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Opening Ceremony Tickets

Individual tickets for the Opening Ceremony are priced between €10 - €20. Tickets can be purchased from or by phone on 0818-719300 as well as usual agents nationwide. Tickets will also be available from the Thomond Park Stadium ticket office from 10-4, Monday to Friday or via their website on .

Opening Ceremony 

Be Part of an Amazing Spectacle like no other in Ireland this year.

Topping the bill will be The Cranberries who will be joined on the night by Heathers, the Dublin Gospel Choir and the cream of Limerick talent including The Supermodel Twins, Daghdha/Garvey initiative and High Voltage.
The night will be a celebration of the athletes participating in the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games. The theme of the event is Hand in Hand and will reflect the true vision of Special Olympics – that being of people joining together to make the extraordinary happen.

Gates open at 5pm - YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS! 


Bus Information for Opening Ceremony

Bus Eireann

Regular service from Henry Street to Thomond Park – every 20mins
From 5pm a shuttle service will operate on this route.
Hynan Coaches - Park & Ride Facility
Kilmurry Lodge Hotel to Thomond Park.
Start time:   16.00
Cost: €5 return (concession for accredited badge holders)

Contact Details

Special Olympics Games Office
Innovation Works
National Technology Park

1850 555 222