Six Nations Rugby
A Six Nations match in Dublin is an experience like no other, as tens of thousands of fans descend on the city to revel in the vibrant atmosphere. Ireland are one of the main contenders to lift the Six Nations rugby trophy each year, with their home games at the Aviva Stadium producing some of the most exciting contests in recent competitions.
The Six Nations Rugby championship is a hugely popular event on the international rugby calendar that takes place every year. The European-based competition involves the national teams from the six nations of Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales, France and Italy.
The Aviva is easy to reach by public transport. If you’re staying at the Radisson Blu St. Helen's Hotel in Dublin, it’s only a 30-minute car or bus journey away.
Enjoying the Six Nations in DublinRugby is one of the most popular sports in Ireland and evokes passion in people of all ages across the country. Aviva Stadium opened in 2010 and sees more than 51,000 rugby fans descend on its four stands during each Six Nations match. The unique design of the stadium, with its single-tiered northern stand, helps to create an outstanding atmosphere, making it a favourite away trip for travelling fans.
If you’re a rugby fan but aren't planning on going to a match, you can still make the most of the Six Nations rugby weekend by watching the game in Dublin's vibrant Temple Bar area. Filled with sports bars and cafés with large-screen TVs, you’ll enjoy a similar ambiance to those watching the game in the stadium.