Behind The Scenes: Croke Park

Croke Park is run by an army of managers, staffers, groundskeepers and unpaid volunteers who run everything like clockwork on match day, writes Frank Shouldice.

31st August, 2013
Peter McKenna, Croke Park stadium director. Photo: Barry Cronin

I can't keep up with Leonard Fearon. He walks as fast as he talks, and he's got a few thousand mouths to feed. So while the Waterford and Kilkenny minors chase each other around the pitch, I'm on the sixth floor of Croke Park, running after the chef.

Fitzers Catering has the contract for Croker. All areas serving food and drink in the stadium are the domain of its group executive chef. If fans are...

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