Dublin’s Tall Ships Festival starts tomorrow

Sailing vessels have been docking in Dublin ahead of the {http:www.dublintallships.ie|Tall Ships Festival|click here}, which starts tomorrow.

Sailing vessels have been docking in Dublin ahead of the {http:www.dublintallships.ie|Tall Ships Festival|click here}, which starts tomorrow.

The four day event has something for everyone, with live music, an urban culture zone with BMX and skating demostrations, a floating cinema, and numerous exhibitions and workshops located across the capital’s docklands area.

Iarnród Éireann say they expect services in and out of Dublin city centre to be busy over the weekend, but have pointed out that they have special family ticket offer for customers travelling from Longford. A return ticket to Dublin for a family of two adults and up to four children between the ages of five and 15 years-old will cost €49. Children under five travel free.

An Iarnrod Éireann spokesperson added that DART customers should note that Tara Street station will be closed until approximately 22.30 on Saturday and 14.00 on Sunday. Customers wishing to access the South Quays should alight at Pearse station, while those wishing to visit the North Quays should alight at Connolly.