Munster GAA Contribution to Clubs and Counties Physical Development Projects
• Over the three years 2007-2009 Munster GAA has re-distributed € 5,600,000 to clubs and Counties across the province. This money has in the main been generated from Gate Receipts and illustrates Munster GAA’s commitment to reinvesting the revenue generated from the Munster Championships back into the Clubs and Counties of Munster.
• Central Council has contributed €2,381,805 to club physical development grants over the same period.
• In 2010 Munster GAA distributed €1,608,149 to Club and County Physical Development Projects.
Munster GAA Contribution to Counties 2010
• In addition to the expenditure in relation to physical development Munster GAA has also provided other financial support in 2010 to Counties across the province:
Munster GAA – Supporting Families and Patrons in 2010
During 2010 Munster GAA endeavoured to provide value for money to patrons at all times, while still maintaining its commitment to supporting Clubs and Counties financially as outlined above.
• U-16’s are free in to all non-ticket matches.
• During the 2010 Championship Season Munster GAA introduced a family ticket discount scheme. During the course of the championship over 17,961 children and their families availed of this scheme, this saved families across the province €403,554.
• In addition 11,927 students and OAP’s received discounted access to ticketed Munster Championship games providing them with savings of €110,000. These groups also receive discounted access to all non-ticketed games.
Munster GAA – Supporting Players in 2010
• Munster GAA administers a student bursary scheme across all third level Colleges in Munster which is worth €70,000 to students.
• In 2010 Munster GAA contributed €340,000 towards player welfare and other schemes.
GAA Contribution to the Economy in the Province of Munster
• €22,604,020 is the total expenditure by Munster clubs and counties on Physical Development projects in 2009.
• €14,544,267 is the total expenditure by Munster clubs and counties on Physical Development projects in 2010.
• This money has been pumped into the construction industry in Munster at a time of deep economic difficulties for the industry and is helping to keep businesses afloat and keep people employed across the province.