George Ezra takes to the stage at Malahide Castle tonight as part of a mini-Irish tour, for a night that’s sure to be one to remember.

Ahead of tonight’s gig, promoters MCD have released a public information notice containing all you need to know ahead of the ‘Shotgun’ singer’s gig.

Doors will open at 5pm this evening, with openers Kawala taking to the stage at 6:15pm. Rockers the Vaccines will start at 7:15pm, before George Ezra’s set gets underway at 9pm.

Bags

Backpacks and large bags will not be allowed in to the gig, and bags will be searched on entry to the event with no cloakroom or storage facilities.

Anyone heading to the gig will also be searched at the entrance to the event which may include a full body pat down and a possible use of hand held metal detectors.

Entrance

Pedestrians will only be permitted into the grounds of Malahide Castle via Hogans Gate, near the Dart station, while vehicles will only be permitted through the back road entrance traffic and parking delays are inevitable. The promoter strongly advises using public transport as car parking on site is limited.

Transport

There will be a direct bus service to George’s Quay following each event from the Dublin Road.

Please follow signage from the concert grounds and directions from stewards.

Tickets can be purchased following the concert for €10 however it’s advised to buy ahead of time as the bus will operate on a first come first served basis.

You can pre-book the bus here.

DART

The closest Dart stop to the concert venue is Malahide Train Station.

City centre Dart locations include Grand Canal Dock, Pearse, Tara Street and Connolly Stations.

The concert entrance is approx. a 15-minute walk from Malahide Train Station, with more information available from irishrail.ie.

Age Policy

No unaccompanied under 16’s are allowed on site, and must be accompanied by a parent / guardian over 18.

Safety

The gig tonight will take place rain or shine, with organisers advising the use of outdoor footwear in case things get a little mucky. They also advise the use of sun-cream if it’s sunny, and to bring a rain jacket in case the weather worsens. Umbrellas will not be permitted on site.

For more information ahead of the gig, see MCD’s website.