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Events at the RDS

Founded in 1731, the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) is a philanthropic Society supported by membership subscriptions and commercial activities which continues to fulfil its commitment to furthering the broad economic and cultural development of Ireland.

There are several events, meeting and exhibitions taking place at the RDS throughout the year and this makes the Mespil Hotel a perfect base as the hotel is located only minutes away.
The RDS Main Arena is an outdoor stadium that caters for concerts of up to 35,000, hosts the world renowned Dublin Horse Show and is the home of the Heineken Cup winning Leinster Rugby team.


Leinster Rugby

Leinster Rugbyis one of the four professional provincial rugby teams in Ireland. Leinster play their home games primarily at the RDS Arena, which is located a 15 minute walk from the Mespil Hotel, although larger games are played in the Aviva Stadium (15 - 20 minute walk from the Mespil Hotel) when the capacity of the RDS isn’t enough.


Stay at the Mespil Hotel near the RDS Arena, only a 15 minute walk to the sporting action.

Mespil Sports Package includes:

* 1 night accommodation for 2 people in a double or twin room
* Full Irish Breakfast
* Pre-march Pint in the Terrace bar

Pre-night packages may be available

Please note: Match tickets are not included
 

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Upcoming Leinster matches at the RDS Arena

Friday 26th September Leinster Rugby vs Cardiff Blues

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Saturday 4th October Leinster Rugby vs Munster Rugby (note: this match is played at Aviva Stadium)

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Sunday 19th October Leinster Rugby vs Wasps

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Friday 31st October Leinster Rugby vs Edinburgh

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Saturday 29th November Leinster Rugby vs Ospery

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Friday 12th December Leinster Rugby vs Harlequins

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Friday 19th December Leinster Rugby vs Connacht Rugby

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Saturday 3rd January Leinster Rugby vs Ulster Rugb

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Friday 16th January Leinster Rugby vs Castres Olympique

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Friday 13th February Leinster Rugby vs Newport Gwent Dragons

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Friday 20th February Leinster Rugby vs Zebre

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Friday 27th March Leinster Rugby vs Glasgow Warriors

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Friday 8th May Leinster Rugby vs Bennetton Treviso

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5th - 9th August 2015
Dublin Horse Show at the RDS - only minutes away from the Mespil  
 


There's something for everyone at the 142nd Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show, taking place from the Wednesday 5th – Sunday 9th of August 2015.
From Live Music and Entertainment, award winning Crafts and Art Exhibitions, Children’s Entertainment, Fashion, Shopping Village with 300 stands, Restaurants, Bars and Snacks to the best in National and International show jumping.

The Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show is one of Ireland's biggest annual sporting and social events which attracts 100,000 visitors both domestic and foreign. The ever popular Kids' Zone will be packed full of entertainment including pony rides, fun inflatables, face painting, Billy Bubbles and magic shows.

The Blossom Hill Ladies’ Day on Thursday 7th August, promises lots of glamour with fantastic prizes for the ‘Best-dressed Lady’, ‘Most Colourful Outfit’, ‘Most Creative Hat’ and ‘Elegance is an Attitude’, and for fashion conscious males there’s also a prize for ‘Best-dressed Man’.


With over €940,000 in prize money to be won, visitors can enjoy top class national and international show jumping competitions including the Longines International Grand Prix, the Land Rover Puissance and the Furusiyya FEI Nations’ Cup™ presented by Longines.
For more information about the horse show, please visit www.dublinhorseshow.com


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