The Village, or Malahide Cricket Club Gound, is Ireland’s primary international cricket ground. The ground has hosted international cricket since 2013, with England defeating Ireland in a One Day International. The Village was also the venue for Ireland’s first ever test match, when they played Pakistan in May 2018.
Tenants: Malahide Cricket Club & Ireland Cricket Team
Capacity: 11,500 (with temporary seating)
Address: Dublin Rd, Malahide, Co. Dublin
Location & Travel to The Village
The Village is located in Malahide, a seaside village approximately 18km to the North of Dublin. The ground is located within the grounds of Malahide Castle.
Airport: Dublin Airport is the biggest airport in Ireland, as well as one of the busiest airports in Europe. The airport serves many different international destinations, including many cities across the UK. The airport sits just a 10 minute drive away from the cricket ground.
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Bus: Bus numbers 32 and 42 connects Malahide to Dublin, whilst the 102 terminates at Dublin Airport.
Driving: There is ample free parking within the grounds of Malahide Castle.
Train: Malahide railway station is less than 500 metres away from the cricket ground. The station is a call on the Dublin Area Rapid Transit (DART) system for access to Dublin within 20 minutes, or the Northern Commuter line which carries on to Drogheda and Dundalk.
What to do in Malahide
Malahide is a hugely popular day trip from Dublin, with the picturesque Malahide Castle being the focal point of any visit. Being along the seaside, Malahide also has a delightful sandy beach.