Pearse Park (Longford)

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Pearse Park
Páirc an Phiarsaigh
Location Longford, County Longford, N39 VY28, Ireland
Coordinates 53°44′21.29″N 7°48′7.46″W / 53.7392472°N 7.8020722°W / 53.7392472; -7.8020722
Public transit Longford railway station (incl. Bus Éireann route 23)[1]
Longford Courthouse bus stop (Bus Éireann route 22)[2]
Owner Longford GAA
Capacity 8,000
Field size 138 x 88 m

Pearse Park is a GAA stadium in Longford, Ireland. It is the main grounds of Longford's Gaelic football and hurling teams. In 2012, the stadium was renamed Glennon Brothers Pearse Park, due to sponsorship with Glennon Brothers and with capacity of 10,000.

The grounds were former name Longford Park.

The ground originally had a capacity of 18,000, however in November 2011, this was cut to 8,000 for health and safety reasons.

On 4 June 2006, Dublin defeated Longford by two points at Pearse Park, the last time Dublin have played a Championship match away from Croke Park until they played Laois in Nowlan Park in 2016

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.buseireann.ie/timetables/1478275542-23.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.buseireann.ie/timetables/1470224203-22.pdf


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