TOBIN was responsible for delivering the world’s largest Sports Air Dome for Connacht GAA in Bekan, Co. Mayo.
This Double Skin Fabric Structure is located on the site of the Connacht GAA ‘Centre of Excellence’ and measures 150m (l) x 100m (w) x 26m (h). Our Project Director can be seen describing the structure as “Croke Park with a roof” in the below video.
Work on a multi million euro sports facility in Mayo is moving a step closer to completion, with the inflation of a huge dome, covering a four acre site. pic.twitter.com/HQblGa78WG
— The Sunday Game (@TheSundayGame) July 23, 2020
This High Specification Smart Dome accomodates a full size GAA pitch, extensive Gym Facilities, a 130m Indoor Running Track, Internal Performance Testing Facilities, Specialist LED Lighting, High-Tech Inflation, Air Exchange, Ventilation and Heating adaptations and will be able to seat over 600 spectators for competitive fixtures.
TOBIN was responsible for: Project Management/Client Representative, Civil/Structural Engineering and Cost Management.
As suggested by Connacht secretary John Prenty, “It’s a huge boost for the Connacht region”.