Sports & Music events

There are a number of key sporting venues near The Red Cow Moran Hotel; Citywest Event centre, Croke Park Stadium and Aviva Stadium. Croke Park and Aviva Stadium have also become popular music venues playing host to many of the Worlds biggest names including U2, Bruno Mars, Adele, Rihanna, Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber to name but a few. Other popular event venues in Dublin include 3Arena and the RDS.

If you are looking for hotels near Croke Park or Aviva Stadium, the 4 star Red Cow Moran Hotel in Dublin is the perfect choice. One of the most convinietly located hotels on Naas road, Red Cow Moran Hotel is 6 minutes away from the Luas Red Line tramway that will take you directly to your favourite sporting & music events.


Croke Park Stadium Dublin is famous for being host to all of Ireland Gaelic games and it is the home of all GAA sporting events. It is located on the North side of Dublin in Drumcondra. Over the last few years it has also been host to soccer and rugby events while the Aviva Stadium was being constructed. It is also not unusual to see concerts in Croke Park too. From the Red Cow Moran Hotel; Proud supporters of the GAA, Croke Park is conveniently accessible by Luas or car. Click here to lear more about upcoming events at Croke Park.


The Aviva Stadium Dublin is now the home of Irish Rugby and Soccer events. This impressive stadium is set in place of Lansdowne Road Stadium. The Aviva Stadium is located on Lansdowne Road on the Southside of Dublin’s City Centre. From the Red Cow Moran Hotel, the Aviva Stadium can be accessed by Luas or car. Click here for more info about Aviva Stadium.


3Arena Dublin formally known as The Point Depot Dublin before major renovations were carried out in 2008, then renamed the O2 Dublin before becoming 3Arena.


The RDS Dublin has become a major venue for exhibitions, conferences and business and social gatherings of all sizes. Even its Main Arena, previously limited to equestrian events, now hosts rugby and soccer matches.

Dublin Marathon

3The KBC Dublin Marathon will celebrate its 40th running in 2019. The 42.2km marathon will be held in Dublin on Sunday 27th October 2019 and will start at Fitzwilliam Street at 8:55am. It’s a fun, unforgettable experience for both participants and bystanders. Click here for more details.


The Convention Centre Dublin is home to international conferences, congresses and events catering for up to 5,500 delegates. Since opening in September 2010, the CCD hosted over 1,800 events such as Dublin Comic Con, Ocean Energy Europe, European Nutrition Conference, etc. Click here to lear more about upcoming events at the Convention Centre in Dublin.


A short distance from Red Cow Moran Hotel you will find CityWest Events Centre which hosts conferences in west Dublin and sporting events such as the Professional Darts Championships (PDC) along with the World Championships of Irish Dancing.


Marlay Park is just a 15 minutes driver from the Red Cow Moran Hotel in Dublin and ia a massive park in Rathfarnham in Dún Laoghaire which hosts many a concert and festivals.

Festivals in Dublin

And when the days are getting longer and warmer, the Festival Season starts in Dublin. There are lots of festivals spanning music, literature, food and dance and the number of these is growing annually transforming Dublin in one of the top festival destinations. Whether its one day or four day event, festivals are great occasions to get together with friends and enjoy the fresh air & unforgettable shows. The 4star Red Cow Moran Hotel is one of the most conviniently located hotels near Clondalkin on the Naas Road in West Dublin and is the perfect base for your summer festivals.

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