About Croke Park Stadium

The stadium is one of the largest in Europe, with a capacity of 82,300 and can accommodate all types of events - from field sports to concerts, meetings to tradeshows and bespoke banqueting.

Croke Park has UEFA and FIFA approved certification and has hosted numerous high-profile international sporting, cultural and music events outside of Gaelic games.

The Croke Park campus features the 
Croke Park Meetings & Events Centre, the GAA MuseumStadium Tour and Etihad Skyline Tour

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As a prime visitor attraction, it is an important part of destination Dublin which offers a huge variety of activities including historical tours, theatre and sight-seeing, as well as some of the most exciting restaurants, bars, cafes and nightlife in Europe.

Dublin is famous for its Céad Mile Fáilte (a hundred thousand welcomes) - the same warm Irish welcome and world renowned hospitality awaits all visitors to Croke Park.

Stadium History

Our stadium has evolved from humble beginnings to become a world-class sporting arena, steeped in cultural history and significance for Irish people, both home and abroad.

Stadium history timeline

The GAA

The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), Ireland’s largest sporting organisation is celebrated as one of the great amateur sporting associations in the world. It is part of the Irish consciousness and plays an influential role in Irish society that extends far beyond the basic aim of promoting Gaelic games.

A brief history of the GAA

International Sport & Events

Croke Park has played host to many international sports including rugby, soccer and American football in recent years. We proudly provided the venue for the opening and closing cermonies of the 2003 Special Olympics, have welcomed hundreds of thousands of music fans to some truely epic concerts and hosted a number of cultural events, of both Irish and international significance.

More about international sport & events