Smithfield Horse Fair, Sunday 1st March 2020

The Smithfield Horse Fair is scheduled to take place on Sunday March 1st 2020 between the hours of 10:00am and 1:30pm.

To apply for a Smithfield Event Trading Licence, you will need to submit:

  • A Horse passport for each horse.
  • Photo identification (drivers licence/ passport etc.)
  • The completed application form: which can be picked up, posted or emailed to you from the Licensing Unit, Civic offices.

Alternatively, you can download the form from here

You can pay for the licence the following ways:

  • Cash desk at the Civic Offices
  • Cheque or Postal order made out to “Dublin City Council”
  • Credit Card over the phone by calling 01 222 2165 (Please note that your application must be sent in prior to payment over the phone)

Those wishing to attend with a horse are required to possess:

(a)          A Casual Trading Licence

(b)          A current Equine Passport. 

In accordance with the Smithfield Horse Fair Control Bye-Laws 2013 an event licence will not be issued unless the application and payment is made ten days in advance of the Smithfield horse fair this means all applications must be made on or before Wednesday 19th of February 2020.

For Further information on the Smithfield Horse Fair including the bye-laws and instructions on how to apply, please click on the following Link.

For any queries please contact casualtrading@dublincity.ie or Tel (01) 222 2165

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