May 25, 2024


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Crazy hotel prices force Kerry hurlers to travel up and down to Dublin on same day for final clash


Kerry hurlers have to vacation up and down to Dublin on the day they contest the Joe McDonagh Cup closing because they are unable to get lodging wherever shut to the city, it has emerged.

nd the county board need to pre-pay all around €13,000 for accommodation on the weekend of the All-Ireland soccer quarter-finals or hazard the exact same problem, even though they have not created it that considerably nonetheless.

The soaring lodging fees and shortage of rooms is hitting counties really hard as the climax of the year, which requires more journey, kicks in.

Kerry chairman Patrick O’Sullivan claimed they could not get lodging for the hurlers from Adare to Dublin. The same challenges are facing Kerry supporters, who may possibly also have to commit to identical-day journeys as they are becoming priced out of keeping in Dublin or the surrounding parts.

O’Sullivan stated Kerry have employed a variety of inns in the Dublin location over the a long time but all are unavailable, forcing the hurlers to fly up on Saturday week, engage in Antrim at 5pm and then acquire a bus again to Kerry that night.

“From Adare to Dublin we couldn’t obtain nearly anything offered for the celebration expected to be together,” he reported.

The footballers perform Limerick in tomorrow’s Munster ultimate and if they gain, the €13,000 they’ve dedicated to paying will not have been in vain as a quarter-last position will be secured.

“There is no warranty we will be included that weekend but if we are, it is the only way we can be assured of lodging for a bash of 45.

“It’s operating out at two times the selling price we would be made use of to spending. If we don’t qualify, we drop that cash. In some circumstances we were being remaining quoted three situations the ordinary rate.”

O’Sullivan reported he hoped Croke Park could give help for counties experiencing such lodging dilemmas.


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