Mayor Ed O’Brien officially opens two new sand-based pitches in Tymon Park.

28 Sep 20

On Thursday 24 September 2020, the Mayor of South Dublin County Council, Cllr. Ed O’Brien officially opened two new sand-based pitches at Tymon Park. The Mayor was joined by Ms. Teresa Walsh, Director of Services, of South Dublin County Council and special guests, representatives from St. Jude’s GAA club and Templeogue United F.C.  to celebrate this event.


The two sand-based sports pitches are among the first of their kind to be built by South Dublin in the county. Designed by Irish Institute of Sports Surfaces and constructed by Prunty Contracts Ltd.; sand based pitches are specifically designed to cater for high use and support the Council’s objectives regarding delivery of active recreation.

Speaking at the event Mayor Cllr. Ed O’Brien said: “The provision of sports pitches are in line with South Dublin County Council’s aim to support and promote the health and wellbeing of the people of South Dublin County. The Council were delighted to be able to deliver these pitches in partnership with both Templeogue United FC and St. Judes GAA club and would like to acknowledge both their support and the support of the Department of Transport Tourism and Sport via their Sports Capital Infrastructure Grant allocations.


For further information contact Communications Unit, South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 on

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