New Croker plans means no excuse for Dubs arriving late again
Dublin fans listen up, you no longer have any excuse to be late for a match at Croker ever again if the GAA’s latest infrastructure project goes ahead as planned.
According to reports in today’s Sunday Times, the GAA wants to build a 15-metre iconic clock tower, which would be as high as the obelisk in St. Peter’s Square in Rome.
The association has submitted a plan to Dublin City Council for a stainless steel construction that will have a meeting area underneath for fans to congregate.
The clock would be located at the Jones’ Road entrance and be at least 15 metres high, so that Dub fans having pre-game scoops can’t fail to miss it and hopefully not arrive late for the match as they are famed for doing more than other GAA fans.
The Association hopes that the clock will end up having significance similar to the one at Old Trafford and the Emirates.
Croke Park recently added the rooftop tour which was appealed by local residents, but Bórd Pleanala still approved the plan.
The real question is will the clock stop tardy GAA fans from having a valid excuse for being late for matches?