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Supporters Urged To Park Smart On Saturday Evening

Date: 02-02-2024

Mayo County Council are calling on Mayo and Dublin supporters to park smart on Saturday evening if they are attending the big match in Castlebar.

With thousands of supporters expected to descend on Hastings Insurance MacHale Park for the clash between the two counties which throws-in at 7.30pm, Mayo County Council are urging patrons to park safely and in safe locations.

Parking around Hastings Insurance MacHale Park is limited, there will be no public parking in the An Sportlann car park.

Patrons are advised to arrive early and obey all Gardaí instructions and stewards on duty inside and outside the grounds.

All supporters are asked to obey all byelaws and show consideration for local residents when parking.

Parking by supporters along the N5 is not recommended for health and safety reasons. Mayo County Council encourage all supporters who are attending the game to avail of the ample car parking spaces in Castlebar and walk the short distance to the ground.

Motorists are also advised that an extensive Garda Roads Policing Operation is taking place throughout this St Brigid’s Bank Holiday Weekend until 7am on Tuesday, February 6th.

An Garda Síochána and the Mayo Road Safety Office are appealing to motorists to drive safely and without distraction this bank holiday weekend.

Bank Holiday Weekends are one of the busiest periods on Irish roads, they are also one of the periods where road users are at the highest risk of being involved in a fatal or serious road traffic collision.

Across the weekend, An Garda Síochána will be focusing on the four lifesaver offences: (1) Intoxicated driving; (2) Speeding (3) Use of mobile phones (4) Seatbelt offences.

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