Dublin Sports Stadiums & Events

Albany House is one of the best hotels to stay in if you're visiting Dublin to watch a match. We offer great value year-round for all sporting events and are an ideal location, just fifteen minutes from Aviva Stadium and 30 minutes from Croke Park with plenty of great bars for post-match celebrations.

Croke Park

Croke Park has been at the centre of Irish sporting life for more than a hundred years. Home to the Gaelic Athletics Association (GAA) the stadium has been upgraded and enhanced and is the third largest stadium in Europe. With a capacity for 82,000 people it also hosts international artists on their arena world tours.

The Aviva Stadium

The stadium on Landsdowne Road was recently completely re-built and re-opened it's doors in spring 2010. Located on the edge of Dublin south city centre the Aviva Stadium is just over 2.5km walk from us or can be reached by public transport. The Aviva is now the official home to Irish rugby and soccer.

RBS Six Nations Rugby.

RBS 6 Nations matches are played at the Aviva Stadium, this year's home matches are:

  • Ireland v England - Sunday 10th February 2013
  • Ireland v Wales - Saturday 9th March 2013

RDS Showground

Now the home of Leinster Rugby, the RDS in nearby Ballsbridge and easily reached by bus.