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Hidden Histories: Archibald Leitch

If you watched Ireland’s World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg, you may have tuned in early en...

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12.22 28 Mar 2021


Hidden Histories: Archibald Leitch



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12.22 28 Mar 2021


If you watched Ireland’s World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg, you may have tuned in early enough to see the archive footage of the last meeting between the two nations in a very different Lansdowne Road.

The old Lansdowne Road stadium - as with Dalymount Park on the Northside, the previous home of Irish football - was once partly the work of famed stadium designer Archibald Leitch.

From stands to entire grounds, he more or less invented the modern stadium as we know them.

Gavan was joined by Donal Fallon for another episode of Hidden Histories to discuss.

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