Monday 23 October 2017

Numbers game

€25.9m -- total gate receipts figure for all matches in 2010.

€10.8m -- income from broadcast rights.

€8.2m -- income from sponsorship.

€12.43m -- what the GAA took in for the All-Ireland football cham-pionships.

€7.24m -- what it took in for the hurling championships.

€1.8m -- what the football league generated.

€1m -- what the hurling league generated.

€4m -- what the GAA got in state funding from the sports council and four different state departments.

€136,352 -- the surplus on €58m in income.

€3m -- the amount spent on player welfare, including the injury fund and GPA funding.

€1.2m -- what it cost to stage the International Rules Series, on which a €300,000 profit was made.

€11.1m -- the spend on games development.

€8.14m -- the GAA's administration costs.

€11.1m -- capital expenditure down from €23m.

€696,000 -- the cost of heat, light and power throughout Croke Park, down €112,000 from 2009.

€400,000 -- cost of All Stars, medals and other presentations.

where €58m income went

18% -- direct costs of running matches.

19% -- distributed back to counties.

20% -- games development.

14% -- operating Central Council.

24% -- capital expenditure.

5% -- miscellaneous and surplus.

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