Louth County Council

Louth GAA submit planning application for 14,000 capacity stadium

Planning lodged with Louth County Council this week

Donard McCabe

Reporter:

Donard McCabe

Louth GAA submit planning application for 14,000 capacity stadium

Louth GAA submit planning application for 14,000 capacity stadium

Louth GAA County Board have lodged a planning application with Louth County Council for a 14,000 capacity stadium at the Inner Relief Road in Dundalk.

The application, received by the Council on Monday, seeks permission to develop a 14,000 capacity stadium 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;

The application also includes plans for:

  • a generator compound and aground maintenance store;
  • ESB sub-station;
  • vehicular entrances;
  • on-site car parking for 70 vehicles;
  • boundary fencing and boundary walls, external footpath along eastern side of the Inner Relief Road (R215) and all associated site development works.

Submissions on the application, which is at a pre-validation stage, are due by October 13 and a decision is due by November 3.