Athlone Town Reach Settlement To Use Lissywoollen

Athlone Town AFC have announced agreement has been reached so that the club can continue to use their Stadium and facilities in Lissywoollen.

The statement read: The board of Athlone Town AFC is today delighted to announce the full and final settlement of legal proceedings concerning our home ground at Lissywoollen.

The agreement ensures that the facilities at Athlone Town Stadium will continue to be used by the club’s various teams and for the benefit of the local community at large.

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The resolution of the case to the club’s satisfaction against Athlone Town Stadium brings to an end what was a lengthy and complex legal saga, which Athlone Town AFC had at all times hoped to avoid.

The settlement was formally announced before Mr Justice Richard Humphreys at the High Court this week, following lengthy and detailed discussions between the parties’ lawyers.

The club would like to offer its sincere thanks and eternal gratitude to team comprised of solicitor Mr Richard Stapleton, and barristers John Paul Shortt SC and Martin Durack Bl.