grand plans: some recent developments
Published 02/01/2011 | 05:00
Semple Stadium -- 53,000-seater venue recently redeveloped at a cost of €18m.
Gaelic Grounds -- Floodlights installed to original Limerick redevelopment at cost of €15m.
Casement Park (Ulster Council project) -- 42,000-seater stadium costing around £100m is on the way.
Armagh Athletic Grounds -- 19,500-seater £4.5m venue will open soon.
Mayo -- They have just redeveloped McHale Park to the tune of €10m and must raise €730,000 as part of repayments next year.
Cork -- 60,000-seater stadium costing €30m has been proposed.
Louth -- Currently looking at plans for new stadium worth up to €24m.
Clare -- Had considered a €30m stadium to hold 42,000 but Cusack Park is being upgraded instead and a €3m centre of excellence is in the pipeline.
Kerry -- Fitzgerald Stadium revamped at a cost of €4.8m. Centre of excellence to be built at Currans.
Longford -- Hoping to develop centre of excellence near Longford town.
Kildare -- New stadium at Broadford near Newbridge has been proposed.
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