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Rammstein at The RDS - 23rd June 2024

Rammstein Concert

Date:                                     Sunday 23rd of June 2024

Gates Opening at                 5.00pm.

Show Start                            7pm.

Patrons Travelling to the RDS:  

All patrons travelling to the RDS for the event are advised to utilise public transport as much as possible. The venue is serviced by bus, DART and Luas transport facilities. See the Transport for Ireland website for more information:

There is no Parking in the Simmonscourt Extension Car Park for private vehicles.

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 the RDS.

Tow Wagons will be in operation during the event and offending vehicles will be removed.

Park & Ride

Patrons wishing to travel by road to the general Dublin City area to attend the event should avail of Park and Ride facilities supplied by the various public transport providers.

Patrons are advised to approach the city via the National Motorway Routes (M1, M2, M3, M4, M7, M11) towards Dublin City and divert via the M50 motorway to the various park & ride facilities listed below. 


Patrons can avail of either the Red Line or Green Line.

Red Line

  • - Patrons can avail of the Red Cow Car Park and the Tallaght Cross West Car Park where they can avail of the Luas to Connolly Station where they can avail of the DART to Lansdowne Road or Sandymount Avenue

Green Line

  • - Patrons can avail of the Balally Car Park, Stillorgan Car Park, Beacon South Quarter Luas Car Park and the Sandyford Park car park where they can avail of the Luas to Ranelagh which is only 20 minutes walk from the venue.

Please see www.luas.ie  for further information.

Irish Rail

Irish Rail run additional services for patrons attending at events at the RDS.  Please see www.irishrail.ie  for confirmation of the above information and for timetables.

Dublin Bus

Please check www.dublinbus.ie  for confirmation and timetables.

All patrons should choose their route carefully based on the colour coded entry routes outlined on their tickets so as to avoid delay.  Patrons will also ensure that they travel on the correct date.


Patrons are requested to be aware that the RDS is located in a residential area. Patrons attending at the RDS are requested to respect residents by behaving in an appropriate manner when going to and departing the venue.

Issues such as illegal parking and anti-social behaviour, will be proactively dealt with by Gardaí.

Special Needs Parking:

There are a number of disabled parking spaces in the RDS grounds but they will be taken up quickly. Late arrivals may not be accommodated

Bus/Coach Parking:

There are bus and coach parking areas in the Simmonscourt Extension of the RDS. Coaches parked on the public roads must not be parked in a manner which could lead to disruption. Patrons travelling to the above event by coach, where the coach will not be parked in the Main Car Park should be dropped off on Merrion Road prior to the event.

After the event buses and coaches should park on Merrion Road outside of the RDS in order to pick their passengers.

Additional Dublin Bus Services will be provided to provide egress from the event. These buses will pick up on Merrion Road.

Road Closures

 Before the concert:

All roads around the RDS will remain open to traffic. Simmonscourt Road and/or Anglesea Road may be closed for a short period prior to the concert if the volume of pedestrian traffic is too high for vehicles to pass safely.

End of the Concert:

After the concert, traffic will be diverted away from Merrion Road, Anglesea Road and Simmonscourt Road to clear the initial phase of pedestrian traffic. This diversion will come into effect 20 minutes before the end of the concert at approximately 10.30pm.

During road closures, access will be maintained where possible for residents in so far as it is safe to do so, on production of valid driving licence and/or proof of address. It may be necessary to exclude all traffic from the above roads if the volume of pedestrian traffic is such as to be unsafe to allow vehicular traffic access. Gardaí on duty will ensure that traffic moves freely outside of the closure area. These Gardaí will also take a pro-active approach to traffic management to expedite egress from the area after the event.

Traffic Diversions

Before the concert:

If it is deemed necessary to close Anglesea Road and Simmonscourt Road prior to the event, southbound traffic on Pembroke Road will be diverted via Merrion Road and Nutley Lane to the Stillorgan Road. Traffic wishing to access the city centre via Anglesea Road or Sandymount via Simmonscourt Road will be diverted at Donnybrook Church towards Ailesbury Road.

End of the Concert:

At the end of the concert, traffic on the N11 Stillorgan Road/Donnybrook Road will be unable to access Anglesea Road and Ailesbury Road at Donnybrook Church. Vehicles will be diverted away from the area towards Nutley Lane and Waterloo Road.

Inbound traffic on the Merrion Road will be diverted at Nutley Lane towards the N11.

Outbound traffic on Pembroke Road/Northumberland Road will l be diverted at:

Northumberland Road/Haddington Road (No traffic towards Ballsbridge)

Bath Avenue/Shelbourne Road (No traffic towards Ballsbridge)

Walerloo Road/Baggot Street Upper (No traffic towards Ballsbridge)

Parking Restrictions

Garda Parking Restrictions will be placed at the following locations to prevent parking:

  • (a) Simmonscourt Road (both sides)
  • (b) Anglesea Road ( both sides from Merrion Road to No. 53 Anglesea Road and left hand side only from there to Donnybrook Church.
  • (c) Merrion Road (between Simmonscourt Road and Anglesea Road)
  • (d) Sandymount Avenue (left side from Merrion Road to Level Crossing
  • (e) Ailesbury Drive (right side from Anglesea Road to Ailesbury Grove)
  • (f) Ailesbury Grove (left side from Ailesbury Drive to Ailesbury Road)
  • (g) Simmonscourt Avenue

Colour Coded Entry

An Garda Sióchána would like to stress that all patrons should be aware of the colour coded entry routes to the venue which will be clearly identified on their tickets and will be strictly enforced.

People should leave plenty of time to find their route and should park or approach the venue with these routes in mind. After the event everyone will also have to exit the venue by the route they came in.

Please be patient at the end of the event. Follow instructions from Gardaí and Stewards

Patrons should arrive early to ensure that they can gain access in time for the event.

Blue ticket        -       entry via Anglesea Road.

Yellow ticket     -       entry via Merrion Road.

Red ticket         -       entry via Simmonscourt Road.

Please refer to www.RDS.ie  or www.aikenpromotions.com  for further details and approach maps.

Patron Search:

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

Public Order.

Patrons are asked to have consideration for local residents and refrain from anti-social behaviour such as on street drinking.


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.

Intercontinental Hotel and Clayton Hotel

All residents of the Intercontinental Hotel and Clayton Hotel will be permitted entry subject to pedestrian presence at the time and are requested to access the hotel via Merrion Road. 

End of Event Crowd Movement

In order to ensure crowd safety and ease of movement patrons will only be permitted to exit the venue via the colour coded entry route through which they entered unless directed otherwise by Gardai and Stewards. Gardai and stewards will be available to assist in all areas.

Patrons should also comply with the directions issued by Gardaí and stewards as they depart the arena. Again, the directions are issued with a view to making the venue environs a safer place during patron exit from the RDS.