Revised traffic and parking arrangements for The 3 Irish Open, Baltray, Co Louth for Saturday, 16th and Sunday 17th May.
Traffic travelling from North on M1 motorway exit at Junction 11 (Monasterboice)
Traffic from Dublin and South on M1 and West exit at Junction 10 (Drogheda North)
All traffic having exited the motorway will be diverted to Old N1 Roadway (Monasterboice/ Killineer) where supervised car parking will be provided and a free park and ride system will be operating to and from Baltray on both days. The park and ride system will be very frequent.
This part of the roadway will be reserved for golf traffic only. Otherwise only local access is possible.
Drivers are requested to co-operate with Gardai and stewards in relation parking of vehicles.
Due to recent inclement weather there will be no public parking available at Baltray.
Car Parking Information - Friday 15th May
Due to the adverse weather, ALL Public Car Parks and parking for Hospitality Guests in Car Parks 3, 4 and 5 are closed.
Parking has been arranged at two alternative locations:-
1. At the Drogheda Retail Park off Junction 9 of the M1
2. At the Woodies Retail Park off Junction 10 of the M1
A courtesy bus service will transport visitors to and from County Louth Golf Club at Baltray.
Please could all visitors make their way to either of the alternative car parks. The Gardai and 3 Brand Ambassadors will be on hand to assist and redirect visitors to these locations.
Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.
Iarnród Éireann to run special train services to the Irish Open at Baltray, Co. Louth
Iarnród Éireann is offering a special €10 return train only or €25 return train and admission ticket for customers booking online to attend the 2009 Irish Open at Baltray from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th May. This great value fare offers a 25% reduction on admission to the event and is a stress free and relaxing way to get to one of the year’s biggest sporting events. A €5 return fare is available for children and all under 16s will be admitted free to the event.
Bus Éireann are operating a shuttle service from Drogheda train station to Baltray every 30 minutes each day of the event. The fare payable on the day is €6 return or €4 single. So log onto www.irishrail.ie to book your place to see Padraig Harrington seek his 2nd Irish open in 3 years. Other top Irish golfers also playing at Baltray will include Graham McDowell, Darren Clarke and rising star Rory McIlroy.
These unbeatable fares are only available online and seats are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.