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Basic Information

  • Name: Dublin Arena
  • Capacity: 51,000 seats
  • Renovation completed in 2010
  • Home team: Irish Rugby, Republic of Ireland national team
  • Distance to city centre: 2 kilometres

Trivia

  • Dublin Arena, known as Lansdowne Road when it was first founded in 1872, has a rich 146-year sporting history.
  • It is Ireland’s first and sole UEFA Elite Stadium, qualifying as the host of the 2011 UEFA Europa League Final.
  • The curvilinear shape of the stadium bowl was specifically designed to minimise the impact on the residential areas surrounding the stadium.

⚽ Stadium history: Remember this great goal at the Dublin Arena?

UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier, 08/10/2015: Republic of Ireland 1-0 Germany
UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier, 08/10/2015: Republic of Ireland 1-0 Germany

Substitute Shane Long scored the winner in a stunning victory over world champions Germany.

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