WATCH: George Lee and Matthew Potter look back on the history of the Gaelic Grounds

The Gaelic Grounds on the Ennis Road has a long and storied history of hosting great games.

The stadium which has a capacity of almost 50,000 is the home of Limerick GAA and hosted last years Munster Final where Limerick defeated Tipperary convincingly in the final.

Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship Final, LIT Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 30/6/2019 Tipperary vs Limerick Limerick’s Kyle Hayes celebrates scoring a goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

It was redeveloped largely in the 1980’s and is one of Ireland’s finest stadiums, hosting All-Ireland semi-finals, underage finals as well as an International Rules test.

George Lee of Sporting Limerick caught up with Matthew Potter of the Limerick Museum to look back on the history of the Ennis Road venue.

Potter & Lee EP06 Gaelic Grounds

This week Dr Matthew G Potter – curator of LM – Limerick Museum and & George Lee look back on the history of home of LimerickGAA, the LIT Gaelic Grounds.

Posted by Sporting Limerick on Thursday, May 28, 2020

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