Tag: Ireland

FIFA largesse for Irish League clubs

Irish League clubs can now apply for FIFA loans

Danske Bank Premiership (Ireland) clubs have been given the green light to apply for loans of up to £240,000 each from FIFA for capital projects. The ‘Belfast Telegraph’ stated that the move was due to be rubber-stamped in May this year but was held up by the Irish Football Association, who... » Read more

Ireland allow limited fans into stadia

Ireland test events for fan return

The Irish Government recently announced the latest easing of COVID-19 restrictions, which makes way for spectators to return to sporting events. ‘Sky Sports’ stated that from June 7th, 100 attendees were allowed inside stadia fold for matches, with that number rising to 200 at venues which can... » Read more

Stage set for Ireland venue spruce-up

Dublin Dalymount Park Redevelopment update April 2021

The Dublin City Council (Ireland) has inked a grant agreement with the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media (DTCAGSM) vis-à-vis the Dalymount Park Redevelopment Project. The allocation of €918,750 from the Large Scale Sports Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF) will part fund... » Read more

GAA hope to seize Brexit opportunity

GAA to profit from Brexit with turf farm

The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) is hoping that the aftermath of Brexit will open up windows of economic opportunity for its turf farm in North county Dublin (Ireland). Purchased in 2018, the turf farm which spreads over 60 acres of land has provided grass surfaces for Croke Park, which are... » Read more

‘The Red Army’ Cork venue revert to old name

Munster Rugby naming rights

Munster Rugby (Ireland) and the Irish media organization Independent News & Media have mutually agreed to bring their naming rights sponsorship agreement to an end. The Independent News & Media owns the Irish Independent newspaper, which took on naming rights to the stadium as part of its... » Read more

Tallaght Stadium to stand (tall) with revamp

Ireland Tallaght Stadium

The South Dublin County Council in Ireland announced recently that work on adding the last grandstand to Tallaght Stadium is on in full steam. It will increase the capacity of the stadium by roughly 2,500 seats, at a price of €6 million. The planning process for the fourth stand at Tallaght... » Read more

Connacht Rugby hits the bull’s eye pulling off €20m funding

Connacht Rugby

The Irish Government has decided to pump in a total of €20m to redecorate the multipurpose Connacht Rugby Stadium’s sportsground in Galway, Ireland. The Sportsground is also known as The Galway Sportsgrounds and the Galway Greyhound Stadium. The €10m which has been allotted under the Large... » Read more

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