The three institutions of Irish sport cast aside both history and superstition when they hammered out the financial mechanics for renting out Croke Park for soccer and rugby matches.
Although formally revealed on Tuesday, the deal was brokered five days earlier on Friday the 13th.
Early that morning, senior officials from the GAA, the FAI and the IRFU gathered in a corporate box on the sixth floor of Croke Park and agreed the final details....
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