Breffni Park—known for sponsorship reasons as the Kingspan Breffni Park— is a Gaelic Athletic Association stadium in Cavan, Ireland. It is the home of the Cavan Gaelic football team. The ground has an overall capacity of about 32,000 with a 6,000 seated capacity. Breffni is the historic name for area of Cavan/Leitrim. Cavan is often referred to as the Breffni County.
Breffni Park is one of the few stadiums in the country with floodlights. It is located on Park Lane to the south of Cavan town, see Map In 2006, the first ever women's match in international rules football was played between Australia and Ireland at Breffni Park. The venue also holds the world record for the twelve-hour continuous relay race.
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