Media accreditation for 2021 SPAR European Cross Country Championships now open

Accreditation for the SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Fingal-Dublin on 12 December is now open. 

The deadline to apply for accreditation with accommodation is 22 November and the deadline to apply without accommodation is 1 December.

Prospective applicants are invited to apply for accreditation by following one of the four links:

Prospective members of the media are also asked to familiarise themselves with the medical clearance and sanitary protocol which can be found here.


There is one official media hotel for the SPAR European Cross Country Championships.

Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport

  • Telephone: +353 1 808 0500
  • Website

Room rates

  • Single Room: 120 EUR
  • Twin room: 130 EUR

Quoted prices are per room, per night and include tax/VAT, breakfast and WiFi

After successful booking, an accommodation invoice will be sent to the registrant by e-mail.


The official entry point is Dublin Airport. Travel time from the airport to the official hotel is approximately five minutes.

To guarantee your transportation from the airport to the media hotel, your travel details must be entered into the registration platform system at least 72 hours prior to arrival in Dublin.

Upon landing at the airport, please report to the Welcome Desk in the arrivals hall.

Accreditation collection 

The media accreditation centre can be found at the below address.

Transport will be provided to the media accreditation centre for those staying in the official media hotel. Times of the shuttle bus will be provided at the information desk in the media hotel.

Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena
Sport Ireland Campus
Snugborough Road

​​The opening hours of the media accreditation centre is as follows:

  • Friday 10 December: 12:00 – 19:00
  • Saturday 11 December: 08:00 – 19:00
  • Sunday 12 December: 08:00 – 14:00

On-site transportation  

For accredited members of the media, there will be transportation between the official media hotel and the competition venue.

Changes and corrections 

If you wish to change or amend your details, please log into the registration platform system using the same link you used to register.

For more information, please contact