Rail Fares and Tickets

Additional Rail Services for Upcoming Concerts and Events

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Ireland is set for an action packed summer with some amazing concerts taking place. Below is a list of upcoming concerts and events which we will be running additional services for!

We have fantastic fares and additional services available for the upcoming Spice Girls concert in Croke Park on Friday 24th May and Rod Stewart in Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Saturday 25th May.

Customers wishing to travel by rail will have to book their tickets online as services will be extremely busy and priority will be given to customers who book their tickets online. Tickets for the additional late night service will only be sold online with tickets not available for customers who show up at the station.

Please be advised that due to the Concerts and Events taking place an increased number of passengers will be travelling on our services and we advise customers to arrive early for their departure service to allow for the appropriate amount of time to collect tickets and board the service.

Concerts and Events by Location

Web Fares

The train is the perfect way to travel with our fantastic Web Fares you can sit back, relax and let us do the driving.

From €17.99* each way for Dublin to and from Belfast and Galway

From €5.50* each way for Cork to and from Cobh and Midleton

From €19.99* each way for Dublin to and from Cork and Westport

From €13.99* each way for Dublin to and from Limerick

From €18.99* each way for Dublin to and from Sligo

From €15.99* each way for Dublin to and from Waterford

Book Online

Family Tickets

Why not make a day of it and take the family out by train with our fantastic family tickets valid for 1 or 2 adults and up to 4 children. For more information on prices please visit our Family Travel page. 

If you cannot find the information you require please see our Fares and Ticketing page or email info@irishrail.ie


Rod Stewart, Pairc Ui Chaoimh 25th May

The following additional services/amendments have been added to accommodate customers travelling from the concert on Saturday 25th May;

  • 23:00hrs Cork to Mallow is deferred until 23:45hrs
  • 23:45hrs Cork to Midleton
  • 23:55hrs Cork to Cobh

Free car parking will be available in Midleton, Carrigtwohill, Glounthaune and Little Island.

Customers are advised to use a Leap Card on the Cobh and Midleton routes for lower fares and to avoid queues.

Valid Weekly and Monthly Season Tickets as well as Taxsaver tickets will be accepted for these services.


Spice Girls, Croke Park 24th May

The following additional services have been added to accommodate customers travelling from the concert on Friday 24th May;

  • 00.30hrs Dublin Heuston to Galway serving Tullamore, Athlone, Ballinasloe, Athenry and Oranmore
  • 00:40hrs Dublin Heuston to Cork with a connection to Limerick Colbert; serving Portlaoise, Limerick Junction, Charleville and Mallow

Please note that customers will need to select the following day i.e. 25th May in order to view and book the above late night service.

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*Subject to availability, quotas apply. Reserve Seat Only option is not available on additional services. Online Terms & Conditions apply.