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Original Hogan Stand Seats from the old Croke Park Dublin

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A truly unique opportunity to possess a part of Irish Sporting heritage in these authentic Hogan stand seats from the old Croke Park,headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association .The old stand was named in honour of Michael Hogan,captain of the Tipperary Gaelic football team and killed by British Crown Forces at Croke Park on November 21st 1921,on what was to become universally known as Bloody Sunday.Tipperary were playing  Dublin when police entered Croke park and opened fire on the crowd, killing 14 people.Tom Ryan ,a young spectator from Wexford,entered the pitch to pray beside the dying Hogan and was also fatally shot.Anew spectator stand on the Jones Road side of Croke Park built in 1924 was named in Michael Hogans honour, before being replaced by a new two tier structure catering for 16,000 in 1959.Finally this stand was replaced by the enormous current Hogan Stand in 1999,making the modern Croke Park with a capacity of 82,500 the third largest stadium in Europe.

Due to the rarity value of this item, please email us directly if you are interested in acquiring this absolutely unique piece of Irish sporting history.We certainly think it would make an outstanding addition to your Irish pub or indeed home bar.

Dimensions; 40cm x93cm x 30cm  12kg

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Weight 12 kg
Dimensions 40 × 93 × 30 cm