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Club Development - Pitch update April 2015

• New Railing around the pitch which allows better viewing of the pitch.
• Goalmouth areas changed to astroturf which improves the playing area.
• Floodlights

Pitch 2:
• New Drainage System put in.
• Work done on levelling of the pitch.

Pitch 3:
• As was – used for training only.

Pitch 4:
• New Full size pitch.
• All the drainage and railing of pitch is complete.


                                              - Photos of Pitch No 4 -


All weather training pitch:
• New astroturf playing surface.

Carrigaline Club Development Plan 2011

With the continued expansion of the clubs playing membership, Carrigaline GAA club is embarking on a very ambitious development programme with a potential over all cost in the region of €600,000.

The proposed development will be split into a number of phases with an ambitious 5 year schedule.

Phase 1 has just been completed with the purchase of over 7 acres of land adjoining the club. This land is presently being cleared with a view to laying out a pitch for use during the summer of 2012. This pitch will need to be drained but due to funding restrictions, this is for a later phase.

Phase 2 encompasses the floodlighting of the existing Pitch No. 1 to a standard suitable for championship hurling. Planning Permission has been received for this and we will go to tender within the next couple of weeks with a planned start date of September.

The cost of Phases 1 and 2 will be in the region of €370,000 and funding is in place for this.

A further 4 acres of land has been promised by Cork County Council. We are hopeful that this deal will be closed out before the end of the year.

Phase 3 encompasses the drainage of existing Pitch No. 2. This is planned for the Autumn of 2012 with a view to the pitch being playable in mid 2013.

Phase 4 consist of developing an all weather training area on the site of the present courts in 2014

Phase 5 consists of developing a second pitch on the lands to be secured from Cork County Council

Phase 6 will see the drainage of the two pitches.

Outside of this, there will be a need for new dressing rooms and other support facilities.

Funding of the above will be a major undertaking for the club. At the moment we have to service the loan for the first two phases while trying to fund raise for the remaining part of the programme.

On going events will be organised to promote fundraising but our primary focus will be on the Clubs weekly Lotto and the Cork GAA clubs draw.

At the moment we are selling on average 500 to 600 Lotto tickets weekly. We need to up this to 1,000 per week. A major drive is underway to achieve this and we are calling on the support of the whole of the community in Carrigaline to help us achieve this.

Club Development Plan 2011


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