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>
RIAC Restaurant lunch menu
The new RIAC Restaurant lunch menu for members and guests has begun on a two week rolling cycle. Click here for a copy of the menu. A full range of salads, sandwiches and wines from the "La Ruelle" list are provided all year round.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
News & Events
Classic and Sports Cars Run
- 13 June
This year the Members run has been extended to include Classic and Sports cars. Family and friends welcome. For further details and entry form click here MORE>
FIA launches online road safety pledge
The FIA has launched a new online pledge aimed at promoting road safety and committing drivers to obey the rules of the road, as part of the FIA Action for Road Safety campaign. MORE>
FIA President's Letter
The President's Letter, March 2015, gives details of some of the many exciting events in the motor sport and motoring community over the next few months. Further details on our News and Events page MORE>
Some of the exciting events we have lined up in 2015 include:
The RIAC Picnic in the Park in aid of the Laura Lynn Foundation, which will take place on 10th June.
The RIAC Pioneer Run and the Member’s Classic and Sports Car Run which will both take place on 13th June and will finish at Barberstown Castle at approximately 5pm, followed by a joint BBQ, involving all participants, beginning at 6.30pm.
A further date for your diary is March 2016 when we will hold the 3rd RIAC Classic Car Show.
Penalty Points Update
Minister Donohoe announces new penalty point offences and penalty point adjustments
The adjustments include increased points for 9 offences with 14 additional offences now attracting points as well as new offences for learners and novice drivers. For further details, click MORE>
RIAC National Classic Car Show 2014
Record numbers turned out at the RDS for the RIAC National Classic Car Show in March. MORE>