# pitch imperfect

Last year
Hundreds of acres of vital urban nature lost to astroturf in Dublin
Noteworthy analysis of planning files and satellite images shows new pitches replacing green urban spaces and growing in size
Feeding areas for vulnerable Brent geese in north Dublin replaced
EPA warns of spread of microplastics from pitches into environment
All time
Installation of new pitch sees Cork's Super 8s clash with Roscommon moved out of Páirc Uí Chaoimh
Actress Rebel Wilson ordered to return most of €2.8 million defamation damages