Croke Park is a stadium that holds a capacity of over 82,000 people – officially being the 3rd largest stadium in Europe and is a headquarters for the Irish Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Located in inner North Dublin city, it hosts most notably – Gaelic games and All Ireland finals such as football, soccer, hurling and rugby. Croke Park also hosts concerts, family and corporate events.
Irish pop group Westlife had their world record-breaking tour date that sold out in less than 5 minutes in the stadium. Hosting highly acclaimed international music artists like One Direction, Take That, Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé – it’s not a spot to miss!
Croke Park entertains an immense scope of Irish culture. It has famously presented the arrival of Pope Francis in 2018, Queen Elizabeth II in 2011 and the Special Olympics in 2003. There are spectacular stadium skyline tours available in the stadium, from over 40 metres above the ground that gives a breath-taking view of Dublin city and surrounding areas – perfect for those who are exploring. The GAA hall of fame museum is also open to sports fans to visit, which boasts an impressive 135 years of Irish GAA history.