Galway City Business Association (GCBA) Chairperson Áine Feeney has confirmed that both the Minor and Senior All Ireland Hurling Finals will be screened live in Eyre Square this Sunday 6 September.
The official licence was granted by Galway City Council and all elements of the event are now in place for what promises to be the biggest outdoor screening of an All Ireland Hurling Final ever seen in the city. Throw-in time for the All Ireland Minor Championship Final between Galway and Tipperary is 1.15pm, while the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final between Kilkenny and Galway starts at 3.30pm.
Patrons are advised to arrive in plenty of time to allow for parking and access to Eyre Square. There is no entry charge to the screening of the games, which is suitable for all the family to attend. An Garda Síochána will have a presence on the day and it is a strictly non- alcoholic event.
“We’re encouraging everyone who won’t be travelling to Croke Park to come out and join in the match like atmosphere and the buzz of All Ireland final day planned for Eyre Square. The idea is to create a sea of maroon and white as we shout on both our Minor and Senior Hurling teams to All Ireland glory,” says Aine Feeney, Chairperson of the GCBA.
Spearheaded by Galway City Business Association and in association with Galway City Council, the screening is being made possible through the support of local businesses in Eyre Square and the city centre including EZ Living Furniture who supplied the TV screen to show the games.
Similar events in other towns and cities across the country have proven popular in recent years and a large turnout is expected on Sunday in Eyre Square. For further details and updates Like ‘Galway City Business Association’ on Facebook.
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