WEST CORK ISLANDS: €58,300 Govt investment in Sport and Physical Activity thanks for Dormant Accounts Fund

WEST CORK ISLANDS: €58,300 Govt investment in Sport and Physical Activity thanks for Dormant Accounts Fund

14 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin TD has announced €58,333 worth of funding for sport and physical activity projects in Cork through the Dormant Accounts Fund. The investment is part of €2.9 million is being allocated to National Physical Activity Plan measures for disadvantaged […]

PHOTOS: Cork Science Festival hears how diet improves SPORT performance

PHOTOS: Cork Science Festival hears how diet improves SPORT performance

14 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than 400 people attended an event in the new Pairc Ui Chaoimh. Entitled “Sporting A Better Diet” the event organised by the APC Microbiome Institute, as part of Cork Science Festival. A number of Ireland’s leading sports stars including World Champion rower Mark O’Donovan, Ireland’s Basketball Ladies […]

SOCCER: Aaron Barry signs with Cork City FC

SOCCER: Aaron Barry signs with Cork City FC

13 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce the signing of Aaron Barry on a two-year contract. Speaking to CorkCityFC.ie, the 24-year-old said: “I am delighted to sign for Cork City. I am coming into a winning environment and John’s signings are all of the same ilk; they are […]

SPORT: North Cork GAA Club Newtownshandrum wins subscription to Metrifit sports performance software

SPORT: North Cork GAA Club Newtownshandrum wins subscription to Metrifit sports performance software

10 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The year ahead promises to be a busy one for Newtownshandrum GAA Club as they prepare to take advantage of winning one of the top prizes in a national competition for sports clubs. Organised by fruit importers Fyffes in partnership with Irish sports technology specialist Metrifit, the club […]

SOCCER: Josh O’Hanlon signs with Cork City FC

SOCCER: Josh O’Hanlon signs with Cork City FC

10 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce the signing of Josh O’Hanlon. The 22-year-old joins after spending last season with St. Patrick’s Athletic, while he has also had spells at Longford Town and Bournemouth, among others. Speaking to CorkCityFC.ie, the striker said: “I’m thrilled. They’re the league winners […]

SOCCER: Derry’s Barry McNamee signs with Cork City FC

SOCCER: Derry’s Barry McNamee signs with Cork City FC

8 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce the signing of Barry McNamee. The midfielder joins the club after playing over 150 league games for Derry City, and speaking to CorkCityFC.ie, he said: “I am thrilled to get it done. It was a tough season at Derry with everything […]

SPORT: Carrigaline and Whitechurch teams progress from Seandun Macra na Feirme indoor soccer

SPORT: Carrigaline and Whitechurch teams progress from Seandun Macra na Feirme indoor soccer

6 November 2017, Monday By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Seandun Final of indoor soccer was held in Whitechurch Community Centre yesterday (Sunday). There was a great turn-out with 10 teams in total taking part. In the women’s competition, Carrigaline, Glanmire, Whitechurch and Kinsale battled it out for the title whilst in the men’s UCC, Glanmire, […]

SOCCER: Cork City win the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup

SOCCER: Cork City win the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup

5 November 2017, 8pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie   Dundalk 1-1 Cork City (Cork City won 5-3 on penalties) Cork City won the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup in dramatic fashion beating Dundalk 5-3 on penalties at the Aviva Stadium. Mark McNulty saved Michael Duffy’s penalty to give Kieran Sadlier the opportunity to send the […]