Tag: Ireland


Connacht Rugby Sportsground pitch upgrade

Connacht Rugby starts Sportsground redevelopment

Connacht Rugby (Ireland) has confirmed that Phase 1 of the historic redevelopment of the Sportsground has now begun with the installation of a new artificial playing surface and floodlight system. The ‘Irish Rugby’ stated that following preliminary works recently, a full excavation of the pitch... » Read more


Aviva Stadium to stage rugby showpieces

AVIVA stadium to host rugby Champions Cup

European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) announced on May 19th that Dublin’s (Ireland) Aviva Stadium will host the 2023 Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup finals. The ‘Irish Rugby’ stated that the two showpiece matches, representing the pinnacle of elite European club rugby, will... » Read more


Russia, Turkey in the running for Euro 2028

UK and Ireland to host 2028 also Russia and Turkey

Russia and Turkey have joined the UK and Ireland in declaring an interest to host Euro 2028. Russia and Turkey have also declared an interest in hosting Euro 2032, with Italy rivaling them for that edition of the European Championships. The ‘CNBC’ stated that it had seemed a joint bid from the... » Read more


Croke Park-AIB Services digital payment deal

Croke Park to move cashless

Croke Park in Dublin (Ireland) has announced that it has partnered with AIB Merchant Services, supported by Visa, as it moves to a cashless payment solutions model across the majority of concession units in the stadium. This will support its vision of providing the fastest possible service to... » Read more


UK-Ireland joint bid for Euro 2028

UK and Ireland to launch bid for EURO 2028

The home nations (nations of the constituent countries of the United Kingdom) and Ireland are to launch a joint bid for the men’s European Championship in 2028 after plans to host the 2030 World Cup were abandoned. ‘The Guardian’ stated that the decision was made after a feasibility study... » Read more


Tight COVID rules for Europe concert crowd

Ireland and Scotland tighten covid restrictions for fans

With Europe again becoming an epicenter for COVID-19 with the Omicron variant of the dreaded virus spreading like wild fire in the continent, more European countries have tightened restrictions on concerts in a bid to combat the spread of the virus variant. The ‘IQ Magazine’ stated that Germany... » Read more


Thomond Park to bask in LED ‘glow’ry

Munster Rugby facility upgrade

A vital stadium upgrade took place at Thomond Park (Ireland) during the off-season as a state-of-the-art LED floodlighting system was installed at the ground. A Dronan Media video shows drone footage of the new lights installed at Thomond Park which is truly a vision for the eyes. The ‘Munster... » Read more


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