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#Peter McKenna

# peter-mckenna - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Three pregnant women with Covid-19 treated in intensive care last weekend
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Three pregnant women with Covid-19 treated in intensive care last weekend

Apr 20th 2021, 9:04 AM 39,404 Views 20 Comments

The figure was reported at last night’s NPHET briefing.

# peter-mckenna - Monday 12 April, 2021

HSE professor urges pregnant women to stay protected against Covid after reports of more stillbirths
# Covid Placentitis
# Covid Placentitis

HSE professor urges pregnant women to stay protected against Covid after reports of more stillbirths

Apr 12th 2021, 2:19 PM 31,048 Views 5 Comments

Health officials first reported the condition last month.

# peter-mckenna - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'Unforgivable' and 'reckless' - Croke Park chief criticised for Páirc Uí Chaoimh cost comments
# Pairc Strife
From The42
# Pairc Strife

'Unforgivable' and 'reckless' - Croke Park chief criticised for Páirc Uí Chaoimh cost comments

Feb 27th 2019, 11:43 AM 13,728 Views 22 Comments

The saga over the cost of the rebuilding of Cork’s GAA stadium continues.

# peter-mckenna - Thursday 7 February, 2019

'Positive' progress made on GAA's bid to acquire former seminary near Croke Park
# Property Game
From The42
# Property Game

'Positive' progress made on GAA's bid to acquire former seminary near Croke Park

Feb 7th 2019, 11:04 AM 5,585 Views 3 Comments

The 38-acre Clonliffe College site will be used for sports facilities, a new hotel and housing.

'I have tried several times but he is a very busy man' - Croke Park chief's efforts to contact Gavin
# Pitch Perfect
From The42
# Pitch Perfect

'I have tried several times but he is a very busy man' - Croke Park chief's efforts to contact Gavin

Feb 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 31,103 Views 24 Comments

The Dublin manager has questioned the usage of Croke Park for concerts during the summer.

Páirc Uí Chaoimh to host 2019 games before 'seven-figure-plus' pitch replacement
# Pairc Strife
From The42
# Pairc Strife

Páirc Uí Chaoimh to host 2019 games before 'seven-figure-plus' pitch replacement

Feb 7th 2019, 6:00 AM 8,696 Views 19 Comments

The Cork venue has been in the spotlight due to the poor pitch surface.

# peter-mckenna - Monday 5 March, 2018

How Croke Park stayed green while the rest of the country was covered in a blanket of snow
# Pitch Perfect
From The42
# Pitch Perfect

How Croke Park stayed green while the rest of the country was covered in a blanket of snow

Mar 5th 2018, 6:25 PM 61,489 Views 48 Comments

Undersoil heating at the stadium was turned ‘on for the duration of the cold snap,’ according to stadium director Peter McKenna.

# peter-mckenna - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

A farm in north Dublin could solve Croke Park pitch problems and attract more concerts to the venue
# Turf It To Croker
From The42
# Turf It To Croker

A farm in north Dublin could solve Croke Park pitch problems and attract more concerts to the venue

Jan 31st 2018, 5:45 PM 10,701 Views 7 Comments

The GAA hope the Croke Park pitch will be homegrown from 2019 on.

# peter-mckenna - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'You could have seen that game for €10': GAA boss hits back at Duignan's Sky Sports criticism
# Sky's The Limit
From The42
# Sky's The Limit

'You could have seen that game for €10': GAA boss hits back at Duignan's Sky Sports criticism

Jul 13th 2017, 3:00 PM 43,059 Views 88 Comments

Peter McKenna says GAA’s deal with Sky Sports “is working very well.”

# peter-mckenna - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Croke Park's American football plans will depend on the new championship proposals
# Touchdown In Croker
From The42
# Touchdown In Croker

Croke Park's American football plans will depend on the new championship proposals

Feb 2nd 2017, 11:06 AM 5,131 Views 6 Comments

The vote at Congress in late February will determine the availability of the stadium.

# peter-mckenna - Thursday 24 September, 2015

'Driving Muhammad Ali around Croker in a golf buggy is a stand-out memory'
# GAA HQ
From The42
# GAA HQ

'Driving Muhammad Ali around Croker in a golf buggy is a stand-out memory'

Sep 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 6,366 Views 0 Comments

Croke Park Commercial and Stadium Director Peter McKenna has been overseeing events on Jones’ Road for nearly 15 years.

# peter-mckenna - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Croke Park to deploy a very different hawk eye in upcoming games
# Pigeons
From The42
# Pigeons

Croke Park to deploy a very different hawk eye in upcoming games

Aug 15th 2015, 2:13 PM 9,767 Views 8 Comments

Forget seagulls, pigeons are your new aerial threat.

# peter-mckenna - Thursday 5 February, 2015

GAA want Croke Park to become the European capital of American College Football
# College Ball
From The42
# College Ball

GAA want Croke Park to become the European capital of American College Football

Feb 5th 2015, 7:15 AM 5,685 Views 13 Comments

Boston College and Georgia Tech could be the next two colleges to face off at the stadium.

# peter-mckenna - Monday 26 January, 2015

How many of these noughties Irish rugby internationals can you remember?
# Quiz
From The42
# Quiz

How many of these noughties Irish rugby internationals can you remember?

Jan 26th 2015, 9:30 PM 45,082 Views 23 Comments

Do you know your Ian Dowlings from your Ian Whittens?

# peter-mckenna - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Can Red Rock become a staple in Irish households?
# Drama
From The Daily Edge
# Drama

Can Red Rock become a staple in Irish households?

Jan 7th 2015, 3:12 PM 16,151 Views 38 Comments

We look into what makes a soap worth watching.

# peter-mckenna - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Croke Park chief confident that Garth Brooks concerts will get the green light for July
# Go Ahead Garth
From The42
# Go Ahead Garth

Croke Park chief confident that Garth Brooks concerts will get the green light for July

Apr 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 8,743 Views 34 Comments

Local residents have raised objections to the series of gigs in late July.

# peter-mckenna - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

TV3 disappointed with GAA's 'preference for a pay television strategy'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

TV3 disappointed with GAA's 'preference for a pay television strategy'

Apr 1st 2014, 6:09 PM 6,584 Views 18 Comments

The GAA, meanwhile, have defended the decision, arguing that it’s not primarily financially motivated.

# peter-mckenna - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Kerching! GAA to net over €5m from Garth Brooks and One Direction Croke Park concerts
# Cash Kings
From The42
# Cash Kings

Kerching! GAA to net over €5m from Garth Brooks and One Direction Croke Park concerts

Feb 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,853 Views 56 Comments

The GAA also want to ensure there is a ‘meaningful legacy statement’ made from the four Garth Brooks shows.

GAA league finals won't be moved from Croke Park for potential Heineken Cup semi-final
# Stadium Search
From The42
# Stadium Search

GAA league finals won't be moved from Croke Park for potential Heineken Cup semi-final

Feb 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,435 Views 16 Comments

The ERC have yet to approach the GAA about possibly using the venue.

# peter-mckenna - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Croke Park blow as Rooney's Steelers confirmed for London NFL game
# American Dream
From The42
# American Dream

Croke Park blow as Rooney's Steelers confirmed for London NFL game

Oct 17th 2012, 12:44 PM 7,780 Views 6 Comments

Stadium director Peter McKenna says that the NFL’s decision to stage a second Wembley game in 2013 does not weaken Ireland’s future chances.

# peter-mckenna - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Croke Park still ‘optimistic’ on 2013 NFL date
# American Dream
From The42
# American Dream

Croke Park still ‘optimistic’ on 2013 NFL date

Jan 21st 2012, 8:00 AM 3,129 Views 4 Comments

American Football bosses are still considering a game on Jones Road next year, worth in the region of €50m to the Irish economy.

# peter-mckenna - Friday 20 January, 2012

Bad news: No NFL game for Dublin in 2012
# American Dream
From The42
# American Dream

Bad news: No NFL game for Dublin in 2012

Jan 20th 2012, 2:28 PM 5,106 Views 22 Comments

The NFL has confirmed that the game between the St Louis Rams and the New England Patriots will be the only game played in Europe next season.