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Páirc Ui Chaoimh Fiasco Goes From Bad To Worse For Cork

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Páirc Ui Chaoimh finds itself in the headlines once again following the condition of the playing surface this past weekend. Issues have surrounded the recently refurbished home of Cork GAA since its doors opened in July 2017. Only last week the iconic venue founds itself under the microscope once more after it was reported that costs on the revamped stadium …

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GAA Felt “Bullied” Into Hosting Liam Miller Tribute Match

GAA Director General Tom Ryan on Liam Miller Tribute match

The GAA director general, Tom Ryan, has confessed that the organisation felt bullied into hosting the Liam Miller match in Pairc Ui Chaoimh last year.  The match, which featured Manchester United against Celtic/Republic of Ireland, was originally fixed for Turners Cross, the home of Cork City FC, the boyhood club of Miller. However, given the level of response to the …

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Liam Miller Tribute Match Is Officially Sold Out

The decision to move Liam Miller’s tribute match to Páirc Uí Chaoimh has been vindicated to the fullest as organisers have confirmed this afternoon that the match is fully sold-out.  The game, as you will probably know by now, was originally due to take place in the 7,000 capacity Turner’s Cross, home to Cork City FC. However, pressure from a …

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Camogie Round Up: Galway And Tipperary Progress To Final Four

Saturday was a pivotal day in the camogie calendar as four teams battled it out to join Kilkenny and Cork in the semi-finals. We break down the action from Pairc Ui Chaoimh.  Waterford 1-7 Tipperary 1-14 Tipperary booked their place in their first All-Ireland semi-final in 10 years with a seven point win over Waterford but this game was much …

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Breaking: GAA Release Statement Following “Constructive” Meeting With Miller Organisers

The GAA have this afternoon released a statement on the Liam Miller testimonial game following a meeting between the two parties. A meeting took place today between the GAA and members of the Organising Committee of the Liam Miller Tribute Match. This meeting involved the GAA’s Director General and Uachtarán and the Chairperson and Secretary of the Cork County Committee. …

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Sports Law Expert Contradicts GAA’s Páirc Uí Chaoimh Claims

Professor and Director of Sports Law at Melbourne University Jack Anderson has outlined that there may be no need to wait for the GAA Congress’ permission to hold Liam Miller’s testimonial at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Anderson outlined in a tweet that s5 1(A) of the GAA guide could give the Central Council discretion to sanction the use of Páirc Uí Chaoimh “for purpose …

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Pairc Ui Chaoimh In Line To Host All-Ireland Hurling Quarter-Finals

Pairc Ui Chaoimh could be in line to host this year’s All-Ireland quarter-finals according to a report today in The Irish Examiner.  The newly refurbished venue, which can now hold 45,000 people, will be mooted by Cork GAA officials as a potential venue for the quarter-finals which would result in the second successive year that this stage of the competition …

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End Of Frank Murphy Era Nears As Cork Advertise For New Secretary

The Cork County Board have begun proceedings to replace long-term secretary Frank Murphy by posting a job advertisement today. The role was posted online today with the committee stating that it is, “seeking a suitably qualified professional, with a passion for Gaelic Games and Irish culture, to fill the role of County Secretary/Chief Executive and deliver on its mission, values and …

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