Getting There


Flightfest will take place along the River Liffey between the East-Link Bridge (Dublin Port) and the Talbot Memorial Bridge (Customs House).


Stations to stop at: Grand Canal, Pearse Street, Tara Street, Connolly Station

We intend to add more information about additional DART services for FlightFest to this webpage, so please check back nearer the date or visit:


Some Dublin Bus services in the area of North Wall Quay and Sir John Rogerson’s Quay will be rerouted. We will have more details about buses and shuttles as the event date approaches. You can also check


The Luas Red Line services will be in operation on the day of the event. For more information please check back on this site closer to the date or visit


Normal Park and Ride services will be available to reach FlightFest 2013.


FlightFest to fly 30 aircraft through Dublin City in September for Gathering

Dublin’s Lord Mayor, Minister Varadkar & IAA Chairman unveil unique aviation event for The Gathering Ireland 2013

Wednesday, 15th May 2013: Thousands of people are expected to gather by the quays along the River Liffey, on Sunday, 15th September, to experience the Irish Aviation Authority’s (IAA) and Dublin City Council’s (DCC) FlightFest, a once-in- a-lifetime, international aviation flypast.

Details of the event were announced today by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Naoise Ó Muirí, Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Leo Varadkar, IAA Chairman, Ms. Anne Nolan, and a number of dignitaries.