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Monday, 18th November 2019

Duleek & District AC donates €50K to DBDCF

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Pictured at the presentation of a €50,000 cheque for the Duleek, Bellewstown and District Community Facility Buy a Block campaign are (from left):Joe Martin (DBDCF), Peter Hearty (DDAC), Oliver Cudden (DBDCF), Gillian Hillman (DDAC), Graham Byrne (DBDCF), Thomas Conroy (DDAC) and Donal Nolan (DBDCF).

The Duleek, Bellewstown and District Community Facility (DBDCF) Project “Buy a Block campaign” got a big injection of funds this week when it received a cheque for €50,000!!

The cheque was donated by the Duleek & District Athletics Club who fundraised for the much needed community facility in the area.

“We are delighted to receive such a large sum of money from a local club” said DBDCF Chairman, Oliver Cudden.

“It just shows you what the community can do when they pull together for a worthy cause. We will be using this money to complete phase One, Two and Four of the build. We are very grateful to Duleek & District Athletics Club for their fundraising efforts.” 

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The DBDCF project will provide the community of Duleek, Bellewstown and surrounding district with a multifunctional facility that can be used by all teams, all clubs and all members of the community. The state of the art club will have the following facilities: 

  • 1,660 sq ft timber sprung dance floor
  • Four Club meeting Rooms with Interactive White Boards
  • 5,900 sq ft Recreational Hall for major indoor social and sporting events
  • Parking for 85 vehicles including 4 mobility spaces, 2 bus parking spaces and 83 car parking spaces in a surfaced floodlit car park
  • 700m floodlit walking/jogging track

Phase one, two and four of the community facilities are due for completion in late 2020. So far the 'Buy a Block' Campaign has raised over €13,600 and 69 Blocks have been sold - Platinum 14, Gold 14, Silver 23 and Bronze 18. 

“We are making progress but we are looking for the community to help us fundraise or donate to the buy a block campaign so we can complete the project” said Oliver Cudden. 

The buy a block campaign has contribution options of €50, €100, €250 and €500. Your block will have a commemorative plaque on which we will engrave your family name. The block will appear on a wall in the facility.
There are lots of ways you can donate to the Duleek, Bellewstown & District "Buy a Block" campaign. 

To donate online simply click on the link of your choice:





Alternatively you can make a donation by contacting one of the following committee members - Oliver Ph: 087 2763976 or Graham Ph: 086 8158882.

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