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The RDS is located south-east of the city centre. The abbreviation stands for 'Royal Dublin Society', more exactly the complex is called 'RDS Irish International Convention and Exhibition Centre'. It is the biggest and most versatile event centre in Irland. Here conferences, exhibitions, sporting events and concerts take place. From small conference rooms to a variety of concert halls (Main Hall, Concert Hall, Simmonscourt) the RDS offers everything.
With the RDS Arena there is even a 30.000 seats stadium in the complex, and U2 have played here several time. In 1982 they placed RDS Hall during the October Tour, in 1993 they played two concerts during the Zoo TV Tour, and also the Self-Aid concert took place here in 1986. In the Simmonscourt The Edge was a guest on stage during a Bryan Ferry concert, and in the following year Bono joined Bob Dylan on stage here.


Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4


Dublinkarte Nr. 21 | Busses 7 and 7A go directly from O'Connel Street to the RDS.


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