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IrelandGAA coaches and fans are ‘shocked’ at the price hike for All-Ireland tickets

19:15  13 august  2019
19:15  13 august  2019 Source:   extra.ie

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The first of this year’s All-Ireland finals is coming up this Sunday and GAA fans are still wrapping their heads around the latest price hike.

Tickets for the decider between Tipperary and Kilkenny are €90 for a spot in the stands, which represents a €10 increase over the previous cost.

GAA coaches and fans are ‘shocked’ at the price hike for All-Ireland tickets © Provided by Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland Eddie Brennan 10/5/2014 It’s the first time since 2011 that the cost has been changed.

Fans haven’t been taking to the news well with just a couple of days to go until the final even though the decision to alter pricing was made by the GAA Central Congress back in January.

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The Gaelic Athletic Association ( GAA ) is Ireland ’s largest sporting organisation. The GAA has remained an amateur Association since its founding. Players, even at the highest level, do A sell out attendance of 82,300 is guaranteed in Croke Park and the quest for tickets is intense as Ireland ’s top

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GAA president John Horan defended the decision at the time: ‘I think history will show that, you know, we raised it in 2011, we’re going up in 2019, when will the next increase come? It may not come for another eight to ten years.

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‘So in an 18-year time frame if you raise your prices once I think that’s reasonable.’

Despite the association’s arguments, fans see otherwise. On Twitter, many have been venting their outrage.

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The examples I’d use is going to the Aviva to a rugby match where you have three or four categories. And you want to pay for a really good ticket, then you go and pay for that ticket and you get a good location.

GAA coaches and fans are ‘shocked’ at the price hike for All-Ireland tickets © Provided by Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland Kilkenny v Limerick - Bord Gáis Energy GAA Hurling All-Ireland U21 Championship Final ‘We have to cater for the grassroots, the very thing the GAA stands for and the thing we use our slogans to promote the thing. If you have two parents and two kids and decide you’re going to go to the All-Ireland.

‘There’s the travel, the food and the four tickets at €90. And you could pay €90 and be sitting at ground level behind the goal or in the corner and being the same price as a prime location in the middle of the stadium.’

GAA coaches and fans are ‘shocked’ at the price hike for All-Ireland tickets © Provided by Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland Kilkenny v Derry - Bord Gáis Energy GAA Hurling All-Ireland U21 Championship Semi-Final Brennan feels the squeeze is on more so on for younger fans rather than adults.

We understand the All-Ireland finals in hurling and football are the showpiece event. If you’re a paying customer and on your own, €90 is not bad for the entertainment and the experience you’re going to get. And you can say I was there when Dublin did the ‘Drive for Five’ or whatever’, he continued.

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GAA coaches and fans are ‘shocked’ at the price hike for All-Ireland tickets © Provided by Associated Newspapers (Ireland) Limited, t/a dmg Media Ireland Launch of ESRI Report into Playing Senior Intercounty Gaelic Games But the reality is you’re depriving kids of 12, 13, 14 the chance to go to a day like that. Simply because parents are going “we can’t afford that.”

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