Ed Sheeran’s performances at Croke Park will be the first full-capacity concerts at the stadium since the pandemic.
he shape of you Singer will take the stage on April 23rd and 24th and with Croke Park having a capacity of over 80,000 there will no doubt be many flocking to Drumcondra.
If you’re one of the lucky ones, here’s everything you need to know before the performances.
How do I get to Croke Park?
There are several ways to get to Drumcondra from Dublin city centre.
It is best to avoid driving as parking would be difficult and traffic to be expected.
The train station is the best choice to avoid the traffic and it is right next to Centra on Drumcondra street and a few minutes walk from the stadium.
Drumcondra station is on the Maynooth line and therefore serves many stations including Connolly station.
Buses 1, 13, 16, 33 and 41 all stop on Drumcondra Street.
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If you’re staying in the city center you can also walk, it’s only about a 20 minute walk from O’Connell Street to Croke Park.
When do the doors open?
The concert starts at 4pm on both days, but Ticketmaster encourages attendees to check their website to see when the doors are open that day.
Which entrance do I go to?
There are a few different entrances to Croke Park so check your ticket for which one you need to go.
There are usually many stewards who can direct you to the right place as well.
Who are the Support Acts?
There will be two support acts this evening including one of our very own Limerick rapper Denise Chaila.
British singer-songwriter Maisie Peters will also take the stage before Ed Sheeran.
Where should I go after the gig?
No after-parties have been announced yet, but Dublin City is sure to be buzzing about it.
So stroll downtown and enjoy a drink as the local bars at Drumcondra, Fagan’s and The Big Tree are likely to be very busy.
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