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Croke Park - The Transformation

Updated: Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 15:05

Demolition of the Cusack Stand begins in 1993. The Cusack Stand, June 1994. The Cusack Stand in late 1994. American Football, February 1996. Work in progress on the Canal End in December 1998. Canal End reconstruction in June 1999. The old Hogan Stand, All-Ireland Football final day, 26 September 1999. The final pieces of the Hogan Stand are pulled down in January 2000. 17 January 2000. Liam Mulvihill, Director General of the GAA, watches as the last part of the Hogan Stand is knocked. The first part of the new Hogan Stand is put in place on the same day. View from the top of the Cusack Stand, March 2000. The Hogan Stand, March 2001. The Hogan Stand, March 2001. The Hogan Stand, December 2001. The Nally Stand, August 2002. A general view from the Canal End, August 2001. Outside the Hogan Stand, August 2001. A new pitch being laid in March 2002. View from the Hill in May 2002. A groundsman cuts the grass in June 2002. September 2002. The Special Olympics Opening Ceremony, 21 June, 2003. The demolition of Hill 16, November 2003. Construction work on Hill 16, May 2004. The Hill takes shape, May 2004. The Hogan Stand. 16 April 2005. An Irish soccer fan celebrates outside Croke Park on the day the GAA confirmed it would open its doors to rugby and soccer. The new big screen at the Canal End, April 2006. A view of the entrance to the players' dressing rooms, September 2006. A view of the new floodlights, November 2006. A view of the new floodlights, November 2006. Before the floodlights were switched on for a match for the first time at Croke Park, 3 February 2007. View from the Hill as Dublin and Tyrone meet in the first floodlit match at HQ. Ireland v France, 11 February 2007. New seats on the Hill, March 2007. Soccer posts are put in place, March 2007. Republic of Ireland v Wales, 24 March 2007. Derry's footballers huddle under the Cusack Stand before their clash with Dublin in the 2007 All-Ireland quarter-final. A view from behind the Hogan Stand. The view from the Press Box in the Hogan Stand. The main reception area in the Hogan Stand. The Players' Lounge. One of the dressing rooms in the Hogan Stand. One of the dressing rooms in the Hogan Stand. The showers. One of the warm-up areas attached to the dressing rooms in the Hogan Stand. The players' tunnel. The view from the substitutes' bench. The view from the presentation area in the Hogan Stand.
Demolition of the Cusack Stand begins in 1993. The Cusack Stand, June 1994. The Cusack Stand in late 1994. American Football, February 1996. Work in progress on the Canal End in December 1998. Canal End reconstruction in June 1999. The old Hogan Stand, All-Ireland Football final day, 26 September 1999. The final pieces of the Hogan Stand are pulled down in January 2000. 17 January 2000. Liam Mulvihill, Director General of the GAA, watches as the last part of the Hogan Stand is knocked. The first part of the new Hogan Stand is put in place on the same day. View from the top of the Cusack Stand, March 2000. The Hogan Stand, March 2001. The Hogan Stand, March 2001. The Hogan Stand, December 2001. The Nally Stand, August 2002. A general view from the Canal End, August 2001. Outside the Hogan Stand, August 2001. A new pitch being laid in March 2002. View from the Hill in May 2002. A groundsman cuts the grass in June 2002. September 2002. The Special Olympics Opening Ceremony, 21 June, 2003. The demolition of Hill 16, November 2003. Construction work on Hill 16, May 2004. The Hill takes shape, May 2004. The Hogan Stand. 16 April 2005. An Irish soccer fan celebrates outside Croke Park on the day the GAA confirmed it would open its doors to rugby and soccer. The new big screen at the Canal End, April 2006. A view of the entrance to the players' dressing rooms, September 2006. A view of the new floodlights, November 2006. A view of the new floodlights, November 2006. Before the floodlights were switched on for a match for the first time at Croke Park, 3 February 2007. View from the Hill as Dublin and Tyrone meet in the first floodlit match at HQ. Ireland v France, 11 February 2007. New seats on the Hill, March 2007. Soccer posts are put in place, March 2007. Republic of Ireland v Wales, 24 March 2007. Derry's footballers huddle under the Cusack Stand before their clash with Dublin in the 2007 All-Ireland quarter-final. A view from behind the Hogan Stand. The view from the Press Box in the Hogan Stand. The main reception area in the Hogan Stand. The Players' Lounge. One of the dressing rooms in the Hogan Stand. One of the dressing rooms in the Hogan Stand. The showers. One of the warm-up areas attached to the dressing rooms in the Hogan Stand. The players' tunnel. The view from the substitutes' bench. The view from the presentation area in the Hogan Stand.