About Richmond Park

Richmond Park is a football stadium in Dublin, Ireland. Situated in the Dublin suburb of Inchicore, it is the home ground of St Patrick's Athletic. The area where the ground now stands was formerly used as a recreational area by the British Army, who were stationed at the nearby Richmond Barracks, hence the name Richmond Park.

Find Us

Richmond Park is situated on Emmet Road in Inchicore, Dublin 8. The stadium is easily reachable from all parts of the city and country and is serviced by all major public transport.

Car: From Dublin City Centre there are two quick, direct routes (traffic dependent, of course). From the South Quays, follow the road past Heuston Station onto St John's Road West. At the next Junction turn left onto the South Circular Road. Pass the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on the left, and Kilmainham Gaol and the Hilton Hotel on the right. Emmet Road is the next right turn. From the Dame Street area, continue on to Thomas Street, pass the Guinness Brewery on James Street, Old Kilmainham and directly onto Emmet Road.
Two of Dublin's main arteries carry cars into Dubliln City in/close to Inchicore. The N7/Naas Road, from the south of the country, feeds directly on Tyrconnell Road and Inchicore Village. Turn right at the traffic lights at the Black Lion pub onto Emmet Road. If you are travelling on the M50, exit at Junction 9 marked City Centre/Inchicore The N4/Chapelizod from the west of the country by-pass also passes by Inchicore. As the N4 becomes the Con Colbert Road, turn left at the junction with the South Circular Road. Follow the route as described above.

Bus: Richmond Park is served by 6 different Dublin bus routes, with 3 stopping directly outside. Route 40 operates from Liffey Valley to Finglas. From Finglas/city centre the bus stops at Stop Number 1946 at St Michael's Church (directly opposite Richmond Park). From Liffey Valley/Ballyfermot the bus stops at stop number 1990 (opposite Tavey's pub).
Route 13 operates between Ballymun and Clondalkin. From Ballymun/city centre the bus stops at Stop Number 1946 at St Michael's Church. From Clondalkin the bus stops at stop number 1990.
Route 68 operates between the city centre (Hawkins Street) and Newcastle. From city centre the bus stops at Stop Number 1946 at St Michael's Church. From Newcastle the bus stops at stop number 1989 (Emmet Road).
Routes 79, 68a and 69 all stop nearby in Inchicore and may suit your journey. Visit Dublin Bus for information on timetables, routes, etc.

Luas: The Red Line between Saggart/Tallaght and the City Centre serves Inchicore at a number of stations, with Goldenbridge being the closest. From Goldenbridge cross the canal, veer left and continue down Connolly Avenue towards Emmet Road.
Visit Luas for information on timetables, routes, etc.

Train: Richmond Park is a 25 minute walk from Heuston Station, which is served by the 79 bus and the Red Luas line. From Connolly Station, you should travel to Inchicore on the Red Luas line as above

Safety in Richmond Park

- All persons entering the stadium are admitted only subject to the following ground regulations and to the regulations of the Football Association. Entry to the ground shall be deemed to constitute unqualified acceptance of all these rules and regulations.
- Firework, smoke canisters, bottles, glasses, cans, flags, banners, poles, flares and any other articles or containers which could or might be used as a weapon or likely to cause a nuisance to other people in the stadium are not permitted within the stadium and any person in possession of such an article or container may be refused entry or ejected from the stadium.
- Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an Adult and that adult must accept responsibility for those in his/her charge - Spectators are not permitted to bring alcohol or any banned substances into the stadium.
- There is a no smoking policy in effect in both stands.
- The climbing of walls, floodlight pylons, stands or any structure inside the ground is strictly forbidden.
- Any persons found damaging or defacing the property of St Patrick's Athletic FC will be liable to prosecution.
- Any excessive noise, such as that from the use of radio sets, megaphones and/or behaviour likely to cause confusion or nuisance I.E: Laser lights of any kind is not permitted inside the stadium.
- Foul or abusive language is not permitted inside the stadium and will result in ejection from the stadium.
- No form of racist abuse will be tolerated inside the stadium and will result in ejection from the stadium and may result in a prosecution by An Garda.
- Any person who does not comply with instructions from a steward may be ejected from the stadium.
- In general, the right of admission is reserved to the Club Management of St Patrick's Athletic FC
- St Patrick’s Athletic FC reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person from the stadium who refuses to be searched by a police officer.
- Any person who blocks, or obstructs a gangway in any way and refuses to move on request may be ejected from the stadium.
- St Patrick's Athletic FC reserves the right for its servants or agents to remove from the stadium any person who does not comply with the stadium regulations or whose presence inside the stadium could reasonably be construed as a source of danger, nuisance or annoyance to any spectator
St Patrick's Athletic Football Club are committed to ensuring the safety of all spectators at the Stadium of Light. It is therefore important that the following information is read and strictly adhered to. Anyone requiring medical attention during the game should alert their nearest steward or club official and will be directed to the St John’s Ambulance attendant or First Aid Room. Parents, Guardians or any adult responsible for children inside the stadium should ensure that children are supervised at all times. Cigarettes should be properly extinguished as they can be a major cause of fire. The use of flares inside the stadium is strictly forbidden.
In the event of an emergency at the Stadium of Light requiring evacuation of the ground in part or whole, spectators are requested to remain where they are and listen for announcements over the public address system. The announcements may direct spectators in a specific area of the ground, or the stadium as a whole, to evacuate the through exit gates to the outside of the stadium, or through perimeter gates onto the pitch. Club stewards and members of the Garda Siochana will assist in directing spectators. If requested to vacate a specified area of the ground, spectators should do so as calmly and quickly as possible to assist in a safe and speedy evacuation. Do not, under any circumstances, re-enter an evacuated area. Please take note of your nearest exit.