Croke Park is the home of Ireland’s largest sporting organisation, the GAA and has played host to iconic moments in Irish sport and history as well as international events.
In addition to this the venue has also hosted international soccer and rugby matches, American football and shinty. As a music venue, Croke Park has hosted the biggest outdoor stadium concerts in Ireland with a capacity of over 80,000.
Croke Park also has stadium tours and a GAA museum, giving fans a chance to go behind the scenes, see the dressing rooms and VIP lounge, all while getting to learn the history of GAA. Or why not enjoy a great view of Dublin and take a walk on the Etihad Skyline, over 17 storeys high it is an unique experience for all.
Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is located about 20 minutes from Croke Park. It offers the ideal base when travelling from the south and west with easy access on to Croke Park for events.
There are many more sporting events taking in place in Croke Park during the summer including the semi-finals and finals of All Ireland hurling and football but there are also some exciting music events taking place in 2017.
Coldplay will be headlining Croke Park on the 8th of July with their A Head Full of Dreams World Tour. The concert sold out in minutes and with only one date being announced for this much anticipated concert, the night is sure to be a massive success for those lucky enough to get tickets.
2017 marks the 30th anniversary of U2’s highly successful album, The Joshua Tree and U2 have decided to go back out on the road to celebrate this momentous occasion. U2 will hit the stage to perform all the songs from the album on The Joshua Tree Tour on the 22nd of July.