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Irish Grass Machinery are holding an open day for all sports clubs, local authorities, contractors and groundsmen at the National Sports Campus this week
19 October 2015 | 0
On Wednesday 21st of October Irish Grass Machinery will hold an open day at the National Sports Campus aimed at members of the sportsturf industry including sports clubs, local authorities, contractors and groundsmen.
The day long event will be an opportunity for clubs, councils, schools and contractors to see the machines up close and a chance to drive them. The event will have a full line up of machines from top manufacturers such as Kubota, Trimax, Wiedenmann, Vermeer, Dolmar, Makita, Little Wonder and Classen. Representatives from all the leading machinery manufactors being on hand to answer questions and talk with visitors.
Also in attendance on the day will be representatives from Clive Richardson Limited, Prunty Pitches and Pride Sports. These companies have built over 13 state of the art pitches on the campus, including exact replicas of The Aviva Stadium and Croke Park pitches. Irish Grass Machinery believe these organisations have a wealth of experience in pitch building, renovation and maintenance to share with visitors.
Speaking to Growtrade.ie about the even Tony Smyth of Irish Grass Machinery said “The day offers a great opportunity for visitors and those in the industry to meet with manufacturers to ask question but more importantly see and get to use all the machines on display. On the day there will be a great educational aspect to the event with many of Ireland’s top experts on hand.”
On the venue for the event Tony sang it’s praises as ‘really the centre of excellence for sports in Ireland’. He also said “The event will offer visitors an opportunity to visit this great complex and get tours from the people who have built and run such an impressive facility. This is the first event of its kind to be held on the site and offers everyone an glimpse of the standards they can strive to.”
The National Sports Campus is a 500+ acre site in Blanchardstown Dublin 15. It currently headquarters over 20 national sports bodies including, The Football Association of Ireland, National Sports Council. All major field sports bodies are locating their centres of excellence at the NSC according to Irish Grass Machinery.