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Hall 1 (Main Hall)

Hall 1 (Main Hall) is located at the entrance of the RDS with its main doors facing the Merrion Road. This venue works well as a central hub for large events.While being adjacent to Hall 2 (Shelbourne Hall), Hall 3 (Serpentine Hall) and Hall 4 (Industries Hall) it is often used in conjunction with either one or all of these.

Hall 1 with its spectacular floor-to-ceiling stone walls features a balcony overlooking the ground floor and is one of the most distinguished venues in Ireland.Often used as an anchor venue for large events, Hall 1 (Main Hall) is the most popular of the RDS halls. There are also many breakout rooms accessible from the balcony, including the Merrion Room and the President's Room.

Capacity numbers are indicative therefore subject to change and may vary depending on the clients’ final layout.

 

 

Technical Details

Gross Area

3503m²

Length

70m

Width

48.9m

Max. Height

13.7m

Min. Height

8m

Floor Loading

50kN/m²

Electrical Power

2 X 250 Amp/3 phase

Door Height x Width

3.55m x 3.17m

Capacities

Reception

4,750

Theatre

4,000

Banquet

1,800

Classroom

1,400

Board Room

n/a

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