Friday, July 21, 2017

The brand new Pairc Uí Chaoimh, which will play host to the two All-Ireland SHC Quarter finals at the weekend, including Waterford v Wexford at 4pm on Sunday. Photo: Inpho.

 

Ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland SHC Quarter-final between Waterford and Wexford at the newly refurbished Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork GAA and the Gardaí have issued the following travel advice to ensure the best possible entry and exit from Cork……

Expect delays and come early

Turnstiles open 11.30 on Saturday and 12.30 on Sunday

All spectators will be subject to a bag search. Do not bring backpacks or large bags

Travel to Cork by rail or bus if possible

Walk or Bus to the stadium

Bus services will be running from Parnell Place/Merchants Quay to Ballintemple, adjacent to Páirc Uí Chaoimh
A bus service will run from Kent Railway Station to Parnell Place with connecting buses through to Ballintemple, which is adjacent to Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Details of bus services are available at www http://www.buseireann.ie/

Buses will depart from Waterford Bus Station every hour from 09:00 with the last return journey at 20:40 from Cork Bus Station
Buses will depart Dungarvan every hour Davitt’s Quay from 09:50  with the last return journey at 20:40 from Cork Bus Station

Those travelling by rail, from east of Cork city, can avail of free parking at Midleton, Little Island, Carrigtwohill and Glounthaune railway stations
Fans travelling by rail can now pre-purchase their Rail Tickets from Midleton, Carrigtwohill, Glounthaune or Little Island Stations see www.irishrail.ie or call Customer Contact Centre on 1-850-366222

Drivers Take Note
There will be severe restrictions on vehicular access to the stadium and Garda road blocks will operate
Parking near the stadium will not be allowed and a tow away policy will operate
Drivers are advised to park in the city centre and use multi-storey car parks
The following car parks are in the city centre:-
Q Park City Hall – Match Day offer applies
Q Park Carroll’s Quay – Match Day offer applies
Q Park Grand Parade
Merchant’s Quay Car Park
St. Paul’s St Car Park
North Main St. Car Park
Q Park are offering discounted Match Day parking at a fixed rate of €5 for Páirc Uí Caoimh Customers. This offer will run from 10am to 8pm each match day and applies to City Hall and Carroll’s Quay car parks only. To avail of this offer supporters should visit http://paircuichaoimh.ie and follow the link to qpark.ie  Tickets must be booked before midnight prior to the day of the match.

Parking is available in the Blackrock/Mahon area in the following locations:-

Blackrock Hurling and Football Club, Church Road, Blackrock
Cork Camogie Grounds, Castle Road, Mahon
Cork Constitution Rugby Grounds, Temple Hill, Blackrock

And one more thing……..UP THE DÉISE…….

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