Monday 15 July 2019

Irish Independent Park Cork concerts 2019: Everything you need to know for George Ezra, Liam Gallagher, Hozier and more

Tickets, transport, and more

George Ezra (Matt Crossick/PA)
George Ezra (Matt Crossick/PA)
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

George Ezra kicks off an exciting six night run of concerts at Cork's Irish Independent Park on Thursday followed by Walking on Cars on Friday, The Coronas and Sigrid on Saturday, the legendary Liam Gallagher on Sunday, Hozier on Tuesday and Ms Lauryn Hill on Wednesday.

Here's everything you need to know...

Are there tickets available?

Yes and no.  George Ezra, Walking on Cars, and Hozier have, unsurprisingly, sold out.  However, there are very limited tickets remaining for The Coronas, Liam Gallagher, and Lauryn Hill from Ticketmaster.

Ticketmaster will have box offices located at the Gate C entrance and that's where you can pick up guestlist tickets too (lucky you).

For tickets labelled Gate B, enter via Tramore Road, and tickets labelled Gate C enter via Pearse Road.

Travel: How to get to Irish Independent Park?

Fans are encouraged to walk or take public transport as there will be no parking facilities available locally.  Towing will be in operation to tackle illegal parking.

Car Parking is available in the City Centre. Further information can be found here: https://www.corkcity.ie/en/council-services/services/parking-services/where-to-park/multi-storey-car-parks.html

Taxi Drop-Off will be designated at Curragh Road before and after the event.

Bus Eireann runs services to drop off points within walking distance of the concert site:

  • Extra services of the 213 from Lapps Quay to Black Ashe Park & Ride will be running for the duration of the concerts. Return services will also be available immediately after the show finishes.
  • 203 – Farranree to Ballyphenane (Return)

For more information regarding Bus times and locations, please visit www.buseireann.ie

Check The AA Roadwatch website for reports on traffic on your route. www.theaa.ie/roadwatch/newsroom

You can also check out an Garda Síochána Traffic Management Plan for road closure & restrictions on www.garda.ie

Private coach providers must seek stop approval in advance from Cork City Council.

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Stage times:

Gates open at 5pm and stage times TBC.

Can I bring children?

Under 14s are not allowed in the pitch area either accompanied or unaccompanied and the concerts are not deemed by the promoter to be suitable for under 5s.  There are no facilities in place on site for young children or babies.  Under 16s must also always be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

Security:

Searching is a condition of entry for safety reasons.  Also, do not bring backpacks or large bags.  There's a full list of prohibited items on www.mcd.ie

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