Buckley Park

Buckley Park is a multi-purpose stadium on the Callan road Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland. Kilkenny City (formerly EMFA) purchased 5.7 acres (23,000 m 2) of land from a local farmer by the name of Mick Murphy for £16,000. The ground was originally called Tenney Park. It is currently used for football matches and was the home stadium of Kilkenny City A.F.C.. Buckley Park has hosted many junior international soccer games. The ground is named in honour of Marty Buckley, the first president of EMFA / City . He was a former player and administrator with Green Celtic F.C. . He remained involved with EMFA / City until the 1980s, managing youth and junior teams within the club and acting as a trustee for the club until his death. The stadium has also hosted 6 Republic of Ireland under-21 national football team games .

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  • NR
    NR updated a digital reference
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  • Bala Hari Krishnan
    Bala Hari Krishnan updated a digital reference
    about 5 years ago via OpenBuildings.com
  • Kiril Pavlov
    Kiril Pavlov updated
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