Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium helps raise €2,300 for ‘Movember’

Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium helps raise €2,300 for ‘Movember’

7 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie There was an unusual sight in Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium across November, as numerous hairy upper lips made an appearance – on both men and women! It was of course part of the global Movember campaign, which Curraheen Park and 8 other Greyhound Stadia supported through their ‘Movember […]

Showjumping: Cork’s Billy Twomey takes superb third in Paris Masters Grand Prix

Showjumping: Cork’s Billy Twomey takes superb third in Paris Masters Grand Prix

6 December 2015, 6.23pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Billy Twomey (oroginally from Monkstown, Co Cork) produced two outstanding rounds with 18 year-old Tinka’s Serenade to finish third in the five-star Longines Paris Masters Grand Prix this afternoon (Sunday). The Corkman was one of 16 from a starting field of 45 to go clear in the […]

Togher Athletics Club 5k Christmas road race launched at Ryan’s SuperValu Togher

Togher Athletics Club 5k Christmas road race launched at Ryan’s SuperValu Togher

6 December 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie On the 28th December 2015 the third Togher Athletics Club 5k Christmas road race in association with Cork Mental Health Foundation will take place. This is an AAI registered and chip timed event. Prizes and refreshments are generously sponsored by Ryan’s SuperValu in Togher. On Saturday 5th December, […]

Basketball cancelled at Neptune Stadium, Cork due to weather

Basketball cancelled at Neptune Stadium, Cork due to weather

5 December 2015, 2pm By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie A number of basketball events have been cancelled today due to the ongoing effects of Storm Desmond. At present five games have been postponed. Unsafe travel conditions in Cork, Kerry and Galway have forced the cancellation of the following fixtures (see brackets for refixed times): Hula Hoops […]

Dogs dinner! – Greyhound Track joins Restaurant Association of Ireland

Dogs dinner! – Greyhound Track joins Restaurant Association of Ireland

27 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie It’s one of Cork’s most unusual Restaurants; not because it’s old, not because a famous person once visit, but because of its location, location, location. The Restaurant at Curraheen Park Greyhound track (or ‘the dog track’ as we refer to it locally) has joined the Restaurant Association of […]

Cork City FC sign Steven Beattie for two year contract

Cork City FC sign Steven Beattie for two year contract

25 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City Football Club are delighted to announce that Steven Beattie has signed a two year contract with the club. Beattie joined the club in July from Sligo Rovers and made fourteen league appearances, scoring three times. Speaking to CorkCityFC.ie, Beattie said: “This is where I want to […]

Rugby star Peter O’Mahony is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

Rugby star Peter O’Mahony is ‘Cork Person of the Month’

22 November 2015 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Corkman Peter O’Mahony has received a Cork Person of the Month award to mark his glittering rugby career to date, including his recent performances in the World Cup before his enforced departure through injury. Peter’s name now also goes forward, for possible selection as Cork Person of the […]

John Dunleavy signs two year contract with Cork City FC

John Dunleavy signs two year contract with Cork City FC

20 November 2015 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The club captain has made ninety-eight league appearances for the club since joining in 2012, and he told CorkCityFC.ie that he feels the future is bright on Leeside: “I am delighted to have signed another contract with the club. Everyone can see the progress the club is making […]

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