Guns 'N' Roses are set to kick off the European leg of their 'Not In This Lifetime' tour on Saturday (27th May 2017), with a historic return to Slane in Co. Meath 25 years after first appearing there. In the run up to the event, Garda have issued an update to keep concert goers safe while seeing the most dangerous band in the world.
At a media conference held on Thursday 18th May, An Garda Síochána & Promoters MCD outlined the extensive arrangements in place regarding Safety, Security and the Traffic Management Plan for Saturday’s concert, the following policing, Security company and medical personnel have been confirmed.
An Garda Síochána will have over 400 members on duty, including specialist units, who will be supported by an additional 1,200 Security/Stewards provided by licensed security companies together with a full complement of doctors and medical teams, including an on-site hospital along with five first aid posts.
The Event Control Management Team overseeing this event have over 25 years experience within their fields of expertise.
Fans attending the concert are requested to be are fully aware of the Public Information Notice published below, paying particular attention to 'do and do not' list. The information can also be viewed on www.garda.ie, www.mcd.ie and www.ticketmaster.ie.
The public is being urged to co-operate fully with Gardaí and stewards and follow any loudspeaker announcements as this will help ensure the safety and enjoyment for all concerned.
Guns 'N' Roses last performed in Ireland as part of their 'Chinese Democracy' tour in 2010. Saturday's Slane show marks the first time that that line-up featuring lead singer Axl Rose, guitarist Slash and bassist Duff McKagan have played in Ireland in over two and a half decades.
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