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Flow to the show

3rd March 2009

The river ferry services to the O2 in Dublin Docklands will resume again this coming Thursday 5th March. The service operated before Christmas successfully before being suspended to allow for an annual maintenance programme to be carried out. Liffey River Cruises will operate a ferry service from Custom House Quay down to the O2 and back again with three sailings departing at 6:25pm, 7:00pm and 7:35pm from the boarding point across the road from Jury’s Inn Hotel at the Sean O’Casey pedestrian bridge.  After the show, two sailings will depart from the O2 at 11:00pm and at 11:30pm to bring music fans back up the river again.

 

For those travelling from Custom House Quay, parking is available in the Jury’s Inn / IFSC Car Park. Spaces can be reserved in advance by those availing of the river taxi service on the Liffey River Cruises web site.

In addition to the Liffey River Cruises service between Custom House Quay and the O2, the existing cross river ferry service, the Liffey Ferry, will run until midnight on selected nights to facilitate concert goers. This popular service has been in operation in Docklands between Sir John Rogerson’s Quay and Spencer Dock since October 2007.  

The above services will run on selected dates commencing this Thursday and Friday for those going to Andrea Bocelli and continuing over the weekend for the Il Divo shows. Occasionally, services can be interrupted due to extreme weather conditions, so passengers should check in advance by phone on the night before finalising their travel arrangements.

Advance booking is strongly recommended – this can be done online on www.liffeyrivercruises.com or on www.liffeyferry.com or by phone on 01 4734082.

The ferry services are initiatives of the Dockland Authority’s River Regeneration Strategy, which aims to bring back life to the River Liffey.

 

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