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14 February 2012

2000 – National Stadium, Abbotstown, Co. Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Proposal led by An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern to build a National Stadium and Sports Campus at Abbotstown. Ultimately dropped due to costs and public opposition, the stadium received the...

03 February 2011

2008 – Thomond Park Stadium, Limerick

Architect: Murray O’Laoire Architects The design process related to the redevelopment of Thomond Park extends back to 2003 with a request to examine significantly increasing the existing 11,091 capacity stadium. Maintaining the atmosphere...

23 June 2010

2010 – Aviva Stadium, Dublin

Architects: Scott Tallon Walker & Populous Aviva Stadium, previously called the Lansdowne Road Stadium, hosted its first game of international rugby in 1878. The 50,000 seat stadium will be used for international rugby...

14 December 2009

1976 – Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: Roger Tallibert Designed for the 1976 Olympic Games, the Olympic Stadium was not completed on time due to a strike by construction workers. The 556 foot leaning tower designed to retract the...

10 December 2009

1989 – Rogers Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Robbie/Young + Wright Architects The Rogers Centre (formerly the Skydome) is the home of the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club, World Series Champions in 1992 and 1993, and the Toronto Argonauts Football...

04 September 2009

1936 – Olympic Stadium, Rome, Italy

Stadio Olimpico is the is the home of both A.S. Roma and S.S. Lazio, as well as of the Italian national football team. It was built in 1936, has a capacity of 82,000,...

09 June 2009

1999 – Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Architects: HOK + LOBB Partnership The Millennium Stadium is the national stadium of Wales, used primarily for rugby union and football home internationals. It has a capacity of 74,500. The centrepiece of the...

08 September 2002

Gilroy McMahon Architects: Croke Park Stadium, Dublin

Text © Shane O’Toole. GAA match photo © Brendan Moran/Sportsfile. Photo of Ireland-England rugby international © PA Photos. Other photos © John Searle, courtesy Gilroy McMahon Architects. Drawings © Gilroy McMahon Architects. Fuller...