Dublin discovery trails

Dublin discovery trails goes into Croke park

Just 3km north of Trinity City Hotel is home to Dublin’s largest football stadium.

Croke Park has been at the heart of Irish sporting life for over a hundred years. The stadium is the home of Gaelic games and the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Croke Park boasts a capacity for 82,300 people, making it the fourth largest stadium in Europe. You are able to visit dressing rooms as part of the tour, or climb up the walkway offering panoramic views over Dublin from 30 meters above the pitch! Make sure to visit museum and find out more about Gaelic games from ancient times to the present day. Try out your skills in the interactive zone!

These days, Croke Park is alive with events – in additional to all of the GAA matches, the best music stars tend to hold their stadium gigs here as well. If there is no match taking place when you are in Dublin, at least go the tour and museum, it is well worth your time!

How to get here

By Car
Free car parking is available on-site. Access is via St. Josephs Avenue, off Clonliffe Road.

Walking
A 20 minute walk from O'Connell Street in the city centre.

By Bus
From O'Connell Street to Drumcondra Train Station Dublin Bus operate the following bus routes - 1, 11, 13, 16, 44
The museum is approximately 10 minutes walk from the train station on Drumcondra Road. From Lower Abbey Street to Drumcondra Train Station Dublin Bus operate the following bus routes - 33, 41, 41b, 41c
Croke Park is on a city sightseeing route as well! Croke Park is Stop 24a on the Hop-on Hop-off City Sightseeing bus route that includes some of the most popular tourist attractions in Dublin. The new, Blue route for National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin Cemetery and Croke Park, departs from 14 Upper O'Connell Street daily from March-October.