If you’re on the road to Croke Park this weekend for the All-Ireland senior hurling final, then the GAA have news for you.
Ahead of the 2023 centrepiece of inter-county hurling on Sunday afternoon, the GAA have released the following update for Kilkenny supporters bound for Dublin.
With Kilkenny and Limerick set to throw-in at 3.30pm, the GAA wishes to advise supporters travelling to Sunday’s All-Ireland senior hurling final to be conscious of the following information
- Come early and enjoy the atmosphere and entertainment.
- Stiles are open from 1pm
- Have your ticket downloaded in advance.
- In the interest of efficient and effective crowd management, patrons will not be allowed to meet or congregate on Jones’ Rd before or after the game and will be asked to follow the instructions of stewards and Gardaí at all times
- Supporters are reminded that flares and smoke canisters are dangerous and illegal and are strictly prohibited
- Anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated
- Musical entertainment will be provided by The Mary Wallopers who will perform on the pitch from 1.45pm. The Saarloos will perform from 1.30pm on the Cusack Stand concourse
- The silver jubilee team are the 1998 All-Ireland champions, Offaly, who will be honoured at 14.45pm.
- Remember Croke Park is in a residential area – Please Respect Our Neighbours.
- The GAA anticipates that Sunday’s attendance will be a capacity crowd. Tickets should only have been sourced through official channels and supporters should not use unofficial sources.
If you are going to Croke Park and you’re planning on getting up early for the game, be sure to join us live in the Academy Plaza Hotel 11am-2pm in Dublin city centre to get “up for the match” as we’ll hear from fans, get some tasty giveaways going and soak up all the pre-game atmosphere in the capital.
Should you be staying at home, you’ll get all the coverage you need on air from 11am before we transition to Croke Park at 3pm for pre-game analysis ahead of live commentary.