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Dublin Marathon 2017

Road Closures in Place for Dublin Marathon on Sunday 29th October 2017

Road closures will be in effect for the entire route, within the city and county during this event, which is expected to cater for approximately 20,000 participants from across Ireland, the UK, the USA and numerous other foreign countries. 

Participants are reminded that only the authorised clear bag will be accepted in the baggage area on race day, no rucksacks will be allowed.

The race organisers are working in partnership with the Local Authorities and An Garda Siochana to ensure that there is minimum disruption to the residents and businesses along the route for the duration of the event.  A full and comprehensive traffic management plan will be put into effect around these road closures.

The course will start at Fitzwilliam Street Upper on Sunday October 29th at 8:55am and will finish in Merrion Square North up to 5pm. 

Please be advised that additional traffic restrictions will be in place in the vicinity of Merrion Square from 7 p.m. Friday 27th – Monday 30th October.

The Garda Mapping Section have provided a map available here

Please see route map and link for further details on the full list of road closures including Phoenix Park closures:
 
Dublin Marathon Traffic Information

Road Closure Information contact:    01 623 2250 (up to Fri 27th ) 
                                                            087 621 9074 (from Sat 28th)
 
PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
 
Irish Rail

Important Notice:  Engineering works will take place between Killester/Skerries and Newry/Lisburn on Saturday/Sunday 28th & 29th October.  Northside DART, Drogheda/Dundalk and Enterprise Services will be affected.

See link below for further details:-

06.45hrs Greystones/Connolly serving all intermediate stations.
 
Luas Service

Both lines start Sunday Service at 7.00am and Finish at 11.30pm Trams are every 10 minutes. Luas Marathon Information

Dublin Bus:

Schedules and Diversions: -

Dublin Bus Marathon Information

Car Parking:

SSE Dublin Marathon Parking for Participants and Spectators at Q-Park Stephens Green, Q-Park Clery’s & Q-Park Christchurch

Parking is available at Q-Park Stephens Green with entrances on York Street, Mercer Street and Glovers Alley at a reduced rate of €14 for 24 hours parking. Please note Q-Park Stephens Green is open 24 hours per day.

Parking is available at Q-Park Clery’s with entrance off Cathal Brugha Street  at a reduced rate of €11 for 24 hours parking. Please note Q-Park Clery’s is open 24 hours per day.

Parking is available at Q-Park Christchurch with entrance off Werburgh Street  at a reduced rate of €14 for 24 hours parking. Please note Q-Park Christchurch is open 24 hours per day.

The parking offers are only available through pre-booking your parking and are not available at the car park of the day of the event. This offer is available from October 28th – 30th inclusive.

To avail of these offers please book online via the link to the Q-Park at www.q-park.ie. The following promotional codes must be used to activate the discount in the car park you wish to park in.

Stephens Green – SSE17      Clerys – SSE171       Christchurch  – SSE172
 
Impact on Dublin Bikes Scheme

Four stations will be closed.

The stations affected are listed below:

Merrion Square East (25) – Closed from 3pm Friday 27th – 10am Monday 30th
Merrion Square West (26) – Closed from 3pm Friday 27th – 10am Monday 30th
Fitzwilliam Sq East (89) – Closed from 3pm Friday 27th – 10am Monday 30th
Mount Street Lower (56) – Closed from 3pm Friday 27th – 10am Monday 30th

Please note all times are approx. Access may be restricted to other stations bound by the race route on the day. Dublin Bike users are advised not to cycle on the race route during the course of the event.