A place to dine





A unique setting





A secure place for your car





A host of events for members, their families and guests


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 Restaurant lunch menu

The RIAC Restaurant prides itself on sourcing ingredients of Irish Origin when ever possible, and traceable from fork to field. Click here for a copy of the menu. Salads, sandwiches and wines from the La Ruelle list are provided all year round.

La Ruelle Wine Bar Hosting

Planning to host a special party or event at the club? 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.


FIA #SaveKidsLives campaign

The FIA #SaveKidsLives campaign was launched in October, with a short film by Luc Besson in support of road safety for children.



LUAS Works

The Luas Cross City (LCC) project is committed to ensuring business as usual for all who work, commute, shop and visit Dublin. Please see a summary of all the relevant work locations and traffic information on the LCC website.


News & Events

Click here for the latest news and events at RIAC

FIA welcomes new UN Resolution on Road Safety

With up to 1.25m people killed in car crashes around the world each year, the UN General Assembly has approved a resolution supporting coordinated global action for road safety with the aim of halving global road traffic fatalities and injuries in just five years. MORE>

Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta SWB takes centre stage at Axa National Classic Car Show

Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta

It is the most desirable Ferrari ever built, according to experts, and it was on view for the first time in Ireland at the Axa National Classic Car Show this March, organised by the Royal Irish Automobile Club. MORE>

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RSA & Gardaí warn drivers of ‘sun glare’ link to Road Deaths

Sun Glare Factor in 14 deaths and serious injuries in last two years MORE>

Arthur Collier appointed Chairman of the Royal Irish Automobile Club

We are delighted to announce that Arthur Collier has been appointed Chairman of the Club and that outgoing Chairman, Cecil Sparks, will continue as a member of the Committee. MORE>