Garda and concert promoters have issued a series of guidelines and warnings ahead of this Friday’s Spice Girls concert in Croke Park, outlining security and transport issues and restrictions inside the stadium.  

Doors for the show are at 6.00pm, with, subject to change, support act Jess Glynne due on stage at 7:00pm and The Spice Girls at 8:15pm.

There will be queuing allowed prior to gates opening and no overnight or early queuing allowed before the show.

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Concert-goers are urged not to bring backpacks or large handbags. No bag larger than A4 size will permitted inside the venue and everyone will be subject to search.

There will be NO cloakroom or storage facilities on site. Bags must not be left at entrances or surrounding areas. Any items left will be removed and disposed of accordingly.

This is an outdoor event and concert will take place rain or shine. Please check weather conditions and dress appropriately, but remember no umbrellas.

Show your ticket at the ticket barrier outside the ground for inspection.

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Glass or cans, umbrellas, alcohol, garden furniture, selfie sticks, flares will not be permitted. A full list of prohibited items on

No professional cameras or cameras with a detachable lens, video cameras and audio recording devices, iPads or GoPros.

Obey the stewards and Gardai and instructions given over the public address for your own safety.

Don’t rush to exits after the concerts.

The Promoter deems that large outdoor concerts are not a suitable environments for all children under 5 years old unless otherwise stated. We have no measures in place to facilitate babies and small children on site.

Allow additional time to get through security checks

There are no re-admissions to the concert.

The Promoters and An Garda Síochána reserve the right to refuse admission to anyone under the influence of alcohol.

Searching is a condition of entry to protect your safety and that of others. 

Have any queries or accessible requests including access, toilets, dietary requirement etc, please ensure that you have brought attention to this prior to attending the event to allow MCD the opportunity to assist you with having a more enjoyable day at the event.

If you have any general queries or accessible requests that has not been addressed in the event information provided.


We encourage all fans to walk, Bike, or use public transportation to the show, But if you must drive, please carpool.

Allow at least an extra 2 hours travel time to & from the venue.

As traffic and parking delays are inevitable you are strongly advised to use public transport. (Bus, dart or luas)

There are no parking facilities available locally.

Please use city centre car parks and car pool.

Plan your route in advance and check The AA Roadwatch website for reports on traffic on your - An Garda Siochana

Download the EVNTZAPP from for all the latest event transport information.

Traffic management plan in operation:

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