Radisson Blu St. Helen's Hotel, Dublin


Aviva Stadium, formerly known as Landsdowne Road Stadium, is home to the Irish rugby team, along with Ireland's national football team. This magnificent structure is held together by 150 years of Irish sporting heritage and boasts being the earth from which rugby grew in this country. Sitting in the stands will leave you wide-eyed on match day. Soak up the energy created by the other 49,999 spectators and join the chorus as you shout for your favourite team. Matches here are truly unforgettable.

Tour a sporting palace

If you’d like to find out more about the stadium, you can take an exclusive view behind the scenes. The venue is not only home to great sporting teams, but is an Irish Heritage Site and first-rate attraction. The stadium offers tours for groups of all sizes and you can choose your theme, such as history, science, sustainability, architecture and of course, sport. Aviva Stadium is great for business, too. Take advantage of their excellent meeting and events spaces. The setting really is the perfect conversation starter. 

Gigs at the Aviva

In addition to two of the most distinguished teams in Europe, this stadium also plays host to some of the biggest travelling sports teams and musicians in the world. Concerts here are mammoth, and top stars such as Michael Jackson, Neil Diamond, Bon Jovi, and U2 have all taken to the stage. Be sure to check their website to find out what’s on

The stadium is around a half-hour drive from the Radisson Blu St. Helen’s Hotel in Dublin. Hotel parking is complimentary for guests. Simply park up, drop off your bag and take a short stroll to the match or concert.