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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Stadium

All time
# restrictions
Maximum of 5,000 people allowed at live sporting events under new Covid restrictions
Munster have confirmed that tickets sold on general sale for their St Stephen’s Day game against Leinster will now be declared void.
Cork GAA have planning permission turned down for Páirc Uí Chaoimh revamp
It was hoped to build a new entrance on the Monahan Road side of the stadium and develop a new GAA Museum.
# new home
Everton granted planning permission for new 52,888-capacity stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock
Liverpool City Council has approved the Premier League club’s application.
# Audio
Bravo to Super Rugby for finally allowing fans in the stadium to hear the TMO
The supporters at Eden Park could eavesdrop on the chat between the referee and his TMO.
Game ON! Scotland's clash with Japan given the go-ahead in Yokohama
We have a game.
# excess
Spurs post world-record profit as stadium costs pass £1 billion
Tottenham opened their state-of-the-art 62,000-capacity home on Wednesday.
# Stadium
Racing could get home venue semi-final as EPCR allay Brexit-related fears
Leinster or Ulster could have to face the French club in their Parisian home stadium.
# Show Me The Money
Tom Ryan: 'When Pairc Uí Chaoimh is generating a return, it will go into servicing the debts'
The cost of the stadium redevelopment has caused plenty controversy.
# Harold's Cross
Dublin land prices with 'development potential' on the rise, as €23m price tag for stadium defended
The land has been rezoned to allow for the construction of schools in Harold’s Cross.
# Venue
Fourth stand proposed for Tallaght Stadium as venue moves towards 10,000 capacity
Earlier this season a new 2,195 south stand was completed, with a fourth stand now being discussed.
# Stadium
Opening date for proposed 6,000-seater Dalymount Park pushed back to 2023
Bohemians and Shelbourne will play in Tolka Park in 2021 and 2022 before sharing Dalymount Park together.
# Stadium
New stadium to be built in Drogheda 'with scope of increasing up to 10,000-seater'
Plans to build new stadium in north Drogheda have been agreed between the FAI and Louth County Council.
# Becks
Beckham vows to bring MLS to Miami 'no matter what' as plans for new stadium face opposition
The former Man United star acknowledged the concerns of locals as plans for a new 25,000-seater stadium faced criticism.
# Vision
Connacht must make progress across the board after Keane sacking
The westerners haven’t performed as expected on the pitch but have strides to make off it too.
# doubt
Man United uncertain over Old Trafford expansion amid 'homeless' concerns
The Supporters’ Trust has urged club officials to make the stadium “the largest in Europe”.
# Gone to the dogs
Not everyone is happy that Dublin's iconic greyhound track in Harold's Cross is to be sold
The terms of the sale have not been disclosed.
# banks of the Lee
New €80 million Páirc Uí Chaoimh stadium could stage 2017 Munster senior finals
The 45,000 capacity stadium is on course to be completed next June.
# Vision
Connacht's new vision includes plans for a 10,000-capacity stadium
CEO Willie Ruane wants a concrete plan in place by the end of the summer.
# New Zealand
Jerry Collins hometown stadium to be renamed in honour of the former All Black player
The renaming is set to take place this Friday.
# overpowering furno
O'Mahony's try-saving tackle on Italy lock turned out to be a game-saver
There weren’t many other highlights from Ireland’s win over the Azzurri.
'Driving Muhammad Ali around Croker in a golf buggy is a stand-out memory'
Croke Park Commercial and Stadium Director Peter McKenna has been overseeing events on Jones’ Road for nearly 15 years.
U2 invited their own tribute band to perform on stage and they had the time of their lives
Sound Bono.
# The name game
Another GAA county has sold the naming rights of their stadium
Ruislip will now be known as the Irish TV Grounds.
# Careful Now
Traffic restrictions and extra gardaí - it must be time for Ireland v England...
The game will mark the first occasion the two countries have met on Irish soil since the infamous Lansdowne riot 20 years ago.
# Páirc Uí Chaoimh
Cork GAA release statement over reports that Government has withheld stadium funds
The redevelopment is scheduled to be completed in 2017.
# New Era
Another Leinster county has sold the naming rights of their main GAA stadium
Wexford have taken the step forward.
# future plans
Is one of the world's most famous stadiums about to get a new name?
Qatar Airways’ CEO Akbar Al Baker has hinted at securing the naming rights.
# The Boss
Rolling Stone says Bruce isn't playing in Croke Park this summer
Reports today said his gigs will be announced later this week but Rolling Stone’s Associate Editor said someone in the know told them it isn’t true.
# Final Call
There's one last game on in Páirc Uí Chaoimh this Sunday before it shuts its doors
The Cork stadium is set to undergo a major redevelopment.
# Tribute
Copa Libertadores winners San Lorenzo to name new stadium after Pope Francis
The Argentine club are calling the ground after their most famous supporter.
# Upgrade
Munster intent on growing Thomond Park crowds with improved facilities
The province will also begin building work on their new University of Limerick training base in January.
# Health and Safety
Páirc Uí Chaoimh capacity boosted ahead of Munster hurling final
36,646 people will be hosted at the Cork ground for the Rebels’ clash with Limerick.
# Front Row
You or your kids heading to One Direction tonight? There are some strict arrangements in place
Doors open at 5pm with the lads themselves on stage at 8.15 pm.
# Time For A Makeover
Planning permission granted for Cork GAA's €70m redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh
A centre of excellence is also set to be developed at the venue in the Ballintemple area of Cork.
# Go Ahead Garth
Croke Park chief confident that Garth Brooks concerts will get the green light for July
Local residents have raised objections to the series of gigs in late July.
# Stopped In Tracks
Brazil halt work on World Cup stadium after death of construction worker
The stadium in Sao Paulo is due to host the opening game between Brazil and Croatia.
# Abuja
Seven jobseekers killed in Nigeria stadium stampede
Witnesses said that only one entrance at the 60,000 capacity Abuja stadium was open as the crush occurred.
# friends in croke places
9 people you'll definitely see at the Garth Brooks concerts
Are you in there?
# Cash Kings
Kerching! GAA to net over €5m from Garth Brooks and One Direction Croke Park concerts
The GAA also want to ensure there is a ‘meaningful legacy statement’ made from the four Garth Brooks shows.
# Good News
Casement Park gets green light for redevelopment into 38,000 all-seater stadium
GAA Director-General Paraic Duffy described it as a ‘red letter’ day for Ulster.