[Audio] Volvo Cork Week begins today

8th July 2014, Tuesday, 7am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork’s bi-annual sailing regatta Volvo Cork Week begins today with boats leaving Crosshaven for the first of four days racing in, and around, Cork Harbour. Over 100 boats will be taking part. Yesterday (Monday) was a practice day David O’Sullivan reports 0707-CORK-WEEK-05-vcr-from-david-osullivan-CONTAINS-EDDIE-ENGLISH-x2-.mp3

[Audio] Cork City Marathon

[Audio] Cork City Marathon

2nd June 2014, Bank Holiday Monday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The annual Cork City Marathon takes place this morning. Around 7,500 will take part, and twice that number, 15-thousand are expected to line the route to cheer on the entrants. There is a full marathon, half marathon, Team relay, and youth section and action gets underway at […]

[Audio] Munster Rugby player visits former Bishopstown Primary School

[Audio] Munster Rugby player visits former Bishopstown Primary School

21st March 2014. Friday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Rugby’s Donncha O’Callaghan has visited his former primary school in Bishopstown to talk about efforts being made by UNICEF to eradicate polio in the next 4 years. The Munster and Ireland lock is a UNICEF ambassador and recently returned from a four-day fact finding trip to Nigeria. O’Callaghan was “in […]

Murphys and Beamish sponsor Cork GAA

Murphys and Beamish sponsor Cork GAA

20th March 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Murphy’s Stout and Beamish Stout are pleased to announce a multi-year partnership with the Cork GAA Senior Hurling and Football teams under the title of ‘Proud Partner’. The relationship between the two stouts and Cork GAA initially goes back as far as 1891, when Murphy’s founder James J […]

[Video] Cork City FC begin 30th Anniversary Season

6th March 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie St. Patrick’s Athletic v Turner’s Cross. Premier Division. 7th March 2014 (i.e. tomorrow). Kick-Off 7.45 pm Cork City FC will begin their 30th anniversary season with a repeat of the final game of last season, as they welcome the champions, St. Patrick’s Athletic, to Turner’s Cross. Watch the […]

Tonight’s Greyhound Racing at Curraheen Park

21st February 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This week’s racing kicks off on tonight with 10 races on the card. On Friday night we have the final of The Curraheen Park A5 525 Stake with €900 and a trophy for the winner. The likely favourite here is Master Ace owned by Liam Lane from Inniscarra, […]

Cork City FC sign Mark O’Sullivan.

31st Janaury 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City are pleased to announce the signing of Mark O’Sullivan. The 30 year old, who had a brief spell with City in 2010, has enjoyed much success with Avondale United, winning four FAI Intermediate Cups. O’Sullivan has also been capped at amateur level by the Republic of […]

[Audio] Jeremy Irons is honorary Corkman

[Audio] Jeremy Irons is honorary Corkman

17th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons has been made an ‘honorary’ Corkman The 65 year old English actor has lived in West Cork since the late 1990’s when he bought and then restored Kilcoe Castle outside Ballydehob. ‘Now I’m an honorary Corkman I am not quite such a blow […]

[Audio] Rob Heffernan is Cork Person of the Year 2013

[Audio] Rob Heffernan is Cork Person of the Year 2013

17th January 2014, Friday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan World Race Walk Champion Rob Heffernan was named Cork Person of the Year at the Cork Person of the Year Gala Awards Lunch, the 21st year of the event. The world 50km champion received a standing ovation from the 250 guests at the function, held at the […]