McGovern Park

Emerald Function Hall

Newly decorated, the main hall is bright and airy with a large accessible balcony and superb view out over the grounds

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Emerald Lounge

Smaller than the Main Hall and furnished with comfortable armchairs and small round tables (perfect for playing bridge)

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Outside Space

Outdoor grass area measuring 120m x 50m, perfect for a wide range of outdoor activities

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Sports Bar

Decorated like a traditional Irish pub and is frequented daily by patrons of the GAA. This bar is available to hire

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The Emerald Rooms – The Perfect Space For Your Event

At McGovern Park we have three function rooms and two outside grass areas available for hire for all manner of events from weddings to wakes, conferences to Christmas parties. We have free Wifi throughout, excellent onsite catering and fully licensed bars with a wide variety of menus to choose from. Conveniently located just 10 minutes walk from South Ruislip tube station, we are only minutes away from the A40, M4 and London Heathrow Airport and provide free on site parking for up 100 cars for our events.

The newly refurbished Emerald rooms, located upstairs (there is an elevator lift available for disabled visitors), above the London GAA, can be hired separately or we can remove the solid partition walls to create a room big enough to host 500 guests. 

To see our room hire fees please click here. To make a booking please Contact Us.

The sound proof walls, separate entrance doors, ‘L-shaped’ bar with partition door and kitchen with two service doors means we can host two separate events upstairs at once.

Emerald Function Hall

Newly decorated, the Emerald Function Hall is bright and airy with a large accessible balcony and superb view out over the grounds. It boasts a state of the art media system, projector & 3m x 1.9m retracting projection screen, microphone and speaker system. The room can be set up in any number of configurations with the following capacities:

Without furniture (standing only) – 300 guests
Banqueting style – 200 seated on 6ft round tables.

To check availability and book the Emerald Function Hall please Contact Us.

Emerald Lounge

The Emerald Lounge is slightly smaller and is typically furnished with comfortable armchairs and small round tables (perfect for playing bridge). All furniture can be moved / changed as necessary, for example, if you wanted to have the room clear for a yoga, dance or Pilates class. It has three TVs which are linked to the media system so you can show presentations, videos or your company logo.

Without furniture (standing only) – 200 guests
Banqueting style -– 100 seated on 6ft round tables.

To check availability and book the Emerald Lounge please Contact Us.

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Outdoor Grass Area

Adjacent to the car park we have a large natural grass area measuring 60m x 18m which is perfect for company fun days, summer BBQs and team building exercises. Situated very close to the clubhouse, it is within easy reach of the bars and toilet facilities. Outside we can set up a temporary bar and catering or even a marquee* according to your needs. To book the outside area please Contact Us.

*Marquee costs extra from an external supplier, price varies depending on size and scope

The Sports Bar

The newly refurbished Sports Bar and terrace is open daily to the public. We have a well stocked bar with a large variety of spirits, beer and wine and now serve freshly prepared hot food every day. Our in house chef cooks British classics such as fish & chips and Irish stew as well as lighter bites such as paninis and bacon sarnies to eat in or take away. This bar is available to hire, however, use of it is not exclusive and GAA members will always be welcome. There are three TVs with multiple live sports channels including Sky Sports, BT Sport & RTE, a darts board, fruit machines and a popular pool table which also has a false table top to cover it if you wish to have a buffet. To check availability and book the Sports Bar please Contact Us.

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McGovern Park (formerly known as Emerald GAA Grounds) is the current headquarters, and principal Gaelic games facility, of the London Gaelic Athletic Association .

“Just to say a big thank you to you & the lovely staff for helping make our 70th birthday dance party go so well last Saturday. We all had a great time & hope you found some of the dance entertaining!” – Colin Young

“Many thanks again, the day was a great success and everyone enjoyed themselves and your staff worked super hard and were very helpful.”
– Claire Martin

“Hired McGovern Park for a recent funeral, Paul and his staff were extremely kind and efficient and helped to make it a very memorable day, Thank you”
– Carol & Charlie Cahill

“Natalie, it was a pleasure liaising with you………I extend my thanks to you and I look forward to hosting future events at McGovern Park Stadium.”
– Mel

“Paul, I would like to thank you and your team for making my Auntie’s party very special. Everyone there had so much fun and it will be talked about for many years. A party to remember!” – Heidi Cura

We had such an amazing time yesterday and it was all through the hard work of your staff. The food and the security were all lovely but it was the outstanding work of your bar staff that has left a place in my heart for them all. They were just incredible helping me at every stage of the evening even though they must have been very tired. Please, please pass on my absolute thanks to them all, they were fun, exceeded every expectation of them and I was so impressed by every one of them. I will never be able to thank them enough. I’ve no doubt I will return to your venue again and again, it’s an absolutely perfect place for any event. Thanks again to you for everything you have done, I am so grateful.

Jane Mohamed 

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