Irish Rail are reporting that all scheduled and extra trains from Cork and Limerick are sold out on Sunday – this reflects the fact that the two counties will meet in the All Ireland Hurling final at Croke Park on Sunday.
According to Irish Rail many Saturday trains are also sold out – they advise that tickets will not be available at stations, and customers must travel on specific trains booked.
Due to Covid Restrictions trains are operating at 75% capacity. Irish Rail has reminded all customers, and in particular those intending to travel to this weekend’s All-Ireland Hurling Final on Sunday, that advance booking for Intercity rail travel remains mandatory at present. In addition passengers are reminded that Face coverings remain mandatory on board at all times of the journey and passengers are asked to cooperate with staff and show courtesy to fellow customers and wear a face covering at all times.
Alcohol will not be permitted on board any services, and catering services remain suspended on all services. The Final is scheduled for 3.30pm.
Attendance has been capped at 40,000 due to Covid restrictions and extra time will be played if necessary. Tipperary man Fergal Horgan will referee the match. The Minor Final between Cork and Galway will be played in Thurles at Semple Stadium tomorrow Saturday at 7.15pm