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Support your GAA County this summer with Iarnród Éireann

As the summer approaches another All Ireland Football and Hurling Championship begins with all the County teams hoping to improve on previous campaigns and make it to Croke Park in September. Up first is the Provincial Championships where each county will aim to become champions of their respective Province and guarantee themselves a Quarter-Final berth in the All Ireland Championship. For those that miss out, they'll have another chance in the qualifiers over the summer.

2017 All Ireland GAA Championship

In the All Ireland Football Championship all the Counties will hope to knock Dublin off their perch and take Sam Maguire back home. Dublin will be hoping to be crowned champions in September for the third consecutive time.

The All Ireland Hurling Championship is staged for the 130th time this summer. Tipperary are the team to beat in the Hurling Championship and will hope that they can defend the Liam MacCarthy cup this season against their biggest rivals.

Dublin vs Galway (Hurling Championship)

This summer old rivalries will be renewed and the battle to be crowned All Ireland champions begins. Travel with Iarnród Éireann to support your county as they begin the journey to Croke Park in September.

Upcoming Fixtures

Below is a full list of fixtures from the Football and Hurling Championships that are easily accessible by train.

Munster GAA Football Championship

Saturday 27th May, 2017

  • Waterford Vs. Cork, Fraher Field, Waterford. Throw-in 19:00hrs.

Leinster GAA Hurling Championship

Sunday 28th May, 2017

  • Galway Vs. Dublin, O'Connor Park, Tullamore. Throw-in 16:00hrs

Web Fares

The train is the perfect way to travel with our fantastic Web Fares you can sit back, relax and let us do the driving.

From €19.99* each way to and from;

  • Cork

From €17.99* each way to and from:

  • Belfast
  • Galway

From €11.99* each way to and from;

  • Ennis
  • Limerick

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Priority for customers who book online

Customers wishing to travel by rail need to book their tickets online as services will be extremely busy and priority will be given to customers who book their tickets online. There is limited availability on services so don't miss out and buy today.


Students can also avail of our discounted student fares when booking online. Our student return fare to Dublin Heuston from Limerick is €23 and from Cork is €32.50. This also includes free reserved seating where applicable.

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*Subject to availability, quotas apply. Reserve Seat Only option is not available on additional services. Online Terms & Conditions apply.



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