Sport in Dublin

If there is one single thing that stands out about sport in Dublin, whether you talk about rugby internationals at the Aviva Stadium, the All-Ireland Gaelic finals at Croke Park or exciting football events with local or national teams, sport in Dublin is a fun and family event.

Football & Hurling

Croke Park is home to the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), it has been at the heart of Irish sporting life for over a hundred years. Highlight's are the All Ireland Hurling & Football Finals, always on the 1st and 3rd weekend in September.




Rugby is a very popular sport in Dublin. This can seen when Ireland are playing an important international match and the city comes to a halt. The international team has been playing at Croke Park during the refurbishment of Lansdowne Road, major dates are the six nations home games in February & March and the Autumn Internationals.