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
At Sunday’s NHL game between Limerick and Cork in the Gaelic Grounds, a TV camera was perched at the Ennis Road end. Every time that angle was used, you could clearly see the stands of Thomond Park less than a mile away in the distance.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2019
Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna has been accused of causing “unforgivable reputational damage” to high-ranking Cork GAA officials after Páirc Uí Chaoimh board member Michael O’Flynn last night said there was “no basis” to the €110m figure put out by McKenna in relation to the cost of redeveloping the stadium.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2019
I agree with GAA director general Tom Ryan who said that the association felt “bullied” into hosting the Liam Miller tribute match which was held in Cork’s Páirc Uí Chaoimh in September — ‘GAA ‘felt bullied’ into hosting charity match’ (Irish Examiner, January 31).
Mon, 04 Feb, 2019
GAA President John Horan and Cork County Board chairperson Tracey Kennedy issued a brief joint statement last night regarding Páirc Uí Chaoimh’s redevelopment and expressed optimism about the future of the stadium.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2018
Budget overruns on public projects are so common that any development delivered on time and under budget provokes the surprise that greeted Vercingetorix’s Gauls’ victory over Julius Caesar at Alesia in September 52BC.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2018
Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna says the cost of redeveloping Páirc Uí Chaoimh has escalated to an eye-watering total of €110 million, almost €25m higher than the €86 million total estimated following the completion of works last year.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2018