A place to dine




A unique setting




A secure place for your car

A home from home for you, your family and your car


Founded in 1901, the Royal Automobile Club is a private members' club, situated amidst the finest surroundings in central Dublin.

The club provides the most up-to-date facilities combined with classical and historic surroundings, offering a unique environment in which members can relax with their guests.

The club boasts two restaurants, a bar, members' reading room, and meeting rooms as well as the finest motoring history archive on this island, in the Guiness Seagrave Library.

The meeting rooms are available for business or for private functions and in-house catering is available.

The club has 140 secure parking spaces, a stone's throw from St Stephen's Green and secure supervised parking is available 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

If you wish to stay overnight in Dublin, our staff will provide you with a range of options all within easy walking distance of the club.

Members can also avail of excellent reciprocal club arrangements with London's Royal Automobile Club and the New Cavendish Club, and many other famous automobile clubs around the world.

RIAC Reynolds Trophy Awarded to Tom Heavey

The Reynolds Trophy, 2013, has been awarded to Tom Heavey, Managing Editor of Irish Vintage Scene Magazine. MORE>

La Ruelle Wine Bar Hosting

If you are planning to host a special party or event at the club, you'll be delighted to know that you can avail of La Ruelle's in-house wine bar hosting service. Contact Christophe or Breda at +353 1 677 5151 or +353 1 679 9544 or visit them on Facebook. MORE>

To enquire about membership, contact Breda Keating at +353 1 677 5141
or email info@riac.ie.

News & Events

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RIAC National Classic Car Show 2014

The Celtic tiger might be dead and gone but there was a lot of purring going on in the RDS at the RIAC National Classic Car Show at the beginning of March. MORE>

CLICK HERE for highlights of the show

Record numbers turned up to experience a superb and eclectic collection of cars that truly represented the theme of All Our Yesterdays . The vehicles on display were a window into family life of the mid-20th Century.

There was a huge increase in the number of clubs represented and the standards they set this year bode well for the future of this event.

Our sincere thanks to the visitors, clubs, car owners, exhibitors, auto jumblers, guests and everyone else who has made the RIAC National Classic Car Show one of the best events in Europe.