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Ireland’s Indoor Arena officially opened

The Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena at the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus near Dublin was officially opened by Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD on January 26.

The 44,500sqm facility includes an IAAF track and training centre for athletics, a gymnastics training centre, a 12 court sports hall and 3G synthetic pitches for football and rugby training, backed up with elite conditioning, sports science and education facilities.

The KSS-designed development sits in a wider National Sports Campus site master plan next to the National Aquatic Centre, which KSS also worked on in 2003.

The National Indoor Arena is set to play a pivotal role in improving the national sporting infrastructure helping to drive the development of Irish Sport where young, aspiring athletes can fulfil their sporting potential, Sport Ireland said.