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Membership Benefits

The RDS has lived its mission for centuries. We have impacted generations of businesses and farmers, artists and musicians. Today, thousands benefit from our work which continues to focus on the long-term economic and cultural health of our nation, something that is even more necessary in this time of constant change.

RDS Members can also play a leadership role in this work and all new Members are encouraged to get involved. But there are many benefits to RDS Membership too, including:

RDS Members’ Club

  • Exclusive access to the RDS Members’ Club with superb dining facilities for you and your guests
  • Complimentary car parking for Members when using the Members’ facilities or attending events
  • Private and corporate entertainment opportunities
  • 10% discount on additional food and beverage spend (through top-ups applied to card)

Business Facilities

  • Use of the Members’ Club business facilities, including room hire
  • Complimentary use of meeting rooms within the RDS Members’ Club up to three times per year (pre-booked)
  • Other meeting rooms also available to hire

Member Events (also available to Members’ Guests)

  • A dedicated programme of Business Members’ Networking events
  • RDS Economic Vision 2030 Series
  • A busy calendar of social and cultural events for Members
  • RDS Library Speaker Series

Reciprocal Clubs


  • Luxurious and comfortable hospitality options (Six Nations and all Leinster home matches)
  • Private room hire
  • Full bar

Library & Archives

  • Borrowing privileges in the RDS Library
  • Hotdesking for business or personal use

Dublin Horse Show

  • Complimentary general admission to the Dublin Horse Show and access to the Members’ Bar at the Main Arena
  • An opportunity to pre-book a complimentary seated stand ticket in the Main Arena
  • Discounted competitor entry fees to the Dublin Horse Show

RDS Bridge Club

  • The RDS Bridge Club, which is open only to RDS Members, meets every Wednesday evening and hosts competitions with other bridge clubs

Other Benefits

  • An opportunity to become involved with the Society’s cultural and economic work programme
  • Voting rights and election privileges (individual Members only)
  • Alignment with the RDS brand at local, national and international level

Contact Kerrie today at 01 240 7280 or kerrie@rds.ie to arrange your tour of the RDS Members' Club and see how benefiting Ireland can also benefit you.

Arrange to talk to one of the RDS Membership team today

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