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Dublin: 7 °C Saturday 19 October, 2019

All-Ireland ladies final attracts record crowd of 56,114 to Croke Park

Fans turned out in their droves in spite of the ceaseless rain in Dublin.

The record attendance is displayed at Croke Park.
The record attendance is displayed at Croke Park.
Image: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

THIS YEAR’S ALL-IRELAND Ladies’ football finals have once again attracted a record crowd to Croke Park, with 56,114 people clicking through the turnstiles. 

It’s a considerable increase on last year’s gate of 50,141, and is made all the more impressive by the fact it was achieved amid ceaseless rain and at the end of a week dominated by build-up to the replay of the All-Ireland senior men’s final between Dublin and Kerry. 

The record crowd was announced at half-time of the senior final by RTÉ’s Marty Morrissey. 

Dublin sealed a third All-Ireland senior title in a low-scoring decider against Galway, winning 2-3 to 0-04.

Tipperary won the intermediate title with a five-point win over Meath while Louth were crowned Junior champions with a 3-13 to 2-6 win over Fermanagh. 

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