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Thomond Park

Matchdays At Thomond Park

Guinness Fan Zone

Open before every home game, make our brand new covered Pavilion on the Fan Zone your pre-match meeting point. Meet the players, soak up the atmosphere in the Guinness Dug Out Bar and enjoy great food from a wide range of artisan vendors.

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Thomond Park is the home ground of Munster Rugby. The famous venue, renowned internationally for its unique history and atmosphere, was redeveloped in 2007/08 and now boasts a capacity of 25,600 plus an extensive range of conference & banqueting facilities that have further enhanced its glowing reputation.

Since that magical reopening night when Munster played the All Blacks in 2008, Thomond Park has hosted a galaxy of events that has truly established the stadium as a world class multi – purpose venue.

Main roads serving the city include the M7 from Dublin, N24 from Tipperary and N20 from Cork. Thomond Park is situated on the Cratloe Road and is accessible from Junction 3 of the N18 or through the city.

There is no parking at Thomond Park on match days, but as the ground is a short walk from the City Centre you can avail of parking facilities there.

Please keep an eye on the website for specific match times and prices in the run-up to a Munster home game.

Colbert Bus and Train Station is located in the city centre and is approx. 2.6km, 10 mins walk from the stadium.

If walking head north on Parnell Street toward Davis Street. Take the first left onto Davis Street. Turn left onto Pery Street. Take the first right onto Mallow Street. Continue onto Lower Mallow Street. At Shannonbridge roundabout, exit onto Shannon Bridge, continue onto Condell Road and turn right onto Shelbourne Road Lower. Go through 1 roundabout, continue onto Shelbourne Road, turn left onto Cratloe Road and the Stadium is on your right.

Alternatively take the 302 bus from Henry Street and get off at Cratloe Road alongside the stadium.

Patrons should consult the timetables on http://www.buseireann.ie/ for further information on bus arrival times

Colbert Bus and Train Station is located in the city centre and is approx. 2.6km, 10 mins walk from the stadium.

If walking head north on Parnell Street toward Davis Street. Take the first left onto Davis Street. Turn left onto Pery Street. Take the first right onto Mallow Street. Continue onto Lower Mallow Street. At Shannonbridge roundabout, exit onto Shannon Bridge, continue onto Condell Road and turn right onto Shelbourne Road Lower. Go through 1 roundabout, continue onto Shelbourne Road, turn left onto Cratloe Road and the Stadium is on your right.

Alternatively take the 302 bus from Henry Street and get off at Cratloe Road alongside the stadium.

Patrons should consult the timetables on http://www.buseireann.ie/ for further information on bus arrival times

Matchdays At Thomond Park

Guinness Fan Zone

Open before every home game, make our brand new covered Pavilion on the Fan Zone your pre-match meeting point. Meet the players, soak up the atmosphere in the Guinness Dug Out Bar and enjoy great food from a wide range of artisan vendors.

Plus there’s lots of activity for kids in the Bank of Ireland Family Funzone where they can meet our mascot Oscar and put their rugby skills to the test in the ‘Tackle Cage Challenge’, ‘Tak’ Reaction Board and much more!

Munster Experience Museum

Located in the Guinness Fan Zone, the Munster Experience Museum provides a fascinating insight into the history and heritage of Munster Rugby including interactive content to be enjoyed by both young and old. The Museum can be enjoyed before and after matches and is also available on a daily basis as part of our Stadium Tour Experience. For Museum bookings, please email museum@thomondpark.ie or phone 061-421109

Stadium Experience Tours

Follow in the footsteps of your Munster heroes by taking a look behind the scenes at the historic Thomond Park Stadium.  The stadium tour takes you to places usually only accessible to players and officials. From a seat in the home dressing room to a walk down the tunnel, the tour gives you a unique opportunity to experience how the Munster players feel on big match days. Click here for Stadium Tour bookings.

Stadium Plan

ThomondPark_Seating

Thomond Park Stadium Stats

  • The works were carried out between March 2007 to September 2008 by PJ Hegarty & Sons.
  • The two stands are constructed using precast concrete frame and floors. Stiffness is provided using in-situ shear walls.
  • The 135m long roof is supported onto the overhead Arch which is anchored at either end with the concrete pedestals. The rear of the roof is carried onto the back of the stands.
  • Both stands were constructed without access onto the playing surface.
  • The top of the Arch is approximately 40m above pitch level. This is similar to a 14 storey building.
  • 840 tonnes of steelwork was used. All the steelwork placed end to end would stretch for 10 miles.
  • 135 tonnes of steelwork are used in the construction of each arch.
  • The back row of seats are 27m above the pitch.
  • 20,000 m3 of concrete was used in the construction of the stands.
  • 10,000 m2 (1 hectare) of cladding was used in the roofs and elevation.
  • There is nearly 2km of handrails used in staircases and guardrails.

 

The official stadium capacity is 25600.

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