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Phoenix Cricket Club

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Phoenix Cricket Club is a Dublin-based cricket club. It has five men's teams, one women's team several youth teams and a Tavern team in 2011.

Phoenix Cricket Club was founded in 1830, by John Parnell, the father of Charles Stewart Parnell. It is the oldest cricket club in Ireland.

The club has been based in Dublin's Phoenix Park for nearly its entire history, apart from 1835–1853. During those years, Phoenix played their home games in fields near what is now the Grand Canal.

The Phoenix grounds have a pavilion, a square, full nets facilities, a bar, dressing room areas and car parking.

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