Heading To Longitude 2016? Here's Everything You Need To Know

We can't wait!

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If you're lucky enough to have gotten your hands on some tickets for Longitude Festival this weekend, you're probably pretty excited...

Whether you're heading along for a day or if you're going the whole hog, here's a handy list of all the info you'll need for the next few days.

Opening times

Arena Gate Opening Times:
Friday - 1.30pm
Saturday - 1:30pm
Sunday –  1.30pm

Music stops at 11pm each evening.

Getting there

  • Easy Peasy: Shuttle bus from George's Quay (outside Ulster Bank) in the city centre direct to Longitude Festival. Departures every hour from 12pm - 6pm. Tickets purchased on the day will be charged at €15 return or €10 one way.
  • Luas: Take the Green Line from town to Dundrum. From there it's around a 30 minute walk or else you can get a shuttle bus (€10 return, €5 one way). Departures every hour from 1pm - 6.30pm.
  • Dublin Bus:

16           Airport / O’Connell Street to Grange Road
116         Burlington Road to Grange Road
161         Dundrum Road Luas Station to Grange Road

Alternatively, these Dublin Bus routes serve Ballinteer Shopping Centre which is around a 15 minute walk to the concert site:

14           Beaumont via Amiens Street to Ballinteer Shopping Centre
75           The Square Tallaght / Dun Laoghaire to Ballinteer Shopping Centre

Site layout

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Weather

It's looking a bit changeable but pretty warm, so wear shorts but make sure to pack a raincoat!

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Must-see acts

  • Friday: Churches, Kendrick Lamar, Daughter, Ryan Hemsworth
  • Saturday: Run The Jewels, Annie Mac, The 2 Bears, Saint Sister, MØ
  • Sunday: Róisín Murphy, The National, Jamie XX, Christine and the Queens
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Fancy a wander? Go explore these spots...

  • Dirty Old Town Speakeasy
  • With everything from secret gigs and free phone charging to creating your own festival and phone accessories - 3LIVE is a must at Longitude.

Not long now!

Written By

Fíodhna Horan Murphy

Fíodhna is deputy editor of Lovin Dublin and the Lovin Group. She's mad into music, gigs, cans by the canal and anything leopard print.

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