The Irish Mail on Sunday



Children under 16 must be accompanie­d at all times by a parent or guardian and under 14s must be in the stands and are banned from the pitch for health and safety reasons – hardly surprising, given that these girls would probably trample their own grannies to get closer to the stage.

There will be no fewer than 1200 gardaí and stewards on duty to help protect the chisellers, so you won’t be able to sneak them in.

Because 80% of the audience is aged between five and 18, volunteers will hand out special tag-a-kid white wristbands on all approaches to Croke Park. Parents can write their contact number and child’s seat and section number to help stewards reunite lost children and adults. There is no such system in place to prevent the losing of minds, however.

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