Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland
Club / Stadium Contact for Disabled Supporters
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Disabled Supporters Group
Access Information for Disabled Supporters
Getting there and Parking
The closest international airport is Dublin Airport. Heuston and Connolly stations are the two main railway stations in Dublin with link to other cities. There is also a tram system in place.
A limited amount of accessible parking passes are distributed to ticket holders. They are distributed by the event organisers a minimum of 5 working days before the event, please contact the FAI for further details. There are 100 spaces provided at stadium and an additional 60 spaces adjacent to stadium. They are situated 100m from the main entrance. Access to the parking facility closes 2 hours prior to the commencement of the event due to road closures implemented by An Garda Siochana. Details of approach routes to the parking facility are printed on the back of the parking pass. Spectators with parking passes will be permitted to enter the stadium from 2 hours prior to gates open. Where relevant, bar and food outlets will be available.
There are five dedicated access points these are located at:
- Entrance E (Lower West Stand),
- Entrance X (Upper West Stand),
- Entrance A (South Stand)
- Entrance M (East Stand)
- Entrance I (North Stand)
Getting a Ticket
Information on how to purchase a ticket can be found at http://www.avivastadium.ie/stadium-info/tickets. Personal Assistant tickets are complimentary, and proof of disability is required.
Spectator Viewing areas
There are 230 spaces for home-supporting wheelchair users located throughout all stands, and these can be accessed via dedicated lifts and elevators. Sightlines are good, seats are sheltered, and there are no obstructed views. The club provides a complimentary ticket for Personal Assistants, and they can be seated adjacent to the wheelchair user.
There are 22 spaces for away-supporting wheelchair users situated in the North stand and part of East Lower stand. Sightlines are good and Personal Assitants can sit adjacent, however, in the North Stand, there may be obstructed views in the warm up.
There are spaces for blind and partially sighted supporters including easy access seats located throughout the stadium. Guide dogs are permitted in the stadium, but owners must contact the event organiser in advance of booking their tickets to discuss their specific requirements.
The club provides inclusive seating areas for hard of hearing and deaf fans who use induction loops , and Personal Assistants can be seated adjacent.
There are some easy access seats available for ambulant disabled supporters with extra room and leg space.
Food and drink kiosks on all concourses have an accessible lowered section so that wheelchair users can be served.
There are 51 accessible toilets inside the stadium, located adjacent to all viewing areas.
Tactile flooring is used at the top and bottom of all staircases inside the stadium, and a public address system will give emergency announcements.
There is an audio descriptive commentary service available and headsets are available to borrow with a 200 euro deposit. For more information about services please contact the stadium.
Useful Publications and Policies
For further guidance, please refer to 'Access for All' - the UEFA and CAFE Good Practice Guide to Creating an Accessible Stadium and Matchday Experience, available in 13 different languages here.
For the detailed CAFE stadia report please click here.
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