CHARITY: Rob Heffernan launches charity cycle in aid of CUH – route runs from Bishopstown GAA to Old Head of Kinsale or Inishannon

CHARITY: Rob Heffernan launches charity cycle in aid of CUH – route runs from Bishopstown GAA to Old Head of Kinsale or Inishannon

26 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Rob Heffernan, World Race Walking Champion launched ‘CUH Charity and Bishopstown GAA Wheel4Life 2017’ today. Wheel4Life takes place on Sunday 27th August from the Bishopstown GAA Club, with three routes, all starting and finishing from Bishopstown GAA. The 100Km challenge goes to the beautiful and scenic Old Head […]

SPORT: 17th Annual ‘Tour de Munster’ cycle will fundraise for Down Syndrome Ireland

SPORT: 17th Annual ‘Tour de Munster’ cycle will fundraise for Down Syndrome Ireland

22 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The four day ‘Tour de Munster’ charity cycle, which was launched by cycling legend Sean Kelly and celebrity guest Aoibhín Garrihy in the beautiful grounds of Bunratty Castle takes place from Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th August, and will see over 100 amateur cyclists cycle over 600km around […]

GAA: New Pairc Ui Chaoimh stadium in Cork WILL open just in time to host All Ireland Quarter Finals

GAA: New Pairc Ui Chaoimh stadium in Cork WILL open just in time to host All Ireland Quarter Finals

18 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Blackrock based local Area Representative for the Labour Party Peter Horgan has welcomed confirmation that Pairc Ui Chaoimh will open and host the All Ireland Quarter Finals. “The State investment in this project is not insignificant at €30 million and was approved by my colleague, Labour Party Leader […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Limerick at Turners Cross – Preview

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Limerick at Turners Cross – Preview

16 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City FC return to league action after the mid-season break, as they welcome Limerick to Turner’s Cross. City have won their last four league games, since drawing 1-1 away to Galway United just over a month ago, and have 100% record at home in the league this […]

RUNNING: Rob Heffernan and Alex Wright launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ charity walk in aid of Mercy Cancer Appeal

RUNNING: Rob Heffernan and Alex Wright launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ charity walk in aid of Mercy Cancer Appeal

13 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Stepping up to the mark: Rob Heffernan and Alex Wright launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ charity walk in aid of Mercy Cancer Appeal On the back of their team’s recent bronze medal win at the European Race Walking Cup in the Czech Republic, race-walkers Rob Heffernan and […]

CORK FARMING: Seandun Macra na Feirme Region celebrates 60th Year

CORK FARMING: Seandun Macra na Feirme Region celebrates 60th Year

6 June 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie This month marks the 60th year since the formation of the Seandun Macra na Feirme Region. To mark the occassion, former Seandun Chairperson and historian Jim Fitzgerald, Knockraha, gives a recount of the formation of the Seandun Macra region. In 1944, Steven Cullinane and a group of other […]

SPORT: Chris Mocko (USA) wins Cork City Marathon 2017

SPORT: Chris Mocko (USA) wins Cork City Marathon 2017

4 June 2017, Sunday, 2.30pm By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Over 7,500 participants crossed the finish line on Patrick Street in this year’s Cork City Marathon For the first time in 11 years, participants took to the starting line today for a Sunday Runday, as they took part in the momentous  Cork City Marathon. With 24 different countries […]

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City FC v Dundalk – live on RTE 2

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City FC v Dundalk – live on RTE 2

2 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City travel to Dundalk tonight for an eagerly awaited top of the table clash. Kick-off is at 7.30pm with the game live on RTE 2. The Rebel Army remain unbeaten this season with 15 wins and a single draw, the draw coming away from home against Galway […]

SPORT: Irish Government needs to invest more in rowing – to sow the seeds for future national glory – says West Cork TD

SPORT: Irish Government needs to invest more in rowing – to sow the seeds for future national glory – says West Cork TD

31 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that the Government must press home Ireland’s recent success in international rowing with a renewed, and enlarged, financial support package. “Last weekend’s success for members of Skibbereen Rowing Club at the European Championships is further evidence of the capacity […]