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Elton John concert advice

Elton John will take to the stage tonight at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork.

There will be no support act and the gates will open at 6pm. Early queuing is not permitted on the streets or around the venue before this time.

Elton John will make his appearance on stage at 8pm sharp.

Ticketmaster is advising people to keep your ticket safe and ensure that you have it before leaving for the concert. They are also warning people about bogus tickets and tour operators.

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Páirc Uí Chaoimh is a residential area and therefore those attending the concert are asked to respect the privacy of the local community.

The event is outdoor and will be going ahead despite weather conditions. Remember to plan for this and check the forecast before leaving.

For those who purchased digital tickets, ensure your ticket is downloaded and your phone is charged. Your screen brightness should be turned up as you approach the venue.

Bags that are larger than A4 in size will not be permitted into the venue, therefore avoid bringing backpacks or large bags.

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Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18.

Transport

Páirc Uí Chaoimh is well served by public transport, with the option of bus or rail bringing you within walking distance to the venue.

Bus Éireann will be operating an enhanced Route 202 with a direct bus every 10 minutes going from Lapp's Quay to Monaghan Road, which is adjacent to the venue. The service will start at 5pm and end at 8:30pm.

For those driving to the event, car parks are located at Q-Park Carroll's Quay, Q-Park City Hall, Q-Park Grand Parade, Q-Park St. Finbarr's, and Paul Street Car Park.

An Garda Siochana will also have a traffic management plan in operation.

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