The Aviva Stadium is built on the site of the former Lansdowne Road stadium, which was demolished in 2007. It reopened its doors on 14th May 2010 and has a seated capacity of 51,700 throughout the continuous curvilinear shaped stands enclosing on all four sides of the stadium. The stadium is the home to the Irish national rugby and Republic of Ireland national football team. Aviva Stadium is Ireland’s first and only UEFA Elite Stadium and in 2011 it hosted the Europa League Final. The stadium has won a number of awards including RIAI & RIBA. Since opening in May 2010 over 1.8 million ticketed visitors have passed through the turnstiles for rugby, soccer & concerts.
- Capacity: 51,700 (all seated)
- Opened: 2010
- Construction cost: €410 million
- Owners: Irish Rugby Football Union & Football Association of Ireland