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8th November 2022 By The Editor

A general view of Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

A general view of Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Inpho

We look forward to welcoming supporters to Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Thursday for Munster v South Africa Select XV, in association with Pinergy, at 7.30pm.

In planning your trip to the stadium please take note of the below key information. Full event information including details on amenities will be issued tomorrow.

Please note that turnstiles open at 5.30pm.


Please note this game is sold-out and tickets will not be available to purchase at the grounds.

Please ensure to download your ticket before you arrive at Páirc Uí Chaoimh to avoid any technical issues or delays.


This fixture will coincide with evening rush hour traffic.

We advise all supporters, where possible, to walk to the grounds as approach routes will be busy with regular commuting traffic, and routes closer to the stadium will be closed.

The area surrounding the access and egress points to the venue will be adequately lit with tower lighting.

Please use public transport where possible including Irish Rail services to Kent Station and Bus Éireann services to and around the city.

Please see An Garda Síochána’s Traffic Management Plan below:

There will be a one-way system maintained down Centre Park Road across the Link Road and out Monahan Road to facilitate residents, local businesses, sporting groups and ticket holders with accessibility requirements up to 5pm.

Road Closures on Thursday

Inner Cordon Road Closures | From 2pm until 11pm

  • Ardfoyle/Park Avenue
  • Blackrock Road/Maryville
  • Monahan’s Road/Link Road
  • Centre Park Road Link Road

Outer Cordon Road Closures | From 5pm until 11pm (soft cordon from 4pm)

  • Centre Park Rd/Victoria Road
  • Monaghan Road/Victoria Road
  • Churchyard Lane either end/access for residents only
  • Crab Lane either end/access for residents only


Q-Park Car Parks in Cork City (with 24-hour access) have a 20% discount available for Munster supporters on Thursday.

Pre-book your parking and enter the promo code Munster20 to receive the discount.

Please note a pre-booking does not guarantee a space in the facility and supporters are encouraged to arrive early.

Grand Parade – Click here to book.

City Hall – Click here to book.

Carroll’s Quay – Click here to book.

St. Finbarr’s – Click here to book.

Cork City Council’s Paul Street car park is open until midnight.

The closer you park to the grounds the longer you will be held back afterwards by the Gardaí and Stewards to ensure safe traffic management flow and to prioritise the safe passage of pedestrians and cyclists.


Cork City council have a number of bicycle parking amenities in the surrounding area with a map including all surrounding bicycle parking amenities here.

Accessible Parking

Ticket holders with accessibility parking reserved will be issued with details for the allocated parking access via Centre Park Road from Cork City Centre.

Drop-off Points

Taxis are to drop off at a designated area on the Victoria Road just before Marina Walk unless they are wheelchair taxis.

Please follow the directions of Gardaí & Stewards when dropping off a person with accessibility needs.


All large public service vehicles are to set down and pick up on the Boreenmanna Road near the Maxol Service Station.

Route 202 operates from Merchants Quay to Mahon Point and customers can board at Merchants Quay in the City Centre or at Mahon Point, to be dropped off at Ballintemple, adjacent to Páirc Uí Chaoimh. The stadium is a 5-minute walk from this stop.

Route 202 will also be available from Ballintemple, Blackrock Road after the match to City Centre and Mahon Point.

After the match Route 202 will depart from ‘The Venue Bar’ Ballintemple to City Centre Route 215 or 219 stops at the Churchyard Lane stop which is 10 minutes to the stadium.

There will be no park and ride facilities available.


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