Kerry hurlers have to vacation up and down to Dublin on the day they contest the Joe McDonagh Cup remaining because they simply cannot get lodging any place shut to the city, it has emerged.
nd the county board will have to pre-pay out about €13,000 for accommodation on the weekend of the All-Ireland soccer quarter-finals or threat the identical dilemma, even nevertheless they haven’t designed it that far still.
The mounting accommodation expenses and lack of rooms is hitting counties tough as the climax of the season, which necessitates extra journey, kicks in.
Kerry chairman Patrick O’Sullivan explained they could not get lodging for the hurlers from Adare to Dublin. The exact same difficulties are dealing with Kerry supporters, who could also have to commit to identical-day journeys as they are remaining priced out of keeping in Dublin or the surrounding areas.
O’Sullivan mentioned Kerry have employed a quantity of lodges in the Dublin area around the a long time but all are unavailable, forcing the hurlers to fly up on Saturday week, participate in Antrim at 5pm and then consider a bus back to Kerry that evening.
“From Adare to Dublin we could not obtain nearly anything readily available for the party essential to be jointly,” he reported.
The footballers engage in Limerick in tomorrow’s Munster remaining and if they win, the €13,000 they’ve dedicated to shelling out won’t have been in vain as a quarter-last place will be secured.
“There is no warranty we will be involved that weekend but if we are, it is the only way we can be confident of accommodation for a social gathering of 45.
“It’s doing the job out at 2 times the selling price we would be made use of to spending. If we never qualify, we reduce that income. In some situations we were being becoming quoted 3 instances the normal value.”
O’Sullivan mentioned he hoped Croke Park could provide aid for counties experiencing these types of accommodation dilemmas.