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    Quote Originally Posted by wonder88 View Post
    If Pats claim that their plan will not cost the public a penny, it means that the site they want has no value. Really, lets get real, and then maybe some progress can be made.
    Dalymount is publicly owned now, so sport capital money would not be going to the FAI. Tesco may be more of a delay in this case.
    It won't cost a penny, as the public purse won't have to put any money in.

    The notional land value of a publicly-owned housing estate is a different matter, and in many ways is irrelevant - unless the council intends to monetise/realise the 'value' of that site at some point. And even if they did, they'd have to spend the income replacing the units lost.

    In short - this is the council turning down what at first glance appears to be a good deal from a number of angles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EatYerGreens View Post
    It won't cost a penny, as the public purse won't have to put any money in.

    The notional land value of a publicly-owned housing estate is a different matter, and in many ways is irrelevant - unless the council intends to monetise/realise the 'value' of that site at some point. And even if they did, they'd have to spend the income replacing the units lost.

    In short - this is the council turning down what at first glance appears to be a good deal from a number of angles.
    It seems odd that the DCC are refusing to play ball on this when the site is a lot more suited to having a stadium and the other amenities than the current ground and most of the other potential sites pats could move to in the area. I know you can say the council handing over the plot doesn't make sense for them but they're also getting a lot of community facilities built for them which goes some way to negating that.

    They seem to be panicking because of the housing crisis and just throwing down houses forgetting that the lack of stuff to do in the area is part of the reason St.Michaels estate failed last time they tried it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RathfarnhamHoop View Post
    It seems odd that the DCC are refusing to play ball on this when the site is a lot more suited to having a stadium and the other amenities than the current ground and most of the other potential sites pats could move to in the area. I know you can say the council handing over the plot doesn't make sense for them but they're also getting a lot of community facilities built for them which goes some way to negating that.

    They seem to be panicking because of the housing crisis and just throwing down houses forgetting that the lack of stuff to do in the area is part of the reason St.Michaels estate failed last time they tried it.
    Yeah. But surely someone else throwing down houses for them would be a win-win, and leave them free to focus their resources and effort on additional new housing units elsewhere ?

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    Any talk about the new stand in the Brandywell being extended to the original drawings? Seems to be near a sellout every week up there.

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    https://dundalksport.ie/dfc-perth-we...**-65974b8edf7

    Vinny Perth going in 2 footed on Shane Ross and hes bang on.
    Irish by birth ,Harps by the grace of god.

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    Ross tweeted his picture among the 40 or so UCD fans in the Des Kelly last night,Also made the point that he paid in ( good value according to himself). Hopefully he had a good look around at the crumbling facilities.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dalymountrower View Post
    Ross tweeted his picture among the 40 or so UCD fans in the Des Kelly last night,Also made the point that he paid in ( good value according to himself). Hopefully he had a good look around at the crumbling facilities.
    Didn't he pay in as an OAP the cheap c**t!
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    It was a tenner for everyone into the Des Kelly for whatever reason

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    Quote Originally Posted by RathfarnhamHoop View Post
    Any talk about the new stand in the Brandywell being extended to the original drawings? Seems to be near a sellout every week up there.
    Won't happen without a Stormont in place. And even then there's np guarantee it would either.

    The crowds have been great so far this season. The place is pretty much full for every game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joey B View Post
    https://dundalksport.ie/dfc-perth-we...**-65974b8edf7

    Vinny Perth going in 2 footed on Shane Ross and hes bang on.
    Perth successfully auditions for the part of The Fool to Winston Churchtown’ Lear

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    Quote Originally Posted by Calcio Jack View Post
    Perth successfully auditions for the part of The Fool to Winston Churchtown’ Lear
    Nice to have a manager with a set

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    Quote Originally Posted by outspoken View Post
    Could do with a few for the shed too
    Jacks Update. A wheelchair ramp and railings look to have been added, and a slightly smaller version of the structure also added to the same spot on the shed size.
    #DundalkFC 4 titles in 5 years 2014/2015/2016/2018

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcgonigle View Post
    Nice to have a manager with a set
    Of appropriate coaching badges?

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    Quote Originally Posted by A N Mouse View Post
    Of appropriate coaching badges?
    John Gill has his badges a long time now...

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    Quote Originally Posted by A N Mouse View Post
    Of appropriate coaching badges?
    I'd applaud that reply if it hadn't taken you 2 days to come up with

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    Jesus the tramway end in Dalymount needs weeding. Full grown bushes there now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcgonigle View Post
    Nice to have a manager with a set
    On a personal level I admire perth for speaking the truth
    (I said that through gritted teeth) but he has a responsibility to dfc and having a pop at the minister for sport is not a good idea.
    Shane ross owns the ball whether we like it or not

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