Derry City & Strabane - Foyle Arena closure for Election Count




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Foyle Arena closure for Election Count

12 May 2023

To facilitate the forthcoming Local Government Election Count, the Foyle Arena at St Columb’s Park, will close for several days next week.

Users of the Foyle Arena are being advised that the facility will be closed to the public from Thursday 18 May to Sunday 21 May, inclusive.

The public are being encouraged to use the Council’s other leisure facilities across the Council area including Templemore Sports Centre, Brooke Park Leisure Centre and Melvin Sports Complex and Derg Valley Leisure Centre, Strabane and Derg Valley, Castlederg, during this period – for more info visit –

A section of St Columb’s Park will also be closed to the public, from the Limavady Road entrance with no access to the area from Browning Drive, during this period.

Fencing will be erected to close off walkways to the Limavady Road entrance from within the Park. Signage is also being erected to advise the public of alternative access.

Further details on the election and election count is available on the Electoral Office website at