Funding Windfall for Community Field Project in Murroe, Co Limerick

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I am delighted to announce that Minister Michael Ring has allocated a massive €3.8 million under this year’s Rural Regeneration Development Fund to the Community Field Project in Murroe- the highest allocation of funding in the country.

I wish to pay tribute to the Community Field Project team and compliment them on their foresight and professional manner in which they put together this project.

I was delighted to come on board with this project and to work with the Community Field Project Team to ensure this funding was delivered.

The funding will provide for the construction of a new community building for Murroe-Boher and the surrounding community.

The Community Hall will include sporting facilities, meeting rooms, office space, a community café and an enterprise space.


Murroe Website EditorFunding Windfall for Community Field Project in Murroe, Co Limerick
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CE Scheme-General Operative wanted in Murroe

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This may be of interest to anyone local to Murroe & Boher, who would like to work in the new Murroe Wood Park development including our 4G multi-sport pitch.

General Operative – CE Scheme – Castleconnell Project Limited TEMPORARY
Ref: #CES-2075343 Murroe, Murroe, County Limerick, Ireland
This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.
Applicants should supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting application form.

General operative in a community park and sports facility.
Duties will include:
Pitch Maintenance
Pitch Lining
Setting up equipment
Grass cutting
Hedge Cutting
Clearing pathways and sweeping
Litter collection and putting bins/rubbish out for collection
Painting indoor…

To see if you would be eligible for this CE Scheme, please check out the following page:

To apply for this position, please do so here:


Dorothy MaddenCE Scheme-General Operative wanted in Murroe
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Minister Michael Ring visiting Murroe on the 20th April 2018

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We are delighted to announce that Minister Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development will be visiting Murroe tomorrow afternoon, 20th April at 2.30pm. He will be visiting the Murroe Wood Park Development and we can’t wait to show him our all-weather pitch and soon-to-be opened walkway. The walkway is being part-funded by the Town & Village Renewal Scheme, which was overseen by Minister Ring’s Department. We are very grateful that Minister chose our walkway to fund & this walkway is going to be an amazing addition to the village of Murroe. We would like the people of Murroe, who are available, to please come to Croker’s Pub tomorrow afternoon, to show how much we appreciate our village & the support it has received. Thank You.

Dorothy MaddenMinister Michael Ring visiting Murroe on the 20th April 2018
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Murroe/Boher is getting a skatepark!

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The people of Murroe/Boher asked for an all-weather pitch and we delivered. The people of Murroe/Boher asked for a walking track and this will be opened by June. Now, we are delighted to announce that the skateboard park wanted by the people of Murroe/Boher, will be built. With thanks to Ballyhoura Development CLG. and Leader funding, we will be receiving a grant of over €127,000 (subject to contract) towards our skatepark. We will be fundraising in the near future & we would appreciate your support towards our amazing Murroe Wood Park Development. Thank you.

Dorothy MaddenMurroe/Boher is getting a skatepark!
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Community Field Update 9th October 2017

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There has been lots of work happening in the Community Field this week. The pitch’s perimeter fence has been put up and the pitch has been levelled. The shock pads are awaiting the arrival of 4G carpet to cover the pitch. The carpet will be marked for full size rugby, soccer and underage GAA matches. The pitch will also be able to be divided into 3 smaller training pitches for all sports. We are waiting on the results of the Sports Capital Grant, which, if we are successful in receiving, will enable us to complete the phase 1 of our community field project. For any queries on the Community Field Project, please e-mail & we will be happy to discuss them with you.

Many Thanks,

The Murroe Wood Park Team.

Dorothy MaddenCommunity Field Update 9th October 2017
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Communities Facilities Grant Award

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We are delighted to announce that Murroe Wood Park CLG, the body established to oversee the development of the Murroe Field Project, has been awarded €1000 from the Communities Facilities Scheme by the Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government. This funding will help provide seating along the community walkway.

Murroe Wood Park is also awaiting the outcome of three other very substantial grant applications which would provide the remaining funds required to complete Phases 1 and 2 of the Field Project. Please keep your fingers crossed for a positive result!

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Field Project Update: Construction Begins

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It’s finally happening, folks: Construction of Phase 1 of our Community Field Project got underway this week. This phase seeks to put in place our all-weather pitch and community walkway. All going well, these facilities should be ready to go by September.

Thank you to everyone who has helped us get to this point, particularly through the various fundraising events over the past few years. And while we’re on the subject, the legends involved in the recent Strictly Come Dancing event will be presenting their cheque for the monies raised to the Murroe Wood Park board on Friday, July 7th, in the Valley Inn. More info to follow.


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Strictly Come Dancing Murroe Extravaganza 2017

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What could turn out to be the greatest night in the history of Murroe-Boher Parish! The Strictly Come Dancing extravaganza in the South Court Hotel, Raheen on Saturday April 29th is gathering pace. This event is in aid of the new Park development and looks like an occasion that nobody can afford to miss. Our 38 dancers are practicing like professionals! The celebrity Judges are primed. Our two MCs are chomping at the bit. The committee members are working day and night to achieve the perfect occasion for everybody. Tickets are on sale now in all the Local Shops, Post office & Denis Holmes Showrooms or Ciara Walsh (087) 6280019 or any committee member. The dancers are looking for your votes right now. They have voting cards. Even if you cannot make it on the night  you can still vote for your favourite couple online anytime at A bus will run from Murroe to the hotel, leaving at 7pm and returning at 2am after the disco. €10 return. Contact Ciara (087) 6280019 to book your seat..

In no particular order the contestants for Strictly Come Dancing Murroe 2017 are :

  1. Helen Regan and Pat Madigan
  2. Sharon Gow and Paul Ryan
  3. Delphine and Des Duffy
  4. Aisling O’Brien and Liam Breen
  5. Breda Berkery and Derek McInerney
  6. Ann White and John Richardson
  7. Siobhan Moylan and Paul Coffey
  8. Annette Ahern and Jim Dunlea
  9. Angie Enright and Denis White
  10. Michele Daly and Bob Richardson
  11. Trisha McKenna and Denis Grant
  12. Jodie Power and Paudie Laffan
  13. Sharon Coughlan and Anthony Reddan
  14. Yvonne Clifford and PJ Holmes
  15. Caroline Hickey and Shane Conroy
  16. Catherine McCormack and Pat Walsh
  17. Audrey Butler and Willie Walsh
  18. Ellie Kelly and Niall Cregan
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Murroe Community Park Field Project Update

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A quick update on the Murroe Community Park Project:

The Field Project is progressing very well and we are now close to going for tender for the Astro Turf Pitch. It is planned to build both the astro pitch and the walking track together, as part of Phase 1 of the overall project.We hope to have contractors on site at the beginning of May and have this stage of the project completed by August.

We wish to acknowledge and thank Limerick City & County Council and the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, who have made this possible through the provision of €500,000 in Hinterland funding. We also thank IPB Insurance who have awarded us €10,000 towards completion of the walking trail through the  2016 Community Engagement Fund. And, of course, thank you to everyone who has organised and supported our ongoing fundraising events to get this massive project off the ground. Hope to see you all at ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ in April!


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