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Archives / December 2011
Keith Earls has been included in the 29 strong Munster squad named this morning for the Heineken Cup round four game at Thomond Park Stadium on Sunday (12.45). Earls came through the squad training session in UL yesterday and if he does likewise in tomorrow’s run could be a contender for a place in the... Read More
University College Cork initiated its centenary celebrations of sporting heritage today with the launch of the book, “Where Finbarr Played – A Concise Illustrated History of Sport in University College Cork, 1911-2011”. Commissioned by UCC to commemorate the purchase of the Mardyke Athletic Grounds in December 1911, the book was written by the University Historian,... Read More
The National events committee of Basketball Ireland have announced the venues which will host the 2012 National Cup semi finals on the weekend of January 13, 14 & 15 2012. The Neptune Stadium in Cork will host the SuperLeague National Cup semi finals (Men & Women), while the Under-18, Under-20 and senior sections (both codes)... Read More
Construction works on the N25 Bandon/Sarsfield Interchanges Upgrade Scheme will cease for the holidays on Thursday 22nd December 2011, recommencing on Tuesday 3rd January 2012. The 24 hour helpline will of course continue to operate throughout the holiday period. Should any queries arise in relation to the works during that period the helpline number is... Read More
Cork’s two Bishops: The Most Reverend John Buckley (Roman Catholic) and the Right Reverend Paul Colton (Church of Ireland) have issued their joint Christmas message. Christmas 2011: Christmas, for many, is the highlight of the year. Each year, the sense of anticipation comes earlier and earlier. It can be a time to get together with... Read More
As part of ongoing operations aimed at the prevention of the sale and distribution of unstamped tobacco products in the Cork area, Officers from Revenue’s Customs Service made a number of significant seizures at the weekend. On Saturday (10/12/11) a male and female were detected selling unstamped cigarettes in the Cork city area from their... Read More
PETER O’Mahony will miss Sunday’s return game with Scarlets after sustaining a hairline crack to his jaw in the round three game in Parc Y Scarlets last Saturday. O’Mahony didn’t return for the second half, replaced by Denis Leamy, and this afternoon an X-ray showed the damage he’s sustained that will keep him sidelined for... Read More
Winter conferring ceremonies continued today (December 8th 2011) at UCC with over 400 undergraduate and postgraduate students graduating from the College of Business & Law and the College of Science, Engineering & Food Science (SEFS). The Conferring addresses were given by Professor Sebastian Green, Head, Department of Management & Marketing; Lt Gen Pat Nash and... Read More