List of stadiums in Ireland by capacity

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Croke Park has the largest capacity of any stadium in Ireland and the fourth largest in Europe

The following is a list of sports stadiums in Ireland. This includes stadiums in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. They are ordered by their capacity; i.e. the maximum number of spectators the stadium can accommodate. The capacity figures are permanent total capacity as authorised by the controlling body, including seating and any standing areas, and excluding any temporary seating.

Most stadiums are used for Gaelic games, association football, or rugby union.

This list is incomplete.

Stadiums[edit]

# Stadium Location Owner(s) and/or Tenant(s) Main use(s) Capacity Seated Floodlit
1 Croke Park Dublin Gaelic Athletic Association Gaelic football/Hurling 82,300 69,500 Yes
2 Semple Stadium Thurles Tipperary GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 53,000 26,000 Yes
3 Aviva Stadium Dublin IRFU/FAI/Leinster Rugby Rugby union/Soccer 51,700 51,700 Yes
4 Gaelic Grounds Limerick Limerick GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 49,500 24,000 Yes
5 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Cork Cork GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 43,550 19,500 No
6 FitzGerald Stadium Killarney Kerry GAA Gaelic football 43,180 9,000 No
7 McHale Park Castlebar Mayo GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 42,000 42,000 Yes
8 St. Tiernach's Park Clones Monaghan GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 36,000 Yes
9 Dr. Hyde Park Roscommon Roscommon GAA Gaelic football 33,612 (18,890 Safe) 8,000 No
10 Pearse Stadium Salthill Galway GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 33,000 (26,197 Safe) 8,000 No
11 Casement Park Belfast Antrim GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 32,600 8,000 Yes
12 Nowlan Park Kilkenny Kilkenny GAA Hurling 30,000 (24,000 Safe) 19,000 No
Páirc Tailteann Navan Meath GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 30,000 (15,000 Safe) 5,000 Yes
14 Cusack Park Ennis Clare GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 28,000 (14,864 Safe) 3269[1] No
15 O'Moore Park Portlaoise Laois GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 27,000 6,000 Yes[2]
16 The Oval Belfast Glentoran Soccer 26,556 (5,056 Safe) 4,790 Yes
17 Breffni Park Cavan Cavan GAA Gaelic football 26,000 6,000 Yes
18 Thomond Park Limerick IRFU/Munster Rugby/Limerick Rugby union/Soccer 25,600 15,100 Yes
19 St. Jarlath's Park Tuam Galway GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 25,000 6,400 No
Wexford Park Wexford Wexford GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 25,000 No
21 Windsor Park Belfast Linfield/IFA Soccer 24,734 (12,342 Safe) 12,342 Yes
22 Celtic Park Derry Derry GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 22,000 3,600 Yes
23 Dr. Cullen Park Carlow Carlow GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 21,000 3,000 No
24 Páirc Esler Newry Down GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 20,000 8,000 Yes
O'Connor Park Tullamore Offaly GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 20,000 7,000 No
26 Markievicz Park Sligo Sligo GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 18,558 3,585 No
27 Healy Park Omagh Tyrone GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 18,500 5,000 Yes
RDS Arena Dublin Royal Dublin Society/Leinster Rugby Equestrianism/rugby union 18,500 16,500 Yes
29 Kingspan Stadium Belfast IRFU/Ulster Rugby Rugby union 18,200 14,000 Yes
30 MacCumhail Park Ballybofey Donegal GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 18,000 5,000 Yes
Pearse Park Longford Longford GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 18,000 (10,000 Safe) 4,000 No
Brewster Park Enniskillen Fermanagh GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 18,000 Yes
33 Walsh Park Waterford Waterford GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 17,000 6,000 No
Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada Carrick-on-Shannon Leitrim GAA Gaelic football 17,000 (9,331 Safe) 3,000 No
35 Athletic Grounds Armagh Armagh GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 16,500 5,682 Yes
36 Páirc Uí Rinn Cork Cork GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 16,440 8,000 Yes
37 Austin Stack Park Tralee Kerry GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 15,000 5,000 Yes
Cusack Park Mullingar Westmeath GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 15,000 (11,000 Safe) No
39 Parnell Park Dublin Dublin GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 13,500 (7,300 Safe) 2,800 Yes
40 St Conleth's Park Newbridge Kildare GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 13,000 (6,200 Safe) No
41 Fraher Field Dungarvan Waterford GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 12,000 4,000 No
42 Malahide Cricket Club Ground Malahide Malahide Cricket Club Cricket 11,500 n/a Yes
43 Aughrim County Ground Aughrim Wicklow GAA Gaelic Games 10,000 5,000 No
Dalymount Park Dublin Bohemians Soccer 10,000 (4,300 Safe) 7,947 Yes
45 Tolka Park Dublin Dublin City Council/Shelbourne Soccer 9,860 (6,000 Safe) 9,000 Yes
46 Musgrave Park Cork IRFU/Munster Rugby Rugby union 9,251 3,450 Yes
47 Dubarry Park Athlone IRFU Rugby union 8,000 850 Yes
48 The Showgrounds Newry Newry City AFC Soccer 7,949 1,080 Yes
49 The Brandywell Derry Derry City Soccer 7,700 2,900 Yes
50 Galway Sportsgrounds Galway Bord na gCon/Connacht Rugby Greyhound racing/Rugby union 7,500 Yes
51 Turner's Cross Cork Cork City Association football 7,485 7,485 Yes
52 Carlisle Grounds Bray Bray Wanderers Soccer 7,000 2,000 Yes
53 City Calling Stadium Longford Longford Town Soccer 6,850 6,850 Yes
54 Solitude Belfast Cliftonville Soccer 6,224 (2,883 Safe) 3,000 Yes
55 Donnybrook Stadium Dublin Leinster Rugby Rugby union 6,000 2,500 Yes
56 St. Colman's Park Cobh Cobh Ramblers Soccer 6,000 1,350 Yes
Finn Park Ballybofey Finn Harps Soccer 6,000 400 Yes
Stormont Belfast Cricket Ireland Cricket 6,000 No
57 Tallaght Stadium Dublin South Dublin County Council/Shamrock Rovers Soccer 5,947 5,947 Yes
58 The Showgrounds Sligo Sligo Rovers Soccer 5,500 4,000 Yes
59 Richmond Park Dublin St. Patrick's Athletic Soccer 5,340 2,800 Yes
60 Eamonn Deacy Park Galway Soccer 5,000 3,300 Yes
Pearse Park Arklow Wicklow GAA Hurling 5,000 No
61 Oriel Park Dundalk Dundalk Soccer 4,500 3,000 Yes
62 Morton Stadium Dublin Clonliffe Harriers AC Athletics 4,000 800 Yes
Templeville Road Dublin St. Mary's College RFC Rugby union 4,000 Yes
66 O'Donnell Park Letterkenny Donegal GAA Gaelic football 3,800 2,500 Yes
67 Drogheda Park Drogheda Gaelic Athletic Association Gaelic football 3,500 No
68 Castle Avenue Dublin Cricket Ireland Cricket 3,200 500 No
69 Waterford Regional Sports Centre Waterford Waterford City Council/Waterford United Soccer 3,100 3,100 Yes
70 Buckley Park Kilkenny Soccer 3,000 1,850 Yes
UCD Bowl Dublin UCD AFC/UCD RFC Soccer/Rugby union 3,000 1,500 Yes
Mardyke Arena Cork UCC AFC/UCC RFC Soccer/Rugby union 3,000 1,000 Yes
73 Station Road Newbridge Newbridge Town Soccer 2,500 850 Yes
74 Jackman Park Limerick Soccer 2,450 261 Yes
75 Athlone Town Stadium Athlone Athlone Town Soccer 2,100 2,100 Yes
76 United Park Drogheda Drogheda United Soccer 2,000 1,500 Yes
Gortakeegan Monaghan Monaghan United Soccer 2,000 620 Yes
Ferrycarrig Park Crossabeg Wexford Youths Soccer 2,000 609 Yes
Drom Clubhouse Drum East Salthill Devon Soccer 2,000 Yes

See also[edit]

Lists of stadiums by capacity

References[edit]