Croke Park Community

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Latest Community News: Updated Tuesday, April 14th 2015

Free Community Compost 

Croke Park in conjunction with Thornton’s Recycling are offering local residents the opportunity to avail of free compost. The compost derives from compostable waste collected from the stadium and treated at the Thornton’s Recycling composting facility in Co. Meath.

Find out details of the 2015 Community Compost Scheme

Croke Park Community Fund

So far in 2015, the Croke Park Community Fund has supported 13 local community projects.   The fund has now allocated over €600,000 to local community groups since it was established in 2009 and applications are accepted year round.

Click here for further details on the Community Fund

Local Employment Opportunities

Stadium Catering Team

Aramark Ireland provides all the catering and hospitality services here in the stadium. Currently, 25 per cent of their staff in Croke Park have been recruited from the local community. The stadium’s annual open recruitment day for local residents will take place later in the Spring and anyone interested in applying can email their CV to crokeparkrecruitment@aramark.ie.

Croke Park Community Mosaic Unveiled

Uachtarán Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Aogán Ó Fearghail recently unveiled a special mosaic in Croke Park Stadium which was created by the pupils of St. Columba’s National School, North Strand.  Entitled “Conas a fuair Cú Chulainn a ainm” (How Cú Chulainn got his name), it’s the culmination of nearly two years work by the local primary school children.  

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