Ireland's premier venue for exhibitions, fairs and conferences


Please note that opening times may vary, in light of the current situation with COVID-19. Please refer to the RDS website for the most up to date information on pricing, event dates and opening hours.


The RDS is located in Ballsbridge, one of Dublin's most exclusive addresses. The stylish and contemporary Morgan Hotel is centrally located in the Temple Bar area and allows easy access to all major venues in Dublin including the RDS. The Morgan Hotel is located only a 20-minute drive from the RDS. 

The RDS in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, hosts amazing events every so often in relation to popular topics and Irish culture. It is one of Ireland’s staple, influential bodies, that focuses on promoting the well-being of the Irish population and supporting the Irish economy, landscape, careers, and talent. This can range from supporting Irish farms and produce, ensuring there is a support system in place for artistic fields, showcasing talent among Irish horses with the Dublin Horse Show and encouraging Irish entrepreneurship.

Events held at the RDS outside of the more serious topics include “The Wedding & Honeymoon Show”; this offers visitors a chance to browse around various exhibitions to meet leading Irish professionals in the industry, topped off with a catwalk show of fabulous wedding dresses. Other events which take place at the RDS are based around Irish sport, food, drink, property, it’s endless.

If you're heading to the RDS, one of the cheapest and easiest ways to get to the venue is by Dublin Bus. Routes 4 and 7 will take you directly to the main entrance hall of the RDS and you can get the bus on Nassau Street, a 5-minute walk from The Morgan Hotel. Alternatively, a taxi will transfer you from The Morgan Hotel to the RDS in less than 20 minutes depending on traffic.

Our receptionists and concierge will be delighted to provide you with the best route to the RDS from the Morgan when checking in, so be sure to ask for directions. If attending an event or concert in the RDS please make sure to give yourself enough time to get to the arena, as there may be heavy traffic for popular events.

Please refer to the RDS website for the most up to date information on pricing, event dates and opening hours.

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