Iarnród Éireann will be operating a special train back from Limerick after the Munster v Perpignan game departing Limerick Station at 23.15hrs - which will serve Charleville (23.59hrs), Mallow (00.16hrs) and is scheduled to arrive in Cork at 00.50hrs
Munster Rugby fans will be able to travel on any of the regular scheduled trains from Cork, Mallow or Charleville to Limerick on the day.
With the new InterCity Timetable, introduced at the end of November, there will be a train every hour from Cork to Limerick on Friday, 11th December (changing at Limerick Junction) - fans can therefore choose the train they wish to travel on.
The special train returning from Limerick at 23.15hrs will be direct to Cork (no change at Limerick Junction) - serving Charleville (23.59hrs), Mallow (00.16hrs) and arriving in Cork at 00.50hrs.
Reservations are essential for the outward and return legs of this journey and Munster Rugby fans can purchase their rail ticket on-line at Iarnród Éireann or by phoning 1-850-TRAINS (the new information & telesales number).
Road Traffic Notice
Limerick City Council Traffic Department and An Garda Siochana advise motorists and match supporters to prepare to travel early to Limerick and to be parked in the City Centre and suburbs by 6pm on Friday, 11th December, 2009.
It is important that this advice is acted on as Friday nights during December in the City are busy with late night opening and Christmas shopping.
To avoid traffic congestion and unnecessary delays match supporters are strongly advised to be parked by 6pm.
Park and ride facilities will operate from the usual locations from the City Centre and suburbs, details are listed below:
Kilmurry Lodge Hotel starting @ 5.00pm
Radisson Hotel starting @ 5.00pm
Bus from Maldron Hotel @ 6.00pm
Bus from Punche's Hotel @ 6.00pm
Bus leaving Ballykisteen Hotel & Golf Resort, Limerick Junction at 6.00pm
The Public Shuttle Bus service from the city centre (outside Dunnes Stores, Henry St.) will be in operation from 6.00pm.
Any road works in Limerick City and County, and en route from Cork will be suspended from 1pm on Friday.