Dublin Sports & Outdoors

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Most Viewed Sports & Outdoors in Dublin

  • 1. Hurling and Camogie

    Hurling is a field game played with a small leather stitched ball. The players carry's a long stick called a silotar. The ball may only be collected from the ground with the silotar and then may be...

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  • 2. Horse Racing

    Ireland is famous for its horse racing. We have 4 race courses near Dublin and two types of racing. Flat racing which runs from March to November and National hunt (jump racing) from November to to...

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  • 3. Hiking/ Walking/Jogging

    Glendalough means the valley of the two lakes and it‘s located in county Wicklow. It‘s an old monastic settlement in a spectacular location. Kevin buses stop for three hours there: wander around and...

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  • 4. Gaelic football

    Croke Park was named in honour of Archbishop Croke - one of the GAA's first patrons. Over the next 40 years Croke Park was developed as finances allowed. The Railway End, also known as Hill 16 was...

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  • 5. Soccer

    Strolling 'Off the Beaten Track' I came across this square in a residential area, just Off Ormond Quay Upper, while I was looking for 'Dublin's Last Supper' . It was quite a surprise to come across...

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  • 6. Rugby

    Dublin is a huge sports city. Rugby, hurling, Gaelic football, horse racing, greyhound racing... even some "normal" football (soccer). I'd often thought of a visit to take in an Ireland v Scotland...

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  • 7. Swimming

    I have found an ingenious way to travel to where I want to go, several years ago I started finding swim races in places I want to visit and then encourage my husband to sign up-London, Annecy, Cork,...

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  • 8. Golf....

    I don't play Golf but almost everyone I know does!. In Ireland anyone who wants to play golf can as there are both public and private golf courses. Look up the internet or take advice from the Dublin...

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  • 9. Sports Bars

    Watching sport in pubs is great in Dublin especially during the GAA final! premiership all year long, ryder cup now (golf)...I use this website for the sports schedule in dublin bars :...

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  • 10. Horse Shows

    Every August the Kerrygold Horse Show is on for five days in the grounds of the RDS in Ballsbridge. This is THE equestrian event in Ireland and a Must for horse lovers. In addition to the many...

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  • 11. Boating/Sailing

    Sea Safari operate a tour around Dublin Bay with some interesting sites and the tour guide also touches on local history, culture and heritage. The boats are rigid infatable boats and you can take a...

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  • 12. Dublin City Marathon

    Dublin Marathon takes place on the last Monday in October. I've done the Women's mini-marathon to raise money for Beaumont Hospital. The route starts from Merrion Square down through Ballsbridge, UCD...

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  • 13. Ice-skating

    For the Xmas season, you can go ice-skating in Smithfield (in front of Jameson's distillery & the Chimney Tower) or you can go skating in the IFSC further down the North quays too. You can rent the...

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  • 14. Cricket

    VT member dmrtn isn't too happy with me for only seeing cricket being played in Dublin. He seems to view Dubliners as a much tougher bunch and likes to tell me about the more manly sports such as...

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  • 15. Cycling

    I could have categorized this tip under "Getting around in Dublin" but cycling in Dublin is not just another way of getting around, it is a sport indeed! A real challenge even. Pedaling your way...

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  • 16. RDS Arena

    The RDS (Royal Dublin Society) Arena is located in the Ballsbridge area of Dublin.It is just one venue of the RDS complex of arenas and Halls, which are used...

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  • 17. Greyhound Racing

    Honestly shocked this hasn't been posted before! A great Dublin night out for a group is a night at the 'dogs' - in either Harold's Cross or Shelbourne Stadium....

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  • 18. Formula 1 in Dublin Central

    Just strolling through the centre of Dublin when we came across this fabulous F1 racing car. The info I got on the street told me it was once Eddie Jordan's but...

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