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It’s official - Donegal v Dublin is sold out say GAA

Junior infant pupils from Scoil Catriona, Ballyshannon who have completed their first two days at school were cheering on Donegal when our photographer called to see them on Friday. They are pictured with their teacher, John Carr. Photo Matt Britton.

Junior infant pupils from Scoil Catriona, Ballyshannon who have completed their first two days at school were cheering on Donegal when our photographer called to see them on Friday. They are pictured with their teacher, John Carr. Photo Matt Britton.

The GAA has just confirmed this afternoon that Sunday’s GAA Football All-Ireland Championship semi-finals between Dublin and Donegal are a complete sell out. There will be no further sale of

Patrons are asked to arrive early for this game, with turnstiles open from 12.30pm.

The GAA football minor semi-final meeting of the same counties commences at 1.30pm, with the senior game beginning at 3.30pm.

Supporters can avail of a range of activities in the Family Fanzone from 12.30pm until 3pm, while there will be pre-match entertainment in Croke Park from the Artane Band and the Killeigh scór band from Co. Offaly. The GAA will also be supporting the Peter McVerry Trust on matchday, as well as a celebrity ice bucket challenge taking place at half-time in the senior game in aid of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Spectators are advised that An Garda Síochána will be implementing a post game crowd management plan in the vicinity of Jones Road and patrons are advised as follows:

1. Patrons exiting the Hogan Stand and Nally Square are requested not to congregate in vicinity of Croke Park Hotel as this causes a serious obstruction to crowd

2. Full closure of Jones Road / Russell Street to all patrons except those exiting the Hogan Stand and Dineen Stand.

We ask all supporters to comply with the directions issued by Gardaí and stewards as they depart the stadium. The measures are being implemented to prevent crowd congestion on the street outside the Croke Park Hotel which has become a meeting point for supporters attending Croke Park events.

Compliance will greatly assist Gardaí with crowd management and movement around the stadium, and all directions are issued with a view to making the stadium environs a safer place during entry and exit for everyone attending Sunday’s games.

 
 
 

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