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Sporting Events

Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is located within easy reach of Dublin’s biggest sports grounds. Whether you are interested in hurling.


Sporting Venues

Aviva Stadium

The Aviva Stadium in Dublin is home to Ireland’s national soccer and rugby teams. The magnificent stadium can hold events for up to 50,000 spectators. In addition to being the host to many of Ireland’s sporting events the stadium also plays host to major concerts every year with the best international acts taking to the stage in the Aviva Stadium.

Croke Park

Croke Park is the home of Ireland’s national sports organisation – the GAA. Located on the north side of the city the venue plays host every summer to the biggest football and hurling matches in the country. In addition to this the venue has also hosted international soccer and rugby matches, American football and Shinty.

RDS Arena

The RDS is famously known for the Dublin Horse Show which hosts the international show jumping competition each year. Held every August the event attracts thousands of people to Dublin to enjoy the week long activities from show jumping to dressage along with shopping and trade stands, food, music and entertainment there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Mondello Park

Mondello Park is located just a half hour drive from Maldron Hotel Newlands and is a great day out for any car enthusiast. Mondello hosts many events at the park from Rallycross racing to motorbike racing and drifting days, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Immerse yourself fully into the racing world and have an experience for a day. Experiences range from super cars to motorbikes to drifters; it is guaranteed to be a fun filled day for any car lover. Track day training is also available for those who want to gain more experience of driving on the track, this training allows drivers then take part in track days.

Tallaght Football Stadium

Located close to the foothills of Dublin Mountains, Tallaght Football stadium was built in 2009 and is home to Ireland’s most successful football club the Shamrock Rovers. The stadium can hold up to 6,000 spectators for a match or up to 20,000 for a concert. The stadium has also hosted other sporting events including American football, rugby and archery. The stadium is easily accessible by bus, LUAS and is just a 10 minute drive from the hotel. Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is the perfect place to stay when going to support your favourite team.

National Basketball Arena, Tallaght

Open since 1993 the National Basketball Arena is an indoor sporting arena located in Tallaght. The arena can hold up to 2,500 spectators and is used mainly for basketball events. The national Irish basketball team plays all their home matches in the Arena and it is also host to the Irish Super league final each year. Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is just a ten minute drive from the hotel so is the perfect base for any event you are attending at the National Basketball Arena.

Golf in Dublin

There are many superb golf courses in and around Dublin and Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is the perfect place to base yourself if you want to enjoy some golfing on your break or if you are attending a golfing event.

The K Club

The K Club is host to 2 of the finest championship golf courses in Europe. The Palmer Ryder Cup course and the Smurfit course. Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is located just a 20 minute drive from The K Club.

Grange Castle Golf Club

Located on the Nangor Road, Grange Castle golf club is regarded as one of the finest public golf courses in Ireland. We are just a ten minute drive from the club so we are the perfect location for your golfing break.

Palmerstown Golf Club

The Palmerstown Stud Golf Club is located in county Kildare and is a short drive from the hotel. Designed by Christy O’Connor Jnr. this exceptional course allows golfers to experience one of the best golf courses in Ireland. The Palmerstown Stud Golf is a short drive from the hotel.

Horse Racing

Punchestown Racecourse

Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is located close to the well-known Punchestown Race Course. It is easily accessible from Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross which sits on the N7 making it a great choice for those wishing to stay in a hotel near Punchestown Race Course.

The Curragh Racecourse

The Curragh Racecourse has a steep history and races can be dated back as far as 1727. Nowadays the Curragh is a popular racecourse for all to enjoy, with races taking place all year around. Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is located just a short drive from The Curragh Racecourse.


So whatever sporting event you want to attend in Dublin, Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is the perfect place to base yourself for your event, so book today!