• Cllr Brian Dennehy

SPORTS FIELDS / PITCHES TO BE PROVIDED BY FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL IN THE BALBRIGGAN WARD

COMHAIRLE CONTAE FHINE GALL

FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL

BALBRIGGAN/SWORDS AREA COMMITTEE MEETING

(Services B – Strategic & General Matters)

WEDNESDAY 11TH APRIL, 2018

ITEM NO. 77


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Motion: Councillor B. Dennehy

“This Committee calls upon the Chief Executive to outline the planned

provision by Fingal County Council of public sport fields / pitches for

the growing number of clubs and their increasing membership

numbers of same clubs in the various towns of the Balbriggan Ward

and what is the current status of delivery of the currently planned

public pitches/sporting fields as in terms of delivery to the towns of

the Balbriggan Ward.”

Report:

Fingal County Council has 30 grass sports pitches allocated to clubs from

various codes in the Balbriggan Electoral Ward area. The Council is

currently focused on developing further capacity through improvements

to existing pitches, the provision of additional grass pitches through the

Planning & Development Management Process and through significant

capital investment in Active Recreational Hubs. To this end, as regards the

Balbriggan Ward, improvements to pitches are ongoing at The Glebe,

Balrothery and Rathmore Lusk, Significant improvements and the

provision of additional pitches are also planned for Bremore Regional

Park subject to the adoption of a Landscape Master Plan for the park later

this year.