For many years, the club has called the pitches in the Alfie Byrne Park home. Now it’s asking Dublin City Council for a lease.
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In Push for Sports Pitch on Council-Owned Site in the Liberties, Councillors Make Move to Gain Leverage
To get council managers to the bargaining table, elected representatives rezoned the site to block their plans. Chief Executive Owen Keegan was not pleased.
“If We Start Blocking the Road They Might Take Us Seriously”
Tired of pleading with the council for an astroturf pitch in their area so they don’t have to rent private facilities to train in winter, Kilmore FC is planning a protest.
Council Briefs: Changing Rooms and Toilets for Training Pitches, a Public Artwork to Represent the LGBTQ+ Community, and More
These were among the issues that Dublin city councillors discussed at a recent meeting of their arts, culture, leisure and recreation committee.
With New All-Weather Pitch Planned for Ashtown, Some Neighbours Fear Increased Flooding
Council engineer says he will ensure that any new astroturf wouldn’t add to flood risks for nearby homes.
Plans for a Full-Sized Sports Pitch in the Liberties Delayed, Yet Again
Citing a lack of funds, Dublin City Council has tried for some 15 years to get a pitch built through a public-private partnership, so far without success.
In Mountjoy Square, Disparate Visions for a Park’s Future
While one residents’ group pushes to have the park restored to its Georgian-era state, others like it better the way it is today, football pitch and all.
In Cabra, Parents Are Frustrated About a Half-Finished Sports Pitch
“It’s there and it’s tormenting us,” says club mentor Sue Keogh. “The parents are asking, the kids are asking.”
Is There Room in the Liberties for a Sports Pitch?
At the weekend, kids and parents and coaches crammed into a small playground in the neighbourhood to highlight the need for sports facilities in the area.