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Getting There & Admission Rates

Derby Dates 2017 

First Round Heats 
Thursday 17th August & Saturday 19th August

Second Round Heats 
Thursday 24th August & Saturday 26th August

Third Round Heats 
Saturday 2nd September

Quarter Final 
Saturday 9th September

Saturday 16th September

Saturday 23rd September

Dublin Coach

The following Dublin Coach services will allow you to travel to Dublin for the Derby and back home again that night. They stop at Burgh Quay so you will be able to change to the free shuttle to continue on to Shelbourne Park. 

Ennis/Killarney/Tralee to Dublin via Limerick

Waterford - Kilkenny – Dublin

Complimentary Bus to Derby - Times on Derby Final Day

Depart Burgh Quay - Shelbourne Park 5pm and 6pm 

Collection will be at 11.00pm for the return trip to town.

Travelling by Air - Dublin Airport

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Travelling by Public Transport


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Shelbourne is only 5 minutes walk from Grand Canal Station, to find out more info, please click here


On the night there will be no onsite parking available however there is on street parking available on South Lotts Road, Grand Canal Street and Haddington Road.

Walking or Driving from O Connell Bridge Dublin

1. Head north on O'Connell Bridge toward Bachelors Walk/Bachelors Walk, Dublin/Chapelizod Bypass/R105/R148 22 m 

2. Take the 1st right onto Eden Quay/R105 280 m
3. Turn left onto Beresford Place/R105/R802 
Continue to follow Beresford Place/R105 270 m

4. Slight right onto Memorial Road/R802 
Continue to follow R802 450 m
5. Turn left onto Townsend Street/R802 
Continue to follow R802 500 m
6. Turn left onto Pearse Street/R802 
Continue to follow R802 1.0 km
7. Turn right onto South Lotts Road 270 m

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Grand Canal Hotel 

The Grand Canal Hotel Dublin is a 3 Star Deluxe Hotel located in the picturesque area of Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. The hotel is a short ten minute walk from Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium.