Aviva Stadium, the new home for Irish international rugby and football will provide Ireland's national rugby and football teams, fans and spectators. The Stadium promises to be an outstanding sporting and entertainment facility in the heart of Dublin, with a seated capacity of 50,000.
Aviva Stadium also has meeting rooms with the capacity from 2-800 people.
Distance from Mespil Hotel Dublin: 1.8km; walking 15-20min / Drive 5-8min
Croke Park the principal stadium and headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), Ireland's biggest sporting organisation. The “Croker” as Dubliners often call it, has been at the heart of Irish sporting life for over a hundred years. Croke Park has a capacity of 82,300, making it the third largest stadium in Europe (only Camp Nou, Barcelona and Wembley Stadium, London has a larger capacity).
Distance from Mespil Hotel Dublin: 4km; walking 50min / Drive 10-15min
General Events taking place in Dublin.
The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (Grand Canal Theatre) is a 2,111 capacity purpose built theatre that opened in March 2010. The GCT hosts the best of National and International Theatre, Musicals, Drama, Opera, Ballet, Family Shows & Classical Concerts and world class West End and Broadway productions.
Distance from Mespil Hotel Dublin: 2km; walking 15-20min / Drive 5-7min
Ireland premier music venue, the O2 Dublin is one of the most advanced arenas in the world. The O2 is a 14,000 (standing) or 9,500 (seated) audience capacity.
Retractable seating may be withdrawn to create space for 8,000 standing in front of the stage, with the remainder seated.
Distance from Mespil Hotel Dublin: 3.5km; walking 40min / drive 10min.
Concerts and Gigs in Slane Co. Meath.
The Royal Dublin Society (RDS) premises consist of a number areas, such as the RDS main hall, the RDS arena, meeting rooms, bars, restaurants, and the RDS Simmonscourt Pavilion.
The primary tenants of the RDS arena is the Leinster Rugby team. The Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show is held yearly, during the first week in August.
The arena has a capacity of 18,500, 16,500 of which are seated.
Distance from Mespil Hotel Dublin: 1.5km; walking 10min / drive 3-5min
The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) is Ireland’s first purpose-built convention centre, located In Spencer Dock in the heart of Dublin city. The CCD has 22 meeting rooms, an auditorium with 2,000 seats, 4,500 square metres of exhibition space, theatre capacity for 3,000 delegates and Banqueting facilities for up to 2,000 guests.
Distance from Mespil Hotel Dublin: 2,5km; walking 25min / Drive 5-7min.