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Casement public inquiry demanded

Residents opposed to the redevelopment of Casement Park have called on the Environment Minister Mark H Durkan to hold a public inquiry into the proposed new stadium. This morning the Moreland Owenvarragh Residents’ Association (MORA) will present their demand for an inquiry and their detailed objections to the Casement proposal           to the Department of Environment’s […]

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NEW SETBACK FOR CASEMENT

The proposed multi-million pound Casement Park redevelopment has hit another stumbling block as a government agency strongly criticises its design. The plans for the new stadium have been scrutinised by the principal landscape architect at the Northern Ireland Environment Agency who described it as “overbearing” and not in keeping with its surroundings.  EJM Miller’s conclusion […]

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Residents remain angry at new Casement design

Residents living close to Casement Park remain angry and frustrated at the design of the proposed new stadium. Speaking to the Andersonstown News, members of the Mooreland and Owenvarragh Residents’ Association (MORA) alleged that the GAA have cut residents out of the consultation process and that no input from people leaving near the stadium was  […]

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Bright future for Casement as lights go down on club action

  Perhaps the last club match – and almost certainly the last trophy presentation – took place at Casement Park on Saturday evening, before the stadium is demolished and completely rebuilt. A legal challenge from a contractor, concerns from local residents and a potentially protracted planning application may slow the process, but all signs suggest […]

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Casement 3D model put on show

A 3D scale model of the proposed Casement Park Stadium has been laid out for public viewing at the Westwood shopping centre. The model was unveiled at a press conference yesterday (Wednesday) and will be displayed for the community to view for the next two weeks. The stadium team have undertaken widespread community and stakeholder […]

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GAA rejects claims they’re not engaging

THE Casement Park Stadium Project Board (CPSPB) have rejected claims by the Mooreland and Owenvarragh Residents’ Association (MORA) that they have been ignoring their concerns, stating they have been engaging with them and other stakeholders since April last year. A CPSPB spokesman said the  process has been led by a senior Ulster GAA official who […]

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