Six Nations home matches to generate €30 mln

Ireland’s two home Six Nations rugby encounters are likely to attract 16,000 supporters and generate more than €30 million for the national economy, according to the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.

5th February, 2013
Six Nations to generate €30 million.

Ireland’s two home Six Nations rugby encounters are likely to attract 16,000 supporters and generate more than €30 million for the national economy, according to the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.

The first match takes place this Sunday against England, while Ireland v France will take place on Saturday March 9th.

Gina Quin, Dublin Chamber Chief Executive said, “Sports tourism has become big business for the tourism sector and international events such as these give...

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