Dublin City Council to provide public screen in Smithfield for All-Ireland Final

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Dublin City Council has announced the provision of a big screen at Smithfield Public Plaza, Smithfield, Dublin 7 for the public to enjoy this year’s All-Ireland Football Final. The news is sure to be warmly received by fans of the competing counties, Dublin and Mayo, and the public at large. Fans can enjoy pre-match entertainment from 1.15pm on Sunday before watching the game live on an RTE feed with full match commentary on the 48m2 screenfrom 3.30pm.

Lord Mayor of Dublin Oisín Quinn says “There is massive public interest in this year’s final, with many fans are unable to get tickets, so Dublin City Council is arranging for a public screening of the match at Smithfield Public Plaza. People can experience a genuine big-match atmosphere in the best place outside of Croke Park to enjoy what should be a fantastic occasion. Thank you to the local residents, businesses, An Garda Síochána and transport providers without whose help this event would not be possible.”

The Smithfield event is free, family-friendly and alcohol-free. Fans will be able to purchase food from food stalls. Dublin City Council is asking people wishing to attend to arrive early and be prepared for changeable weather.

Dublin City Council is also asking people to use public transport to come to the city on the day, whether they are going to Croke Park or Smithfield. Dublin Bus and Luas will both be operating full services on the day. There is no special parking for the Smithfield event.

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