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Páirc Uí Chaoimh, home of Cork GAA, has been granted full planning permission following a design process that included a rigorous public consultation process, a core strength of designers Scott Tallon Walker, the country’s leading stadium architects.

Work starts immediately on the new stadium and it will open in early 2017. The new ‘Páirc’ will provide 45,000 spectators with the most comfortable yet intimate stadium in the country, as well as a new premium level the media will be pleased at the emphasis on their comfort.

There will also be a new Centre of Excellence, a second full sized arterial pitch and a new GAA Museum on the site. The new stadium may also be part of Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bid.

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In January 2012, Scott Tallon Walker Architects were appointed by the Cork County Board of the GAA as architects and master planners for the remodelling of the 43,500 spectator capacity stadium at Pairc Ui Chaoimh, in Cork, which is Ireland’s second city.

The project includes for the creation of a permanent home for the county football, camogie and hurling teams, with a Centre of Excellence as the heart of the scheme.

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