The Quay Live event in Newport will take place next weekend!

After two years of waiting, the highly anticipated Quay Live event takes place this Sunday, June 5th.

With an impressive line-up from Sharon Shannon, Mundy, Frances Black, Mary Coughlan, The Whistling Donkeys and our own local band Coda, this family event is shaping up to be a fantastic day out.

A shuttle bus will leave Newport Road in Westport Town and The Mall in Castlebar from 5pm, and visitors are encouraged to take advantage of this service to ease congestion in Newport, more details about this will be shared on our social media channels .

With large numbers of people expected, the Newport 300 committee advises people traveling by car to scenic Newport to allow plenty of time to park, there will be limited availability at Newport National School and on Westport Road and Glenhest Road.

The procedure starts at 6 p.m., the event is paid, so participants must print their tickets with QR code or scan them on their phone, children under 12 do not need a ticket.

Food vendors will be in place and customers are asked to ensure they bring cash on the day as some vendors will not have credit cards. Please note that glass or glassware will not be permitted in the concert area.

All visitors are asked to respect the area, plenty of bins will be provided and we hope guests will take advantage of this. The committee are always looking for stewards/marshals to help with traffic so if you are available please contact Cormac on 086 844 6007 The Quay Live is a free gig, if anyone would like to donate to help To cover costs there will also be a bucket collection throughout the evening, again we advise people to bring cash where possible. The committee looks forward to welcoming all visitors to our beautiful city!

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