Irish Rail says those hoping to travel on Sligo/Dublin line to see Pope should book now

Irish Rail has announced this Wednesday afternoon that there are fewer than 100 Sligo/Dublin rail tickets left for those travelling to see the pope in The Phoenix Park on Sunday.

Advance book is necessary as InterCity train tickets will not be on sale on the day.

And anyone without a ticket will not be allowed onto trains.

Barry Kenny, of Irish Rail, says there will no exceptions: