The Douglas Post
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Sports in Douglas

Douglas is home to a variety of sports clubs, catering to a wide range of interests.
The Nemo Rangers GAA club, historically associated with Turners Cross, moved to Trabeg in the 1990s.
Local soccer clubs include Tramore Athletic F.C., Grangevale AFC, College Corinthians and
Douglas Hall AFC. Golf and pitch and putt enthusiasts can join Douglas Golf Club,
Frankfield Golf Club or Douglas Pitch and Putt Club. Douglas RFC was founded in 1902,
and while the original club drew members from St Patrick’s Woollen Mills workforce in Douglas,
the current club was founded in 1979. Other sports clubs include tennis, basketball, gymnastics,
martial arts, cricket and hockey clubs.

Amenities in Douglas

Douglas is a bustling village with a growing population, and with that has come a rise in shops, restaurants and other amenities. The village centre is particularly vibrant, with a range of shops to choose from, including two shopping centres, Douglas Court and Douglas Village, where you can find supermarkets like Tesco and Dunnes, as well as clothing and homeware shops.

Foodies will also be happy in Douglas, with over a dozen eateries to choose from, including 12 Tables, El Vino and We Don’t Give A Fork. There’s a wide variety of international cuisine available, which is surprising given the size of the village. For those who enjoy a good pub, The South County is a popular choice, with other options nearby like Barry’s.

For those focused on fitness, there are gyms and sports clubs available, such as Douglas Boxing Club, Dennehy’s Health & Fitness, and even a public outdoor workout station in the park. Overall, Douglas offers plenty of amenities and activities for residents and visitors alike.

Douglas Tidy Towns

The Douglas Tidy Towns group has been working as a voluntary group since 2000, with the aim of enhancing the visual attractiveness of public areas, improving biodiversity, promoting recycling among residents, and keeping the village clean and litter-free. They welcome all volunteers, who can commit as little as one hour on a Saturday morning. All equipment is provided, and volunteers can focus on their preferred area of work. The group meets on Saturdays at 10.30 am outside the Douglas Community Centre, except on days of exceptionally bad weather and holidays. The group also supports local residents associations in their estate Clean-up days.

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