Irishtown Stadium

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Irishtown Stadium
LocationRingsend/Irishtown, Dublin
CoordinatesCoordinates: 53°20′25″N 6°13′11″W / 53.3403°N 6.2197°W / 53.3403; -6.2197
OperatorDublin City Council
St. Patrick's C.Y.F.C.
Liffey Wanderers F.C.
Crusaders Athletics Club
Shelbourne F.C.

The Irishtown Stadium is an association football stadium in the Republic of Ireland based in Ringsend/Irishtown, Dublin. It was originally built in the 1950s and used as a home ground by Shelbourne F.C.. However Shels only spent one season, 1955–56, playing competitive first team matches there. The stadium was renovated in 2004 and is now managed by Dublin City Council. Irishtown Stadium features a pavilion which contains a fully equipped gymnasium, an aerobics studio and meeting rooms. There are also track and field facilities, including a 400m running track. Association football facilities include five floodlit, all-weather five-a-side football pitches and a full sized UEFA–standard astropitch.[1][2][3] Its regular tenants/users include two association football clubsSt. Patrick's C.Y.F.C.[4] and Liffey Wanderers F.C. [5] – that play in the Leinster Senior League and Crusaders Athletics Club.[6]