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Re: Ground improvements

Post by mike » Sun Sep 04, 2022 1:17 pm

I'm at the stage where I just can't see anything being done to oriel new structure building wise, who is going to pay for a brand new stand behind town goal for instance?

If it is what it is, and no options for any area to help (forget about LCC for a start), why not just tidy it up, build roofing for open seating sections where possible, try and raise money to install the type of thing Pats have behind their goal Inchicore end, temp / permanent and at least take the ground up to PD standard, which sadly it isn't.

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Re: Ground improvements

Post by Richie87 » Tue Sep 13, 2022 4:33 pm

More investment going into Shamrock Rovers with the naming right of Tallaght stadium up for tender
https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2022/0 ... ng-rights/

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Re: Ground improvements

Post by TrevDaRev2 » Tue Sep 13, 2022 4:48 pm

Richie87 wrote: Tue Sep 13, 2022 4:33 pm More investment going into Shamrock Rovers with the naming right of Tallaght stadium up for tender
https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2022/0 ... ng-rights/
Doubt Rovers will see a penny of it. SDCC as owners trying to recoup some of the money it's put into the stadium.

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Re: Ground improvements

Post by Richie87 » Tue Sep 13, 2022 5:39 pm

Possibly, though if Rovers win the League, they would fancy their chances of getting back into the Group stages of Conference league next year. Another few million.

They could dominate for a years years.Derry might have a say next year.

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Re: Ground improvements

Post by Louth4sam » Tue Sep 13, 2022 8:23 pm

Richie87 wrote: Tue Sep 13, 2022 4:33 pm More investment going into Shamrock Rovers with the naming right of Tallaght stadium up for tender
https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2022/0 ... ng-rights/
Really hope it's a ridiculous name. Hunky Dory park as a recent example
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Re: Ground improvements

Post by Stephen » Fri Sep 16, 2022 10:17 am

How can they rename something that doesn't belong to them?
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Re: Ground improvements

Post by Richie87 » Fri Sep 16, 2022 10:28 am

It's on behalf of South Dublin CC that they are renaming it.

Finn Harps are making progress on their new stadium at Stranlonar . The site is levelled and ready for wok.

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Re: Ground improvements

Post by Martin Lawlor80 » Tue Oct 11, 2022 11:25 pm

https://m.independent.ie/regionals/lout ... 56152.html

Now that it has been tweaked to include sporting projects, what is stopping our board from accessing the Irish Immigrant Investor Programme?

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Re: Ground improvements

Post by Louth4sam » Wed Oct 12, 2022 12:09 pm

Martin Lawlor80 wrote: Tue Oct 11, 2022 11:25 pm https://m.independent.ie/regionals/lout ... 56152.html

Now that it has been tweaked to include sporting projects, what is stopping our board from accessing the Irish Immigrant Investor Programme?
We have never had anybody to lobby for us. The GAA are fantastic at that. €14M would go a long way towards building a fantastic stadium.
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Re: Ground improvements

Post by Richie87 » Wed Oct 12, 2022 12:13 pm

It shows the issue with Clubs hoping to develop a new ground, with rise in inflation on building materials.

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Re: Ground improvements

Post by Hull White » Wed Oct 12, 2022 2:12 pm

Louth4sam wrote: Tue Sep 13, 2022 8:23 pm
Richie87 wrote: Tue Sep 13, 2022 4:33 pm More investment going into Shamrock Rovers with the naming right of Tallaght stadium up for tender
https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2022/0 ... ng-rights/
Really hope it's a ridiculous name. Hunky Dory park as a recent example
How about taking Aunt Bessies Pancakes as stadium sponsors so they can call the ground Tossers Park!

Come on lads I bet some of you lads can better my suggestion! Just for fun to cheer us up!

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Re: Ground improvements

Post by Pepsi » Wed Oct 12, 2022 2:23 pm

https://m.independent.ie/regionals/lou ... 6152.html
Louth GAA’s new stadium project looks to be firmly back on track thanks to a remarkable €14.8m windfall from the Government’s ‘Irish Immigrant Investor Programme’.

37 foreign investors have pledged €400,000 each to the greenfield development on the Dundalk bypass in exchange for Irish residency.
Have we 37 lads looking for passports? Have to hand it to them, they surely are a mile ahead.

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Re: Ground improvements

Post by Martin Lawlor80 » Wed Oct 12, 2022 3:44 pm

Lads it’s government grant scheme. There is nothing stopping our board applying for it

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Re: Ground improvements

Post by Richie87 » Wed Oct 12, 2022 7:48 pm

Martin Lawlor80 wrote: Wed Oct 12, 2022 3:44 pm Lads it’s government grant scheme. There is nothing stopping our board applying for it
They would need plans in place first . The longer they go without having plans in place then be no chance of any funding.

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Re: Ground improvements

Post by oldfogey » Thu Oct 13, 2022 1:41 pm

Richie87 wrote: Wed Oct 12, 2022 7:48 pm
Martin Lawlor80 wrote: Wed Oct 12, 2022 3:44 pm Lads it’s government grant scheme. There is nothing stopping our board applying for it
They would need plans in place first . The longer they go without having plans in place then be no chance of any funding.
If we accept the general consensus that Casey's Field isn't suitable for a decent upgrade, then the first hurdle is to identify a suitable plot of land. There's not much around that is not going to cause more traffic congestion than already occurs on the Carrick Road. I can't see the Council agreeing to anything on the bypass north of the river with the Races taking place on Fridays. Closer to either J16 or J17 would make most sense but that means providing a bus service on match nights.

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