Dalymount Park Like?
Jodi And Des Kelly Carpet Stands (photo)
Jodi Stand (photo)
Where To Drink?
Connaght Street Side (photo)
How To Get There And Where To Park
Des Kelly Carpets Stand (photo)
By Train Or Bus
Phibsborough Road Terrace (photo)
Record & Average Attendance
Dalymount Park Location Map
|What's Dalymount Park Like?|
Dalymount Park or “Dalyer” as it
is affectionately known is one of the few football
grounds to retain
Des Kelly Carpets Stands
|Dalymount Park is
unlikely to receive any future developments, partly
because the combined capacity of the Jodi Stand and
Des Kelly Carpets Stand comfortably hold attendances
for league games, but also because the Aviva Stadium
has been hosting International football fixtures and
FAI Cup Finals since it opened in 2010. Given the
maintenance costs for an older stadium of this size it
may prove more cost effective for Bohemian FC to
consider selling the whole site and moving to a new
stadium elsewhere in the City and indeed a site for a
10,000 capacity stadium has been considered around the
Dublin Airport area, but with property prices being in
a slump at the moment the move seems unlikely. Dublin
would however, lose a very historic football ground if
the move does eventually happen.
|As far as we are aware away supporters are
accommodated in the Jodi Stand with the exception of
Dublin derby games where a larger following from clubs
such as Shamrock Rovers, Shelbourne & St Patricks
Athletic allows visiting fans to be switched to the
Des Kelly Carpets Stand at the St Peters School End.
The seating deck is bolted to the former paddock area
so leg room may be a little bit tight and although
there is a roof over half of the stand it will provide
little cover in the rain. There is a small amount of
terracing at the rear of the cover however as far as
we are aware this is closed off for safety reasons.
|Where To Drink?|
three bars located beneath the Jodi Stand. One of
these the Members Bar (in the middle of the
three) admits away fans. Otherwise there are a
number of shops and pubs in Phibsborough Road, which
is located behind the tramway end terrace, two
minutes walk from the Jodi Stand turnstiles, with a
further selection of shops and pubs to be found
further towards the City Centre surrounding
Drumcondra Railway Station, close to Croke Park,
around 5-10 minutes walk from the Jodi Stand along
the North Circular Road.
|How To Get There And Where To Park|
|From the North:
Follow the M1 Southbound past Dublin Airport, the road then becomes the N1 at Santry. Keep following the N1 towards Dublin City Centre then shortly after passing beneath the Dromcondra Railway Station Railway Bridge turn right into Whitworth Road alongside the Royal Canal, then at the junction turn left into Prospect Road. You will then see a tall office block in front of Phibsborough Shopping Centre, with the floodlights of Dalymount Park to the right hand side. Turn right into Connaught Street, then left into St Peters Road and the ground is down on the left.
From the Mid-West:
Follow the N4 from Lucan towards the West suburbs of Dublin, continue straight on at M50 Junction 7,
the turn left onto Lucan Road towards Chapelizod and Pheonix Park. Once in Chapelizod turn left to go over the River Liffey then right at the Junction to follow alongside Phoenix Park. Keeping following this road to the corner of the Park then turn left into Infirmary Road at Outer Orbital Junction 65,then follow the road right into North Circular Road to head away from Phoenix Park.Once you have reached Junction 67 turn left into Old Cabra Road, then at the crossroads turn right into the N3 Cabra Road.You will then see the spire of St Peters Church on your right hand side with the floodlights of Dalymount Park on the left. Turn left into St Peters Road and the ground is down on the left.
From the South West:
Follow the N7 from Naas towards the West suburbs of Dublin. Continue straight on at M50 Junction 9 where the road becomes the N110 and follows alongside the Luas Red Tram Line. Continue following the tram line as it turns right into Davitt Road. At the Outer Orbital Junction 59 turn left and continue towards Phoenix Park. At Junction 64 turn right into Conyngham Road, then you will reach Junction 65,turn left into Infirmary Road, then follow the road right into North Circular Road to head away from Phoenix Park. Once you have reached Junction 67 turn left into Old Cabra Road, then at the crossroads turn right into the N3 Cabra Road. You will then see the spire of St Peters Church on your right hand side with the floodlights of Dalymount Park on the left. Turn left into St Peters Road and the ground is down on the left.
From the South:
Follow the N11 from Bray into the South suburbs of Dublin. Once past Donnybrook Rugby Ground you may find it quickest to use Dublin's Outer Orbital Route rather than continue towards the busy Saint Stephens Green, Dublin Castle, River Liffey and City Centre Shopping area route. To do this turn left at Junction 54 onto Grand Parade which runs alongside the canal. Continue on the road to Junction 64 at Phoenix Park then turn left at Junction 65 into Infirmary Road. Follow the North Circular Road to the right and head away from Pheonix Park. Once you have reached Junction 67 turn left into Old Cabra Road, then at the crossroads turn right into the N3 Cabra Road. You will then see the spire of St Peters Church on your right hand side with the floodlights of Dalymount Park on the left. Turn left into St Peters Road and the ground is down on the left.
There is a car park located inside the stadium which can be accessed via Connaght Street, Additional car park spaces can be found to the rear of Phibsborough Road Shopping Centre-see ground layout below.
Map showing the location of Dalymount Park Football Ground (at the bottom of this page).
Kelly Carpets Stand
|The nearest station is
Drumcondra which is situated just under a mile from
the ground. It is served by trains from Dublin
Connolly which a three minute train ride away. Dublin
Connolly can be reached by tram via the red line.
As you come out of Drumcondra station entrance turn right and go underneath the railway bridge. Walk for around a quarter of a mile and on reaching a branch of the Ulster Bank turn right onto the North Circular Road. Keep straight on this road and you will eventually see the floodlights of the stadium, behind some houses on your right.
Alternatively from the centre of Dublin, Bus Numbers 4 and 83 both pass along Phibsborough Road beside the ground. See the Dublin Bus website for timetables and maps showing pick up points.
|Phibsborough Road Terrace|
|Official Programme €4|
|Fellow Dublin Premier League clubs Shamrock
Rovers, Shelbourne & St Patricks Athletic, lesser
so for University College Dublin as they are not an
established Premier League Club.
|League Of Ireland Premier League Fixtures (takes you to the BBC Sports Website)|
|Record And Average Attendance|
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Last Updated : 14 February 2014