Beyonce in Dublin - all you need to know
FANS heading to see Beyonce in Dublin this weekend have been warned not to bring their iPads.
The American singer will perform at Croke Park on Saturday as part of her Formation tour and told fans that the digital devices are banned.
Around 75,000 people are expected to pack into the venue and the show is so large that the capacity has been reduced from 82,500 to allow for the size of the stage, which is being brought to Dublin in 100 trucks.
The award-winning singer is expected to take to the stage around 8.15pm and perform for around two hours.
Things you need to know before heading to the gig:
- Concert goers are advised not to queue overnight
- Use public transport or car pool to get to the venue
- Doors open at 5.30pm
- Your ticket will have specific instructions on which entry gate you should go to
- Under 14s are not allowed on the pitch either accompanied or unaccompanied
- All Under 16s must be accompanied at all times by a parent or guardian
- There will be free Tag a Kid safety wristbands available at all customer care points inside and outside the venue
Parking: a garda concert traffic management plan will be in place from 4pm. The advice is to park in Dublin city centre car parks and use public transport to reach the stadium.
- There is an concert offer from selected Park Rite locations with parking for €5. You need to bring your concert ticket to the car park office or pre-book at www.parkrite.com
- The offer does not include overnight parking and all the car parks are up to 15 minutes by foot from Croke Park
- The following items are not permitted: backpacks, umbrellas, garden furniture or seats, banners or flags larger than A4, laser pointers, glowsticks, flashlights, inflatable balls or balloons, weapons, fireworks, studs and spikes, shooting sticks, selfie sticks, cameras with more than one inch lens, video cameras, ipads and audio recording devices
- No food or alcohol is allowed - a wide range of food and beverages will be available to buy within the arena
- Weather is expected to be mostly cloudy with a few showers
- 900 stewards will be working at the venue along with 100 members of An Garda Siochana