Dublin GAA club seek halt to eviction from Nama-owned pitch - News Summed Up

Dublin GAA club seek halt to eviction from Nama-owned pitch


Representatives from Tyrrelstown GAA club and receivers acting on behalf of Nama will meet on Thursday evening to discuss the future of the club’s only pitch, which is to be be sold to developers. The club in west Dublin acquired the pitch on a temporary basis from a previous developer in 2009 and have spent €24,000 making it suitable for their use. Club chairman Johnny Aherne said the land on which their only GAA pitch is situated is worth €3.5 million and they cannot afford to buy it. Mr Aherne said the club had identified an alternative site adjacent to their current GAA pitch which would be big enough for a juvenile pitch. “This GAA club, like many others across the city, has been a pillar of the local community for the past decade.


Source: The Irish Times February 14, 2018 15:22 UTC


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