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Matt Cooper: DUP fears of Casement Park trojan horse towards a united Ireland may scupper its rebirth

Jeffrey Donaldson knows that his voters are unlikely to be upset if non-gaelic football is never played at the ground but has no problem taking cash for roads

Fans display a banner in opposition to the use of Casement Park in Windsor Park last year

The people of Belfast might be disappointed if they don’t host a Euro2028 football match or two, but they’d most likely get over it quickly enough.

Our government is pushing the need for Casement Park to be completed in time to host these matches as justification for its €50 million subscription – announced last week – to the cost of rebuilding the long derelict GAA site off the Anderstown Road in West Belfast. It’s a ...