5 Things You Need To Know If You're Hitting Up Forbidden Fruit This Weekend

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Forbidden Fruit's a bit of a beauty really, you get all the fun of a festival without having to trek an hour or two down the country and you can tumble into your own bed every evening. Taking place over three days this year, instead of two, we've drawn up a nifty little list of all the info you're likely to need for the weekend ahead.

Opening Times

Friday: 4.30pm

Saturday: 2pm

Sunday: 2pm

Music ends at 10.45pm each evening.

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Getting There

  • Easy Peasy: Get yourself to Abercrombie on Dame Street and hop on the free Bulmers Bus. They'll be running every half hour from the time gates open each day. They will be outside the Main Gate after the festival every night too.
  • Luas: Take the Red Line from town to Heuston and it's a 5 minute walk
  • Dublin Bus:

123 from O'Connell St/Dame St

51B, 78A from Aston Quay 26 from Wellington Quay

51, 79 from Aston Quay

90 Dart Feeder Bus from Connolly and Tara Street Stations to Heuston Station

  • Taxi: Ask to go to James Street and Bow Lane, that's as far as they can get.
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The weather is not promised to be fantastic, so make sure you're dressed accordingly (unless you wanna go home soaked and miserable halfway through the day).


One of these should do the trick:


Must See Acts:

Friday: Nicolas Jaar

Saturday: Floating Points, Booka Brass Band, Fatima and Eglo Live Band, Jamie xx, Wu Tang Clan

Sunday: East India Youth, Run The Jewels, Booka Shade, Tensnake

Full lineup and scheduling below:


Where To Booze

If you like getting to your destination before starting to booze you can have a few scoops in Murray's Bar or else The Royal Oak which are both right beside the main entrance to the festival.

Once inside head straight for the 'Forbidden Spirit ' Cocktail bar where you can grab cocktails such as the Orchard Mule, Apple Mojito and Pink Lady. Delish!

READ: 13 Highly Inventive Ways To Sneak Booze Into An Irish Festival


Have a good one, folks!

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