Tag: Ireland

WXV to help women’s rugby scale heights

World Rugby announced venues and schedule for WXV tournament

The World Rugby unveiled on August 13th the bumper match schedule for WXV, the new women’s international 15s competition designed to increase the competitiveness, reach and impact of elite women’s rugby. ‘WORLD RUGBY’ stated that the three-level tournament, which begins this October, will... » Read more

Moolah matters halt Dundalk venue construction

Louth GAA put stadium plans on hold

The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and the Louth County Board are at loggerheads over the county’s new stadium construction with Croke Park (Dublin, Ireland) insisting they cease plans for the venture pending a review. ‘Irish Examiner’ stated that there was disagreement between the parties... » Read more

RDS Arena major redevelopment plans

Leinster Rugby stadium with redevelopment plans

The Royal Dublin Society (RDS) (Ireland) has submitted an application to the Dublin City Council for a major redevelopment of Leinster Rugby’s Arena home. ‘IRISH MIRROR’ stated that the cost of the project is expected to be €50m and will be sourced from the RDS funds as well as from... » Read more

Derry City covered standing terrace plans

Derry City FC stadium plans for new stand

The League of Ireland Premier Division club – Derry City Football Club – in conjunction with the Derry City and Strabane District Council – are developing plans to construct a new covered standing terrace at their residence – The Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium in Derry,... » Read more

Connacht Rugby community connect

Karl Boyle at Coliseum Europe 2023

Karl Boyle who looks into the development aspect of the provincial rugby team of Ireland – Connacht Rugby – exudes a lot of confidence as he tells how the entire planning process for redevelopment of the Connacht Rugby home ground – The Sportsground in Galway – went off... » Read more

Velodrome amid wildflower meadows in Dublin!

Irelands indoor velodrome gets planning approval

The international design studio FaulknerBrowns Architects plans for a National Velodrome and Badminton Centre on the Sport Ireland campus in Dublin (Ireland) have been granted planning approval. ‘FAULKNERBROWNS ARCHITECTS’ stated that the project will provide the first indoor velodrome track in... » Read more

Sport Ireland ambitious masterplan vision

Sport Ireland Campus masterplan vision

Taoiseach (the Prime Minister of the Republic of Ireland) Micheál Martin (Irish Fianna Fáil politician) unveiled the Sport Ireland Campus Masterplan Vision, the ambitious blueprint which proposes a vision and framework for the growth of the Sport Ireland Campus and the long-term development of... » Read more