By Stephen Barry
The demolition team are beginning to take chunks out of Páirc Ui Chaoimh.
Passers-by have been capturing the section-by-section flattening of the main stand this week, making for some intriguing viewing.
Massive progress being made at Pairc Ui Chaomh #Cork #GAA Taken from Montenotte pic.twitter.com/WIrvkTmTrU— Mick Ring (@MickRing83) May 20, 2015
Páirc Uí Chaoimh this morning!#PaircUiChaoimh #GAA @nemetontv pic.twitter.com/pZqXHzT1ih— RCarbery (@CarberyRonan) May 20, 2015
Going going gone— Patrick Scriven (@patscriven) May 19, 2015
For those who need reminding, this is the ‘before’ pic, from last year’s Munster hurling final:
And this is what the multi-million redevelopment is expected to look like:
Main Contractor Tender for €67m Páirc Uí Chaoimh Redevelopment out at end of May. More Info:http://t.co/sdDO16kN6g pic.twitter.com/3uRhuGVhJU— CISireland.com (@CISireland) April 28, 2015
The completion date is set for 2017.