Dublin is a city for team sports, from the flashing speed and
artistry of Gaelic Football and Hurling at Croke Park to
the determined stubbornness of soccer and rugby at Lansdowne
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On Sundays, Dubliners themselves turn out to shout for
their favourite local football teams. If there is one single
thing that stands out about sport in Dublin, whether you
talk about rugby internationals at Lansdowne Road, All
Ireland Gaelic finals at Croke Park or exciting football
events with the local or national teams giving it a go,
it is that sport in Dublin is a fun and family event. If
the right team doesn't win, well sure there is always next
year, or the year after that. For an up to date listing
of upcoming sports events in Dublin click here.
The golfer has an array of great courses to choose from.
Within an hour of Dublin there are over 50 golf courses
ranging from championship links to pay and play courses.
The water sports enthusiast will also find plenty to please
in the coastal towns of Fingal and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown.
Sailing, kayaking, canoeing are among some of the activities
available to the visitor.
Or for those who love all things equestrian why not try
a day at the races or head to an equestrian centre and
ride out yourself. Why not enjoy the excitement of the
Nations Cup at the Dublin Horse Show which takes place
each August exhibiting the best of equestrian riders from
home and abroad?
While in Dublin why not enjoy a day horse racing at one
of the many courses around Dublin. Whether you are an
occasional racegoer , or racing is your passion you will
day to the full and feel part of the fun, excitement,
colour and craic that is "Racing in Ireland".
If you prefer to get away from it all, and enjoy the countryside,
or if you'd like to stay in the city and get a little gentle
excercise, you could try a walking tour. The beautiful
Dublin-Wicklow Mountains offer the rambler ample room to
roam, while the city and coastal walks offer less strenuous
The sportsman - whether a casual lover of the outdoor
life, or a fitness fanatic - will find everything in Dublin
that you could need!