Celine Dion is bringing her ‘Taking Chances’ world tour 08-09 to Croke Park stadium, Dublin for one night only on May 30th 2008. This promises to be a fantastic show featuring all her major hits, plus some new hits from her latest album ‘Taking Chances’ which was released last winter. Tickets are sold out, so if you’re lucky enough to have one – check out our guide to the concert!
About the concert…
Celine Dion has come along way since she first began her singing career in Canada in the early eighties and last year it was announced that she had sold over 200 million records worldwide to date!
She has had many number one singles in the charts, some record selling studio albums, and has gone on world tours to perform many a sold out concert!
Now is your chance to catch this unmissible show in Dublin.
The tour is called the “Taking Chances Tour” which is named after her 13th and latest album, Taking Chances, that was released in November. This year long tour will visit 5 continents in 85 cities, and feature over 100 shows! These shows will features all of your favourite classics as well as new material from the ‘Taking Chances’ album. Along with her powerful vocals, it’s sure to be a feast of dance, colour and surprise.
For this performance in Dublin, the operatic pop group Il Divo will join Celine Dion as special guests. The tickets for this show were sold out in about 3 hours! The show is on Friday 30th of May and it will start at 5pm
How to get to the stadium…
Croke Park is located on the northside of Dublin city centre in an area called Drumcondra. It is easily walked from O’Connell Street (Dublin’s main street). Just head to the top of O’Connell Street (opposite end to river) and along Parnell Square East. Turn right along Great Denmark Street, and stay going straight, as the road becomes Gardiner Place, Fitzgibbon Street, Russell Street and finally Jones Road where you can see the stadium. The walk should take no more than 15/20minutes.
Dublin hotels to stay in…
Hotel availability is quickly being snapped up for this date but we still have some availability in city centre hotels like the 4 star Gresham Hotel, the 3 star North Star Hotel, the 3 star Holiday Inn Dublin City, the 3 star Parliament Hotel, the 4 star Clarion Hotel IFSC, the 3 star Morgan Hotel, the 3 star Paramount Hotel, the 3 star Hotel Isaacs, the 2 star Camden de Luxe and the George Frederic Handel Hotel.
Enjoy the concert, and remember if you’ve any problems booking Dublin hotels for this date, let us know – just leave a comment in the box below and we’ll get back to you right away!