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14th March, 2015
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Tolka Park: the developer Jerry O’Reilly (inset) bought the football ground for €25 million a decade ago. Picture: Inpho/Collins

✽ I’m told fans are increasingly wondering what the future holds for the historic Shelbourne Football Club.

The ownership of both Shels and its Drumcondra grounds is byzantine in complexity, dating back to the legendary Ollie Byrne’s time, when he meted out concession stakes to boom era moneybags such as developer Jerry O’Reilly and former U2 accountant Ossie Kilkenny in a bid to rescue the troubled club.

O’Reilly, whose loans...

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