Cusack Park (Mullingar)

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Cusack Park
Páirc Uí Chíosóg
Location Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
Coordinates 53°31′40.83″N 7°20′18.75″W / 53.5280083°N 7.3385417°W / 53.5280083; -7.3385417Coordinates: 53°31′40.83″N 7°20′18.75″W / 53.5280083°N 7.3385417°W / 53.5280083; -7.3385417
Opened 1933
Owner Westmeath GAA
Capacity 11,000
Field size 140 x 82 m
Public transit access Mullingar railway station

Cusack Park (Páirc Uí Chíosóg in Irish) is a GAA stadium in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. It is the main grounds of Westmeath GAA's Gaelic football and hurling teams.

The ground, named after GAA founder Michael Cusack, was opened in 1933[1] and had a capacity of 15,000. However following a national review of health and safety at GAA grounds in 2011, that was reduced to 11,000.[2]

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  1. ^ Ruth Illingworth, Mullingar Historical and Archaeological Society. "Mullingar Timeline". Retrieved 7 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Westmeath Independent report, 14 December 2011