#120 The Thrill of Gaelic Games at Croke Park + Some Travel Bargains!
It’s the season of Sundays in Irish sport, and there’s no better place than Dublin’s Croke Park, the home of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), to take in a match.
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- Intro: The Devil’s Bit by Theresa Larkin & Noel McQuaid
- GAA, Croke Park, and Julie Manahan.
- Liam in Ireland
- Great deals on Waterford, Belleek, Woolens, accommodations, and restaurants.
- Sales online and in newspapers. Shelbourne Hotel was having a €99 sale.
- Inch House in Tipperary. Earlybird special €55 meal dropped to €35.
- Croke Park for the Wexford vs. Dublin Gaelic Football match.
- Croke Park Experience Tour available year-round.
- Premier Level (VIP) would be Liam’s choice for a match with food and drink.
- Croke Park is easy to get to… walk or cab. Cab from Croke Park to Bus Station was €10.
- Julie Manahan – what makes Croke Park such a special place to the Irish.
- Gaelic Athletic Association
- Games nearly every Sunday between May – September. With finals in September. It can be difficult to get tickets to a final.
- What would a typical game day itinerary include? Packages can include Game Guide, GAA Museum, Tour, Meal, Minor Match, Senior Match. www.crokeparktickets.ie
- Seated stands – Dineen-Hill 16 Terrace – built out of the rubble from O’Connell Street during the 1916 Rising.
- Croke Park Tours and GAA Museum offered all year long. Croke Park rooftop tours are “coming soon.”
- What are the prices?
- How much time for the tour and the museum?
- Julie also recommends a stop by Glasnevin Cemetery. It’s next door to the Botanical Gardens.
- How should you travel between Croke Park to Glasnevin Cemetery?
- What else goes on at Croke Park.
- Where would one find out about what is going on at Croke Park? www.crokepark.ie
- How can some see a match if they will not be Dublin? Visit the tourist office because there matches all over the country… they can sell the tickets there.
- What is your favorite spot in Croke Park?