05/08/2021

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Planning granted for new clubhouse and pitches for Barrow Rangers GAA Club

Planning granted for new clubhouse and pitches for Barrow Rangers GAA Club

Planning permission has been granted to Barrow Rangers GAA Club to construct a new community sports park facility.

The chosen location is a 2.83-hectare site directly adjacent and to the north-west of the existing Paulstown public sports park and on a site area of approximately 0.23 hectares within the boundary of the existing public sports park.

The development will entail one 145-metre long by 90-metre wide GAA pitch, one 72-metre long by 45-metre wide training pitch, and a 40-metre long by 26-metre wide astro pitch. It will also incorporate a 40-metre long by eight-metre wide and eight-metre high ball wall.

New Clubhouse

Also included in the plans are a new clubhouse, changing rooms and community sports hall building, new car-parking area, two-metre wide walking/running track around the perimeter of the pitches and a car-parking area. It will involve a new vehicular and pedestrian entrance approximately 50 metres south-west of the existing sports park entrance, a new access road within the existing Paulstown public sports park, all associated landscaping works, fencing, protective screen netting and associated site works.

The application granted is for a seven-year permission to develop the site on a phased basis.

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