Wear jersey for half price Croke Park tour

Wear jersey for half price Croke Park tour


2-year-old Iarla Kelleher, whose parents are from Clare and Tyrone, playing on the pitch after a game in Semple Stadium – Photo: Diarmuid Green/Sportsfile

The GAA is calling on all fans to wear their GAA jersey on the Croke Park Stadium Tour this January and get your tour ticket half price!

Adults, children, seniors, students and families can avail of this fantastic offer when they proudly sport their GAA club, county or Kellogg’s Cúl Camp jerseys.

The Croke Park Stadium tour brings you on a behind-the-scenes journey through the home of Gaelic games. Walk in the footsteps of legends as you visit the team dressing rooms, warm up areas, players’ lounge, suite level and media centre before going pitch-side via the players’ tunnel and taking a seat in the VIP area.

If you avail of the Jersey January offer, make sure post photo or video of your tour on social media using #crokeparktours to be in with a chance to win weekly GAA jersey giveaways.

The offer includes free entry to the GAA Museum. The state-of-the-art interactive museum brings visitors on a journey that vividly illustrates the story of Gaelic games from ancient times to the present.

The vast collection includes rare and precious artefacts from our national games, such as the original Sam Maguire and Liam MacCarthy Cups. It also includes a visit to the Interactive Games Zone where you can test your hurling and Gaelic football skills and access to ‘Ireland’s Olympian’s’, the GAA Museum’s latest exhibition, which celebrates the nation’s Olympic medalists with medals and memorabilia from many of Ireland’s 31 Olympians on display.

The Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum are listed as one of the top 5 things to do in Dublin on TripAdvisor and was awarded their 2016 Certificate of Excellence.

Croke Park is an iconic stadium steeped in history, and has been at the heart of Irish sporting and cultural life for over 100 years, so it really is a must.

For more information visit www.crokepark.ie/jerseyjanuary

Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.