Dublin MEP Brian Hayes has today welcomed the decision to award four Euro 2020 games to Dublin.
Dublin will host three group games and one round of sixteen fixture in the competition, all of which will be held at the Aviva stadium.
Mr Hayes stated “This is a fantastic investment in our capital city and a great opportunity to showcase Dublin on an international stage. Dublin has the infrastructure and facilities to ensure that all four matches will be a great success.”
“This will be a significant boost for Irish tourism. International football fans will have the opportunity to see the benefits of Dublin as a sporting location.”
“Dublin has invested heavily in recent years to encourage tourism and this announcement is a further opportunity to further develop its potential as an iconic international destination.” added Mr Hayes
“I warmly congratulate the FAI, Dublin City Council and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport for all the work they have done to secure these matches,” concluded Mr Hayes