Things To Do


At Butlers Townhouse, you are spoilt for choice with many nearby sporting venues, to include:

Rugby – Aviva Stadium:
Distance – a 1 minute walk away… really!
Aviva Stadium is Ireland’s main Rugby stadium and the new home for all international rugby and football in Ireland. Re reopened in May 2010 after an extensive refurbishment programme, it provide Ireland’s national rugby and football teams, fans and spectators, with a home ground to be proud of. AVIVA STADIUM is an outstanding sporting and entertainment facility in the heart of Dublin…

GAA – Croke Park Stadium:
Distance – 20 minutes drive away
Croke Park is Ireland’s largest stadium, seating 82,300, and is home to the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Founded in 1884, the GAA is dedicated to promoting the games of hurling, football, handball, rounders, and camogie.

Horse Racing Ireland, Kill, Co. Kildare:
Distance – 40 minutes drive away
Horse Racing Ireland oversees the development of the Irish thoroughbred industry.

Royal Dublin Society Showgrounds, Ballsbridge:
Distance: 5 minute walk
The Royal Dublin Society is host to a wide range of exhibitions, artists and concerts, but the most important date in its calendar is the Dublin Horse Show, which is held every August.