Great news for the world of GAA and indeed Ireland as more and more we are starting to see a return to normality. The Minister for sports Jack Chambers announced today that 40,000 fans will be aloud attend the All-Ireland finals and 25,000 for the All-Ireland semi-finals.
NEW: 40,000 attendees to be permitted for football and hurling All-Ireland finals in Croke Park next month #gaa
— Gavan Reilly (@gavreilly) July 30, 2021
Attendances of 40,000 for All-hurling and football finals, with 24,000 spectators permitted for All-Ireland semi-finals in either code, Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers has confirmed.
More to follow on @ExaminerSport shortly.
— Eoghan Cormican (@cormicaneoghan) July 30, 2021
— Independent Sport (@IndoSport) July 30, 2021
We have seen a slower approach from Ireland with the return of normality compared to other countries within the EU. But with a large part of the population now vaccinated the decision has to been made to allow 40,000 at both All-Ireland final’s this is well news for GAA fans and the GAA itself as it will be welcome income that is badly needed after a tough 18 months.