Visit of Pope Francis for the World Meeting of Families 2018

Due to the size and scale of the event in the Phoenix Park on Sunday 26th August; An Garda Siochana, Dublin City Council and Fingal County Council have put in place a number of road closures.

Businesses, Residents and Community members of the Phoenix Park areas are invited to attend a Briefing on Friday 10th August at 7pm in Castleknock

Panel of speakers includes representatives from:

  • An Garda Síochána Traffic Division
  • National Transport Authority
  • World Meeting of Families
  • Dublin City Council

Briefings will run through how your area may be affected regarding road closures, access to the Park, local amenities, waste disposal and other elements.

To reserve a space at this community briefing email the Business and Community Liaison team of OPW:
Noting all the names of the persons wishing to reserve a space.

For more Information regarding the overall visit:

For road closure Information for Dublin:

For information for Phoenix Park: