List of stadiums in Ireland by capacity

The following is a list of sports stadiums on Ireland. This includes stadiums in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. They are ordered by their capacity. The capacity figures are permanent total capacity as authorised by the controlling body, including seating and any standing areas, and excluding any temporary seating.

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

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

Top 10 stadiums by capacityEdit

The maps pictured below, exclude stadiums currently under construction or awaiting redevelopment.


StadiumsEdit

In italics are those currently under redevelopment/construction/planning. This list is not complete. Up to date as of 13 February 2022.

Rank Stadium Location Owner(s) or Tenant(s) Main use(s) Capacity (Safe) Seated Previous Capacity Floodlit
1 Croke Park Dublin Gaelic Athletic Association Gaelic football/Hurling 82,300[1] 69,500 90,556 Yes
2 Aviva Stadium Dublin IRFU/FAI/Leinster Rugby Rugby union/Association football 51,700[2] 51,700 Yes
3 Semple Stadium Thurles Tipperary GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 45,690[3] 24,000 53,500 Yes
4 Páirc Uí Chaoimh Cork Cork GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 45,000[4] 21,000 32,550 Yes[5]
5 Gaelic Grounds
Páirc na nGael
Limerick Limerick GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 44,023[6] 20,293 49,866 Yes
6 Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney Kerry GAA Gaelic football 38,000[7][8] 9,000 43,180 No
7 Casement Park Belfast Antrim GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 34,578[9] Yes
8 St Tiernach's Park Clones Monaghan GAA Gaelic football 29,000[10] 18,500 36,000 No
9 Nowlan Park Kilkenny Kilkenny GAA Hurling 27,000[11] 18,000 30,000 No
10 Pearse Stadium Galway Galway GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 26,197[12] 8,000 34,000 Yes
11 Thomond Park Limerick IRFU/Munster Rugby Rugby union 25,600[13] 15,100 Yes
12 MacHale Park Castlebar Mayo GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 25,369[14] 25,369 38,000 Yes
13 Breffni Park Cavan Cavan GAA Gaelic football 25,030[15] 5,030 Yes
14 O'Moore Park Portlaoise Laois GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 22,000[16] 6,500 Yes
15 Dr. Cullen Park Carlow Carlow GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 21,000[17] 3,000 18,000 Yes
16 Páirc Esler Newry Down GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 20,000[18] 8,000 Yes
17 Cusack Park Ennis Clare GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 19,000[19] 3,269 28,000 No
18 Dr. Hyde Park Roscommon Roscommon GAA Gaelic football 18,890[20] 3,600 25,000 No
19 Windsor Park Belfast Linfield/IFA Association football 18,614[21] 18,000 24,734 Yes[22]
20 Markievicz Park Sligo Sligo GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 18,558[11] 3,585 No
21 Celtic Park Derry Derry GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 18,500[23] 3,600 22,000 Yes
RDS Arena Dublin Royal Dublin Society/Leinster Rugby Equestrianism/rugby union 18,500[24] 16,500 Yes
Athletic Grounds Armagh Armagh GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 18,500[25] 5,575[11] Yes
24 Ravenhill Stadium Belfast IRFU/Ulster Rugby Rugby union 18,196[26] 9,000 12,000 Yes
25 Wexford Park Wexford Wexford GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 18,000[15] 9,000 No
O'Connor Park Tullamore Offaly GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 18,000[11] 7,000 No
Brewster Park Enniskillen Fermanagh GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 18,000[11] Yes
28 Healy Park Omagh Tyrone GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 17,636[11] 4,500 Yes
29 MacCumhaill Park Ballybofey Donegal GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 17,500[27] 4,310[11] Yes
30 Páirc Uí Rinn Cork Cork GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 16,440[28] 8,000 Yes
31 Fraher Field Dungarvan Waterford GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 15,000[29] 4,000 Yes
32 St Mary's Park Castleblayney Monaghan GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 14,000[30] 4,000 Yes
33 Austin Stack Park Tralee Kerry GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 12,000[31] 5,000 15,000 Yes
34 Malahide Cricket Club Ground Malahide Cricket Ireland
Malahide Cricket Club
Cricket 11,500[32] N/A Yes
Cusack Park Mullingar Westmeath GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 11,500[33] 15,000 No
36 Walsh Park Waterford Waterford GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 11,046[34] 6,000 No
37 Páirc Tailteann Navan Meath GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 11,000[35] 5,000 30,000 Yes
38 Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada Carrick-on-Shannon Leitrim GAA Gaelic football 9,331[36] 3,000 15,000 No
39 Morton Stadium Dublin Clonliffe Harriers AC Athletics 8,800[37] 800 Yes
St Brendan's Park Birr Offaly GAA Athletics 8,800[37] Yes
41 Parnell Park Dublin Dublin GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 8,500[38] 2,800 13,500 Yes
42 O'Donnell Park Letterkenny Donegal GAA Gaelic football 8,200[39] 2,500 Yes
St Conleth's Park Newbridge Kildare GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 8,200[40] 13,000 No
44 Galway Sportsgrounds Galway Bord na gCon/Connacht Rugby Greyhound racing/Rugby union 8,129[41] Yes
45 Musgrave Park Cork IRFU/Munster Rugby Rugby union 8,008[42] 3,450 Yes
46 Tallaght Stadium Dublin SDCC/Shamrock Rovers Association football 8,000[43] 8,000 5,947 Yes
Dubarry Park Athlone IRFU Rugby union 8,000 850 Yes
48 Turner's Cross Cork Cork City Association football 7,385[44] 7,385 Yes
49 O'Garney Park Sixmilebridge Clare GAA Gaelic games 7,000[45] 2,000 Yes
Aughrim County Ground Aughrim Wicklow GAA Gaelic games 7,000[46] 5,000 No
51 St Jarlath's Park Tuam Galway GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 6,700[47] 26,000 No
52 Donnybrook Stadium Dublin Leinster Rugby Rugby union 6,000[48] 2,500 Yes
Pearse Park Longford Longford GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 6,000[49] 2,000 18,000 No
Stormont Belfast Cricket Ireland Cricket 6,000[50] No
55 Fr Tierney Park Ballyshannon Donegal GAA Gaelic Games 5,600[39] Yes
56 Donegal Community Stadium Donegal Finn Harps FC Association football 5,400[51] 5,400 Yes
57 Richmond Park Dublin St Patrick's Athletic Association football 5,340[52] 2,800 Yes
58 Bishopsgate Longford Longford Town Association football 5,097[53] 4,960 Yes
59 The Oval Belfast Glentoran Association football 5,056[54] 3,991 26,556 Yes
60 Eamonn Deacy Park Galway Galway Football Association/Galway United Association football 5,000[55] 3,300 Yes
61 Pearse Park Arklow Wicklow GAA Hurling 5,000 No
62 Finn Park Ballybofey Finn Harps Association football 4,600 400 7,000 Yes
63 Oriel Park Dundalk Dundalk Association football 4,500[56] 3,000 Yes
64 Templeville Road Dublin St Mary's College RFC Rugby union 4,000 0 Yes
St Colman's Park Cobh Cobh Ramblers Association football 4,000[57] 1,350 Yes
66 The Showgrounds Sligo Sligo Rovers Association football 3,873[58] 3,873 Yes
67 The Brandywell Derry Derry City Association football 3,700[59] 3,430 7,000 Yes
Corrigan Park Belfast Antrim GAA Gaelic football/Hurling 3,700[60][61] 600[61] 5,000
2,100[62]
No
69 Dalymount Park Dublin Dublin City Council/Bohemians Association football 3,640[citation needed] 3,640 10,000 Yes
70 Tolka Park Dublin Dublin City Council/Shelbourne Association football 4,400 3,600 9,860 Yes
71 Drogheda Park Drogheda Gaelic Athletic Association Gaelic football 3,500 No
72 Seaview Belfast Crusaders F.C. Association football 3,383[63] 3,383
73 Inver Park Larne Larne F.C. Association football 3,250[64] 3,250 1,100 Yes
74 Castle Avenue Dublin Cricket Ireland Cricket 3,200 500 No
Carlisle Grounds Bray Bray Wanderers Association football 3,200[65] 3,200 Yes
76 Mourneview Park Glenavon F.C. Lurgan Association football 3,200 3,200 Yes
77 Waterford Regional Sports Centre Waterford Waterford City Council/Waterford United Association football 2,983 5,160 Yes
78 Markets Field Limerick Limerick FC Association football 3,075[66] 1,710 3,000 Yes
78 Buckley Park Kilkenny Association football 3,000 1,850 Yes
UCD Bowl Dublin UCD AFC/UCD RFC Association football/Rugby union 3,000[67] 1,500 Yes
The Mardyke Cork UCC AFC/UCC RFC Association football/Rugby union 3,000 1,000 Yes
Duggan Park Ballinasloe Galway GAA Gaelic Games 3,000[68] Yes
83 Solitude Belfast Cliftonville Association football 2,883 2,883 6,224 Yes
84 Shamrock Park Belfast Portadown F.C. Association football 2,770[69] 2,770 5,804 Yes
85 Station Road Newbridge Newbridge Town Association football 2,500 850 Yes
86 Jackman Park Limerick Association football 2,450 261 Yes
87 Dixon Park Ballyclare Ballyclare Comrades F.C. Association football 2,398[70] 538 Yes
88 The Showgrounds Newry Newry City A.F.C. Association football 2,275 1,080 7,949
89 Athlone Town Stadium Athlone Athlone Town Association football 2,100 2,100 Yes
89 United Park Drogheda Drogheda United Association football 2,000 1,500 Yes
Gortakeegan Monaghan Monaghan United Association football 2,000 620 Yes
Ferrycarrig Park Crossabeg Wexford Youths Association football 2,000 609 Yes
Drom Soccer Park Drum East Salthill Devon Association football 2,000 Yes
Mounthawk Park Tralee Kerry District League Association football 2,000 500 Yes
95 Maginn Park Buncrana Inishowen Football League (Derry City Temporary Ground) Association football 1,574 250 Yes
95 Celtic Park Castlebar Castlebar Celtic Association football 1,500 550 No
Leah Victoria Park Tullamore Tullamore Town Association football 1,500 0 No
98 Ballymena Showgrounds Ballymena Mid and East Antrim Borough Council/Ballymena United F.C. Association football 1,418[54] 1,418 8,426 Yes
98 Charlie O'Donnell Sports Grounds Buncrana Cockhill Celtic Association football 1,000
Irishtown Stadium Irishtown, Dublin St. Patrick's C.Y.F.C./Liffey Wanderers Association football 1,000 0 No
101 Shelbourne Park Ringsend Greyhound Racing Ireland Greyhound racing 800[71] 650 No
102 Kenny Park Athenry Galway GAA Gaelic Games No
103 MacDonagh Park Nenagh Tipperary GAA Gaelic Games No

See alsoEdit

Lists of stadiums by capacity

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