Terryland Park
Terryland Park is a multi-purpose stadium
Multi-purpose stadium
Multi-purpose stadiums are a type of stadium designed in such a way as to be easily used by multiple sports. While any stadium could potentially host more than one sport, this concept usually refers to a specific design philosophy that stresses multi-functionality over specificity...

 in Galway
Galway or City of Galway is a city in County Galway, Republic of Ireland. It is the sixth largest and the fastest-growing city in Ireland. It is also the third largest city within the Republic and the only city in the Province of Connacht. Located on the west coast of Ireland, it sits on the...

, Ireland
Republic of Ireland
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, owned by the Galway & District Football League. It is currently used for association football
Football (soccer)
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball...

 matches and has been the home ground of Galway United
Galway United
Galway United F.C. was founded as Galway Rovers in 1937. They are a football club currently playing in the League of Ireland Premier Division, the top tier of the Irish football....

 since 1977.


The stadium has hosted 5 Ireland under 21 games. and other international underage games. It hosts approximately 80 games over the course of each year, with between 25 to 30 of these fixtures affiliated to Galway United
Galway United
Galway United F.C. was founded as Galway Rovers in 1937. They are a football club currently playing in the League of Ireland Premier Division, the top tier of the Irish football....

. The majority of the remaining games are junior soccer fixtures. As Fahy's Field does not meet League of Ireland standards, Mervue United now play home games in Terryland.

In both the 2007 and 2008 seasons, Terryland Park was voted as the best surface in the League of Ireland
League of Ireland
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Terryland Park underwent redevelopment in 1993 and as a result Galway United played in Galway Sportsgrounds
Galway Sportsgrounds
Galway Sportsground, also known as The Sportsground, is a multi-purpose stadium in Galway, Ireland. It opened in 1927, with the playing of a soccer match...

 and Galwegians
Galwegians RFC
Galwegians Rugby Football Club is a rugby union club in Galway, Ireland. The club was founded in 1922 and plays in the second tier of the top division of the Irish domestic club competition the All-Ireland League....

's Crowley Park for one season.

The stadium was to undergo further redevelopment in 2007 after a €500,000 grant was received from the Irish Government in 2006. The money went towards development works, chief of which was the building of a new 1,500-seater stand. The new stand in Terryland Park was opened in July 2007 and raised Terryland Park's seated capacity to 3,300 and overall capacity 5,000 http://www.galwayunitedfc.ie/terryland-park. Work continues and it is planned that the new stand will include a shop unit, turnstile
A turnstile, also called a baffle gate, is a form of gate which allows one person to pass at a time. It can also be made so as to enforce one-way traffic of people, and in addition, it can restrict passage only to people who insert a coin, a ticket, a pass, or similar...

s, medical examination and first-aid rooms, toilets, showers, dressing-rooms, a match delegates' room, officials' dressing-room, a new media and reception room, a canteen with facilities for press conference, and TV and radio facilities.

In July 2007 a new camera platform was added to the existing stand and the flood lights were relocated. All seating in the previous existing stand was replaced at the same time.
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