Offering not only a central location but also the distinction of being the nearest hotel to the Connaught GAA Galway University Airdome in Bekan, conveniently just a three-minute drive away. This strategic positioning ensures that guests can effortlessly access the heart of the action, immersing themselves in the electric atmosphere of GAA events.

Our hotel serves as a gateway to other prominent GAA venues in the region, with McHale Stadium in Castlebar and Dr Hyde Park in Roscommon just a short drive away. Whether you're cheering on your favourite county team or supporting your local club, Knock House Hotel provides the perfect hub for GAA enthusiasts to gather and celebrate the spirit of the sport. 

With a proud history of hosting numerous county and club teams over the years, our hotel has garnered a reputation for unparalleled hospitality and dedication to guest satisfaction. Our experienced chef is happy to tailor menus to your specific dietary requirements, ensuring that every aspect of your stay is personalised to perfection (advance notice required). 

Additionally, for those embarking on a journey to attend matches, Knock House Hotel offers the ideal lunch stop, allowing guests to refuel and recharge before continuing their travels. Please note that prebooking for groups is necessary to secure your spot and guarantee a seamless dining experience.Whether you're a dedicated GAA fan, a player, or a coach, Knock House Hotel provides a warm and welcoming retreat where you can relax, recharge, and revel in the excitement of match days.

Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence

The Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence in Bekan, County Mayo, has been buzzing with excitement since the unveiling of its full-pitch air dome last year. This remarkable addition has certainly elevated its profile!

But there's more to this Centre than meets the eye. Beyond the magnificent dome, the team at Connacht GAA has poured heart and soul into ensuring the Centre truly embodies its name, especially in terms of sustainability and caring for the local environment.

Did you know? They're proudly partnering with O’Moore Park in Laois in the GAA’s new Green Club Project's Phase 1. This initiative champions green and sustainable practices for clubs and grounds. Their dedication to a greener future was evident even before its official opening in 2012. A testament to this is the four acres of ash trees planted way back in 2008. Plus, the Centre's design thoughtfully includes a system to collect rainwater, storing it in a massive 72,000-litre underground tank.

If you're planning a visit, consider staying at the Knock House Hotel. It's just a short 4-minute drive from the Centre of Excellence. Over the years, they've warmly welcomed numerous teams from near and far, ensuring a comfortable stay and catering to all dietary needs. It's the perfect base for those visiting the Centre!

MacHale Park, Castlebar

MacHale Park: The Heart of Gaelic Sports in County Mayo

Set in the vibrant town of Castlebar in County Mayo, MacHale Park stands as a beacon for Gaelic sports enthusiasts. Home to both Castlebar Mitchels GAA and the Mayo GAA Gaelic football teams, this stadium reverberates with the passion and spirit of its teams and loyal fans.

Historic Foundations:
Dating back to its inception in 1931, MacHale Park carries a legacy of sporting excellence. The stadium, with a seating capacity of around 28,000 as of 2022, pays homage to John MacHale, the esteemed Catholic Archbishop of Tuam who served from 1831 to 1881.

Close Proximity to Comfort:
For those traveling to MacHale Park, convenience is just around the corner. Located a brief drive away is the Knock House Hotel, a renowned establishment with a history of hosting numerous club and inter-county teams that have graced the MacHale Park grounds. Whether it's for relaxation post-match or gearing up for game day, Knock House Hotel offers tailored menus to suit specific dietary requirements, ensuring athletes and supporters alike are well catered to.

In the heart of County Mayo, MacHale Park stands not just as a stadium but as a testament to the enduring spirit and love for Gaelic sports in the region. Whether you're a die-hard football fan or a visitor keen on soaking in local sports culture, a visit to this iconic stadium is sure to leave you inspired.

Dr Hyde Park Roscommon

Dr Hyde Park: The Sporting Epicentre of Roscommon

Nestled in the heart of Roscommon, Ireland, Dr Hyde Park stands as a testament to the county's rich sporting heritage in Gaelic Athletic Association activities.

A Legacy of Gaelic Sports:
Constructed in 1969 and inaugurated in 1971, Dr Hyde Park has since then witnessed countless epic sporting battles. Primarily, it serves as the home ground for the Roscommon county football team. On the other hand, the hurling heartbeat of Roscommon traditionally pulsates in Athleague, which proudly hosts the county's hurling matches.

Convenience for Travellers:
For those attending matches at Dr Hyde Park and looking for a place to rest or refresh, the Knock House Hotel is just a short drive away. Notably, there seems to be a mix-up as Knock House Hotel is closely associated with McHale Park in County Mayo. However, if you're venturing to Roscommon and Castlebar, ensure you map out your journey accordingly. For those staying at Knock House Hotel during their Gaelic sports adventures in McHale Park, the establishment boasts menus that can be tailored to fit specific dietary needs, catering to both athletes and fans alike.
In the vibrant landscapes of Roscommon, Dr Hyde Park stands as a symbol of regional pride, a venue where dreams are made and sporting histories are written.