To celebrate the arrival of Ireland’s fastest broadband network in your town, Virgin Media are bringing Europe’s largest mobile LED screen on a road trip with our Drive-In Movies series this August. You bring the car, we’ll bring the popcorn.

Forty years after it hit the box office, we’re screening the timeless classic Grease – now that’s electrifyin’! Get ready to watch this fan favourite in HD on a super-sized screen, with the sound broadcast straight to your car over FM radio.

So, if you’re hopelessly devoted to classic movies, come join us on this uh-oh summer night! Tickets cost just €10 per car, with proceeds being donated to the Coder Dojo Foundation.  

Book your tickets...

WICKLOW

AUGUST 10th

 
 

DUNDALK

AUGUST 17th

 
 

WEXFORD

AUGUST 11th

 
 

ENNIS

AUGUST 18th

 
 

Frequently asked questions

Where will Virgin Media’s Drive-In Movies be shown?

  • Wicklow: Brittas Bay (North Car Park)
  • Wexford: Wexford Racecourse
  • Dundalk:  Marshes Shopping Centre (Car Park 3)
  • Ennis: Ennis Showgrounds

All screenings start at 8pm, and gates will open approx. 55 minutes before each showing. Cars cannot be parked on site in advance of this. Following the screening, staff will guide you to the exit. Please be patient as getting over 100 cars out of the car parks will take time. We will have a traffic management system in place at all venues to ensue as efficient an exit as possible. Latecomers may be refused entry. This is a ticket only event.

Do I have to buy one ticket per car, or per person?

You buy one ticket per car.

How many people can go in one car?

4 people max.

How much does my ticket cost and where does the money go?

€10 with all proceeds donated to the Coder Dojo Foundation. A commission fee of 5% will be charged on all tickets.

 

The CoderDojo Foundation, is a not-for-profit organisation whose vision is that every child worldwide should have the opportunity to learn code and to be creative with technology in a safe & social environment. https://coderdojo.com

How will I receive my ticket?

Your tickets will be emailed to you. Please print this ticket and bring
it on the night. Please place it on your dashboard to help speed up the
checking of tickets.

What vehicles are not permitted?

Vans, large vans, camper vans, high roof vans, trucks, mini buses and coaches are not permitted and will be refused entry on site. Larger cars like seven seaters are allowed but will be asked to park in a designated area.

What movie will be played and what is the Film Certification?

Forty years after it originally hit the box office, we are screening the timeless classic Grease. This movie is rated PG so is generally suitable for children aged 8 years or over

What security will be in place before entering the venue?

Security may request to view any handbags and other bags that attendees are bring to the event. Loud music, offensive language, horn honking or any other behaviours that may disrupt other guests will not be allowed. Right of admission reserved.

Speed limit in the venue

The speed limit in all venues is max 15kph. There will be guests and staff walking on site so please be vigilant and alert and we ask you to drive responsibly.

Are spaces allocated?

There is no reserved space or VIP parking. Spaces will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis. You will be guided to your space upon arrival, filling the front rows first. There will be good views of the screen from all spaces. Please do not take up more than the space allocated to your car. Larger vehicles will be asked to park in specific areas. All cars will be asked to park in close proximity to the cars either side of them, this is to ensure the best views for all vehicles.

What happens if it rains?

The event will always go ahead in the event of rain. Please check the weather forecast in advance and be prepared for Irish weather. Screenings will only be cancelled if the weather conditions present a danger at screening time. In the unlikely event that a screening is cancelled, we will aim to give as much notice as possible, so please keep an eye out for information on the website and social media.

Can I bring food and drink?

Food and soft drinks can be brought on site. Each car will receive four popcorn vouchers. Eddie Rockets will also be onsite where you can buy some extra grub.

Is alcohol and smoking permitted?

Alcohol and smoking is not permitted in the venue.

How do I listen to the movie?

On arrival, each car will be given a speaker that will automatically play the movie at 8pm. Please return this speaker before you leave.

 

Will there be toilet facilities at the screenings?

Yes, there will be portaloo toilets at the venue. Where possible please use the facilities prior to the beginning of the film to minimise the disruption to other guests.

Is there wheelchair access?

Yes, all of our sites have wheelchair access, but please inform us in advance if you require wheelchair entry and exit and we'll ensure you are looked after.

Can cars be kept running during the movie?

Engines and lights must be turned off during movie screenings. If required, to charge your battery, your vehicle can be started during the movie. If your vehicle does not have the capability to turn off LED or day time lights please inform one of our stewards. You may be asked to park at the end of an aisle to avoid hampering the view for the vehicle in front.

Do the organisers take responsibility for vehicles on site?

Vehicles are parked solely at the owner’s risk. Virgin Media, Catapult and all venues do not take any responsibility for loss or damage to your property whilst attending Virgin Drive in movies.

Are there deaf and hard of hearing options?

Yes. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, please email us in advance at virginmovies@virginmedia.ie and we'll make sure that movie subtitles are switched on for you. 

 
 
 

Terms and Conditions

Tickets are limited and subject to availability. Entry permitted to ticket holders only, and is subject to availability. Event details are subject to change.