THINK-PIECE: Is Ireland’s Gambling Addiction Ruining Sport?

THINK-PIECE: Is Ireland’s Gambling Addiction Ruining Sport?

4 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie In February this year at the annual GAA Congress, 93% of the 270 delegates voted to ban sponsorship of gambling companies from the sport. This came after many high-profile players admitted that they have a gambling problem. The gambling problem is not confined to Gaelic games exclusively – […]

Lotto winner has just 24 hours to claim prize

Lotto winner has just 24 hours to claim prize

4 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The National Lottery has issued a final plea for all its EuroMillions players in Co. Cork to check their tickets as the deadline for a €40,872 prize, won on April 6th expires tomorrow, Thursday 5th July. The National Lottery has revealed today that it has still to hear […]

Cork needs a signpost showing distances to twinned Cities – Cologne, Coventry, Swansea, Shanghai, San Francisco and Rennes

Cork needs a signpost showing distances to twinned Cities – Cologne, Coventry, Swansea, Shanghai, San Francisco and Rennes

3 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie City Cllr proposes motion for a new sign in Cork City to list twinned cities Cllr Dr John Sheehan (Fianna Fail) said “In view of the fact the San Francisco had recently erected a signpost listing their twinned cites and their distances, I would like to see a similar […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Portsmouth

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Portsmouth

2 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City welcome Portsmouth to Turner’s Cross tonight, for a Cork Airport friendly fixture, kick-off 7 pm. City boss John Caulfield expects to field a much-changed line-up, with new signing Damien Delaney set to make his first appearance since re-joining the club. Speaking ahead of the game, Caulfield […]

Bandon fireman joined by Rob Heffernan to launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ 2018 in aid of Mercy Cancer Appeal

Bandon fireman joined by Rob Heffernan to launch ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ 2018 in aid of Mercy Cancer Appeal

2 July 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Olympic race walker and star of RTE’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’, Rob Heffernan joined Bandon fireman, Dave Crean to officially launch this year’s ‘Make Your Mark on Cancer’ charity walk in aid of the Mercy Hospital Foundation. The annual 22km walk will start at 9am on Sunday, July […]

ROWING: Fermoy Sprints Rowing Regatta

ROWING: Fermoy Sprints Rowing Regatta

1 July 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Fermoy Sprints Rowing Regatta takes place this Sunday July 1st with more than 30 clubs and 580 boats competing in 212 races, scheduled every three minutes from 8am, in the centre of the town on the River Blackwater. The regatta which has been running for over 50 […]