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It’s a nonsense to think GAA could hand out receipts

Re Roderick McAlpine’s comments on the GAA’s tickets system, (Letters, October 22). Is the man having us all on? 

Expecting the GAA to provide a receipt to everyone who attends a game is just unbeliveable. I go to Turners Cross soccer grounds most Fridays nights. Should I get a receipt there? Like many people I have been to Thurles, Killarney , Limerick , Croke Park and the Aviva Stadium, they don’t provide a receipt there either.

Just a small bit of information to Mr McAlpine. There are two special gates down at Pairc Ui Caoimh: one on the covered stand side and the other one on the uncovered stand side. They are specially for old age pensioners like myself and students. He Seems to me this man was never in Pairc ui Caoimh before. Come to think of it he must not go to any game in any sport. If he does, maybe he can tell me what sports ground give a receipt?

Ray O’Leary




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