Peter Mckenna

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The Tipperary SHC match between Thurles Sarsfields and Kilruane MacDonaghs is streamed live from  Holycross GAA club in Ballycahill, Co Tipperary. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Necessity has been mothering plenty of invention in the GAA during the past six months but in one vital area, communication, a trickle of technology h(...)

Lismore fans look on from outside the ground during the Waterford SHC quarter-final against Abbeyside Ballinacourty at Fraher Field in Dungarvan. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Sports organisations have been dealt another coronavirus related blow with the Government decision that their events must all be held behind closed do(...)

Croke Park director Peter McKenna said that to limit crowds at the stadium to 200 would be play them to all intents and purposes ‘behind closed doors’. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There are those who may be suspicious when a weekly columnist asserts that we have just been through the GAA’s most important week of the coronavirus (...)

 In the absence of GAA games, Croke Park was the venue as  200 people gathered to mark the Muslim festival of Eid Al Adha recently.  Photograph:  Ray McManus/Sportsfile

The GAA aren’t commenting on the latest knock-back of their plans for increased match attendances but privately believe that it won’t be until the sch(...)

At two metres distancing Croke Park will hold around 7,000 capacity within the stadium. File photograph: Inpho

Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna has reopened the question of GAA championship matches being played behind closed doors even though he conced(...)

The football championship bounced back from 2018’s decline with nearly a 50 per cent rise in revenues, greatly facilitated by the All-Ireland football final replay between Dublin and Kerry. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The GAA’s central revenues surged in 2019, rising by 16 per cent to €74 million. The increases were driven by much better match revenues and a signifi(...)

The National Maternity Hospital on Holles Street, which is one of relatively few Irish hospitals to have made the switch to e-health records. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A long-promised investigation into an abortion carried out at the National Maternity Hospital this year is being delayed by the hospital’s inability t(...)

The extent of the individual divergences from the initial cervical smear results is not yet known, but the review has found some cancers could have been prevented, it is understood. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Large numbers of previously missed abnormalities have been uncovered in the biggest review of smear tests undertaken since cervical cancer screening b(...)

The tests rely on samples of the baby’s DNA in the mother’s blood to gauge the risk of genetic conditions, rather than testing the foetus directly. Photograph: iStock

Prenatal testing of babies in the womb is a multibillion euro global industry that has grown massively in the past decade after the development of new(...)

The National Maternity Hospital on Holles Street, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Pregnant women undergoing tests for possible foetal anomalies must be given more information about the tests’ shortcomings, the State’s maternity hosp(...)

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