Thomond Park Stadium

A Rugby Lover’s Paradise in Limerick

Located in the heart of Limerick, Thomond Park is a stadium that has become synonymous with Irish rugby. The stadium, which is home to the Munster Rugby team, has a capacity of 26,267 and is widely regarded as one of the most atmospheric stadiums in the world.

The history of Thomond Park dates back to 1926, when it first opened its doors to the public. Over the years, the stadium has undergone several renovations and expansions, with the most recent taking place in 2008. Today, the stadium boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including a museum that tells the story of Munster Rugby and the history of Thomond Park.

The atmosphere at Thomond Park is truly special, and it’s no wonder that it’s considered one of the most iconic stadiums in the world. The stadium is known for its passionate fans, who are known to create a deafening noise during matches, making it an intimidating place for opposing teams to play.

The Munster Rugby team has a long-standing history of success, having won the Celtic League, the European Rugby Champions Cup, and the European Rugby Challenge Cup. The team’s commitment to excellence is evident in the way they play, and it’s a treat to watch them in action at Thomond Park.

The stadium is also a popular venue for concerts, with major acts such as U2, Coldplay, and The Script having performed there over the years. The stadium’s unique atmosphere and acoustics make it the perfect venue for live music events.

If you’re planning a visit to Limerick and are a rugby fan, then a visit to Thomond Park is a must. Not only is it a great place to watch a match, but the stadium’s museum is also an excellent way to learn about the history of Munster Rugby and the city of Limerick.

Hotels Near Thomond Park

Maldron Hotel Limerick is the perfect choice for sports fans visiting Limerick. We are located just a 13 minute drive away from the iconic Thomond Park Stadium. Enjoy comfortable accommodations, on-site dining, and top-rated amenities and discover why we are the top choice for hotels near Thomond Park.

Our guest rooms are designed with your comfort in mind, featuring plush bedding, flat-screen TVs, and complimentary high-speed WIFI. After a day at the game, relax and unwind in our full-service hotel with on-site dining and leisure facilities.

If you’re looking for other activities around Limerick, our hotel is also located close to other popular attractions such as King John’s Castle, Limerick City Gallery of Art and the Limerick Milk Market.

Don’t miss out on the excitement at Thomond Park – book your stay with us today and enjoy the ultimate sports fan experience. We guarantee you’ll have a great time, and you’ll have the best location for your stay in Limerick.

How to get to Thomond Park Stadium without a car?

Getting from Maldron Hotel Limerick to Thomond Park Stadium using public transportation is quite easy. You can take the bus number 303 which runs from the city centre (200 meters from the hotel lobby) directly to Thomond Park Stadium. The bus runs frequently and will drop you off right outside the stadium within 15 minutes.

It is important to check the schedule of the bus before you leave, as bus schedules may vary depending on the day and time.

If you prefer, you can also take a taxi, it should take around 15 minutes and cost around €15-€20.

In any case, our friendly staff will be more than happy to help you so don’t hesitate to ask!


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Only 13 minute drive

The Maldron Hotel Limerick is the ideal location for anyone visiting Thomond Park for a Munster rugby game or concert, or indeed just as part of a visit to the mid-west region.

You can drive from the hotel to Thomond Park in less than 15 minutes, passing some of Limerick’s iconic locations such as King John’s Castle.

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