This is a state-of-the-art 50,000 all seated stadium. The first fixtures in the new stadium will see a Connacht/Munster rugby selection take on a Leinster/Ulster selection on 31 July, followed by an Airtricity League team playing Manchester United on 4 August. The first international will see Ireland’s soccer team playing former world champions Argentina on August 11. The first rugby international will see Ireland face current world champions South Africa on November 6.
From left to right Mr. Peadar Casey, Honorary Treasurer, OCI, Mr. Dermot Sherlock, Honorary General Secretary, OCI, Mr. Patrick Hickey, President, OCI, Mr. John Delaney , 2nd Vice-President, OCI, Mr. William O’Brien, 1st Vice-President, OCI