The official opening of the Astro-turf facility took place on 14/10/22. We were honoured to be joined by Minister Patrick O Donovan, Cllr Brigid Teefy, Fr Currivan and Fr Roy who cut the ribbon to officially open the facility, assisted by pupils Owen and Isabelle who were randomly picked from 6th class.
If any club, group or organisation wish to use the Astro-turf facility, please contact the school at 061351657 during school opening hours to book. Each club/group/organisation must sign a contract agreeing to the following rules in order to use the facility, prior to the facility being made available to that club/group/organisation.
Caherline NS Astro-turf facility rules
No unauthorised use of the facility. If you wish to use this facility you must contact Caherline NS at 061351657 during school hours.
Each authorised club, group or organiser has a designated key holder. If using the facility from a club/group/organisation, please contact the key holder associated to your club. Please do not contact the school staff outside of school hours looking for access.
Clubs and organisations must only use the facility at their agreed times.
Groups, organisations, or clubs using this facility are responsible for ensuring the facility is locked up after use.
Clubs, groups, or organisations using this facility must have and must use their own insurance.
People using this facility must always treat fellow users with courtesy and respect.
Caherline NS cannot be held liable for the loss or damage of valuables during the use of the Astro-turf facility during the time prior or after the use of the Astro-turf pitch. Vehicles are parked at the owner’s own risk.
It is strictly forbidden to sub-let the facility or to give out keys to unauthorised groups.
Fees will have to be paid by clubs/groups using the facility.
Every club, organisation or group is obliged to contact Caherline NS of any damage that has been caused to the facility.
Not Permitted on the Astro-turf facility
Football boots with studs, football boots with blades or running blades are not permitted. Astroturf runners, runners or football boots with moulded studs are only permitted on the facility.
No rubbish or equipment is to be left in the facility after use.
No food or chewing gum is to be consumed on the facility.
No smoking is permitted on or near the Astro-turf facility.
No glass bottles are permitted on the facility.
No dogs or animals are permitted on the facility.
Clean footwear only. Footwear must be cleaned when entering and exiting the facility.
No petrol, oil or solvents to be used on this surface.
Please note: Failure to comply with these rules will result in the facility not be made available to the club, group, or organisation in the future.