnic lunch. We recommend bringing sun protection and suitable clothing for all weather... it is Ireland after all!
What should I not bring?
Please, for the safety of the event, do not bring alcohol, glass containers, pets, and hover/skate/long-boards. Please remember the enjoyment of the other spectators. No tents, shade structures, beach umbrellas; so essentially no reserving of unattended areas or anything that would obstruct other people's view. Just be sound! Also, please remember the environment! No plastic sheeting/tarp on grass and no barbeques or sparklers. And finally please use the bins provided, or even better take it home to recycle!
What about the weather?
If it rains, the event will go on! But if there is extreme weather, check the website for further details.
Do you have more information on Dún Laoghaire?
You will find lots of information on shopping, eating, parking, etc. in Dún Laoghaire here.