Dublin Pride Parade 2019 takes place on Saturday 29th of June in Dublin city centre. If you’re taking part in events or just want to know how to plan your day and get around the city, we have all the details to help you stride with Pride!
The parade will follow a new route this year. Approximately 7,000 participants will assemble on O’Connell St and Parnell Sq, before travelling south from 1pm south to turn onto Eden Quay and pass Liberty Hall. The group will cross the River Liffey at Talbot Memorial Bridge and travel along City Quay, Lombard St, Westland Row and finish up at Merrion Sq where an event will take place.
To facilitate the parade, Parnell Sq East & North, Frederick St North and Cavendish Row will close from 9am to 4pm. Merrion Sq East & South, Fitzwilliam St Lwr, Mount St Upr and Mount St Crescent will close from 6am to 10pm.
Choose public transport options where possible if you’re heading into town, but keep in mind the following service alterations.
Diversions will be in place on the following Dublin Bus routes between 11am and 6pm to facilitate the parade: 1, 4, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 25(a/b), 26, 27(a/b), 33, 37, 38(a), 39(a), 40, 41(a/b/c), 44, 46a, 61, 66(a/b), 67, 70, 83, 120, 122, 123, 140, 145, 151, 155, 747 and 757.
Full details on these diversions can be found here.
A number of Bus Éireann services travelling to/from Dublin will also be diverted due to road closures, including routes 2, 4(X), 8(X), 12(X), 20(X), 22, 23, 101, 103, 109(B/X), 111, NX, 115, 120, 126, 100X, 133.
More information on these is available on the Bus Éireann website.
To facilitate the parade, there will be no Luas Green Line service between Dominick and St. Stephen’s Green from 11am to 6pm on Saturday. Trams will continue to run between Broombridge and Dominick, and between St. Stephen’s Green and Brides Glen during these times.
Due to security concerns, only small bags measuring no larger than A5 will be allowed. Similar restrictions may also apply at other Pride venues. Exceptions will be made for people with medical conditions and children, but all bags will be searched. Dublin Pride Parade 2019 is an alcohol and drug-free event.