Friday 16 December 2011

Galway GAA have abandoned plans for a training centre at Athenry

A plan for a GAA hurling training centre to be located near Athenry have been dropped.

The decision will see the Galway hurling board lose some €2.5 million which has already been spent on a site of over 100 acres.

To proceed, the project would cost further millions and would eventually, the GAA hoped, be worth €8 million.

Plans were submitted to the Council for planning permission and a grant was issued in 2008 for the facility.

To read the Irish Times article on which this summary is based, please click here.

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