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Hall 8A (Simmonscourt)

Hall 8A  can hold 1,000 people banquet style or 700 classroom style. This hall is often used in conjunction with the other halls of the Simmonscourt Complex or on its own as exhibition space or for exams.

Hall 8 (Simmonscourt Complex) consists of five halls; Hall 8A – Hall 8E. With floor space of over 10,000 sq m and a capacity for 6,500 theatre style, Hall 8 (Simmonscourt Complex) is the largest complex in the RDS and is used for major exhibitions, indoor sporting events, live entertainment shows, award shows, large banquets, conferences and exams. Located on its own grounds on Simmonscourt Road it has ample car parking spaces to cater for large events. Past events include Top Gear Live, Thomas the Tank Engine, Catex, The Boat Show, Funderland, The Eurovision Song Contest, Special Olympics National Games and Trinity College exams.

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

Technical Details

Gross Area

1990m²

Length

91.5m

Width

21.7m

Max. Height

9m

Min. Height

6m

Floor Loading

50kN/m²

Electrical Power

2 x 160 Amp/3 Phase

Door Height x Width

5.61m x 5.56m

Capacities

Reception

2,920

Theatre

2,350

Banquet

1,000

Classroom

700

Board Room

n/a

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