Nowlan Park is the principal Gaelic Athletic Association stadium in Kilkenny, Ireland, home to the Kilkenny hurling team. It has two covered stands and two terraces, behind each goalpost. The current capacity of the stadium is approximately 24,000 with a seating capacity of 17,000. Plans have just been announced to increase the capacity of the stadium to 40,000 in the next few years. The stadium is named after James Nowlan, the longest serving president of the GAA.
Nowlan Park also serves as a concert venue, with festivals featuring world famous performers. Refer to the website for further details.
Check www.kilkennygaa.ie for local hurling games. Be sure to catch some live action in the home of hurling, County Kilkenny before you leave.