Picture This at St Anne’s Park, Dublin: How to get there, what will they play, ticket info, weather forecast and more

Everything you need to know about the Irish pop band’s concert on Saturday, June 1st


Following their sold-out Ireland and UK tour, Picture This are back to play a summer show at St Anne’s Park in Raheny, Dublin, on June 1st.

The Athy, Co Kildare, four-piece formed by childhood friends Ryan Hennessy and Jimmy Rainsford released their fourth studio album, Parked Car Conversations, this year. Following the success for their debut single, Take My Hand, the band’s self-titled debut album in 2017 reached number one on the Irish music charts, going triple platinum and topping the streaming chart for seven weeks.

The band have amassed more than 450 million total streams to date, selling out stadiums including a five-night stand at Dublin’s 3Arena and headlining the Main Stage at Electric Picnic twice.

So for those of you heading to St Anne’s Park to see the four-piece, keep reading to find out what you need to know in advance.

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When do they play?

Picture This play St Anne’s Park on Saturday, June 1st, 2024.

What time should I arrive?

Doors open at 5pm and the show is scheduled to start at 6pm.

Who are the support acts?

Special guests for the gig include Calum Scott, who rose to fame on Britain’s Got Talent, and Amble, a three-piece ensemble hailing from the midlands and west of Ireland.

How do I get there, and home again?

Allow at least an extra two hours’ travel time to and from the venue. As traffic and delays are inevitable, you are strongly advised to use public transport. There are no parking facilities available locally, and towing and clamping will be in operation.

By Dart: The nearest stop to the venue is Harmonstown. For timetable information see Irish Rail’s journey planner.

By bus: Several Dublin Bus services will bring you within walking distance of the concert site. Bus routes from Abbey Street Lower include 6, H1, H2, H3 or 130. For more information visit dublinbus.ie.

Approach routes: Follow instructions on your ticket for entry to venue. Your ticket will outline which route/entry to take to the venue. Both routes require a roughly 1.3km walk from the park entrance to the concert arena.

  • Green entrance: Off Sybil Hill onto main avenue.
  • Blue entrance: At the tennis courts on All Saints Road.
  • Ticket collection: Box offices will be located near the concert entrance inside the park. Organisers have advised downloading tickets to phones before the day of the event.

St Anne’s Park is a residential area – organisers have appealed to all concertgoers to respect the local community by not littering, engaging in antisocial behaviour or parking illegally.

Map of St Anne's Park for concerts in 2024

What will they play?

Here is what concertgoers can expect from the band on June 1st, according to their March gig at Hare and Hounds in Birmingham:

  • Act of Innocence
  • Unconditional
  • Call It Love
  • Safely Home
  • The One You Call
  • Addicted to You
  • Somewhere Close To Heaven
  • Oh My Love
  • Leftover Love
  • Last Kiss Lasts The Longest
  • Parked Car Conversations
  • Get On My Love
  • Addict of Magic
  • Take My Hand

Are there any tickets left?

There may be resale tickets available on Ticketmaster.ie but the concert is officially sold out. Concertgoers are advised to buy tickets from accredited sources only.

What’s the story with security?

Under-16s attending the concert must be accompanied at all times by an adult over 25. Unaccompanied under-16s will be refused entry without refund. The promoter deems that large outdoor concerts are not a suitable environment for children under five.

Allow time for security checks on the way in. Bags larger than A4 size will not be permitted. All bags may be searched, and this can be time-consuming, so consider going bagless for easier entry. There will be no cloakroom or storage facilities. No alcohol – or food – is allowed into the arena.

Other banned items at the event include – but are not exclusive to – umbrellas, garden furniture, camping chairs, selfie sticks, flares, glasses or cans.

There is also no re-admission to the concert, so if you leave, you cannot re-enter.

Can I take photographs at the concert?

Smartphones and small digital cameras are permitted, but cameras with long or detachable lenses, or recording equipment, are not. GoPros and iPads are also prohibited.

What’s the weather forecast?

The forecast is for temperatures between nine and 15 degrees, with little to no rain expected. St Anne’s Park is a standing-only venue, and all gigs take place outdoors on grass, so regardless of the forecast, dress accordingly for Irish weather – think wellies, boots or runners, layers, raincoats/ponchos and suncream.

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