Drop In Cost Of Running Clare’s Inter-county Teams For 2017

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Clare GAA will finish 2017 with a income surplus of over €136,000.

Figures to be unveiled at Thursday nights Annual Convention also show that county team expenses dropped from the previous year.

The cost of running Clare’s inter-county teams for 2017 stands at just over €710,000, down €50,000 from the 2016 figure.


The figures also show there was a noticeable drop in income from National League gate receipts, down over €126,000 while there was an increase of over €28,000 in the bill for Coaching and Development.

There was an increase of almost €110,000 in the income from Central and Provincial Councils, while auditor Anthony Fitzpatrick identified having a replay in the county hurling final as a huge boost for the county coffers.

Thursday’s meeting will see a new treasurer will be elected on the night as Bernard Keane finishes his time in the role while the positions of assistant secretary and PRO are also among those set to be filled.