following its consideration of the draft feasibility study conducted by ARUP
Consulting Engineers, that Thomond Park has been unanimously nominated as
the most favourable venue for the provision of a 26,000 capacity rugby
A number of potential sites had been considered in the Limerick area.
It is proposed that full details of the new project will be announced at a
Media Conference in Thomond Park, when outline drawings of the new stadium
The Development Committee wishes to express its gratitude to the residents
of Knockalisheen Road, without whose co-operation the preference to retain
Thomond Park as the preferred venue for the redevelopment programme might
have been jeopardised.
The Development Committee further acknowledges the indication by Limerick
City Council of their support for the project.