Croke Park, Dublin
With a capacity for 82,300 people, Croke Park is the third largest stadium in Europe and the historical home and principal stadium of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Croke Park holds a special place in the hearts of the Irish people with its deep historic tradition and prime location in the centre of Dublin, only 15 minutes walk from O'Connell St.
Croke Park has been used to host Gaelic games since 1884, most notably the annual Senior Football and Hurling Championships at All-Ireland level. Referred to by many Dubliners as 'Croker' it has ` played host to many major international acts and spectacular concerts. Croke Park was the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2003 Special Olympics.
Croke Park is also a popular venue with event planners and conference delegates because of its warm welcome, high spec facilities, excellent hospitality and friendly service.
Convenient to Dublin Airport and the city centre, Croke Park is a popular choice at which to base yourself for your visit to Dublin. You will find luxury Dublin hotels in the vicinity of Croke Park with spacious accommodation, excellent dining and a warm Céad Míle Fáilte for all their guests.
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