SPORT: Cork snooker player Aaron Hill is on the up and up

SPORT: Cork snooker player Aaron Hill is on the up and up

25 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork’s Aaron Hill 300/1 From 750/1 For World Championship After Beating Ronnie O’Sullivan County Cork’s teenage snooker player Aaron Hill has attracted support in some of the biggest tournaments on the circuit following his 5-4 victory over Ronnie O’Sullivan in the first round of the European Masters. Just […]

AUGUST 2021: that’s when the IRONMAN man will take place in County Cork, and it will feature a new sub event

AUGUST 2021: that’s when the IRONMAN man will take place in County Cork, and it will feature a new sub event

14 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The IRONMAN Group will return to Cork in 2021 with Ireland’s largest triathlon weekend The IRONMAN Group and Cork County Council have announced the addition of “IRONMAN® 70.3®” Ireland, Cork, for 14th August 2021. The race will join the existing IRONMAN Ireland, Cork on August 15, 2021. Together […]

SPORT: Cork GAA preparing to mark 30th anniversary of Double All-Ireland

7 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork GAA and Marymount Hospice are calling on Cork to GO RED on the 16th September to mark the 30th anniversary of Cork winning the GAA double in 1990. As well as drive awareness of an outstanding athletic achievement for the county, the initiative, a brainchild of current Cork GAA hurler Conor […]

DID YOU KNOW? 143,000 people in Cork playing National Lottery games every week – 710 community projects in Cork benefit from funding

DID YOU KNOW? 143,000 people in Cork playing National Lottery games every week – 710 community projects in Cork benefit from funding

2 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Data revealed by the National Lottery has shown how it continues makes a big impact on towns and communities right across Ireland, including Co Cork. The study found that over 710 Good Causes projects were supported in Cork in 2018 and 2019. Approximately 91% of revenue generated by […]

World’s oldest Yacht Club marks 300th birthday – Royal Cork Yacht Club, Cork, Ireland

World’s oldest Yacht Club marks 300th birthday – Royal Cork Yacht Club, Cork, Ireland

2 September 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Royal Cork Yacht Club, which is the oldest sailing club in the world, had to rescheduled most of its Cork300 events series planned to celebrate its 300th birthday until July 2021, as a result of Covid-19. Minister of Foreign Affairs and of Defence Simon Coveney TD marked […]

Visa Card supports Skibbereen Rowers Paul and Gary O’Donovan

Visa Card supports Skibbereen Rowers Paul and Gary O’Donovan

18 August 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie With less than a year to go, Visa announces its continued support to its diverse roster of Team Visa athletes for Tokyo 2020 Visa, the Worldwide Payment Technology Partner of the Olympic Games, announced it would extend its commitment to the 90+ Team Visa athletes including Irish Olympic […]

GOLF: Cope Foundation’s annual Golf Classic fundraiser

GOLF: Cope Foundation’s annual Golf Classic fundraiser

14 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Limited number of spots available at key fundraiser for leading Cork charity Only a handful of tee-times remain for Cope Foundation’s annual Golf Classic fundraiser. In its 24th year, the annual event raises much-needed funds for people with intellectual disabilities and/or autism and their families. Funds raised from […]

SOCCER MATCH PREVIEW: Cork City -v- Sligo Rovers

SOCCER MATCH PREVIEW: Cork City -v- Sligo Rovers

13 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork City return to home league action on Friday as they welcome eighth placed Sligo Rovers to Turner’s Cross. A win for the Rebel Army would see them overtake the visitors in the league table, while a victory for the Bit O’Red would see them pull five points […]

World’s oldest yacht club re-launches select 300th anniversary celebrations

11 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Tricentenary Regatta, Maritime Parade, RCYC Exhibition, Family Race to / from the City, and Championship races among the exciting events back on the calendar. It’s sails’ ahoy once more for The Royal Cork Yacht Club’s exciting Cork300 events schedule. The Crosshaven based club, which is the oldest yacht […]

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