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Sports & Fitness Facilities

Looking for a venue to host your next soccer training session or match?

(FIFA Certified All-Weather pitch / Multi Purpose Sports Hall / Activity Room)



Sport Development Office

The role of the Sports Development Team is to facilitate and accommodate students who wish to partake in sport and physical activity while they complete their studies.

Our Sports Development Officer, Ronan Keaskin, along with our Sports Interns, work with students to create an excellent sporting environment for all.

Along with providing excellent sporting facilities, there are also active club programmes catered to suit every student’s needs.






Ronan Keaskin
Sports Development Officer

Sports Office, Block C,
Phone: 01 885 1153







Tiffany Heary
Sports Development Intern

Sports Pavilion
Phone: 01 885 1563






Daniel O'Donovan
Sports Development Intern

Sports Pavilion
Phone: 01 885 1563


Kelly Tormey
Sports Activities Intern

Sports Office, Block C
Phone: 01 885 1563



Sports Facilities


Certified FIFA 1 Star All-Weather Soccer Pitch

This pitch was opened in June 2012 and is fully certified by FIFA to play matches. The dimensions are 100m x 64m with full soccer pitch markings only. The pitch is available for all TU Dublin Blanchardstown students during the hours of 10am-6pm and is hired out to external groups from 6:30-9:30pm Monday to Friday and from 10am-4pm on weekends.

  • Half pitch hire per hour (training) - €60
  • Full pitch hire per hour (training) - €110
  • Full pitch hire for matches - €150

All external bookings are to be made online through

Grass Sand-based GAA/Soccer Pitch

This pitch was opened in October 2013 and has inter-county standard 13m goalposts. The total playing area is 140m x 110m and can be lined to suit the sport. This pitch is available for rent at certain times of the year weather permitting.
Bookings are to be made through the Sports Office at 01 885 1153 or email

Sports Hall

The sports hall can be booked by students and staff between 8am and 6pm each day, free of charge. The Sports hall is 32m x 22m and is lined for Futsal, Basketball, Badminton, Olympic handball and Volleyball.

Bookings by external groups from 6pm-10pm Monday – Friday and Saturday from 10am-4pm are €50 per hour.

All external bookings are to be made online through “”' click here.


Sports Pavilion

Our state of the art Pavilion is located adjacent to the Sports Pitches and comprises of a fully equipped Fitness Suite (185m²), HP Gym, spin studio, an athletic therapy room, performance analysis suite, changing facilities and a number of lecture theatres.

Opening hours are indicated below


Sports Clubs

List of Clubs On Campus: Athletics/GAA/Soccer/Futsal/Pool/Basketball/Swimming/Athletics/Kickboxing/Rugby/ Badminton/Boxing

For those sports not catered for on campus, see



Joining the Gym

Blanchardstown campus students and staff can join our Gym by filling out a health screening form at the Pavilion Sports Office.

Membership is free for all Blanchardstown campus students and staff.


Gym Opening Hours
Opening Hours

8:00am - 7:30pm

Tuesday 8:00am - 7:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 7:30pm
Thursday 8:00am - 7:30pm
Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sundays Closed
                              ****Opening Hours Subject to Change****

Fitness and personal training programmes are available on request.


As part of the overall Sports Service we provide a number of free and subsidised fitness classes. These change on a semester basis so keep an eye out and join us on our social media platforms:

• Instagram - @tudublinblanchardstownsport
• Twitter - @TUDublinBCSport
• Facebook - TU Dublin Blanchardstown Campus Sport
• Spotify - TU Dublin Blanchardstown Sport
• YouTube - TU Dublin Blanchardstown Sport
• TikTok - @tudublinbcsport


Sports Scholarships


Elite and High Performance Sports Scholarships 2020/2021



TU Dublin rewards students who have outstanding sporting ability.
We offer Sports Scholarships to all full-time students to assist them in reaching their full potential, both academically and in their chosen sport. Students selected for the scholarship can benefit from an excellent financial package and support services.

Applicants should have:

• Excellent potential
• Outstanding ability in their particular sport
• Be performing at a high level in their chosen sport
• Have a desire to represent the University in their sport
• Have a strong desire to pursue their academic course

Scholarships may be awarded in a wide range of sports. Applicants will be short-listed and may be interviewed as part of the selection process.
Scholarships are for a period of one academic year only. Applications will be sought on an annual basis. Additional applications once registered will be accepted up to October 31st 2020.

For more information, please visit:


Leinster Bursaries

In association with the Leinster GAA Council there are a limited number of bursaries awarded to outstanding GAA players from Leinster who are registered students of TU Dublin. This Bursary is offered to students in November of each academic year and bursary forms are available from the Leinster GAA website.


Follow TU Dublin Blanchardstown Sport on:

• Instagram - @tudublinblanchardstownsport
• Twitter - @TUDublinBCSport
• Facebook - TU Dublin Blanchardstown Campus Sport
• Spotify - TU Dublin Blanchardstown Sport
• YouTube - TU Dublin Blanchardstown Sport
• TikTok - @tudublinbcsport


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