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ICT in Sport: Making match-day connections

Declan Fanning and John Casey explain the task that the GAA faces at Croke Park before a ball is even thrown in.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
8th June, 2014

For most people, a trip to Croke Park isn't really about circuits and gizmos. Thousands of GAA fans don't realise how much they are interacting with IT as they approach GAA HQ. Croke Park's IT infrastructure covers everything from ticket scanning, to point of sales systems, to big screens, power, communications, and security.

''A lot of people would have no comprehension of what happens particularly on a match day I suppose as regards what the...

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