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Latest Community News: Updated Thursday, 23 April 2015

Stadium Works Update

Works are commencing in Croke Park on Monday, April 27th to replace the two big screens and install a new ribbon board within the stadium bowl.  The works will take place from Monday-Friday & will be completed over a period of five weeks.  

DCC Central Area Committee Meeting 

Croke Park Stadium Director Peter McKenna made a presentation to the DCC Central Area Committee at their meeting on April 14th.

Watch the presentation online

View the summary of the Croke Park presentation online

Croke Park Community Fund

So far in 2015, the Croke Park Community Fund has supported 13 local community projects.   The fund has now allocated over €600,000 to local community groups since it was established in 2009 and applications are accepted year round.

Click here for further details on the Community Fund

Local Employment Opportunities

Stadium Catering Team

Aramark Ireland provides all the catering and hospitality services here in the stadium. Currently, 25 per cent of their staff in Croke Park have been recruited from the local community. The stadium’s annual open recruitment day for local residents will take place later in the Spring and anyone interested in applying can email their CV to crokeparkrecruitment@aramark.ie.

Croke Park Community Mosaic Unveiled

Uachtarán Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Aogán Ó Fearghail recently unveiled a special mosaic in Croke Park Stadium which was created by the pupils of St. Columba’s National School, North Strand.  Entitled “Conas a fuair Cú Chulainn a ainm” (How Cú Chulainn got his name), it’s the culmination of nearly two years work by the local primary school children.  

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