CROKE PARK GAA MUSEUM NEWS

 

The GAA Museum recently unveiled an exciting refurbishment which includes a magnificent new trophy display area for the Sam Maguire and Liam MacCarthy All-Ireland trophies, updated match footage, a new temporary exhibition area, a new museum café, a new Club Wall and a new activity room. Also, the museum’s popular games area received a significant upgrade using the latest technology for visitors to test their hurling and football skills. A new exhibition, The Fighting Irishmen: Celebrating Celtic Prizefighters 1820 to Present, has been lauched at the museum. In association with the Irish Arts Center in New York, this exhibition tells the story of Irish emigration and assimilation to eventual success and world wide acclaim through the sport of boxing. It features an array of robes, gloves, boxing bags, prints, photographs, paintings and film footage of Celtic prizefighters from 1820 to the present day. It ends on August 31st. There is a GAA Club Special Offer of €5 to take the GAA Museum and Croke Park Stadium Tour! GAA clubs will follow in the footsteps of GAA Legends on All-Ireland Final Day as they explore the dressing rooms, players lounge, pitch side & media centre of the fourth largest stadium in Western Europe. Instil further the pride and passion of the game in your players as they discover the unique history and heritage of Gaelic Games and the GAA. Why not organise your club prize giving ceremony at the Presentation Stand in Hogan Stand of Croke Park during your visit!

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