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RDS horse show


Sporting events have always been a huge part of the activities that take place within the RDS.  Home to Leinster rugby, the main arena has a capacity of up to 18,000 people (excluding pitch area) and includes private boxes which are perfect for personal or corporate entertainment.

The RDS hosts an array of events throughout the year, from concerts, sporting events, trade shows and conferences.


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.

Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is just a 20 minute drive from the RDS.

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