Louth GAA get planning permission for new stadium

September 10, 2020

An artist's impression of the new Louth GAA stadium on the Inner Relief Road in Dundalk.

Louth GAA have been given planning permission to build a new 14,000 capacity stadium on a 14-acre site on the Inner Relief Road in Dundalk at an estimated cost of €12million.

The Louth county board this evening expressed their delight that the development had received planning approval, a year after they submitted an application to the county council.

The planning application reads: "Permission for a Sports Stadium (14,000 capacity) comprising of: A covered seated stand (4080 capacity) incorporating dressing rooms, toilets and ancillary accommodation; a covered standing terrace (8470 capacity) incorporating toilets and ancillary accommodation; general standing area (1450 capacity); main playing area; warm-up area; flood lighting; stop nets; score board; flag poles; entrance turnstiles; generator compound; ground maintenance store; ESB sub-station; vehicular entrances; on-site car parking (70 no. spaces); boundary fencing and boundary walls, external footpath along eastern side of the Inner Relief Road (R215) and all associated site development works."


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