GAA director general Tom Ryan has described as “incorrect and premature” comments by Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna that the final cost of redeveloping Páirc Uí Chaoimh had escalated to €110m.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
Cork chairperson Tracey Kennedy has allayed clubs’ fears that they will be asked to pay for the cost of Páirc Uí Chaoimh. And says she would personally welcome Munster rugby in the stadium.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
Cork County Board secretary Frank Murphy has reiterated his opposition to the GAA decision to change the inter-county minor grade from U18 to U17, and he also maintains the U20 All-Ireland finals should not replace the minor deciders as senior curtain-raisers.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2018
Council officials are being hampered in their quest to restore derelict sites and houses in Co Cork as many of the properties are in the hands of financial institutions which can escape penalties applicable to private owners.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
GAA chiefs in Cork say they are confident that a standoff with City Hall over payments for public lighting upgrades around the redeveloped Páirc Uí Chaoimh will be resolved before the stadium hosts two Ed Sheeran concerts in May.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018
Páirc Uí Chaoimh stadium manager Bob Ryan says the venue is dealing with the “snags to be expected on a project of this size” but says the stadium will be open for the business end of the local club championships.
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017
It’s taken over €80m, 33,000 tonnes of concrete, 1,500 tonnes of steelwork, some 500 construction workers and about two years — but Ireland’s newest sports stadium has finally been unveiled.
Thu, 20 Jul, 2017