The FAI in partnership with UEFA is providing ‚ā¨650,000 for the provision of multi-sport mini-pitches in the community.¬† Guidelines and application forms were sent to local authorities and RAPID Co-ordinators in July 2006.
64 applications from local authorities were received and through negotiations with the Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism, a further ‚ā¨1.6 million in Departmental support was allocated to enable a grant of ‚ā¨35,000 be allocated to all of local authority applications. ¬†
The mini-pitch facility was first piloted by the FAI, in conjunction with UEFA at St. Catherine‚Äôs development in Dublin City and continues to be proving a great success.¬†
The Mini Pitch Programme is progressing very well with 56 completed and the remaining 8 are expected to be completed by the end of the summer.
The latest installations were in
This programme is now closed for applications.
17-05-2013 - National and International Fixture List (May 18 - 29)
17-05-2013 - Bus √Čireann Women's National League Cup Final on Sunday
15-05-2013 - O‚ÄôConnor‚Äôs U16s march home with another victory
15-05-2013 - Germany U16s trounce Romania 10-1
15-05-2013 - Noel King names 16 man U21 squad to face Denmark on May 31
14-05-2013 - Bus √Čireann National Women's League Awards presented
13-05-2013 - U16s lose to Romania in UEFA Development Tournament
12-05-2013 - Raheny United crowned Bus √Čireann Women's National League champions
12-05-2013 - O'Connor's U16s start tournament with win over Germany
11-05-2013 - Bus Eireann WNL title race goes down to the wire