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Where Those Tickets Really Go
Anyone who looks for tickets for All-Ireland finals, once they've considered the price of course, may have been tempted to ask what time dinner would be served?
Croke Park confirmed that stand seating - irrespective of location - was to be €600 while standing on Hill 16 would set you back €30.
To add insult to injury - because the effort to acquire such a ticket
multiplies proportionately depending on how hard you have to work to get one - the following break down of All-Ireland final ticket allocations should really leave you seething.
*Figures denote the breakdown for 2003 - there is not expected to be much of an alteration this year.
Overall Capacity - 79,500
Available For General Circulation - 63,622
Tickets not in circulation - 15,878
*Long-term corporate and premium seating.
County Allocations - 24,422
Competing County Allocations - 21,028
Extra Allocation For Competing Counties - 7,455
Árd Chomhairle - 796
Former Presidents - 659
Provincial Councils - 385
Handball - 162
Camogie - 120
Ladies Football - 140
Overseas - 592
Schools & Educational Bodies - 2,278
Public Representatives - 140
Staff & Sub-Committees - 1,340
Sponsors - 645
Árd Stiúrthóir - 334
Media - 253
Minor Teams - 70
Jubilee Teams - 340
Player's Tickets (Competing Counties) - 540
Inter-County Panels - 1,920
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