Visitor information

This event provides the perfect opportunity to discover everything you need to know about motoring with limited mobility. You, your family and friends will be able to view a wide range of cars, wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAV’s), the latest adaptations and the various associated products and services available to people with limited mobility.

In addition, the conference will cover key topics including recent changes to the Disabled Drivers and Passengers Tax Relief Scheme, Changes to the Fuel Grant Scheme, Vehicle Finance and Adaptations available. Details of speakers & topics will be announced shortly. The show and conference are open to all and admission is FREE.

Where is it on and Opening Times

The Disabled Drivers Motor Show and Conference will take place in the Shelbourne Hall of the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 on Friday 16th September from 10am until 5pm and on Saturday 17th September from 10am until 5pm

Parking

Enter through Anglesea Road entrance of the RDS. There is plenty of parking adjacent to the Shelbourne Hall. Parking is FREE to EU Parking Card holders. If you do not have a valid EU parking card the RDS charge €6 per day

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are permitted at the event

Children's Entertainment

Free face painting, balloon modelling and Giggles the clown! (Saturday only 1pm - 4pm)

Can I Hire a Mobility Scooter or Wheelchair

Yes, we will have a number of scooters and manual wheelchairs available to hire free of charge. Service provided by Shopmobility Ireland www.shopmobility.ie

Getting to the RDS from Connolly or Heuston Train Station

From Connolly Station

From Heuston Station

The Venue - The Royal Dublin Society

Fully accessible venue - the venue is fully accessible to both scooters, wheelchairs and walking aids

Accessible toilets - the restrooms are fully accessible

Refreshments - Tea/Coffee, hot and cold meals will be available to purchase from the Inspire Café located adjacent to the Shelbourne Hall (please contact the RDS directly with any special dietary requirements). See ther website at www.rds.ie