Peter McKenna

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The Delta variant of Covid-19 has been found to be ‘more aggressive’ when it comes to affecting pregnant women. Photograph: Getty Images

Pregnant women make up a “disproportionate” number of those hospitalised with Covid-19 and in intensive care in recent weeks, a senior Health Service (...)

 Rebecca Price  and Patrick Kiely: The couple is calling for an independent inquiry to establish the full facts of what happened to them, how many other times this tragedy has happened, and for consistent implementation of standards to prevent it ever happening again.   Photograph: Collins Courts

A  “never event” in medicine is a preventable error so serious that it should never happen. The Merrion Fetal Health Clinic – owned by five consu(...)

Croke Park  Stadium providing a €10.5 million dividend for 2019 for the GAA, an increase of 33 per cent on the previous year. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Although GAA Finance Director Ger Mulryan was careful to use the code words for what was record income for the association – “stable and sound financi(...)

Peter McKenna: “That’s the outline of the scheme but until we get a green light from the Vatican, the Archbishop and Ard Comhairle it is still a dream.”  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna has said “progress has been positive” on the proposed acquisition of 38 acres at Clonliffe College, adjacent(...)

The clamour to move the Liam Miller tribute match from Cork City’s soccer ground to Páirc Uí Chaoimh in order to benefit from the far greater capacity placed the GAA in a difficult situation. Photograph: Inpho

The controversy generated by the Liam Miller tribute match last September was the main influence on a motion to go before February’s annual congress, (...)

Dr Peter McKenna said slides from women retaking smear tests would be processed as  matter of “priority” by laboratories. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Up to 6,000 women will need to undergo a repeat smear test due to delays processing their original smears following the CervicalCheck scandal, the Hea(...)

“While the appointments are important, buy-in is critical,” says Cork county chair Tracey Kennedy. Photo: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Cork county chair Tracey Kennedy says that the status of football in the county has long been an issue and so to an extent the launch of #2024 – A Fiv(...)

The construction at Páirc Uí Chaoimh last year – the renovated stadium will open this weekend. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

With the first matches in the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh due to be played within days, the GAA are hopeful of a record attendance for the two All-Ireland qu(...)