Business of Sport Inside the Croke Park money machine

Croker is above water after Hurricane Garth - but management still sail a tricky course between stakeholders and opportunity, writes Barry J Whyte.

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
21st September, 2014
Peter McKenna, stadium director at Croke Park. Picture: Maura Hickey

The GAA suffers in World Cup years, the old adage claims, but that’s not the story in 2014.

On the field, both the hurling and football championships have served up a spectacular year. The hurling final has been replayed for the third year in a row – this time after a thrilling draw between Tipperary and Kilkenny. In football, the semi-finals served up three absorbing games between Kerry and Mayo (which went to a...

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