Ed Sheeran Phoenix Park: Buses, road closures and parking for the Dublin gigs

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The huge gigs are finally here and Ed Sheeran will this week play in front of thousands at the Phoenix Park.

With such a huge concert taking place, roads, buses and parking in the area will be crazy.

We have compiled a list of everything you need to know about getting there or travelling around the Phoenix Park in the coming days.

Ed Sheeran at Croke Park

Buses and transport

If you want to take a bus to the gig, below are all the Dublin bus routes that serve the Phoenix Park.

They are: 25, 25a, 25b, 26, 37, 38, 38a, 38b, 39, 39a, 46a, 66, 66a, 66b, 67, 68/a, 69, 70, 145, 145.

Road closures

Ed Sheeran pictured performing at Croke Park

According to the Dublin City Council website these are all the closures for the day.

-Blackhorse Avenue (Castleknock Road to Nephin Road), Dublin 7 from 16.00hrs to 01.00hrs each day on Wednesday 16th May 2018, Friday 18th May 2018 and Saturday 19th May 2018.

-Conyngham Road, Dublin 8, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8, Wolfe Tone Quay, Dublin 7, Ellis Quay (to James Joyce Bridge), Dublin 7, Infirmary Road & North Circular Road, (to Aughrim Street), Dublin 7, Montpelier Hill, Dublin 7, Benburb Street, Dublin 7, Liffey Street West, Dublin 7 and Temple Street West, Dublin 7 from 21.00hrs to 01.00hrs each day on Wednesday 16th May 2018, Friday 18th May 2018 and Saturday 19th May 2018.

-In addition to the above temporary road closures, the Office of Public Works will temporarily close roads in the Phoenix Park as follows:

North Road (from Mountjoy Cross to Astown Gate Road), Dublin 8 from 18.00hrs on Saturday 12th May 2018 to 24.00hrs on Monday 21st May 2018.

Chesterfield Avenue (from Gough Roundabout to Castleknock Gate), Dublin 8, North Road (from Zoo Road to Mountjoy Cross), Dublin 8, Ashtown Gate Road, Dublin 8, Furze Road, Dublin 8, Old Lamp Road, Dublin 8, Ordinance Survey Road, Dublin 8 on Wednesday 16th May 2018, Friday 18th May 2018 and Saturday 19th May 2018 from 16.00hrs to 01.00 hrs each day.


Fingal County Council will temporarily close Castleknock Road (from Auburn Avenue to Navan Road), Dublin 15 on Wednesday 16th May 2018, Friday 18th May 2018 and Saturday 19th May 2018 from 16.00hrs to 01.00hrs each day.

12/04/17 Ed Sheeran pictured performing at 3Arena, Dublin

Road diversions

Major diversions will be in operation, including

  • Eastbound traffic on Chapelizod Road will be diverted via South Circular Road
  • Westbound traffic on South Quays wishing to travel via Parkgate Street & Phoenix Park will be diverted via James Joyce Bridge Blackhall Place, Stoneybatter, Prussia Street, Old Cabra Road and Navan Road.
  • Westbound traffic on South Quays wishing to travel via Parkgate Street & Conyngham Road to Chapelizod will be diverted via Johns Road.
  • Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Parking

Dublin Zoo have kindly offered a map of some parking spots around the Phoenix Park.

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