#120 The Thrill of Gaelic Games at Croke Park + Some Travel Bargains! – AUDIO
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?